If You Could See the End
The Story God Writes in Suffering
Jun 7, 2021
Immerse your heart and mind in the story God is writing, so that you can see beyond the darkness when your shadows come.
Only His Heart Can Heal Yours
Oct 29, 2020
When Christ loves his people, he never loves them for only a time or a season. He loves them all the way to the end, and then on into eternity.
Time Cannot Forgive Our Sin
May 28, 2018
Time may seem to heal a human heart, but it does not remedy an offense against Almighty God.
Polite Villains of the Universe
Jul 31, 2020
Assume false teachers will look and sound like false teachers, and you’ll be all the more likely to follow one.
Take Up Thy Swords
A Challenge to Memorize Chapters
Jun 14, 2017
Memorizing chapters of the Bible is not for extraordinary Christians, but for any Christian at war with their sin and in wonder of their Savior.
No Holiness, No Heaven
How to Know If Faith Is Real or Dead
Nov 14, 2020
No one in heaven will be there on the basis of his own good works, and no one will be there who did not walk in good works on earth.
Be Thou My Vision
The Prayer of Every Christian
Dec 10, 2019
We will not always walk through darkness, but while we do, we need the Lord to help us take each next step.
Sympathy Without Distress
The Exalted Compassion of Christ
Apr 2, 2022
The risen Jesus remembers us, loves us, intercedes for us — and not in a way that diminishes his heavenly joy. That is really good news.
In a World of Dragons
Our Deep Desire for Somewhere Else
Sep 27, 2021
If your wildest dream came true, another would grow behind it. Beware of expecting a happiness from earth that you will only find from heaven.
The Most Dangerous Place to Live
The Subtle Perils of the Past
Jul 17, 2018
The past is an exquisite place to visit, and a menacing, soul-destroying place to live. Beware the subtle and serious dangers of nostalgia.
Oh, for Grace to Trust You More
Oct 21, 2018
As much as Satan, unbelief, and circumstances tell you otherwise, God wrote “I love my children” in permanent marker across Calvary.
The Lost Art of Male and Female
Jul 24, 2020
Closing the door to sexual perversions of our day begins at home, not merely by what we keep out, but what we cultivate within.
Happiness Can Betray You
The Judas in “Christian” Joy
Dec 11, 2017
The joy we think we have is often not the joy we truly need. And often we can’t even tell the difference.
The Many and Marvelous Names of Jesus
Nov 28, 2021
Why so many names for Jesus? Because God wanted us to know that we will always have more to see and love in him.
What God Can Do in One Conversation
Recovering the Power of Personal Evangelism
Apr 9, 2022
In all the emphases on slow, patient, relational evangelism, have we forgotten just how much God can do in a single conversation?
Every Other Way Leads to Death
Why We Keep Sharing Christ
Oct 14, 2021
No matter how many rejections you’ve received, no matter how much fruit hasn’t come, no matter how discouraged you feel, do not grow weary in sharing Christ.
Let Precious Moments Pass You By
Jul 10, 2018
As Christians, we do not have to try and capture all of our precious moments because our Father, for the glory of his Son, is storing them up for us in heaven.
As for Me and My House
The Delightful Duty of Family Religion
Mar 7, 2022
God doesn’t want worship to be a tiny corner of family life. He wants worship to touch every room, closet, and hallway.
Trade Self-Help for God-Help
Jul 12, 2019
We will not find help in our greatest need, comfort in our greatest sorrow, and strength to tackle our besetting sins by looking within ourselves.
When the Joke’s on Us
Why We (Don’t) Weep with the Wicked
Oct 7, 2019
Beware of how the story is told. No abuse, no trauma, and no past injustice can turn sin into righteousness, lies into truth, or a villain into a hero.
There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood
Costly, Offensive, Beautiful Forgiveness
Jul 26, 2020
His grace is above your grace. His ways of mercy are not like yours. You would not forgive you; but he will.
Though Dead, He Still Speaks
How Satan Remembers C.S. Lewis
Nov 29, 2019
C.S. Lewis has proven so dear to so many of us because he was a wonderful guide to our true home — and such a threat to Satan’s schemes to destroy us along the way.
The Bride Satan Loves to Insult
Jul 12, 2020
Satan and his hordes know how terrifyingly powerful the church is. And they’ll do whatever they can to make sure we forget.
Forsake Your Favorite Excuse
How Christ Frees Us to Own Our Sin
Feb 15, 2021
No sin is too dark, too wicked, too twisted for God to forgive. But only if we repent instead of make excuses.
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