We Cannot Cling to Bitterness and God
Mar 6, 2021
Part of learning to truly forgive is learning what true forgiveness is — and what it is not.
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 Sin of Doing Nothing
Mar 5, 2021
The most subtle way to waste our lives would be to do every possible good thing except the great good Jesus specifically told us to do.
Why Do You Want to Go to Heaven?
Mar 4, 2021
When we think of heaven, we may imagine the best of what we have seen and enjoyed on earth. But what will make heaven heavenly is God.
Wrap Truth in Story
How to Capture a Child’s Heart
Mar 3, 2021
When Jesus wanted to communicate truth, he sometimes preached a sermon — but more often, he told a story. Wise parents follow his example.
It’s Okay to Be Hopeful
Mar 2, 2021
Real hope does not overlook or minimize the sorrows and trials around us. Nor is it undone by them. Real hope perseveres and prevails.
Set Your Mind on Things Above
How to Live Heavenly Minded
Mar 1, 2021
Christians set their minds on things above because their home is in heaven, their hope is in heaven, and the one their hearts beat for is in heaven.
Laboring a Few Days for Christ
How Great Loves Make Burdens Light
Feb 28, 2021
If the days feel longer, the nights darker, the burdens heavier, ask God to lighten your heart by inflaming it for him.
Everything Is Providential
C.S. Lewis on the Symphony of History
Feb 27, 2021
When we think of the providence of God, we may think of names like Augustine, Calvin, Edwards, and Owen, but have we overlooked C.S. Lewis?
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.