The Devil Can Do Exposition
Two Essential Ingredients for Preaching
May 27, 2018
The message is never a mere body of facts to be clarified. It is a constellation of glories to be treasured. It is both accurate teaching and heartfelt heralding.
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 in 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 Sorrow Will Be Swallowed in Joy
Beholding the King in His Beauty
May 26, 2018
A day is coming when you will no longer see through a glass darkly, and you will no longer know merely in part. You will see the King in his beauty.
The Devil Is Not in the Details
Fighting Temptation with Specific Truth
May 25, 2018
The devil is not an artist but a vandal. He doesn’t create; he distorts, disfigures, and defaces what God makes.
The Only Freedom from Remorse
May 24, 2018
Some of us have made such horrible decisions that others will never be the same. Such remorse will threaten to swallow us if we carry our failures by ourselves.
Where Does God Want Me to Work?
May 24, 2018
Desire is an important factor in choosing where to work, but desire alone is not a calling. To find God’s will, we need to consider two more factors.
God Will Not Forget You
Hope in the Darkness of Alzheimer’s
May 23, 2018
Alzheimer’s is a painful journey into thick darkness in a land of forgetfulness. And even here, God is present.
Why Satan Might Keep You from Porn
May 23, 2018
Satan will happily concede you victory over pornography if he can capture your heart through pride.
Amazing Grace for Twitter Debates
Six Cautions from John Newton
May 22, 2018
You show who you truly follow by how you disagree on Twitter. Here are six cautions from John Newton before entering a debate.
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.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
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.