Daily Text - Seedbed

Singing provides a subversive strategy in the face of sadness.

Confession is simple honesty before God that will lead to a life of integrity before others.

Some psalms lifts us out of the messy melody of today and show us the music of a lifetime.

Because Jesus is our righteousness, we can boldly sing, “Judge me, O Lord, by Your true righteousness.”

The trouble with the soul is I have no mirror to assess my condition. It takes a real, live situation to expose the soul.

Whether our situation is for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness or in health, the Psalms always redirect our attention, affections, angst, and emotions to God alone.

The trouble with cancelled sin is that it retains a form of rogue power and presence.

The Psalms gather up all of the glorious details from Scripture of the character of God and all of the dastardly depths of the human condition and combine them into a powerful concentrate.

Early Methodists believed a person could become so infused with the holiness of the love of God that sin would actually lose its hold on them.

The purpose for which we were made is to be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

Just through the thin veil of what we see with our eyes exists the fullness of the Kingdom of God.

One of the most spectacular stories in the Bible is a group of men on a mission to get their friend to Jesus.

The Word of God is a language and anyone filled with the Spirit of God can be empowered by God to speak it fluently.

When we love someone for the wonder and beauty of who they are, regardless of what they can do for us, we are friends.

The most beautiful thing is that Jesus has actually turned death—the greatest tragedy—into the greatest healing by the gift of a new birth into a life so durable it cannot be finally killed.

Jesus woke up every morning knowing only one person was looking for him—his Father.

Awakening is not an uptick in religious activities, but street-level healing in Jesus name.

Jesus came to fill us with himself so much so that heaven would break in on earth.

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