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Why Is Humility So Attractive?

Jon Bloom
Why Is Humility So Attractive?
There is something about humility that resonates deeply in our psyches, far deeper than evolutionary explanations go.
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Child-Like Humility Produces Peace

Jon Bloom
Child-Like Humility Produces Peace
David gives us a model for what it looks like to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand: great humility typically looks like a small child.
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God Is Our Source of Satisfaction

Jon Bloom
God Is Our Source of Satisfaction
Our souls are meant to enjoy God supremely and all else in him. This truth will give every pleasure we enjoy fully forever the substance of its exquisite sweetness.
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Come, All Who Are Weary

Jon Bloom
Come, All Who Are Weary
Our burdens are not simple and are not relieved by simplistic platitudes. But Christ’s simple promise can relieve our complex burdens.
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The Wisdom of God in the Frustration of Man

Jon Bloom
The Wisdom of God in the Frustration of Man
Sometimes it takes a good 4,000 years or so to appreciate just how wise God is. With thousands of years of retrospect, we know more than ever that the wisest thing we can do is to trust God’s promises and purposes.
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The Most Powerful Apologetic Tool in the World

Jon Bloom
The Most Powerful Apologetic Tool in the World
The Bible itself is the greatest apologetic device that exists in the world. More people come to know and love Jesus Christ simply by reading the Bible than anything else.
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Die to Your Flesh and Live

Jon Bloom
Die to Your Flesh and Live
Fighting your flesh is a daily struggle. What do we prayerfully watch for to escape power of our weak flesh?
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Like Any Prince

Jon Bloom
Like Any Prince
Despite the grandiose words that are now being spoken, the artist and the significance of his art will fade with startling speed from the public consciousness.
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How to Kill Sinful Anger

Jon Bloom
How to Kill Sinful Anger
All sinful anger is hard to fight. It’s a selfish, hot-blooded passion our flesh enjoys indulging. But I find it particularly difficult to fight the sinful anger that I feel I have a right to feel.
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How to Resist Temptation’s Mirage Moment

Jon Bloom
How to Resist Temptation’s Mirage Moment
Sin only occurs when we believe that the destructive lie can actually grant happiness. One key to resisting temptation is learning to recognize what I call the “mirage moment.”
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Jesus Helps Our Unbelief

Jon Bloom
Jesus Helps Our Unbelief
God has important things to teach us about our doubts — and what kind of “seeing” really brings us joy.
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Enjoy a Good Laugh, Like God

Jon Bloom
Enjoy a Good Laugh, Like God
We will not cry for sorrow in glory, but we will laugh for joy. April Fools’ Day gives us an opportunity to taste heaven, and play Satan for the fool that he is.
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Come to the Light and Really Live

Jon Bloom
Come to the Light and Really Live
We men love to think of ourselves as light-seekers, brave souls on the noble quest for the naked truth. Our noble quest is put to the test when the Truth seeks us out. It turns out that we do not seek true light.
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God Rested on the Seventh Day

Jon Bloom
God Rested on the Seventh Day
No one yet understood that this Sabbath was far higher than any that had been kept since God’s ancient day of holy rest. And no one yet understood that this Passover was far holier than even the first Passover.
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The Secret to Peace and Contentment

Jon Bloom
The Secret to Peace and Contentment
The secret to Christian peace and contentment is not a gnostic secret. This secret is hidden in plain sight throughout the Scripture and is available to anyone who is willing to believe it.
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It’s Not a Talent Show

Jon Bloom
It’s Not a Talent Show
God does not apportion talents equally to his servants. He gives more to some and less to others. Each apportionment has its unique temptations. Jesus delivered a warning to less talented servants.
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Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

John Piper, Jon Bloom, Johnathon Bowers, Andreas Köstenberger, Donald Macleod, David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Joe Rigney, Marshall Segal, and Justin Taylor
Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy
A team of eleven pastors and scholars walk us through Holy Week with short meditations for each morning and evening from Palm Sunday to the triumph of Easter.
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How to Recognize a Foolish Leader

Jon Bloom
How to Recognize a Foolish Leader
The right kind of leader, under the wise governing checks and balances constructed in the American constitution, will help guide our nation through the very precarious days that lie ahead of us.
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God’s Rehab for Weak, Weary Faith

Jon Bloom
God’s Rehab for Weak, Weary Faith
God’s plan to rehabilitate our faith can seem painful rather than pleasant. That’s the nature of rehab. It’s hard, and it can hurt. But the hardness and hurt are healing.
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How Can We Be Angry and Not Sin?

Jon Bloom
How Can We Be Angry and Not Sin?
There is a kind of anger that comes from our regenerate, Spirit-directed nature, even if it is unavoidably tainted by our indwelling sin.
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Rest in the Prince of Peace

Jon Bloom
Rest in the Prince of Peace
Let us not forfeit this peace and bear needless pain. Let us carry everything to God in prayer and trust him fully to provide everything we need.
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The Mosque on the Mount

Jon Bloom
The Mosque on the Mount
For the past 13 centuries the Al Aqsa Mosque has occupied the temple’s former site. It is not a sign of God’s endorsement on Islam. Rather, the mosque is an unwitting guardian of the new covenant reality.
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Will You Wrestle with God?

Jon Bloom
Will You Wrestle with God?
There are times when God only releases his blessings on us after a season of prolonged and even painful wrestling with him.
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Prayers for Christ’s Increase and Our Decrease

Jon Bloom
Prayers for Christ’s Increase and Our Decrease
We should not only desire this increasing joy, but also specifically ask God for it and be willing to endure whatever it takes to produce it.
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