How Do I Write a Personal Mission Statement?
Nov 26, 2021
God has reasons for everything he does — and an ultimate purpose driving it all. Personal mission statements help us align all of life with that great purpose.
Is God Above Being Grieved?
Ephesians 4:30–32, Part 1
Nov 25, 2021
What does it mean that God can be grieved? Isn’t he unable to feel human feelings?
The Glorious Duty of Thanksgiving
Nov 24, 2021
Gratitude is a duty — we ought to thank God for the grace he has given. But genuine Christian gratitude is far more than mere duty.
Giving Grace with Our Mouths
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 8
Nov 23, 2021
Keep your eyes on fellow Christians. Are they worn out, discouraged, downcast? Ask God for an upbuilding word.
How Can I Serve My Disabled Friends?
Nov 22, 2021
Jesus healed people with deep, lifelong disabilities. So should we pray that he would heal loved ones with disabilities like Down syndrome or cerebral palsy?
What Is the Christian Alternative to Stealing?
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 7
Nov 20, 2021
What does stealing reveal about our hearts? It shows a lack of love for people and a lack of contentment in the Lord.
Is Violent Crime Under God’s Providence?
Nov 19, 2021
When we don’t understand God and his ways, we can still rest here: God is always totally sovereign, and God is always infinitely good.
How Not to Go to Bed Angry
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 6
Nov 18, 2021
Falling asleep with anger is an invitation to the devil to sow bitterness into your life and relationships.
Only Jesus Knows the Full Force of Temptation
Nov 17, 2021
Jesus never lied, stole, coveted, grumbled, lusted, or sinned in any other way. And that means Jesus alone knows the full force of temptation.
How Does Anger Give Place to the Devil?
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 5
Nov 16, 2021
Going to bed angry is dangerous. It invites bitterness into your life, but more than that, it invites the devil.
Parenting Young Children Through Life’s Pains
Nov 15, 2021
When suffering overshadows the life of a family, how can parents help their children embrace God’s all-good, all-wise, all-governing providence?
Does ‘Be Angry!’ Mean, ‘Make Sure You’re Angry’?
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 4
Nov 13, 2021
When Paul says, “Be angry, and do not sin,” does that mean we should be angry?
Is Complementarity Merely Functional?
Nov 12, 2021
Are God’s callings for men and women merely functional and practical, or do they flow from something deeper in his design?
Don’t Lie to Christians, Because They Are You
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 3
Nov 11, 2021
He who loves the church loves himself because he’s a part of the church. Take care how you love your fellow members in Christ.
One Day Tolerance Will End
Nov 10, 2021
We live in the day of salvation, the day of patience, the day of tolerance. But when Jesus returns, that day will end forever.
Christian, Be Passionately Speaking Truth
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 2
Nov 9, 2021
If you don’t love the truth, you don’t love the gospel. If you love the gospel, you will love being a truthful person.
On Cigarettes, Vaping, and Nicotine
Nov 8, 2021
Despite the warnings, cigarette smoking and other forms of nicotine use persist. How concerned should parents be about whether their teens smoke, chew, or vape?
We Win the World with Singing
Nov 7, 2021
God plans to win the world with singing. Here are five connections between our joy-filled worship and the finishing of the Great Commission.
Take Off the Old Uniform, Put On the New
Ephesians 4:25–29, Part 1
Nov 6, 2021
Christ does not simply tell us to put off our old lives. He tells us to put on his character.
Does God Command Our Praise for His Sake or Ours?
Nov 5, 2021
Pleasure in God is not complete unless it overflows in praise to God. And praise to God is not sincere unless it overflows from pleasure in God.
Renewed in the Spirit of Our Mind
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 9
Nov 4, 2021
Our minds must have more than new ideas to be made new. It must have a new inclination, disposition, and ruling principle.
How to Find More Joy in God
Nov 3, 2021
Joy in God was never meant to be a solitary pursuit. Joy sends us out to serve — and serving fills us up with joy.
Deceit Shaped the Old Self
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 8
Nov 2, 2021
Are you still living according to your old sinful life? Put to death old desires and be transformed by truth in Christ.
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