Marlin Bloom: Free and Experiencing Real Joy
Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them (Psalm 139:16)
Dear Friends of Desiring God,
Last night at…Continue Reading
Peter: When the Rock Sunk Slowly
One night a rock sunk slowly. And when he did, Jesus had some profound things to teach us.1
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The day had been another mind-blower for the disciples. As they rowed toward Capernaum it was hard to stop talking…Continue Reading
Luke's Lesson on Grace and Faith
Though their stories in Luke 1 are strikingly similar, Zechariah and Mary have two significant differences that Luke highlights to teach an amusingly ironic and encouraging lesson about grace and faith.
Here are their similarities:
- Both are visited by the…
We Will Miss You, Lukas!
Today is Lukas Naugle's last day at DG. And we’re feeling a mixture of sadness, deep gratitude, and excitement about what the Lord has in store.
Lukas joined the DG staff in 2004 as our Customer Service Manager (CSM). He…Continue Reading
Are There Two Wills in God? Yes.
The Sin of Sodom
As Bible-believing Christians, we are known for our convictions against sexual immorality. But are we known equally as well for our contempt for religious arrogance?
Scripture clearly states that sexual immorality is sin (Matthew 15:19; Romans 13:13; 1 Corinthians 6:18;…Continue Reading
The Beautiful Simplicity of Biblical Narrative
Bob Kauflin's "Song for Those with Disabilities"
God is worthy of our highest, purest, and strongest emotions
– Bob Kauflin*
Disability, at least for me, easily draws out the strongest emotions. For a season, my emotions were ugly, bitter, self-righteous and angry—certainly not the "highest and purest"…Continue Reading
A Violent Messiah?
Psalm 110 is one of the great messianic psalms, and one of the most quoted OT texts in the New Testament. On this side of the cross, we understand that it prophesies of Jesus’ second-coming.
It’s also quite offensive to…Continue Reading