There is a wonderful sermon that was preached by Dr. S. M. Lockridge (March 7, 1913 – April 4, 2000) in Detroit, Michigan in 1976. An excerpt from this sermon has been widely circulated and is available online, at YouTube, etc., entitled "That's My King!" The entire sermon is also available on YouTube. Someone posted … Continue reading “That’s my King!”
The Bible clearly teaches that believers in Christ are to be contented. What does contentment even mean? Am I contented with my life in Christ? Why not? I've been pondering this topic this year along with Biblical joy and other subjects related to my desire and focus to cooperate with God more in my progressive … Continue reading Got Contentment?
It's another night of insomnia so I'm blogging. I have problem feet. They are too wide. I have arches, but they turn and collapse inward. I have a Morton's Neuroma (dead bundle of nerves) in my left foot. I have a left foot injury from 2013 that has never healed (and the doctor can't find … Continue reading Free Shoes and Running with Endurance
On January 2nd I posted a blog about my focus for the year 2018: To find out and execute how to be pleasing to God. https://grandmabethblog.com/2018/01/02/a-new-better-goal-for-the-new-year-2018/ By this I meant to be pleasing to God in cooperating with His grace in my progressive sanctification. My justification and positional sanctification are secure in Christ because I … Continue reading Embracing My Sanctification
I was taught and/or misunderstood the doctrine of “Sanctification” in my childhood. I was sent to a church in my childhood that taught believers must have three “experiences” to be really right with God: 1. Believe in Jesus and ask for forgiveness of sin; 2. Pray to have the “root of sin” removed from your … Continue reading Why I am pondering sanctification.
Life is hard. It seems to be for everyone. I’m blessed in almost every area of my life, except I have a lot of “minor” health problems and some relationship disappointments. [Who doesn’t?] I’m focusing on a health issue this morning, and most important my response to it as I had a “one more thing … Continue reading Just Another Nose Bleed.
My goal for 2018 is to find out how to be pleasing to God and to execute the same. See my earlier post of 1/2/18 about that: A New Better Goal for the New Year (2018). I've been wanting to write out some of my thoughts about what I've been learning in this regard for … Continue reading Pondering Practical Sanctification