meditate on Psalm 130 this week

(Note: even if you don’t plan on meditating on each Psalm with me, you can still take part in this week.) This is the first week of the three weeks of Psalm meditation. This week we’re focusing on Psalm 130, which starts out: Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! 2     O Lord, hear my […]

Do you want to meditate on the Psalms for 21 days?

Hello! My cousin, Zach, posted a list on his blog titled 20 Psalms You Can Pray. While I personally think he should have titled it ’20 Prayable Psalms,’ I was still intrigued by this, and have decided to practice praying Psalms. (Too bad the ‘P’ in Psalms in silent, ’cause that could have just been triple […]

5×5: 5 Tips to Memorize a Verse (A Guest Post By Zachary Pierpont)

This is a guest post by my friend and cousin, Zachary Pierpont, who blogs over at zacharypierpont.wordpress.com, where this article was originally posted. You’ve probably considered memorizing before, and maybe you’ve tried, many times you’ve probably given up either because you lost patience, or you weren’t interested in what you were memorizing. Maybe you wish […]

5×5: 5 Verses to Memorize and Preach to Yourself

When things aren’t going the way we want them to go, we have a tendency to talk to ourselves and think about how bad everything is going. Instead of listening to the lies that tumble around our minds in times of weakness, we should reach out to truths of Scripture to comfort us and teach […]

5×5: 5 Bible Passages to Read When You Don’t Want to Read the Bible

For months, reading the Word was a drudgery. And often, it still is. I am in no way saying that there is a super secret power to always loving the Bible. But there were Scripture passages that helped me appreciate the Bible more. These Bible passages can help fix your motives for reading. Because, when […]

A How-to Guide to the Spiritual Disciplines

If you’ve followed this blog, you know that I just finished a series on the spiritual disciplines. (Outlined in Don Whitney’s book, the Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.) Well, this post is basically just a table of contents for you to find any of the articles you missed or review any that were helpful. […]

My Ten Most Favorite Verses (currently)

Now and then someone asks me what’s my favorite verse or “life verse.” The truth is, I like many verses. So here is my list of my top ten “favorite” verses (currently). Scripture quotations are taken from the English Standard Version. Nahum 1:7 The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows […]