Daily Surrender (January 8, 2015)

Daily Surrender (January 8, 2015)

Here’s your daily dose of blog posts, inspirational quotes and a video, that will help you think more Biblically and challenge you to surrender daily to your Savior.

Alistair Begg on Knowing vs. Feeling, a Free offer from Grace to you!, The Bachelor Grilling Party and more…

Free Offer from Grace To You The Pinnacle of Artistic Expression: Great Hymns of the Faith If you believe—as John MacArthur does—that poetry is the highest form of artistic expression, and that setting poems to music takes that expression even higher, then hymns dedicated to the praise and glory of God are the creative pinnacle. Hymns of Grace is a brand-new compilation of 350 God-exalting songs, including current standard hymns, excellent older hymns that have fallen out of use, and newer works by Keith Getty, Stuart Townend, and others.  It also features Scripture readings in the English Standard Version—in fact, Hymns of Grace is the only ESV hymnal in print, and is now the pew hymnal at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, which John Macarthur

TAKING OUR PREFERENCES TOO FAR How do we guard our hearts from this fog of our own opinions so we may more clearly see how to love our Savior and others?  Oh that we would be more like John Bunyan who said, “It gave me no pleasure to see people drink in my opinions if they seemed ignorant of Jesus Christ and the value of being saved by Him.” Here are some things to consider regarding convictions and preferences.

The Bachelor Grilling Party Over the past few years of being involved in weddings, we have regularly had a “Bachelor Grilling Party”. While there is certainly meat involved, the grilling has less to do with animals and more to do with the bachelor. The idea is that you bring in as many godly people in the room as possible, and after a time of fellowship, you sit the guy front and center in the hot seat and allow everyone to give him advice and challenge him to think rightly about his marriage. Of course this doesn’t replace pre-marital counseling, but I believe this can be a very encouraging and challenging time for everyone involved. Here are 7 benefits of having a “Bachelor Grilling Party”.

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Knowing vs. Feeling in WorshipIn this excerpt from his message at our 2009 West Coast Conference, Alistair Begg reminds us of the importance of knowledge in worship.Transcript: http://www.ligonier.org/blog/knowing-vs-feeling-worship/Full message: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/conferences/is_there_life_after_death/in-the-likeness-of-his-resurrection-the-bodily-re/

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