The Joy of Reading Revelation
Seven Reasons to Study the Apocalypse
Mar 25, 2023
For all of the unusual imagery in the book of Revelation, it holds surprising joy for those who patiently study its pages. Here are seven reasons to take up and read.
The Book Jesus Loved Most
What Unlocked the Old Testament for Me
Sep 14, 2021
The Old Testament makes up three-fourths of ours Bibles, and all of it is about Jesus. How often do you see him there?
To Those Who Send ‘Good Thoughts’
Feb 12, 2020
We can scoff at those who say that they are sending us “good thoughts,” or we can see it as a kindness and an opportunity.
Far as the Curse Is Found
Dec 12, 2018
No one should be content to have Christ come once. Christmas is wonderful, but not if there’s not more to the story.
The Home of Everything We’ve Always Longed For
Oct 11, 2018
The home God intends to share with his people for all eternity will be far more secure, far more satisfying, far more glorious than the original Eden.
Heaven Will Be Better Than Eden
Sep 1, 2018
We are not looking forward to a mere restoration of what Eden once was. We look forward to the consummation of what Eden anticipated, and more.
Blessed Even in the Worst
How to Give Thanks in Every Circumstance
Nov 20, 2017
The blessed life isn’t about stuff. It’s about a Person.
Six Words to Say Through Tears
The Source of Comfort in the Pain of Grief
May 29, 2017
In the grief of loss, we need solid ground under our feet, and too many of us stand in all the wrong places.
What Grieving People Wish You Knew at Christmas
Dec 21, 2016
For those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy.
How to Teach 1 Peter
Jun 17, 2016
Teaching God’s word is enriching to the soul of both the teacher and those who are taught. So the question stands: How do we teach the Bible?
What Not to Ask Someone Suffering
Mar 14, 2015
Asking, “How are you?” to a grieving friend might feel natural, caring, and inviting. But many grieving people simply hate this question.
What Do We Say to Grieving People?
Feb 19, 2015
What do we say to those who are grieving? How do we know what is most helpful? Speaking with clarity and compassion, Nancy Guthrie dismantles misconceptions about how many people consider grief, and then she offers invaluable counsel on how to love those who are hurting.
The Best of the Boring Parts of the Bible
Oct 3, 2014
We skim certain parts of the Bible we skim because we think they’re boring. What if there was more there than meets the eye?
The Best Things About the Boring Parts of the Bible
Small Talk — 2014 National Conference
Sep 27, 2014
While some parts of the Bible may seem boring, the hidden gems within the boredom are the true treasures of revelation.
The Bible’s Big Story
Seminar — 2014 National Conference
Sep 26, 2014
The storyline of the Bible is all about creation, rebellion, redemption, and restoration.
Thinking Like Jesus About Disability
The Works of God Conference
Nov 8, 2012
To think like Jesus about disability is to know where to turn when you find yourself at the end of your rope, as Jesus invites weary people burdened with the weight of disability to come to him.
Nov 8, 2012
Disabilities all come under the sovereign and good design of God, and in the midst of the difficulties that come from them we can lament, trust in his promises, and submit to his good design in suffering.
Resurrection Day 2.0
Apr 27, 2011
Sunday we experienced a glad Resurrection Day accompanied by glorious, triumphant music and bright celebrations of confidence that “He is risen indeed!” But when we think about that first resurrection day,we realize that our experience is far different from that…
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