The Good News

Discussion of the Best News in the World, the Gospel of Jesus, and related topics

Category Archives: God

Repent in Dust and Ashes

Dust and ashes are the right environment when we have seen the living, holy, all-knowing, all-seeing, Creator of the entire Universe.  Also, when we have seen our wretched selves.

Job:

I KNOW You can DO all things… … and that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted! … I have uttered what I did not understand! … Now by eye sees You; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

When we get here in this life on this planet, we repent in dust and ashes!

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Names, Characteristics & Attributes of God

The First Word in Bible Points to Jesus

I Will Run to You

Holy, Holy, Holy

God Said, “Watch This!”

Every Praise Frees a Captive

 

I’ve featured this street mob rendition of Every Praise by Hezekiah Walker and street gang, but I did not get the back story of how a young boy sang that song when he was kidnapped.  He just kept singing it even when asked to stop and the kidnapper freed him.

 

 

RELEVANT Magazine’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

I earlier featured one of the Relevant Magazines Top 10 Albums of 2016.  It is 2017 but I wanted to put a note in on the Touching Heaven album by Johnny Swim.  I love it’s tribute to marriage–I presume the devoted love is within the context of marriage.  That is the most joyous source.

Here is Touching Heaven. Don’t we all want that?

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Holy, Holy, Holy

I Have a Prediction

I have a prediction. I know exactly what November 9 will bring. Another day of God’s

Max Lucado

Max Lucado

perfect sovereignty. He will still be in charge. His throne will still be occupied. He will still manage the affairs of the world. Never before has His providence depended on a king, president, or ruler. And it won’t on November 9, 2016. “The LORD can control a king’s mind as he controls a river; he can direct it as he pleases” (Proverbs 21:1 NCV). Read more of this post