Noah recommends the Life on Side B podcast, catches up on the mailbag, and asks the probing question, what has God put on your heart to do?
Let’s use Hebrews 1:8-9 as our guide and let this psalm remind us of the beautiful, romantic love that Jesus has for each of us, and the love and commitment we have pledged back to Jesus.
According to the psalmist, Israel hadn’t broken her end of the deal. “But you crushed us…” But you crushed us anyway. But God was breaking his end…
The main content of this episode is some personal reflection on the idea that “There’s Always More” when it comes to our temptations, but then how there’s also always more of God’s love for us.
This world will be full of problems and struggle. We can go through it with an unbiblical view that God is always going to make everything perfect (and if he doesn’t, we reject him). Or we can go through it with God giving us his strength. With finding joy in our salvation and keeping our hope in God’s ultimate victory over sin and death.
essens here, doesn’t it? We know this is the direction of the psalmist because he tells us in verse 3 where he has in fact been getting his water from: his tears. His tears have been his food day and night, with God nowhere in sight. God’s absence is noticeable even to those around him as people taunt him, asking him where his God is, in the midst of his pain.