Preach the gospel to yourself today

“Preach the gospel to yourself every day,” Jerry Bridges has written and said in numerous contexts. And he means that literally — each new day demands a fresh rehearsal (through the quotation of Scripture) of the essential components of the gospel so that we are reminded each day of our standing before God. In a […]

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Scripture memory and meditation

Continuing the thought from Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 119, and the significance of meditating on the word of God, here are several resources that I have found helpful in thinking about and being encouraged in Scripture memory: Justin Taylor, “Meditating on God’s Word” Don Whitney’s resources on meditation John Piper, “If My Words Abide in […]

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Today’s Quote (9/2/08)

J. I. Packer, Knowing God: Meditation is the activity of calling to mind, and thinking over, and dwelling on, and applying to oneself, the various things that one knows about the works and ways and purposes and promises of God.  It is an activity of holy thought, consciously performed in the presence of God, under […]

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