Seize the Day’s Interruptions
Oct 15, 2020
Are you too busy to be like Jesus? Do you have time for the quiet and inconvenient interruptions God has planned for you?
Calvinism in One Point
The Often-Forgotten Story of TULIP
Oct 7, 2020
Many might defend, and even die for, the truths contained in the acronym TULIP. But few know where this flower actually first sprouted.
Holy Is Who You Are
A Missing Weapon in the War Against Sin
Sep 24, 2020
Holiness is not only a goal to strive for. Holiness is an identity to live from, a security to stand on, and a destiny to long for.
Denying Yourself Is Loving Yourself
Sep 17, 2020
What happens when Christians deny themselves? We find ourselves, we defy the devil, we join heaven’s side, and we destroy our sorrow.
Remember Who You Were Without Christ
Sep 4, 2020
When we forget who we once were apart from Christ, we too easily forget who we now are in Christ.
The Quiet Power of Ordinary Devotions
Aug 30, 2020
Reading through the Bible may feel ordinary most days, but the effects over a lifetime will be anything but ordinary.
The Proverbs 31 Warfare
How Home Unleashes a Woman
Aug 25, 2020
Many have heard of the Proverbs 31 woman. But what about the Proverbs 31 warrior?
America Was Never Home
How Christian Exiles Love a Nation Like Ours
Aug 5, 2020
This world is not our home, yet God has placed us here for a purpose. We are both strangers and citizens, exiles and ambassadors.
Let Your Dream Church Die
How Discontentment Destroys Community
Aug 2, 2020
When discontentment with our church begins to rise, it may mean God is leading us elsewhere. But often he’s just calling us to rise up and be the church.
Faithfulness in Forgotten Places
Why Small Obedience Matters to God
Jul 27, 2020
When our work escapes the notice of every human eye, it does not escape God’s. He is eager to catch the smallest tasks that we perform in faith.
The World Needs More Faithful Men
Jul 16, 2020
Faithfulness grows slowly, often imperceptibly. Faithfulness requires hard work, over a long time. Faithfulness will often be taken for granted.
Pray to See the Church as God Does
Jul 5, 2020
Fellow Christians can be stranger than we ever imagined, yet more precious than we often believe. They are our family.
Against Every Accusation
What to Say When Satan Whispers
Jun 25, 2020
Satan may know more about your sin than you do, but he can only accuse you. If you are in Christ, he cannot condemn you.
The War Means You Are Real
Four Ways to Fight Indwelling Sin
Jun 18, 2020
The greatest threat to our souls is not behind us, beside us, or in front of us. The greatest threat to our souls lies within.
Every Sin Hides a Lie
Three Ways Temptation Betrays Us
Jun 4, 2020
Satan’s master design in temptation is to lessen the guilt of sin, hide the danger of sin, and embellish the pleasure of sin.
Let the First Voice Be His
Why Wisdom Meets God in the Morning
Jun 1, 2020
The morning, more than any other time of day, invites us to give God our firstfruits, roll away our burdens, hear his teaching, and enjoy his love.
The Maker of the Mountains Is with You
May 24, 2020
When we feel small, vulnerable, and afflicted, God comes to us — not only as our strong Redeemer and merciful Savior, but as our faithful Creator.
‘Obedience Will Make You Miserable’
The Tired Lie Satan Loves to Tell
May 8, 2020
Only a lie could convince our first parents that they served a stingy God. And only a similar lie can do the same today.
After the Virus Has Passed
Ordinary Life in Light of Eternity
Apr 30, 2020
Numbering our days will lead many ordinary people to take some radical steps. It also will lead us to take all sorts of ordinary actions radically.
Fortified by Fire
How Suffering Makes Us Strong
Apr 23, 2020
God means for the strength you build through suffering today to carry you to the day when you will never suffer again.
What the Son Cried as He Died
Apr 10, 2020
Three words hold our highest praise, our best defense, our sweetest song: “It is finished.”
Father, Son, and Controversy
The Great Theological Earthquake of 1054
Mar 23, 2020
In 1054, a theological controversy erupted that left the Christian world divided in two. And it focused on a single Latin word: filioque.
Holiness Is Never Far from Home
Fighting Sin and Satan with a Family
Mar 10, 2020
Nothing is more dangerous to Satan and all his demons than an average Christian home filled with godliness.
Four Lies That Keep Us from Prayer
Feb 28, 2020
Maybe the next step you need to take in your prayer life is to abandon one of these four common deceptions.