The Strongest Men Are Gentle
Jan 16, 2019
Insecure men flex and threaten. Men who are secure in their strength, and their Lord’s, are eager to let their gentleness be known to all.
The Most Important Voice in 2019
Dec 29, 2018
When we come to the Bible this year, we come to a unique Book. We come to the living words of the living God made alive for us by his living Spirit.
The Best of 2018
18 Articles (and More) to Remember
Dec 27, 2018
At the year’s end, we love celebrating what God did at Desiring God, which added up to far beyond our human efforts.
A Christmas Carol for the Weak
Dec 23, 2018
It may be the strangest Christmas song ever crafted. Modern Christians rarely sing it, even though we often see its lyrics and hear them read aloud.
How to Love Hard People at Christmas
Dec 13, 2018
The key to real generosity at Christmas is knowing that we already have a far greater Possession than anything this world can offer.
God Grew Up in a Forgotten Town
Dec 6, 2018
Jesus gave nearly the entirety of his life and public ministry not grasping for big-city lights, but humbling himself in a backwater.
God Will Answer in Your Crisis
Dec 3, 2018
The men and women we remember most did not live easy and comfortable lives, but faced great moments of crisis with hope in God.
How Do Pastors Pick Their Fights?
Nov 25, 2018
In a world of haters, trolls, and brawlers, we need pastors who know when and how to fight well, in love, for peace.
Don’t Grow Weary Doing Good
Nov 15, 2018
Trusting God’s promises doesn’t bend his arm to conform to our timing. Rather, it helps to adjust our sense of timing to his.
The Ebb and Flow of Christian Happiness
Why ‘Great Joy’ Isn’t Normal Yet
Nov 2, 2018
For now, our joy rarely escapes the burden of regular sorrows, some of them great. But joy and sorrow are not equals.
Together Again to Enjoy Him
What Makes Sundays More Satisfying
Oct 28, 2018
Our God is a life-giving fountain, and corporate worship is not just a gathering of fellow believers but fellow enjoyers of him.
How Pastors Win (and Lose) Our Respect
Oct 11, 2018
Good pastors and growing Christians aren’t afraid to ask themselves, Do I live and speak in such a way as to help others take Jesus seriously?
Do You Pray Against Temptation?
Oct 4, 2018
Why did Jesus tell us not only to pray against sin, but also temptation?
Why Do Christians Fast?
What the Bible Really Says
Sep 26, 2018
Christian fasting is not mainly about what we go without, but who we want more of.
Jesus Obeyed His Parents
Sep 20, 2018
We are never too smart, too skilled, too experienced, or too spiritual for God-given submission.
The Glorious Inefficiency of Prayer
Sep 12, 2018
When you feel the temptation not to pray in your home or in your church, remember that God can do more in five seconds than we could have done in five years.
He Will Hold Me Fast
Sep 9, 2018
Whatever work God begins, he will finish. If he has made you his own, he will hold you fast.
When Did You First Enjoy God?
Sep 6, 2018
If God is not enjoyed in real measure, then he is not truly believed, trusted, feared, worshiped, or obeyed.
Does Your Pastor Love God or Money?
Aug 30, 2018
Love of money is not an isolated flaw or foible. It is a penetrating peek into the recesses of a soul’s rebellion against God.
We Believe in the Holy Spirit
Aug 23, 2018
We believe in the Holy Spirit. That reality is more than meets the eye. That God is alive and at work in our world, and in our lives.
What Does a Good Sermon Cost?
The Glad Sacrifice of Christian Preaching
Aug 16, 2018
Every Christian knows what it’s like to hear a sermon, but very few know the personal costs involved in faithfully giving one.
Gather a Day’s Portion
Faithful Realism in Everyday Devotions
Aug 9, 2018
When you open your Bible each day, you don’t have to make up for yesterday, and you don’t need to store up for tomorrow.
Four Questions for Christian Husbands
Aug 2, 2018
Today it may be the word ‘submit’ that turns heads in Ephesians 5:22–33, but that’s not the heart of the matter for Paul.
The Most Scandalous Verdict
How James Prepares Us for Justification by Faith
Jul 26, 2018
This feature article aims to put the grace of justification by faith in fresh light.