Posts Tagged ‘Sovereign Grace’

Last week I posted on the Colin Buchanan song ‘Press on Mums’ which seemed to resonate with a few knackered readers. If you’re as exhausted as I always seem to be and needing to press on, I’d also like to recommend the Sovereign Grace album ‘Come Weary Saints’ (if you click through, you can listen to a sample).

I bought it at the clergy wives’ conference I was on the other week, and have been listening almost non-stop (apart from when I was unearthing my Colin album). In a YouTube clip I watched the other day Bob Kauflin of Sovereign Grace described how they had wanted to produce an album for people who were struggling through difficult times – for those who need to press on through the chaos.

Keep pressing on.

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Well, I have rather failed in my spiritual discipline of blogging The Cross Centered Life this Lent. I’m about half way through reading though and am going to go and snuggle in front of the fire and finish it just now.

Despite not blogging, I have been chewing over what I’ve learnt from the book. I think I’ve been encouraged to direct my thoughts to the cross more – to the suffering of Jesus and the sovereignty of God. This has really helped me as I’ve thought about people I love who are in difficult situations. I always feel that I should be able to do something, but I know I need to trust more in God’s power and control.


If you are wanting to think more about C J Mahaney’s book, the Vicar has put all his course materials up on his blog.

Happy Easter to all my readers. I’m praying that I will be more cross centred in my life this coming year. And you too.

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