God is My Fortress, My Strength, and My Help (Boice)

Most of us know well the opening words of Psalm 46: "God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble.  Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas..." (Ps. 46:1-2 CSB). This is an awesome Psalm to memorize for comfort, strength, and… Continue reading God is My Fortress, My Strength, and My Help (Boice)

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

  The faithfulness of our triune God is one of the most comforting, faith-strengthening, and amazing teachings of Scripture.  It ties in with the promises of God in the covenant of grace, Christ's work on the cross, the preservation of the saints, and many more biblical truths.  Edward Leigh (17th C.) and Louis Berkhof (20th… Continue reading Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Grace In and Through Affliction

 In the Christian classic, Knowing God, J. I. Packer explains how God graciously helps Christians through trials and heartaches.  He says that the "work of grace aims at an ever deeper knowledge of God, and an ever closer fellowship with him.  Grace is God drawing us sinners closer and closer to himself." "How does God in… Continue reading Grace In and Through Affliction