Knowing Jesus Reconfigures Our Questions
Her primary problem was her ignorance, which is exactly what Jesus addresses in John 4:10. Instead of answering her question, he points out the need for it to be reconfigured.
“If you knew the gift of God, and who it…Continue Reading
Is God Sovereign Over Human Disability?
Yes he is. He tells us so in Scripture:
Then the Lord said to (Moses), "Who has made man's mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?" (Exodus 4:11)
Is God Calling You into Bible Translation?
Did you know that there are still over 2,000 languages in the world that don't have any of the Bible translated? That means that the more than 350 million people who speak those languages have very little or no access…Continue Reading
The One Who Stills the Seas
Why were Jesus' disciples so wigged out when he stilled the sea? Already afraid of the great storm, you'd think they might have been calmed by Jesus' calming of the waves. But it seemed to have the opposite effect. Mark…Continue Reading
To Prosperity Preachers: Grow Lavish Givers
This is the fourth post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
Getting rich is not what work is for. Paul said…Continue Reading
The Gospel, Not Guilt, Motivates Radical Christian Giving
Devotions Aren't Magic
We know that—for the most part. But still, we can be tempted to think that if we just figure out the secret formula—the right mixture of Bible meditation and prayer—we will experience euphoric moments of rapturous communion with the Lord.…Continue Reading
To Prosperity Preachers: Warn Against Weak Investments
This is the third post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
Jesus warns against the effort to lay up treasures on…Continue Reading