The Light We Need to See
How Christ Dispels Spiritual Darkness
Feb 6, 2022
The Light of the World shows us the way we should go, reveals what’s true about our spiritual surroundings, and gives us spiritual life.
When God Interrupts Our Productivity
Jan 27, 2022
Distractions take us away from more important work. Interruptions can be fresh callings from God. How do we tell the difference?
Parable of an Unhealthy Soul
Why ‘Faith’ Dies Without Action
Jan 16, 2022
If the continual and costly effort of holiness feels like the enemy of our faith in Jesus, then it may not be Jesus we’re following.
A Father’s Good Pleasure
Jan 5, 2022
A father has the distinct and rare gift of giving good gifts to his children because God loves to give good gifts to his.
He Is, He Was, He Will Be
Adoring the Alpha and Omega
Dec 24, 2021
Who is this baby born in Bethlehem? He is Alpha and Omega. He is the beginning and the end. He is the great I Am.
Our Tongues (and Fingers) of Fire
What Words Reveal About Us
Dec 16, 2021
Some wear their hearts on their sleeve — but we all wear our hearts in our words. If you want to know the condition of your own heart, listen carefully to what you say.
Labor to Give (or Take) No Offense
Dec 2, 2021
The world and the church have been deeply fractured by controversies of various kinds, which makes now as good a time as ever to stand apart by our love for one another.
When Darkness Veils His Lovely Face
Nov 20, 2021
We store up God’s word in our hearts now, so that when the unthinkable happens and our lives begin to crumble, we still have somewhere safe to stand.
The Hardest Word to Obey
Nov 14, 2021
Love the Lord your God, and love your neighbor as yourself. Could any two commands be simpler and more beautiful, and yet so difficult to practice?
Laziness Ruins Happiness
What Makes Diligence a Virtue
Nov 4, 2021
Diligence is not just about our self-discipline, our self-esteem, or our self-satisfaction. Diligence is about our joy in God.
Bible Memory Brings Reality to Life
Oct 22, 2021
For many, Bible memory conjures up feelings of futility, fear, and past failure, but Bible memory is about so much more.
Can Anything Mend Our Conflict?
How Cynicism Dies in a Divided Church
Oct 16, 2021
Many of us today need to learn what love means, and looks like, when we’re faced with a difficult, complex issue.
Lord, Where Is Your Faithfulness?
How the Faithful Sing in Crisis
Sep 23, 2021
In crisis moments, when we begin to doubt God and his promises, we discover just how precious psalms of lament can be.
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?
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