Was He Too Prone to Wander?
Robert Robinson (1735–1790)
Jun 16, 2019
Some think that Robert Robinson, who wrote the line, “Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,” did in fact wander from Jesus by the end of his life. Did he?
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.
Stop Loving Your Spouse Too Much
Jun 15, 2019
Every marriage is either Christian or idolatrous. And two married Christians can be idolatrous, without even realizing it.
How Free Do You Really Want to Be?
Jun 14, 2019
The freest people in the world are the people who are freest from the world. How much, then, do you really want to be free?
A Psalm Every Day
Steps for Walking Through Trials
Jun 13, 2019
Don’t wait until suffering comes to immerse yourself in the Psalms. Read them now, and they will serve you well whatever trials come.
Immersed in a New Covenant
Why We Baptize Believers
Jun 13, 2019
Believer-baptists love to begin with the plain reading of New Testament texts, but God has given us more to say about how we put our whole Bibles together.
Three Rules for Vacation Bible School
Guidance for Evangelizing Children
Jun 12, 2019
We often do not treat lost children and their families with as much love as we would want our children treated in another culture.
Reading the Bible Upside Down
Why the Pope Changed the Lord’s Prayer
Jun 12, 2019
Before you reject something the Bible says, remember that you cannot see, understand, or plan what God can.
Grief Taught Me to Rest
Three Ways to Find Joy in Suffering
Jun 11, 2019
Suffering well does not mean we become indifferent toward pain and loss, but that we hold fast to Christ no matter what comes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s Not You, It’s God
Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013
Breakups in the church are painful. Here are lessons for loving others in the heartbreak.