Month: January 2017

A mighty fortress is our God

Knowing God through His Word ... Day by Day

Sam Storms, in his “Meditations on the Psalms” series writes of Psalm 46-

Ein feste burg ist unser Gott! Say what? Well, that’s how Martin Luther would have written it in his famous hymn:

“A mighty fortress is our God,

A bulwark never failing;

He, amid the flood

Of mortal ills prevailing.”

There can be no doubt but that Luther’s sturdy, unshakeable, unflappable confidence in God as his refuge, his strength, his mighty, impenetrable fortress is what ultimately accounted for what he was able to accomplish in bringing about what we know as the Protestant Reformation.

The same could easily be said of Elijah, as he faced the treachery of Ahab and Jezebel and the prophets of Baal.

The same could be said of Daniel, as he fearlessly confronted the power and pressures that came from Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar.

And what was it that empowered the Apostle Paul

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7 to the Victors

The book of Revelation is the great unveiling of the risen Jesus in all His glory. He’s conquered sin and death, and all who love Him now share in His victory until His return. Yet, while every believer can stand strong in what Christ has already accomplished, how we live out our faith as individuals and the Church greatly matters. We are not here to relax and bask in God’s grace and love—He’s commissioned us to seek after His heart, live in purity, love the world wholeheartedly, and expand His Kingdom! So, sink your teeth into this clarity-giving study of Revelation 2 and 3. Journey with Pastor Graham and discover the great mission God calls you to accomplish!

Source: 7 to the Victors