No Mere God
The Fascinating Tension in Jesus Christ
Dec 9, 2019
The hypostatic union is simply (and inexplicably) the union of Jesus’s two natures mysteriously, inseparably, arrestingly in one spectacular person.
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.
The Voice That Made the World
Hearing Our Long-Awaited Prophet
Dec 8, 2019
All throughout the Old Testament, God’s people waited for a final prophet: a man who would not only speak on God’s behalf, but as God himself.
God Uses Everything
Why Our Suffering Is Never Wasted
Dec 7, 2019
God governs all things for the everlasting joy and good of his people. Nothing that happens to you is a waste — even, and especially, the hardest things.
Why Jesus Can Sympathize with You
Dec 6, 2019
When we miss the full and true humanity of Christ, we miss a precious part of our Savior. We miss the one who can sympathize with every one of us.
Pray Something Bigger
Dec 5, 2019
The next time others ask how they can pray for you, ask them to pray for something weighty — for more holiness, more love, more faith, more boldness.
God Always Wanted the Whole World
Global Mission from Genesis to Revelation
Dec 5, 2019
From the “come and see” calling of the Old Testament, to the “go and tell” commission of the New, God has been advancing his global mission for the sake of his name.
Whose Son Is He?
How the Gospels Whisper Christ’s Divinity
Dec 4, 2019
Though the Gospel writers never recorded Jesus saying, “I am God,” they whisper his divinity on every page.
Someone Needs to See You Suffer Well
Dec 3, 2019
Your suffering is not a detour. Suffering may hinder or halt a hundred things in our lives, but it will also magnify our small visions of God.
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.
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.
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.