Walk the Endless Shore of His Smile
Why God Delights to Love You
Aug 26, 2019
Perhaps many of us are not happier in our Christian lives because we assume God is as disappointed in us as we can tend to be in ourselves.
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.
God Wants Your Weakness
Aug 24, 2019
The Lord isn’t looking for your strength, or bravery, or natural gifts. He wants your reliance on him.
The Insanity of Trusting Yourself
Aug 23, 2019
God does not merely dislike human wisdom; he is at war with it.
Prozac and the Promises of God
The Christian Use of Psychoactive Medication
Aug 22, 2019
When should Christians medicate? God’s word gives us at least four principles for determining whether someone should pursue psychoactive medications.
Humility Is Not Hating Yourself
The Joy of Self-Forgetfulness
Aug 21, 2019
Humility doesn’t hide the talents God gives us, and humility is not self-hatred. True humility is self-forgetfulness leading to joy.
To Women We Haven’t Thanked Enough
A Song for Forgotten Mothers
Aug 20, 2019
To our mothers who managed the home in the fear of the Lord, standing as pillars of our households and society: we cannot thank you enough.
Not One of God’s Words Will Fail
Aug 19, 2019
Not one word of God’s has ever failed. Some come to pass overnight; others over generations and centuries. Every word is just as certain as God is God.
Am I Truly Born Again?
Four Evidences That You Are New
Aug 17, 2019
Many people believe they are born again even though they have never had a meaningful encounter with Christ. How do we know if we are real?
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.