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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.”
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.
‘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?
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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