Michael Horton's writings were very influential to the development of my theology of spirituality. I highly recommend In the Face of God, written when Blackaby's Experiencing God and Sonic Flood were all the rage. He is one of the top Reformed thinkers out there.
I came across something he wrote in 2007--an evaluation of Joel Osteen's message. It's not shocking that a Reformed theologian would disapprove of Osteen's message, but I think Horton's thoughts are especially good. He quotes Christian Smith in calling Osteen's message "moralistic, therapeutic deism." Ouch.
Prayer For The Third Sunday Of Advent - Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedil...
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