From Chaos to Christ
Gratitude for Ravi Zacharias (1946–2020)
May 28, 2020
Ravi Zacharias not only defended the truth, but he loved it. Because the truth is not merely a set of facts that informs, but a Person who saves.
Joy changes everything, because God is most glorified in us when are most satisfied in him.
The Sovereignty of God
God does all that he pleases, and nothing can derail his ultimate purposes, including the human will.
Prayer to God includes our praises, confessions, thanksgivings, and requests. Because of Christ, he is listening.
Not only has God revealed himself by speaking, but he put it in a book for us to access whenever we desire.
Jesus saves sinners. At the heart of the Christian faith is the glory of God in the rescue of the ungodly.
Pain is not only a threat in this life, but a promise. But no hardship is bigger, deeper, or lasts longer than God.
Every Woman Needs the Whole Bible
May 28, 2020
The Bible will not really help you unless you let it wound you. We need more women ready to open all of themselves to the power of God’s word.
The Majesty of God Mastered Him
John Calvin (1509–1564)
May 27, 2020
John Calvin preached, wrote, published, and lectured all to one end: to display the majesty of God through the word of God.
Sell Yourself Short
The Rare Joy of Christian Humility
May 26, 2020
The outworking of genuine humility before God will include owning our proneness to overestimate ourselves.
What Billions Say in Silence
The Deafening Sermons of the Stars
May 25, 2020
The God who flung billions upon billions of stars in the sky in less than one day is the God who bends to hear us when we pray.
The Maker of the Mountains Is with You
May 24, 2020
When we feel small, vulnerable, and afflicted, God comes to us — not only as our strong Redeemer and merciful Savior, but as our faithful Creator.
Can the Pandemic Be an Answered Prayer?
May 23, 2020
Can a global pandemic be an answer to prayer? Yes, if we are praying for more than physical health and safety.
One Could Never Say Enough
How Ethnicity Proclaims His Excellencies
May 22, 2020
Ethnic diversity is no accident or defect. It is a glory. In the wisdom of God, every tribe and tongue gives a new glimpse into the surpassing worth of Christ.
What Grieving People Wish You Knew at Christmas
Dec 21, 2016
For those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Apr 21, 2014
Homosexual acts are not the only sins prohibited in the Bible, but right now they are different from the rest.
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. To help you start down the slow path to good fasting, here are six simple pieces of advice.
When the Not-Yet Married Meet
Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013
The great prize in dating is not Christ-centered intimacy, but Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But God would have us weep for our sins, not institutionalize them.
Parents, Require Obedience of Your Children
Oct 29, 2013
The laziness of Christian parents perplexes me. I hope these nine observations will help rescue some from the folly of laissez-faire parenting.