A Reader’s Guide to a Christian Classic
May 11, 2021
Jonathan Edwards’s ‘Religious Affections’ is a tremendous book — and potentially devastating. Here are ten things to know before reading Edwards’s classic.
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.
Whoever You Are, Christ Can Be Yours
May 10, 2021
Some think they’re too hopeless for Christ. Some think their sin is beyond cure. But we all are born spiritually dead — and God is the God of resurrection.
Behold Your Mother
How Jesus Honored Her at the Cross
May 9, 2021
Jesus honored his mother in life, and even as he died, he spent one of his last breaths to make arrangements for the one who bore and raised him.
‘Love What Others Have’
The False Gospel of Covetousness
May 8, 2021
Jesus is not against storing up wealth. But he is against storing up the kind of wealth that dies when we do.
Act Like Men of God
Six Marks of Uncommon Conduct
May 7, 2021
Who is the man God is making you to be? Consider six qualities that characterize men who give themselves to godliness.
Thou Shalt Not Slander
May 6, 2021
Part of what makes social media volatile and divisive is that we have learned to tolerate, and even encourage, false witnesses.
Seeking God Through Doubt
Counsel for a Faith Crisis
May 5, 2021
As distressing as doubts about God can feel, we risk harming ourselves more if we deny or ignore that we have them.
Young Mom, You Can Read the Bible
May 4, 2021
For young moms to find consistency in Bible reading, we have to learn to embrace flexibility in Bible reading.
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.
Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin
Pondering the Implications of the 2020 Election
Oct 22, 2020
The sins of unrepentant sexual immorality, boastfulness, vulgarity, and factiousness are not only toxic for a nation. They are deadly — forever.
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Christian fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. Here is a basic guide for more consistent, biblical fasting.
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.