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.
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.
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.
Why Jesus Wept
Apr 29, 2011
We may never get to the bottom of the infinite meaning in these two words: “Jesus wept.” The sinless Son of God cried. Why?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Will You Wrestle with God?
Feb 13, 2016
There are times when God only releases his blessings on us after a season of prolonged and even painful wrestling with him.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When It Feels Like God Is Punishing You
Jun 29, 2012
Do you ever wonder if God is punishing you for some sin you committed? If you do, there is some very good news from the letter to the Hebrews.
The Real Root of Sexual Sin
May 26, 2017
Our most powerful weapon in the fight against sexual temptation is not better accountability, but profound humility.
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.
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.
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.
Come, All Who Are Weary
May 13, 2016
Our burdens are not simple and are not relieved by simplistic platitudes. But Christ’s simple promise can relieve our complex burdens.
The Insanity of Leaning on Our Own Understanding
Mar 7, 2014
When we choose to lean on our own understanding, we act as if we are smarter, wiser, and more authoritative than God.
What Jesus Meant When He Said, “You Must Eat My Flesh”
Jun 3, 2008
Eating the flesh of Jesus is not about eating bread. It’s about believing in the victory over sin that he accomplished for us on the cross.
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.
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