One of our elders prayed on Sunday night that people would be able to anchor their lives in reality. How do we do that in a world of fake news? How do we do that in church when it is so tempting to suspect and think the worst of others? How do we do that in the storms and chaos of life? How do we do that in the face of the devil’s lies?
We consistently talk on faithroots.net about the importance of replacing lies with truth. The simplest way of doing that is found in Psalm 1:2 which says of the righteous or blessed person that
Their delight is in the Law of the Lord, they mediate on it day and night.
We replace lies with truth when we meditate on God’s Word. What does it mean to meditate? Biblical meditation is not about emptying your mind and thinking about nothing. It is about choosing to focus on the truth of Scripture.
Here are some practical ways of doing this. Continue reading