Meet the Resurrected You
Mar 29, 2023
If we better understood heaven, we would long for it more. Let Scripture dispel the myths that might make this life seem better.
Can Cancer Be God’s Servant?
What I Saw in My Wife’s Last Years
Nov 11, 2022
Earlier this year, Randy Alcorn lost his wife, Nanci, after a long, hard battle with colon cancer. He rehearses a promise that held her in her last days — and that has held him since.
A Pandemic of Disunity
How We Drive the World Away
Oct 20, 2021
The church has an excellent opportunity to show forth Jesus Christ by how it unites in this time of increasing disunity.
Our Most Destructive Assumption About Heaven
Mar 8, 2021
Many assume heaven will be life without earth. The true heaven, the forever heaven, will be earth with our God.
Let Go of Lies About Heaven
Eight Myths Many Believe
Jun 5, 2020
The true biblical doctrine of heaven is far more glorious, attractive, and God-glorifying than the myths we often believe about it.
No One Was Happier Than Jesus
Dec 17, 2019
Jesus does not just offer happiness for his people during one season of the year. He offers his own joy for this life which will spill into the next.
Common Christian Myths About Happiness
Aug 15, 2019
If others say to you, “God calls us to holiness, not happiness,” they have not yet understood what God says about holiness.
Does Grace Still Amaze You?
Apr 13, 2019
When sin seems small to us, grace is taken for granted. When sin seems scandalous to us, grace becomes amazing.
Waiting When God Seems Silent
Feb 10, 2019
When we are waiting for God, it can seem like he has gone silent. But God is never silent, and he is always working for the good of those who love him.
The Good We Never Ask For
What God Does for Us in Suffering
Oct 9, 2018
Someday, we will appreciate all that God was doing in our trials, but we don’t have to wait until then to receive the good he gives in the midst of them.
Finding God at the End of Ourselves
Jun 10, 2018
God considers our faith of such importance that he is willing to allow us pain to strengthen it.
Heaven Would Be Hell Without God
Apr 24, 2018
Heaven is not about going to see all your loved ones again. Heaven is about going and seeing your God.
Trusting God When the Pain Seems Pointless
Sep 9, 2017
When you feel the sting of seemingly pointless pain, keep trusting God. Just because it feels pointless doesn’t mean that it is pointless.
Why Do You Want to Be Happy?
Aug 18, 2016
If we separate the gospel from our happiness, we communicate Christianity is dull and miserable. We need to celebrate our joy in Jesus, and expose all the counterfeits.
Breathe in the Happiness of Heaven
Jun 4, 2016
Until Christ cures this world, our happiness will be punctuated by sorrow. But that doesn’t mean our happiness is not real today.
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