lament

Labeling others jeopardizes the opportunity to communicate

Emotions are a natural part of the human life. We are, after all, created in the image of God who Scripture describes as jealous, angry, and loving. However, unleashing uncontrolled, unfiltered outbursts of emotion are not profitable when our goal is to communicate our beliefs and ideas.

It is natural and right to respond emotionally to the senseless, inhumane treatment and deaths of George Floyd, Ahmad Avery, and […]

2020-07-02T13:20:13+00:00July 2nd, 2020|

It is time for prayers of lament, with all their emotion!

Lament, there is an entire book in the Old Testament devoted to it. The Psalms are replete with it. The actual number is open to interpretation and debate, but it is safe to say that 1/3 of the Psalms are songs of individual lament or songs of sorrow for the nation of Israel. Christina Fox recently wrote in the Ligonier Ministries blog, “Lamenting is an art […]

2020-05-27T23:04:39+00:00May 27th, 2020|