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.
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 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.
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.
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?
God loves us by commanding us to praise him, because we won't be happy until we give it.
Don't follow a defeated foe; follow Christ. You will be an exile in this age, but you will be free.
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
Is there a way that Jewish suffering may find, not its cause, but its final meaning in the suffering of Jesus Christ?
There will always be a range of maturity and wisdom in the church, but that shouldn't paralyze it from moving forward.
George Mueller's life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.
God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.
Thoughts on mercy and justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.
Christ purchased privileges for the children of believers. But he did not guarantee their salvation.
How does a church address earthly needs but not neglect its spiritual task?
It is impossible to mistreat someone because of their race if you are as broken before God and dependent on his mercy as you should be.
The almighty mercy of God is able to break into any life and immediately change the desires of their heart.
We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.
No one can receive mercy at the cross and still be casual about the will of God.
We shouldn't be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.
Our calling in this world is not to wait for the arrival of the perfect, but to pick our way through the thicket of flaws.
Death is our last opportunity on earth to make much of the supreme value of knowing Jesus Christ.
What strategies can help me forget myself and enjoy more of Christ?
Natural disasters bring both judgment and mercy, punishment and purification.
Every deadly calamity is a merciful call from God for the living to repent.
In Christ ethnic differences are not barriers. Rather, they are blessings that visibly express the glory of the gospel.
To affirm truth with extra-biblical language is more biblical than using biblical language to defend falsehood.
If we are not willing to get a high estimation of doctrine from Scripture, perhaps we can get it from George Barna.
Five statements that summarize the magnificent relationship of Jesus Christ to every part of the Scriptures.
When you are in a position of receiving blessing from many people, knowing how to express gratitude can be challenging.
The desire to be rich is suicidal. Endorsing it by encouraging gambling is cruel.