Devote Yourself to Faithfulness
How to Cultivate a Quiet Virtue
Sep 13, 2021
To cultivate a life of faithfulness, we should follow David’s instruction to trust in the Lord, do good, and befriend faithfulness.
You Can’t Fake What You Love
How a Sentence Exposed and Delighted Me
Sep 5, 2021
Pleasures never lie. We can lie about what we love, but what we love is what we love. Our pleasures always tell the truth.
Weakness May Be Your Greatest Strength
Aug 19, 2021
If you want to know what talents God entrusted to you, look not only to your strengths, but to your weaknesses. Your greatest limitation may be your greatest gift.
My Times Are in Your Hand
Learning to Trust the Speed of God
Aug 9, 2021
Our sense of timing will rarely line up with God’s — and his timing is always wise, loving, and perfect.
I Lay My Life in Your Hands
How Faith Prays in the Dark
Aug 1, 2021
Faith is displayed most, not when the clouds pass and the winds cease, but when we cling to the faithfulness of God in the middle of the storm.
A Man Among Men
Why Friendship Is Worth the Fight
Jul 22, 2021
It is no secret that many men have fewer friends as they age. It is also no secret that men need good friends as much as we ever have.
When the Troubles of My Heart Are Enlarged
Jul 13, 2021
Our souls may be helped by starting our desperate prayers for help not with how low and anxious we are feeling, but with what we know to be true about God.
Can I Follow My New Heart?
Jul 1, 2021
When facing difficult circumstances or decisions, should Christians just follow our hearts? The Bible’s answer may be more complicated than you suspect.
When Doubt Eclipses Faith
Learning to Fight for Spiritual Sight
Jun 24, 2021
Seasons of spiritual darkness are sometimes agonizing — but they are not unique. On this side of heaven, faith often walks through the shadows of doubt.
How Jesus Redeems Our Failures
Jun 12, 2021
Because God knows what we need far better than we do, his mercy will sometimes feel like severity.
‘You Did Not Choose Me’
How Jesus Awakened Me to His Sovereignty
Jun 3, 2021
How did Jesus first warm your heart to his sovereignty? When did you first realize that it was not you who chose him, but he who chose you?
You Have Need of Endurance
May 16, 2021
Endurance is one of the most precious, loving gifts we can receive from God. Yet he often wraps it in a package we would not choose: pain.
To All Who Need Rest
How Jesus Welcomes the Weary
May 13, 2021
You don’t need to carry your burdens alone anymore. To all the weary, Jesus says, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
‘Love What Others Have’
The False Gospel of Covetousness
May 8, 2021
Jesus is not against storing up wealth. But he is against storing up the kind of wealth that dies when we do.
If We Don’t Love, We Won’t Last
Overcoming Offenses in the Church
Apr 25, 2021
When a once-strong church slowly becomes loveless, offenses seem larger, conflicts stay longer, and the grace we once gave each other slowly fades away.
Direct Your Heart
Apr 8, 2021
When so many voices are saying, “Follow your heart,” Christians know better than to trust all of our impulses and desires.
Right in Our Own Eyes
How Pride Keeps Us from Counsel
Apr 1, 2021
If we are always right in our own eyes, we will become deaf to good counsel and vulnerable to disaster.
You Don’t Need to Understand Now
Mar 21, 2021
We often do not know what God is doing now. But we don’t need to know what God is doing now to keep following him in faith.
Why Do You Want to Go to Heaven?
Mar 4, 2021
When we think of heaven, we may imagine the best of what we have seen and enjoyed on earth. But what will make heaven heavenly is God.
Secret Allies in the Human Heart
The Advantage We Have in Evangelism
Feb 24, 2021
We might feel more confident in our evangelism if we knew the secret allies waiting in every human heart.
Meaningful Lives in a Purposeful World
How Providence Changes Everything
Feb 4, 2021
What view of ultimate reality can bear the weight of the reality you live with every day?
Faith Is Forged in Crisis
Jan 28, 2021
A crisis of faith can feel like a massive spiritual setback, but often it becomes the biggest step forward.
All Who Believe Battle Unbelief
Jan 9, 2021
One of the first steps to battling unbelief is to realize that it often tempts us in unique and personal ways.
Nothing Will Be Impossible with God
Christmas Through the Mothers’ Eyes
Dec 25, 2020
Two pregnancies tell the story of Christmas. Come listen to Mary and Elizabeth marvel at the miracles being birthed within them.
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