Have you ever said, “No Lord!” I must admit, I have said this to my God on numerous occasions. I have said “No Lord!” when He has called me to go and minister. I have said these words when He has led me to stay put and soldier on. I have said “No Lord!” when he has answered my prayer with “No Joe.” … More No Lord!
In Paul’s second letter to his Corinthian friends, he gave some insight into his own spiritual struggle. He writes: So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. … More God’s Devilish and Gracious Thorn
David, like almost every other hero in Scripture, is a complex figure. He is legendary in his worship and faithfulness. He is also a man who carries with him a reputation for committing great iniquity. His pride results in the defilement of Bathsheba and death of their son. His haughtiness continues on and results in … More You’re So Vain, You Probably Think This Psalm Is About You