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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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 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.
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 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”?
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?
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.
Gentleness Exposes Our Prayer Lives
Philippians 4:4–7, Part 2
Feb 22, 2020
Let people hear your gentle responses. Let God hear your cries for help.
Live for Your Greatest Desire
Feb 23, 2020
Jesus’s call to deny ourselves isn’t a demand to give up happiness but an invitation to walk with him on the path to deep, lasting joy.
How Much Victory Can I Expect over Sinful Desires?
Feb 24, 2020
The new birth brings an awakening of delight in Christ and increasing victory over sin. But how much delight and victory should Christians expect?
How Is the Lord’s Coming ‘at Hand’?
Philippians 4:4–7, Part 3
Feb 25, 2020
“The Lord is at hand.” The apostle Paul wrote that more than 2,000 years ago, so why hasn’t Jesus come yet?
How Can I Jumpstart My Prayer Life?
Feb 26, 2020
Prayer offers us a lifeline to our Lord, a vital connection we need every day. But unless we plan ahead, we will be prone to wander.