‘It Doesn’t Make Sense’
When We’re Blindsided by Suicide
Sep 18, 2019
In the wake of another devastating suicide, Jon Bloom wrestles with the mysteries Christians have to suffer because of sin.
What Makes Any Story Great?
The Secret Hidden in Our Hearts
Sep 13, 2019
We love epic stories for a very simple reason: because we live in one.
The Devil Will Hang on His Own Gallows
Sep 10, 2019
God may let his enemies scheme, and tempt, and mock for now, but don’t be deceived: the devil does lose — and in the most unexpected way.
The Insanity of Trusting Yourself
Aug 23, 2019
God does not merely dislike human wisdom; he is at war with it.
Stay Awake to Spiritual Danger
Aug 1, 2019
Satan is trying to lull you into spiritual sleep with feelings of comfort and safety. Stay awake to the ways he is attacking you again today.
Don’t Give Up Praying for Your Children
Jul 29, 2019
Do not lose heart in praying for your children. Jesus promises good to those who pray, even if the good isn’t apparent for forty years.
When Your Worst Storm Comes
Jul 16, 2019
When your storm comes, making you question everything you thought was true, trust the voice that brought you safe thus far.
Lay Aside Your Misplaced Fear
Jul 11, 2019
Satan preys on misplaced fear. Fight his empty threats with what God has promised you in Christ.
Do You Love Your Country?
Jul 4, 2019
Let the fireworks be a reminder to every Christian that God has called you to love your country — by loving your neighbor as yourself.
The Secret to Breaking Free from Habitual Sin
Jun 29, 2019
Whenever we are caught in a pattern of sin, we are being held captive by a lie about what will make us happy.
How Free Do You Really Want to Be?
Jun 14, 2019
The freest people in the world are the people who are freest from the world. How much, then, do you really want to be free?
Sometimes We Must Settle for Peace
Enduring Complexity in Relational Conflict
Jun 1, 2019
When you come to the end of your ability to understand, judge, or solve a dispute between friends, know that God hasn’t.
Satan Will Sing You to Sleep
Waking Up from Spiritual Indifference
May 25, 2019
We can gauge our spiritual sleepiness by how the eternal states of non-Christians around us shape the way we approach life.
He Wept as They Welcomed Him
The Hope and Sorrow of Palm Sunday
Apr 14, 2019
The crowd shouted, “Hosanna!” The children sang in the streets. The disciples hailed him as King. And the Savior of the world wept.
Scripture Memory Wasn’t for Me
Apr 5, 2019
If you find memorizing Scripture hard, take heart. Start small, realize the benefits, and press on for the joy set before you.
Why Don’t We Shout in Worship?
Mar 29, 2019
If we never shout in worship, we may be forfeiting an experience of God we wouldn’t have any other way.
Only the Humble See Heaven
Mar 22, 2019
Why is humility so important? Because only the humble have eyes to see heaven’s kingdom and embrace heaven’s King.
Leave Behind the Weariness of Bitterness
Mar 15, 2019
If the cross teaches us anything, it teaches us that God does not take injustice lightly. All accounts will be settled. Every sin will be punished.
Lord, All I Have Is Yours
Mar 9, 2019
In some ways, it takes greater faith to trust God when you have other options than when God is your only option.
God Will Provide the Ability You Need
Mar 4, 2019
God makes impossible jobs possible not only by filling us with his Holy Spirit but also by surrounding us with others who have the same Spirit.
Cut Off Your Hand
How Far Will You Go to Save Your Soul?
Feb 22, 2019
Lose whatever you must, no matter how precious, to keep your soul. If you love the Lord, be ready to cut off your hand to have him.
Pleasures Never Lie
Why Sin Cannot Stay Hidden
Feb 15, 2019
If you want to discover what people love, don’t just listen to what they say — watch what they do. The tree is known by its fruit.
How Soon Will Jesus Return?
Living in the Last Days
Feb 8, 2019
Jesus means for his return to feel potentially imminent in every generation, while also helping each generation anticipate his potential delay.
I Can’t Do This, God
Jan 26, 2019
God never calls us to any kingdom responsibility we are capable of pulling off on our own, so don’t be surprised when he exposes your weaknesses.