The Dynamics of Faith and Receiving from God
All good is in God, true, but how shall we come to partake of that good? There is such a distance between you and God that, were not Christ in the middle, you would never come together.
The Bishop of Liverpool, J. C. Ryle
The Day of Your Deliverance Is Decreed
She hobbled into the synagogue to hear the healing rabbi. Hoping against hope. You see, she “had had a disabling spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not fully straighten herself” (Luke 13:10-11).
Eighteen years. How…Continue Reading
Paul Miller on the Doctrine of Prayer
Prayer should be going on throughout the day. Prayer need not of necessity be long; it can be brief, just an ejaculation at times is a true prayer. That is, surely. what the Apostle Paul means in his…
Stories Are Soul Food: Don't Let Your Children Hunger
My children have heard a lot of stories. Some have been made up on the fly (The Wilson Kid Adventures), some have involved hobbits, some apostles, some dwarves, and some have involved men caught up in horrible wars (their great…Continue Reading
One of My Teachers Has Died
I Want to Be More Like My Disabled Son
Several months ago my son badly bruised his heel while having a seizure. As he walked around the house before school, it was a pattern of grimace, smile, grimace, smile, grimace, smile, grimace, smile. Then when he found his special…Continue Reading
"Old, Settled, and Reformed" Is Coming at You Like a Freight Train
Because evangelicals have not seen real revival for over a century (e.g. like the Welsh revival of 1905), as a result we have been slow to recognize our active cultivation of an ongoing culture of revival. By this I…Continue Reading