Could a Recession Serve Our Joy?
May 13, 2020
Sometimes it takes a recession to dig up the roots of our lives and replant them in soil that causes us to bear the fruit of generosity.
Who Was This Man Named Paul?
Ephesians 1:1–2, Part 1
May 12, 2020
A former Pharisee, a converted persecutor of the church, a man with two names, but one holy ambition: the apostle Paul.
What Is Hyper-Calvinism?
May 11, 2020
Doctrinal systems can help us summarize the Bible’s teaching, but they are never a substitute for Scripture itself.
What’s the Comfort If the Coronavirus Is Judgment?
May 11, 2020
Even in the most bitter providences, Christians have comfort to offer. The gospel is best news in the world for the hardest moments in the world.
Summary of Philippians in Nine Steps
May 9, 2020
What is at the heart of the book of Philippians? The display of the beauty of the gospel, the supreme worth of Christ, and the glory of God.
What Is Grace?
May 8, 2020
We often define “grace” as “undeserved favor.” But the grace of God has another meaning in the Bible that is filled with encouragement and comfort.
How Can I Receive Christ?
May 6, 2020
The help Jesus offers isn’t a commodity you can buy with money or morality. To have the Son, you must receive him by faith.
Why Do Greetings Matter?
May 5, 2020
One of the most overlooked ways to love the saints each week is to look them in the eye and greet them.
Is the Calvinist-Arminian Debate Really Important?
May 4, 2020
Are Calvinism and Arminianism just points of debate for theologians, or do they actually have real-life implications on our relationship with God?
Joining the Great Goal of the Universe
May 2, 2020
When we live for the glory of God, we join God in living for his ultimate purpose in all things.
How Should We Dress for Church?
May 1, 2020
How we dress for church will depend on our vision of God, our understanding of God’s people, and our grasp of what is at stake when we gather.
The Brave Stunt That Brought Down Slavery
How David Livingstone Freed East Africa
May 1, 2020
If you want to know how God brought down the East African slave trade, study the remarkable life of an explorer who refused to ignore what he had seen.
Before Your Suffering Comes
Five Rocks to Put Beneath Your Feet
Apr 30, 2020
Don’t wait until you suffer to learn how to suffer well. Prepare today for tomorrow’s heartache.
What Are the Spiritual Dangers of Technology?
Apr 29, 2020
Technology can make our lives easier and more efficient than ever. But it can also slowly numb our affections to the things that matter most.
No Need You Have Will Exhaust God
Philippians 4:18–20, Part 3
Apr 28, 2020
Our needs being met will never be limited by anything lacking in God. He has riches upon riches of mercy for those who ask him.
Is the Christian’s Heart Deceitfully Wicked?
Apr 27, 2020
Is the Christian heart still wicked and deceitful? Or does God give us a completely new heart at the new birth?
Does God Really Supply All Our Needs?
Philippians 4:18–20, Part 2
Apr 25, 2020
Should I take God’s promises to provide for all my needs in every circumstance literally?
What Sins Disqualify a Pastor for Life?
Apr 24, 2020
Should churches ever consider calling a pastor who has committed adultery in the past? And if so, how should they evaluate his repentance?
Sovereign Comfort for Uncertain Times
Apr 22, 2020
When crisis hits, Jesus Christ remains on his throne. He reigns supreme, and he will never leave nor forsake his people.
Can Imperfect Christians Please a Perfect God?
Philippians 4:18–20, Part 1
Apr 21, 2020
How can our actions, filled with mixed motives, ever please a holy God?
Why Do We Confess If Our Sins Are Already Forgiven?
Apr 20, 2020
If Christians are already fully forgiven, justified, and united with Christ, then why do we need to continually confess our sins to God?
Strive for the Fruit That Lasts Forever
Philippians 4:17, Part 2
Apr 18, 2020
Invest your treasure in heaven through faith-filled, Spirit-empowered, Christ-exalting good works on earth.
Is God Humble?
Apr 17, 2020
As we seek to put away pride and become more humble, is there any humility in God for us to imitate? Or is humility fitting only for creatures?
More Precious Than Praise and Possessions
Apr 15, 2020
How we handle our possessions in this world and the praise of man not only shapes our lives now, but determines our fate for eternity.