Five Truths About the Wrath of God
Nov 4, 2014The doctrine of the wrath of God has fallen on hard times. In today’s world, any concept of God’s wrath upsets our modern sentiments. It’s too disconcerting, too intolerant. Here are five truths from the Bible about what God’s wrath really means...
When Evil Dug Its Own Grave
Apr 8, 2014When you’re in the middle of intense suffering, it’s easy to lose your bearings. Questions arise reflexively: Is God really in control? How can a good God allow so much pain? Is God good? The pain that we feel can…
Whose Approval Do You Crave?
Apr 2, 2014When you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. (Matthew 6:16) Perhaps Jesus’s words about prayer…
Five Truths About the Death of Jesus
Mar 6, 2014Grace is at the heart of the Christian faith. Nowhere is this more clearly seen than at the cross of Christ. It is grace that the Son of God took on flesh, and grace that he taught us how to…
Five Truths About the Resurrection of Jesus
Feb 26, 2014The resurrection of Jesus is foundational to the Christian faith, and yet, oftentimes, we only give it real thought around the Easter season. But the resurrection of Jesus is so important that Paul writes, “If Christ has not been raised…
Five Truths About the Incarnation
Dec 25, 2013Christmas is about the incarnation of Jesus. Strip away the season’s hustle and bustle, the trees, the cookies, the extra pounds, and what remains is a humble birth story and a simultaneously stunning reality — the incarnation of the eternal…
Five Truths About Thanksgiving
Nov 27, 2013Thanksgiving is more than a day off. It is more than eating mashed potatoes and gravy, watching football, and taking a wonderful turkey-induced nap. Thanksgiving is a pervasive and essential concept in Scripture. And although it is good to set…
Five Truths About Christian Suffering
Nov 6, 2013Just because we experience suffering as we await the redemption of our bodies, it doesn’t mean that our suffering is random or without purpose. Here are five important biblical truths about suffering every Christian should remember.
Five Encouragements for Everyday Work
Sep 11, 2013Most Christian ministry is not vocational. Far and away, those not getting paid to do ministry are collectively doing much more on the frontlines for gospel advance than those getting a paycheck. According to Ephesians 4:12, the paid ministers aren’t…