John the Baptist's Doubt
Nov 9, 2012
Are you struggling with doubts in the middle of painful circumstances? So did John the Baptist. As he sat in Herod Antipas’s prison waiting likely execution, he was afflicted with doubts about Jesus. “Are you the one who is to…
Breaking the Power of Shame
Jul 15, 2016
Here are three biblical portraits of people who tried to hide their shame in the wrong places and all three experienced God’s power to break shame’s hold over them and set them free.
If We Love God Most, We Will Love Others Best
Jun 24, 2016
The most loving thing we can do for others is love God more than we love them. For if we love God most, we will love others best.
The Secret to Self-Discipline
Sep 7, 2018
You do not lack self-discipline because you lack willpower. Your willpower has simply conquered your desires for God.
Lay Aside the Weight of “Not Feeling Like It”
Jul 12, 2013
Jesus calls us to endurance, not indulgence. Lay aside the weight of instant gratification, and run with faith the race he has set before you.
Lord, Keep Me from Wasting My Life
Nov 8, 2016
There’s not enough time to do every good thing we might do. But there is enough time to do what God gives us to do.
Don’t Follow Your Heart
God’s Ways Are Not Your Ways
Nov 6, 2015
This short book is a collection of 31 helps for common heart problems. Because your biggest problems in life are heart problems.
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.
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?
Die to Your Flesh and Live
Apr 29, 2016
Fighting your flesh is a daily struggle. What do we prayerfully watch for to escape power of our weak flesh?
It Is Finished
Apr 18, 2014
The triune God had the Jews, Pilate, and Satan where he wanted them. They had no authority over the Son at all that was not given to them from above.
Lord, Make Me More Bold
Feb 10, 2017
Whatever it takes, Lord, decrease the hold that unbelieving fear has over me and increase my boldness to declare the gospel to everyone you put in my path.
What Should We Wear to Church?
Dec 2, 2017
God says almost nothing about how we should dress when we come together to worship him. Almost.
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 Secret to Peace and Contentment
Mar 18, 2016
The secret to Christian peace and contentment is not a gnostic secret. This secret is hidden in plain sight throughout the Scripture and is available to anyone who is willing to believe it.
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.
Why Must We Work Out Our Salvation?
May 6, 2011
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both…
I Will Not Let You Go Unless You Bless Me
Jan 18, 2013
Is there a fear staring you in the face right now? Are you finding your faith in God’s promise shaking? If so, you are likely praying desperately for God to be with you. God will answer you. But you might…
Lay Aside Every Weight
Apr 5, 2013
Laying aside weights that hinder your race of faith requires intentionality, focus, and training. Remember the prize that awaits you at the end.
How Satan Gets a Hold on You
May 17, 2018
Our best protection against demons is less preoccupation with them and more preoccupation with God.
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.
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.
Lay Aside the Weight of Perfection
Jun 9, 2017
Until you lay aside the awful weight of perfectionism, you will be too consumed with yourself to really love someone else.
Jesus Also Had Unbelieving Family Members
May 25, 2012
Do you have family members who do not believe in Jesus? So did Jesus. Be encouraged by the Son of God to take heart and persevere.
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