Jesus Wept

David Mathis
Jesus Wept
In these tears we see that God does not stand aloof to the pains of our existence. He has drawn near. He has taken our flesh and blood. We suffer no pain he was unwilling to bear. We have no grief he was unwilling to carry. Continue Reading

Where Is Heaven on Earth?

Jonathan Parnell
Where Is Heaven on Earth?
Once in college I went to a prayer meeting put on by a small Evangelical denomination in the rural South. It was the kind of denomination that has a string of adjectives before the word “Baptist” — the kind that you might expect to handle snakes or something. Continue Reading

Superior Women

Douglas Wilson
Superior Women
Godly marriage is designed in such a way as to make it impossible for a man to out-give his wife. This is not because he gets to be the selfish one, but rather this is for the same reason an industrious farmer cannot possibly out-give his field. Continue Reading

The Triumph of Joy

David Mathis
The Triumph of Joy
Easter Sunday announces, in the voice of the risen Christ, “Your sorrow will turn into joy” (John 16:20) and “no one will take your joy from you” (John 16:22). Easter says that the one who has conquered death has now made it the servant of our joy. Continue Reading