Satisfaction…The Other Kind

Usually, when we think of “satisfaction,” we think in terms of the context of what satisfies us. A nap on the sofa in front of a fire in the fireplace, a nice thick and juicy steak dinner, or a favorite book are satisfying things that come to my mind. For those of us who do,… Read More

Satisfaction in Your Work is a Good Gift

“Behold, I saw that which is good and which is beautiful — it is to eat and to drink and to see the goodness of all his anxiety for which he works hard under the sun for the number of days of his life which God has given him — for it is his portion.”… Read More

Satisfying the Penalty

I suppose that one of the most significant criticisms that can be made of the church in America today is that pastors often downplay the seriousness of our sin. The late Dr. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones used to say that “sin used to be ashamed of itself,” yet by his day, in the church, it no… Read More

Satisfaction and Vanity

“Thus, I became great and I did more than all of those who were before me in Jerusalem. Indeed, wisdom accompanied me. All that my eyes desired I did not keep from them. I did not withhold any joy from my heart from all of my toil and this was my share from all of… Read More

David in the Wilderness: Psalm 63 (part 6)

“As with fat and the choicest cuts of meat, my soul will be satisfied. My lips will exult; my mouth will exclaim hallelujah!” (Psalm 63:6 {Psalm 63:5 in English versions})   Now, in a culture that is as health conscious as ours is, we somewhat lose the impact of the initial metaphor.  We usually think… Read More

David in the Wilderness: Psalm 63 (part 6)

“As with fat and the choicest cuts of meat, my soul will be satisfied. My lips will exult; my mouth will exclaim hallelujah!” (Psalm 63:6 {Psalm 63:5 in English versions})   Now, in a culture that is as health conscious as ours is, we somewhat lose the impact of the initial metaphor.  We usually think… Read More