COV LIFE BLOG

Psalm 1 – The Blessing of Delighting in God’s Word

God’s Word is the daily bread of the “blessed” man—is it so with you? The unregenerate delight in pleasing self—but the joy of the Christian lies in pleasing God. It is not simply that he is interested in “the Law of the Lord,” but he delights therein. There are thousands of people, like those in […]



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Posted on: April 28, 2017 - 7:00PM

Praying for our Children

I still remember the first time I received that one “favorite” comment-from-a-stranger about parenting. At the time, my husband was deployed and we had only one child (my most difficult one to parent to date). Sitting in the car before entering a store, my oldest and I shared a sanctifying moment. Soon after this, as we walked through […]



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Posted on: April 24, 2017 - 9:00AM

Philippians 1:27 – When to Leave A Church

Church leaving is a pervasive and regular occurrence, and it has no small impact on the Christian communities of which we’re a part. Yet despite the weight of the issue, it’s not something we reflect on thoughtfully too often. We ought to reflect on what the Bible tells us about what church is. We’re thinking […]



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Posted on: April 20, 2017 - 10:00PM

Colossians 3:12-14 – Living As the Church In Light of the Resurrection

No man can breathe into another’s nostrils the breath of life. But Christ can and does breathe His life into us; and this true miracle of a communication of spiritual life takes place in every man who humbly trusts himself to Him. This life from Christ is a resurrection life. Consider that our union to […]



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Posted on: April 13, 2017 - 10:00PM

1 Corinthians 12:12-27 – Why Join A Local Church

Five reasons to join a local church: 1. For the sake of the pastors. It lets the pastors know who you are and makes them responsible for you (see Acts 20:28; Heb. 13:17). 2. For the sake of obedience to Jesus. Jesus did not give you the keys of the kingdom for binding and loosing. […]



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Posted on: April 6, 2017 - 10:00PM