The Blessed and Blessing God
How We Experience Divine Happiness
Mar 31, 2020
God’s blessedness is his eternal, unchanging happiness in himself. Our blessedness is coming to share in his joy.
Gold, Frankincense, and Bliss
What Wise Men Want Most
Dec 23, 2019
We do not know much about the magi who visited Jesus in Bethlehem, but their surprising joy is an invitation (and a warning) to us all.
Remember the Body
The Pastor and His Exercise
Jun 20, 2019
Pastors, hear Paul when he says that physical activity is of some value. We must not confine ourselves to our books and forget our bodies.
Why Jesus Needed the Holy Spirit
Mar 12, 2019
Christ performed his miracles through the power of the Holy Spirit, not immediately by his own divine power.
Pray to Receive Your Reward
Five Lessons from Jesus’s Prayer Life
Jan 27, 2019
If you want to grow and thrive in prayer, spend more time looking at and imitating the remarkable prayer life of Jesus.
When a Loved One Goes Home to Jesus
Jan 3, 2017
When a believing loved one dies, we always grieve with hope. We may have lost them for now, but they have gained everything.
What If I Don’t Want to Pray?
Dec 12, 2016
We’ve all experienced it: the prayer rut. What should you do when you don’t want to pray? Here are three ways to help you enjoy, not dread, your prayer time.
The Most Unlikely Believer in the Bible
Oct 20, 2016
Who is the most unlikely person to believe in your life? You might think differently about them after reading about this man.
Do Some Christians Pray with More Power?
Sep 10, 2016
What effect does holiness have on our prayers? God’s answer should inspire fresh resolve for righteousness before him.
God Thinks More of Your Obedience Than You Do
Jul 24, 2016
Our loving Father accepts less — a lot less — than perfection from us. Think small beginnings.
Why God Must Let His People into Heaven
Jun 30, 2016
All Christians desire to be in heaven, but often we’re unsure why we can have confidence of entering heaven.
God Was Placed in a Womb
Why Abortion Is So Grievous
May 18, 2016
Abortion is so wrong because it robs God of his highest prerogative in this world: a creature made in the image of Christ who worships God by the Spirit.
God Invites You into His Happiness
May 1, 2016
We are only as happy, or miserable, as the one we serve. God sent his Son to make us like himself — blessed, happy, content, fulfilled, joyful.