Oh that will be glory for me!

...how very quickly, in my own experience, the lawful pleasure of praise from those whom it was my duty to please turns into the deadly poison of self-admiration. But I thought I could detect a moment—a very, very short moment—before this happened, during which the satisfaction of having pleased those whom I rightly loved and … Continue reading Oh that will be glory for me!

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Behold, the Father’s love for us…

We are sometimes poor judges of what love looks like.  When pain is involved we are apt to say, this cannot be love.  (Thus spanking of children has gone out of vogue, for instance.)  But God's love is our model.  And  this kind of love goes far beyond the cozy warm feeling we get singing the … Continue reading Behold, the Father’s love for us…