Don’t Give Up Praying for Your Children
Jul 29, 2019
Do not lose heart in praying for your children. Jesus promises good to those who pray, even if the good isn’t apparent for forty years.
Relentlessly Call Abortion What It Really Is
Jan 22, 2014
The killing of children can be tolerated, and even championed as a social good, so long as we don’t call it what it is.
Don’t Follow Your Heart
Mar 9, 2015
“Follow your heart” is a tempting gospel to believe, but our hearts can never save us. We need to be saved from our hearts.
Lay Aside the Weight of Irritability
Sep 19, 2014
Our irritability never has its roots in the soils of righteousness. It springs out of the soil of selfishness and springs up fast, like the sin-weed that it is.
Why God’s Will Isn’t Always Clear
Apr 30, 2015
God places a higher priority on our being transformed than our being informed — in order that we will be conformed to the image of Jesus.
One Man’s Dream Destroyed Millions
The Pitiful Legacy of Hugh Hefner
Sep 29, 2017
Hefner became very rich by objectifying women and turning them into virtual prostitutes — and millions of souls were destroyed in the process.
How Should Christians Comment Online?
Jul 13, 2015
How we comment on articles or social media posts says a lot about us and about what we believe. Let’s seek to show more grace to others.
Why God Gives Us More Than We Can Handle
Apr 4, 2014
God does give us more than we can handle, and for good reason. When we face enemies too strong to handle, he’s teaching us to rely wholly on him.
God Does Not Need You to Be Strong
Jan 22, 2016
Our natural bent is to find our strength for today in ourselves, and not in God. God gives us weaknesses so that we have no choice but to lean on him.
How Should We Respond to Caitlyn Jenner?
Jun 4, 2015
Pray for Jenner, that God will send to him one or two who will speak the truth of the gospel with Christ-like love and that he will have ears to hear. Jenner’s hope is that “as soon as the Vanity Fair cover comes out, I’m free.” But we know he will not be free.
Seven Things to Pray for Your Children
Mar 8, 2013
God invites parents to ask, seek, and knock with specific requests for their children. Here are seven prayers to get you started.
Like Any Prince
Apr 22, 2016
Those of us whose youth was woven with Prince’s music may feel a rip in our hearts and a fresh call to sober reflection.
How to Have Intimacy with God
Jan 29, 2016
We look for intimacy with God in all the wrong places. Here’s a better way to pursue deep and rich intimacy with the God of the Bible.
Praying for a Breakthrough
Oct 2, 2015
Are you praying for a breakthrough? Don’t lose heart. Grow determined. Intense opposition almost always precedes a breakthrough.
Waiting for God Alone
How Desperation Teaches Us to Trust
Feb 7, 2020
Desperate seasons can make us feel fragile, vulnerable, and weak. They also, by God’s grace, can teach us to trust him like never before.
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, 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.
Ten Reasons to Memorize Big Chunks of the Bible
May 16, 2014
You can memorize big chunks, even books, of the Bible. And you should. Here are ten reasons to commit more than Bible verses to memory, and how to do it.
What God Gives When He Takes Away
Aug 25, 2015
Prosperity has a tendency to conceal idolatry and false faith. Loss reveals what we really love and believe.
Seven Ways to Pray for Your Heart
Jul 19, 2013
Here are seven requests that start with the letter D to help you pray for your own heart.
Lord, Help Me Feel My Need for You
Sep 12, 2016
Whatever it takes, Lord, increase our awareness of our dependence on you in everything so that we will continually abide in you by faith.
The Unexpected Answers of God
Jul 11, 2014
As you wait for God to answer your prayers, learn to expect the unexpected. God wraps most of his greatest gifts in painful packages for our good.
Where Satan Will Attack You Today
Sep 29, 2014
Like it or not, you are in a war. And do you know where the front of the battle is? It’s inside your head.
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.
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