Don’t Give Up
Feb 10, 2012
Measured by eternity, the hardships of this life will not be long, and the rewards will be massive. Don’t give up.
How to Recognize a Foolish Leader
Mar 11, 2016
The right kind of leader, under the wise governing checks and balances constructed in the American constitution, will help guide our nation through the very precarious days that lie ahead of us.
Jesus Will Not Leave You Alone
Mar 13, 2015
You and Jesus share a desire for your comfort, but you don’t always agree on what kind of comfort is best for you. And he won’t agree to disagree.
Steward the Gifts God Has Assigned to You
Apr 17, 2015
God hasn’t made a mistake in how he made you or the gifts he’s given you. There is no higher calling for you than to be who God has called you to be.
When God Seems Silent
Jul 18, 2014
All of God’s saints, if allowed to live long enough, are led into the lonely, disorienting, weary wilderness. God may seem silent, but he’s not.
Lord, Deliver Me from Distraction
Dec 6, 2016
Whatever it takes, Lord, increase our resolve to pursue only what you call us to do, and deliver us from the fragmenting effect of fruitless distraction.
Love the One You’re With
May 22, 2017
The messes in our churches draw out the impossible love that advances our mission more than anything else.
Lay Aside the Weight of Moodiness
Aug 12, 2016
Bad moods come and go, making us feel irritable, cynical, or depressed, and often causing us to sin against others. How do we navigate these difficult emotions?
Fill Your Mouth with Life, Not Death
Sep 2, 2011
What effect will your words have on those around you today? Fill your mouth with life, not death, by soaking your heart in Scripture.
God Is at Work in Your Unremarkable Days
Jan 9, 2015
Today might go unnoticed by others, and you may not remember it. But God does not waste a single day, even the most unremarkable of them.
How Involved Is God in the Details of Your Life?
Jan 16, 2015
God gives us a close-up of Joseph’s life to show us how active he is in ours — how he never leaves us or forsakes us in the good and the bad.
The Most Repeated Command in the Bible
Nov 21, 2017
The most repeated command in the Bible will probably surprise you: Be happy.
Lord, Align My Heart with Yours
Oct 25, 2016
We all have dreams of one kind or another. The question is whether our deepest desires in life align with God’s wise and loving plan for us.
Why You Have That Thorn
Apr 13, 2018
Thorns in the flesh are weakening, humbling, and often embarrassing. And they are also God’s tools for killing our pride and keeping us near to him.
God Is Merciful Not to Tell Us Everything
Nov 7, 2014
When God chooses not to tell us everything, he shows us more mercy than we realize. God tells us everything we need to know exactly when we need to know.
Your Strength Will Fail
Why God Gives Us More Than We Can Handle
Apr 7, 2020
When we are burdened beyond our strength, and every earthly comfort has failed, where can we rest our hope? On the God who raises the dead.
Satan’s Favorite Weapon Against You
Jul 22, 2016
Ferocious battles with demonic unbelief are part of the normal Christian life. Here are four ways we fight for faith when Satan strikes.
How to Resolve Most Relational Conflicts
Oct 10, 2017
Few things wreak as much havoc and destruction in our lives as relational conflict — and so much of it is avoidable.
How Can We Give Thanks in All Circumstances?
Nov 22, 2013
How do we give thanks in all circumstances when life seems to be one discouragement and disappointment after another?
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.
How to Get Your Mind Back on Track
Mar 21, 2014
Our emotions and thoughts are less like engines and more like train cars: they follow wherever the engine of trust leads them.
Lay Aside the Weight of Thanklessness
Sep 23, 2016
We may think gratitude is a peripheral part of the Christian heart and life, but God says it’s a clear sign of spiritual health or sickness.
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.
Six Benefits of Ordinary Daily Devotions
Sep 20, 2013
It’s okay if there was no special spark in your Bible reading today. In fact, ordinary devotions are a good thing.
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