How Do I Bless My Children Before Bed?
Feb 21, 2020
If you want to raise your children to know and love Jesus, then a regular rhythm of blessing may prove to be a helpful habit of grace.
Why Is My Theology Not Changing My Life?
Feb 19, 2020
If I believe all the right things, then why does my growth in holiness seem so tedious and slow?
Can Anyone Really Rejoice ‘Always’?
Philippians 4:4–7, Part 1
Feb 18, 2020
How could we possibly, in our world full of sin and death, “rejoice always”?
Should Christians Attend Alcoholics Anonymous?
Feb 17, 2020
Alcoholics Anonymous, and programs like it, seem to genuinely help hurting people. But what do such programs miss that Christians can’t overlook?
Can an Angry Judge Be Just?
Our Fair and Furious God
Feb 17, 2020
Many deny that God punishes sin, let alone that he is angry towards the wicked. One major problem for them is the consistent teaching of the Bible.
Is His Yoke Really Easy?
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 7
Feb 15, 2020
Countless ways exist to ruin your eternity and go to hell. Only one Way leads to eternal life: Jesus Christ.
Can We Love Both God and Pleasure?
Feb 14, 2020
If the Bible says that loving pleasure is a sign of ungodliness, then can we really make joy and pleasure essential to our pursuit of God?
How Do I Let Go of Anger over Past Wrongs?
Feb 12, 2020
How do we lay down our anger, our bitterness, our grudges against those who have wronged us and gotten away with it?
What Kind of Rest Does Jesus Give?
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 6
Feb 11, 2020
Sin’s burden breaks the soul’s back. Jesus’s burden strengthens the soul and leads to rest.
Would God Be Just as Glorified If We Were His Slaves?
Feb 10, 2020
God gets maximum glory from his people, not when we work for him out of begrudging duty, but when we run to him out of sheer delight.
The Sweetest Invitation in the New Testament
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 5
Feb 8, 2020
Christ invites you to lay down self-sufficiency and come find rest for your soul in him, a rest that can never be taken.
How Do I Find a Good Church?
Feb 7, 2020
If you live near a number of gospel-preaching churches, how do you decide which body is best for you to join? Pastor John suggests nine steps.
How Do I Grow in Wisdom?
Feb 5, 2020
How do I become a sage who overflows with godly wisdom? Pastor John recommends a path too few of us choose to tread.
We Cannot See Jesus Without God
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 4
Feb 4, 2020
Thousands saw Jesus, but did not see him. Millions read the Bible and do not worship Jesus. Salvation belongs to the Lord.
Should My Husband Pray with Me More?
Feb 3, 2020
We all need private, regular communion with God. But the Bible presents a vision for prayer that reaches well beyond our personal quiet times.
Only God Can Reveal God
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 3
Feb 1, 2020
The pride of man is eternally humbled by the simple fact that unless God reveals himself to us, we could never have repented or believed.
Should We Call Female Leaders ‘Pastors’?
Jan 31, 2020
The New Testament doesn’t apply the term “pastor” to any leader in the church, but only to qualified men who oversee and teach the flock.
Who Is Yahweh?
Jan 29, 2020
The God of our Bibles is more glorious than we can even begin to imagine. And it all begins with this fact: God absolutely and simply is.
God Must Give Spiritual Sight
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 2
Jan 28, 2020
If God does not reveal himself to us, even the wisest, the strongest, the richest will not find him.
Is John Piper Popular Because He Makes Christianity Look Intelligent?
Jan 27, 2020
What happens when a preacher saturates himself with the Scriptures, walks into a pulpit, and overflows with a God-entranced vision of all things?
God Hides Salvation from the Proud
Matthew 11:25–30, Part 1
Jan 25, 2020
God has hidden works from some that if performed would have caused them to repent. Why?
Did My Dad Die Because I Lacked Faith?
Jan 24, 2020
James tells us that we have not because we ask not. But do we still lack sometimes because we don’t ask with enough faith?
Ruthless Nations Will Fear the Lord
The Coming Triumph of World Missions
Jan 24, 2020
No matter how much darkness covers the nations, God’s promise remains: strong peoples will glorify him. Cities of ruthless nations will fear him.
Is Something Evil Only If It Harms Others?
Jan 22, 2020
Evil goes beyond the harm we commit against other humans. Evil is preferring anything above God, even if we harm no one in the process.