Have This Mind
Philippians 2:5-7 —
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the…
The Three R's: Why Christians Sing
Christians sing together during corporate worship gatherings. Colossians 3:16-17 helps us understand why. Paul tells us that worshiping God together in song is meant to deepen the relationships we enjoy through the gospel. This happens in three ways (or three…Continue Reading
Hear Me Roar! (Musings on Women's History Month)
I remember striding down the hallway arm-in-arm with a couple of middle-school girlfriends, belting out the words of Helen Reddy’s 1972 chart-topping song. The words of the song summed up our resolve: We were strong! We were invincible! We were…Continue Reading
The Connection Between the Gospel and Our Praying
The moment we think that our act of praying or not praying contributes to God's being for us, it is self-righteousness.
Piper explains in this video excerpt:
"Christ died for my sins" is shorthand for "The only way to have…
Clothed in Righteousness
R. C. Sproul has written a beautiful hymn that you might consider using in your personal, family, or congregational worship:
Fallen race in Eden fair, exposed and full of shame. Fled we naked from Thy sight, far from Thy holy…
How to Get God's Attention
Isaiah 66:2 —
But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.
I.O.U.S is one prayer that helps us to humble ourselves before reading God's…Continue Reading
The Importance of Being Under the Ministry of the Word
No Ordinary Sufferings
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Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church.
-The Apostle Paul in Colossians 1:24