“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” This first verse contains a wonderful blessing for the child of God. This verse establishes both our position, and our possession. The little word “my” sets the tone for the whole chapter. This is a personal Psalm, and it has many applications for our Christian life.
It is a sad commentary on Christianity that so many Christians stand opposed to their brothers and sisters in the faith. We have lost sight of the power God has given over our friends. We have allowed the world, flesh, and devil to keep our eyes focused on ourselves and we miss an opportunity to be a blessing.
Herein is true faith. We must trust that God will continue to do what He has promised even when we are unable to be aware of it. We must realize that we might not always remember the One who will never forget. God has promised to keep on remembering us.
Since you are still reading, I see the title did not turn you off... Many Christians strive to be strong for God, and they fail. They go along for awhile okay; then the world, the Devil, and their flesh drag them down. It is true that God wants strong Christians, but I dare say that most Christians are going about it the wrong way.
Worship today has become many things. How can a person know if what they are doing is true worship? I would like you to look with me at John 12:1-3. We have here all the elements of true worship. Then Jesus six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been … Continue reading The Cause & Effect of True Worship
The World From My Perspective God graciously allowed be to be saved at the age of five. I went forward in a service at Highland Park Baptist Church, and Dr. Lee Roberson came down from the pulpit to talk to me. My parents had already laid a foundation in my heart, and I was ready … Continue reading Bio — David Wagner