Rejoice Even Though
Facing the Challenges to Joy
Oct 16, 2016
The Bible promises us fullness of joy, calling us to rejoice at all times in all things. But where do we find joy like that in the midst of real problems?
More Than an Afterthought: Six Reasons Jesus’s Ascension Matters
Apr 13, 2013
Have you marked your calendar for Ascension Day on May 9? How many of us have even heard of Ascension Day? Or perhaps just a sermon about Jesus’s ascension into heaven? It is impossible to overstate the importance of Good…
Psalm 1: When Delight Overcomes Distraction
Jan 6, 2012
Psalm 1:1–2, Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and…
Think It Not Strange
Navigating Trials in the New America
Jan 1, 2016
A diverse team of contributors joins together to help Christians prepare for the trials, opposition, and even persecution that may lie ahead.
God’s Answer to Human Suffering
The Cross of Christ and Problem of Pain
May 21, 2020
The greatest answer to the problem of human suffering is not a philosophical argument, but the cross of Jesus Christ.
He Spent His Last Night Singing
The Melody of Maundy Thursday
Apr 18, 2019
On the night before he died, feeling the awful weight of sin and knowing all the agony he would suffer, Jesus gathered his friends and sang.
The Unexpected God
How He Meets Us in Disappointment
May 8, 2017
God may not give us what we expect, but if you are in Christ, you can be sure that what he gives will be better than what you wanted.
We Have Something of Heaven
A Theology of Joy in Revelation
Mar 5, 2019
Christians have a better hope than anything this world can offer: a final deliverance, a decisive victory, a spectacular wedding, and a secure home.
Christ Will Come to Judge
What We Still and Will Believe
Dec 19, 2020
God mercifully sent his Son first not as a warrior king but as a humble king. At his second coming, however, Christ will establish and execute true justice.
All Things New
When Our Long Night Will End
Mar 15, 2023
In this world, all new things soon become old. In the world to come, all things will be made new — and stay new forever.
Timing Isn’t Everything
Sep 12, 2014
We focus a great deal of attention on the clock and the calendar, from the time our alarm clocks go off — “When is the report due?” “When are we meeting the Smiths for dinner?”
Hope Emerged Unbreakable
The Empty Tomb as the Hinge of History
Jun 25, 2021
When Jesus broke out of the empty tomb, the future age of life, restoration, and joy broke into our present age of death, brokenness, and sadness.
Taught by Jesus
Seeing All Scripture Through the Book of Acts
Nov 22, 2022
How can Christians learn to see and preach Christ faithfully from the Old Testament? We can begin by learning from the apostles what they learned from Christ himself.
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