He Stayed at Home to Save the World
Andrew Fuller (1754–1815)
May 7, 2019
Andrew Fuller held the rope to support missionaries. He refuted heresy in England to keep the gospel pure. He fought at home to save the world.
Does Christ’s Righteousness Cover My Joylessness?
May 6, 2019
Jesus is our substitute, the one who became sin so we might be saved. So does his righteousness also cover our joylessness?
Your Life Is a Mist
May 4, 2019
Planning becomes sinful when we presume whatever we schedule will come to pass. Preface all of life with “If the Lord wills.”
Does God Direct All the Details of My Life?
May 3, 2019
God’s sovereign control is complete, not partial. He governs every aspect of nature, every aspect of history, and every aspect of personal life.
What Does It Mean to Live ‘in the Flesh’?
May 1, 2019
Over ninety times, Paul speaks of “the flesh.” So what does this word mean to the apostle? Pastor John forms a definition from two key passages.
Does God Ever Tempt Me to Sin?
Apr 30, 2019
God’s sovereignty means he reigns over every trial. And his love means that he intends them all for our good and his glory.
Is Cremation Okay If I Give My Body to Science?
Apr 29, 2019
We testify to the hope of resurrection when we choose burial over cremation. But if we first donate our body to science, is cremation okay then?
Pray for Holy Tears
Responding to Abominations in the Culture
Apr 29, 2019
Pray that God will give you holy tears. They are a work of grace, not a work of nature. Natural tears are sweet. But holy tears are from the Spirit.
Is God Testing Me?
Apr 27, 2019
Don’t get discouraged if the fight against sin seems endless. The fight is necessary, the fight is winnable, and the fight will end.
Does Junk Food Dishonor God?
Apr 26, 2019
When it comes to food, many of us are in greater danger of judging people where we shouldn’t than of eating what we shouldn’t.
I Want Jesus to Be My Treasure — Is the Wanting Enough?
Apr 24, 2019
Our satisfaction in God will be in measure, not in fullness, until the day we see him face-to-face.
Suffering Can Be an Answer to Prayer
Apr 23, 2019
Christian, God is working in your suffering. He is working Christlikeness, working trust, working to draw you closer to himself.
My Joy Is So Short-Lived — How Do I Make It Last?
Apr 22, 2019
God promises lasting joy. But what should we do when we feel full on Sunday but empty by Monday?
Where to Turn When Suffering Comes
Apr 20, 2019
God gives us power — not to escape or avoid suffering — but to endure suffering while looking to Christ.
What’s the Significance of Simon Carrying Jesus’s Cross?
Apr 19, 2019
Matthew, Mark, and Luke all tell us that Simon of Cyrene helped carry Jesus’s cross. What’s the significance of this story?
Where Was the Holy Spirit on Good Friday?
Apr 17, 2019
At the cross, the triune God was at work, securing our redemption. But what role did the Holy Spirit play in Jesus’s crucifixion?
The Mark of a True Christian
Apr 16, 2019
In this life, we will suffer. And through that suffering, we will know Christ in a way nothing else can provide.
Is There Any Place for Fear in the Christian Life?
Apr 15, 2019
Fear does not govern the Christian life. But we have a skewed view of the Christian life if we exclude fear.
Will There Be a Rapture?
1 Thessalonians 4:13–18
Apr 13, 2019
The Bible speaks of deep suffering in the last days. Does it also promise that God will spare believers from it through the rapture?
How to Engage Lost Loved Ones
Apr 12, 2019
Tell them earnestly. Tell them compassionately. Tell them prayerfully. Tell them that Jesus Christ died for sinners and is coming back.
How Does God Answer Today’s Skeptics?
Apr 12, 2019
Many of today’s skeptics ask questions that God himself has already addressed. Sometimes, we just need to hear how God responds to his critics.
The Psalms Must Be Fulfilled
The Son’s Script and Strength for Holy Week
Apr 12, 2019
The Old Testament book Jesus quoted most often was not a book of history, law, or wisdom, but of songs.
He Died a Thousand Times — and Lived
Adoniram Judson (1788–1850)
Apr 11, 2019
The suffering of Adoniram Judson was exceeded only by his spiritual fruit. Through imprisonment, loss, and torture, God built his church in Myanmar.
Are You Trading Away Your Soul?
Apr 10, 2019
Bigger bank accounts and the newest gadgets will always try to lure our hearts from storing our treasure where it matters most.