The impact of a father's faith, love, and discipline can be immeasurable.
Truth aims at love; love aims at truth. Love shapes how to speak the truth; truth shapes how to show love.
In just one chapter Paul outlines a whole theology of the resurrection.
It is not out of antiquarian allegiance that we love the truth—even the hard ones. It is out of love to Christ and to the people who need his truth.
Dads, fear God and put your confidence in him so your children will have a refuge in you.
Sometimes Christians have no favor in society. Even so, God can, and often does, pour out his power for effective witness.
How are we to understand those psalms that express hatred and call down curses upon the enemies of God?
Let us learn how to help each other die. It will not be easy, but, by grace, we will help each other say in our final pain, "To die is gain."
True love aims at satisfying people in the glory of God. Any love that terminates on man is eventually destructive.
One of the reasons we don't know God deeply is that we don't venture much on his pledge to carry things for us.
It's never right to be angry with God. And it's never right to hide your anger from him, if you feel it.
God ordains history partly so that we will learn it and be wiser about the present.
If God works to bring about obedience in our heart, then sin will not be lord over us, God will.
One option for how to lead your child to rest ... in God.
Sometimes we are prepared to see what we see and sometimes our minds have to be changed before we can accept reality.
There is no place for despair in the Christian life. To be out of the pit of hell is to be on the ground of mercy.
When we really see and believe what God is for us by grace through Jesus Christ, the power of wrong desires is broken.
The answer is not simple. Some Biblical texts seem to say no. Others, yes.
Seven things about your money to think and pray over.
The law is not our primary means for bearing fruit. It serves mostly to teach us that we don't bear fruit apart from the gospel.
We never move beyond the need for grace, so let us trust God to do great things with our little faith.
Let's not doubt Jesus' love—let's watch and learn what love really is.
Is it possible to pray for justice and yet love our enemy at the same time?
Twenty one ways to love people and honor Christ in any tragedy.
We surrender our hope if we sacrifice our belief in the sovereignty of God over evil.
Paradoxically, hatred and tolerance are teaming up to take eternal life from Muslim people.
Use the Bible to know yourself and confirm your own spiritual life.
Joy is not just the spin-off of obedience to God, but part of obedience.
One set of strategies in the war against wrong desires.
What would a Pharisee pray at his conversion?
How can I have peace or joy while living in a dangerous world?
What Jesus wants most is that his elect get what they want most: eyes to see and savor the Son of God.
What are 10 basic characteristics of good Christian counseling?
Are there enough churches in America? The answer is no.
Christ is the Messiah. So is it arrogant or loving to proclaim him to Jews?
Fresh statements of old truth are always needed, because without them people will read error.
How and why to teach kids the complex and essential doctrines of the Bible.
If we deny God's power over evil and suffering, do we deny his wisdom?
Those who break covenant with God forfeit any claim on his promises.
How do the doctrines of grace affect us personally and publicly?
How do you lead your church through financial and logistical surprises?
Because Jesus Christ is the same yesterday today and forever, we are bold to pray for you who will live and minister decades from now.
After removing eternal risk, Christ calls his people to temporal risk.
There is nothing in itself that makes "forgiveness of sins" or justification good news. The gospel is more than that.
Some memorable and meaningful ways to talk to God at the kitchen table.
If God is sovereign, we are secure no matter how perilous it is to obey him.
Knowing God's purpose for prayer deepens our commitment to pray and helps us glorify God for why he does what he does.
The doctrine of justification is immeasurably precious to every area of life.
Christ's death on the cross was emotionally and theologically complex, to the greater glory of God.
How can we commend Christ to others so that they might believe?
It was a gift to the world that God ordained a rugged cross to stand in the ruins of the World Trade Center towers.
September 11, 2001 has served to prove at least these ten truths about the sovereign love of God.
God ordains that some wars happen. Ours is to pray that justice, peace, and the proclamation of the gospel prevail.
Christ Jesus is a great hope, even for the worst of sinners.
Let the horror you've been rescued from and the mercy you live in make you humble, thankful, patient, kind, and forgiving.
The fact that any sinner is healthy is Christ’s mercy. Therefore, the fact that some are sick should bring out Christian mercy.
What should we do when it seems like one Biblical truth cancels out another?
All the elect in Christ prevail: God's purpose stands and cannot fail.
Why Christians should never knowingly take money won by gambling.
A list of things to consider when thinking about whether abortion is ethical.
A bad eye is one that can't see that mercy is more precious than money.
Is there injustice with our God / When he decrees our ways? / No! This is but his righteousness / And root of all our praise.
It is okay to question God if you do it humbly and teachably.
God is worthy enough to inspire an infinite number of new and imaginative expressions of his beauty.
There are two reasons (at least) why God hates for man to boast in man.
Though so many have given their lives at war, history holds out hope that few can imagine.
Anger is often a worse enemy than lust in marriage. What can you do to keep it from ruining yours?
Will regret ruin our joy in heaven, or will it add to it?
God's plan to glorify himself involves defeating Satan in stages.
Submission to God's authority implies these six beliefs about sexuality.
Consider three criteria for deciding when to love others with mercy and when to love them with justice.
Being exiles does not mean being cynical. Christians should be concerned about culture and involved in it.
What are the essentials of worship that go deeper than style and form?
What characteristics ought to mark the life of a Christian sojourner?