“Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!” (Psalm 27:14). This verse is taped to my bathroom mirror. I see it when I’m brushing my teeth or putting on makeup. Recently, something interesting stood out to me. Sandwiched in between the instruction to wait on the Lord is a call to be of good courage.
I paused, toothbrush in hand. All along I had been focusing on the promise of a strengthened heart, a promise I’m very grateful for. But I had missed the important reminder to have courage while I wait.
November 8, 2021
If one lives long enough in this broken world, one is inevitably confronted by pain or injustice. How then should a believer respond? In his book Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament, MarkVroegop shows us the importance, the process, and the blessing of biblical lament in a believer’s life. Throughout the book he turns to scripture for guidance, focusing particularly on the book of Lamentations and David’s example in the Psalms. Dark…
July 12, 2021
“Preach the gospel to yourself daily.”
If you’ve attended Covenant Fellowship for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard a variation of this statement. It’s certainly a thread running through the fabric of my life as a member of this church. Sadly, even the most wonderful of statements can lose impact if I’m not careful.
November 11, 2019