How Do We ‘Learn Christ’?
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 5
Oct 26, 2021
What does it mean to learn Christ? And if you were studying Ephesians for yourself, how would you answer a question like that from the Bible?
How Do You Find Meaning in the Bible’s Narratives?
Oct 25, 2021
Whether Old Testament or New Testament, stories fill the pages of Scripture. How can we begin to discover God’s meaning in the Bible’s narratives?
What Happens to Desires Without God?
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 4
Oct 23, 2021
The heart that loses God as its greatest desire becomes a cauldron of desires for sensuality.
Is Stress Making Me More Holy or More Sinful?
Oct 22, 2021
Life’s pressures have a way of exposing hidden sins and introducing new temptations. So how do we know if pressure is making us more holy or more sinful?
The Deepest Problem of Humanity
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 3
Oct 21, 2021
Underneath every rejection of Christianity is a hardness of heart and rebellion of life.
Would I Trust Jesus More If I Had Seen Him?
Oct 20, 2021
Many wish they could have seen Jesus in person as he walked on the earth. But to have the four Gospels is even better than being there.
What Is the Futility of the Human Mind?
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 2
Oct 19, 2021
The reason God gave us reason was so that we might know God. When we refuse knowledge of him, we are left with futility.
A Reason to Be Vaccinated: Freedom
Oct 19, 2021
The decision to be vaccinated (or not) need not be a political decision, whether left wing or right. It can be a Christian decision — informed by Scripture and free from the fear of man.
Reckoning with the Message of Job
Oct 18, 2021
Until we begin to grasp the infinite worth of God, and the horrific evil of sin, much of the Bible will make no sense — including a book like Job.
Christianity Is a Life to Be Lived
Ephesians 4:17–24, Part 1
Oct 16, 2021
Christianity is not just a worldview to be believed in, but it is a way to live by.
How Do We ‘Dwell in the Shelter of the Most High’?
Oct 15, 2021
Psalm 91 offers spectacular promises for the one who “dwells in the shelter of the Most High.” What does dwelling in the shelter of God mean for us today?
Unity in Truth by Love (Overview)
Oct 14, 2021
The church is the corporate representation of Christ to the world. This privilege is great, and the task of maturity is serious.
Five Ways Pastors Fail
Oct 13, 2021
Countless pastors carry out their ministries faithfully — and some abuse their position and cause many to stumble. What does God have to say to hypocritical pastors?
Who Lives in the Church?
Ephesians 4:15–16, Part 3
Oct 12, 2021
In the church, the redeemed build one another up in love into the dwelling place of God.
Are Non-Christian Marriages Valid in God’s Eyes?
Oct 11, 2021
God made marriage to picture the relationship of Christ and his church. Does it follow that a marriage between an unbelieving man and woman is illegitimate?
The Body Makes the Body Grow
Ephesians 4:15–16, Part 2
Oct 9, 2021
Every part of the Church needs to function as God made us to function in order for the church to grow into maturity.
Has God Abandoned Me?
Oct 8, 2021
God has promised never to leave us or forsake his people. So how do we respond when it feels like he has?
All Christians Speak Truth to Grow the Body
Ephesians 4:15–16, Part 1
Oct 7, 2021
Pastors and teachers are given to the church so that we might stop being children and grow up in Christ, so are you growing?
Parenting Through a Family Crisis
Oct 6, 2021
If we’re going to parent well through family troubles, we need to know, first, that our own sin is our worst problem, and second, that Jesus’s blood covers it all.
How Not to Be Childlike
Ephesians 4:11–14, Part 10
Oct 5, 2021
Immaturity in the Christian life is often exposed by us being easily swayed by new and false teaching.
Ingredients for a Theology of Feasting
Oct 4, 2021
The Bible talks a lot about feasting — far more than about fasting, in fact. So what is feasting, and how might we enjoy it in our Christian lives?
How Is the Church a Mature Man?
Ephesians 4:11–14, Part 9
Oct 2, 2021
In order for the church to stand mature before God, each child of God needs to grow up into Christian maturity.
How Do We Prepare for the Second Coming?
Oct 1, 2021
We know from the New Testament that Jesus will return in power and glory. What can we do to prepare ourselves for that long-expected day?
Why Do We Call Jesus the Son of God?
Ephesians 4:11–14, Part 8
Sep 30, 2021
We often say that Jesus is the “Son of God,” but what exactly does that name mean?
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