Mine eyes fail for thy word,
Saying, When wilt thou comfort me? (Psa 119.82)
Triumphalism, that unrealistic expectation of enjoying in this life nearly all of the blessings, whether physical or spiritual, of the age to come, threatens the well-being of sensitive Christians because it only deepens their dejection. That crucible of unfulfilled desires, [...]
My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times (Psalm 119:20).
“Sacred greed” is the striking phrase C. H. Spurgeon used in a sermon on this verse (“Holy Longings,” MTP #1586), and we might call the same passion of our inspired text “sacred lust” with even better warrant (Gal [...]