This is Paul David Tripp, a great author. I love his writings. I have never heard him speak. Please get past his dress and listen to his heart. He says profound things here. Listen…
No one is more influential in your life than you are. Because no one talks to you more than you do.
We are not exempt from responding to life in our fallen world totally disconnected from the theology that we confess.
Preaching the Gospel to ourselves is not the same thing as Bible reading, but our Bible reading provides the source for Gospel meditation. What do we meditate on when we don’t have to concentrate on tasks? Is it truth from Scripture or is it something news anchors said or maybe pop song lyrics? The Scriptures contain the material for preaching to ourselves the gospel of grace. They are the content we meditate on an apply to our lives.