Will We Still Thank God?
Gratitude in a Year of Grumbling
Nov 26, 2020
How many of us feel more discouraged, more tired, more isolated, and more prone to grumble than ever? We need Thanksgiving.
A Vast and Vibrant Loveliness
Why God Will Never Be Boring
Nov 22, 2020
We will never imagine that God is greater than he actually is. The greatness of God is unsearchable, immeasurable, always better than we imagine.
But Have You Prayed?
Nov 17, 2020
Some things will not change, things we desperately want to change, unless we humble ourselves, kneel, and plead with our Father in heaven.
The Good American
What Samaria Says About Racial Hostility
Nov 12, 2020
The history of black-white hostility in America may leave us with little optimism about healing. But Jesus can bind up wounds as deep as ours. He already has.
Lord, Give Us Discerning Love
A Prayer for Divisive Days
Nov 4, 2020
This year has presented more complex challenges than any in recent history. And it has uncovered two dangerous and rival impulses within us.
Temptation Is No Simple Enemy
Oct 26, 2020
Some temptations seduce us. Some shame us. Some simply try to wear us down.
He Died to Have Her
The Stubborn Love of Definite Atonement
Oct 16, 2020
Did Jesus die for all people everywhere, or only for those who believe?
Forgiveness Is Spiritual Warfare
Oct 1, 2020
Forgiveness is not just a response to the cross, a witness to the world, and a means of unity. Forgiveness is also an act of spiritual warfare.
If You Could See What You Will Be
Sep 28, 2020
When you see the glory of God in the new heavens and new earth, you will not only see it. You will share it. You will become glorious with his glory.
Souls Are Our Reward
Running Well to Win the Lost
Sep 22, 2020
The prize at the end of the Christian life — the crown we’ll wear and the wreath we’ll receive — is not only God himself, but all the souls we brought with us.
A Famous and Forgotten Romance
Six Lessons for Marriage and Ministry
Sep 10, 2020
Not every marriage in Scripture is worth imitating. But some marriages deserve our careful study, including the union of one famous and forgotten couple.
The Still More Glorious Day
Sep 6, 2020
The greatest days of your life happened long before you were born. And the greatest day of all is still to come.
The Bitter Fruit of Fearing Man
How to Recognize a Subtle Sin
Sep 1, 2020
The fear of man can be a subtle sin, often hiding beneath a mask of love. But over time, it leaves us dry, insecure, anxious, and isolated.
The Path Between Lukewarm and Worn Out
Aug 29, 2020
The path between licentiousness and legalism is the path of holiness and humility, effort and dependence, filled and fueled with grace.
The Forgotten Book for Sexual Purity
Aug 20, 2020
Maybe the lost book on sexual purity in our day is a book God has been writing from the very beginning.
Fear Your Fear of Man
Aug 10, 2020
If we knew how dangerous the fear of man really is, we might fear men less and fear our fears more.
Where Will Your Twenties Take You?
Six Lessons for Beginning Well
Jul 29, 2020
Many finish their twenties, and wonder where the years went. Others look back, and thank God for the foundation they built.
Why God’s Men Need Good Men
Jul 20, 2020
With the many battles before us, and behind us, and within us, we can forget the men we need beside us.
What Does He See in Her?
The Church in the Eyes of Christ
Jul 9, 2020
The love of Jesus reaches down to each of God’s people, but it is also broader, longer, higher, and deeper than any one of us. Jesus loves his church.
Your Inner War Will End
How Heaven Frees Us from Sin
Jun 29, 2020
If you hope in Christ, one day you will never sin again. Your war will be over, your plague lifted. You will see Jesus as he is, and you will be like him.
Nature Is Anything But Natural
Enjoying Creation Through the Psalms
Jun 17, 2020
Has the natural world lost some of its wonder in your eyes? Nothing we encounter in creation is ever purposeless, gloryless, or truly “natural.”
All We Have Is Christ
Jun 7, 2020
You may not have much in this world, but if you have Christ, then you have something greater than all of heaven and earth put together.
Read the Bible with All of You
May 29, 2020
When you read the Bible, don’t just read with your mind. Read with your heart, with your hands, and even with your mouth. Read with all of you.
One Could Never Say Enough
How Ethnicity Proclaims His Excellencies
May 22, 2020
Ethnic diversity is no accident or defect. It is a glory. In the wisdom of God, every tribe and tongue gives a new glimpse into the surpassing worth of Christ.