For Those with Little Faith
Jun 17, 2021
We need only a little faith to be united to the Christ who saves. But we need more than a little faith to walk comfortably with him.
Hope Makes a Broken Heart Bigger
Jun 11, 2021
Suffering softens some, and hardens others — so, what’s the difference? Hope in God.
What Does Ongoing Sin Say About Me?
Jun 1, 2021
The sins that undo us are not the sins we hate, confess, and fight. The sins that undo us are the ones we love.
How to Hear a Sermon Well
May 22, 2021
Before you walk into worship this Sunday, ask how you might prepare yourself to hear what God will say through his word.
Whoever You Are, Christ Can Be Yours
May 10, 2021
Some think they’re too hopeless for Christ. Some think their sin is beyond cure. But we all are born spiritually dead — and God is the God of resurrection.
Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?
Apr 20, 2021
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.” What might it mean for Christians under the new covenant to heed the fourth commandment today?
Do Not Despise the Day of Small Things
Apr 10, 2021
Christians worship a big God with a big mission. Yet for all of his bigness, our God has a remarkable love for the small.
He Must Be Preeminent
Christ’s Supremacy on Easter Sunday
Apr 4, 2021
On Easter morning, his heart began to beat again, and it will never stop. Come taste and see the supremacy of Jesus.
Holiness Begins in Intimacy with Jesus
Mar 25, 2021
We will not grow in holiness if we focus so hard on holiness that we fail to see Jesus.
Will You Praise Him While You Wait?
Mar 20, 2021
Many allow unanswered prayer to drive them further from God, but what if greater faith and intimacy were waiting in our waiting?
Set Your Mind on Things Above
How to Live Heavenly Minded
Mar 1, 2021
Christians set their minds on things above because their home is in heaven, their hope is in heaven, and the one their hearts beat for is in heaven.
Am I Really a Christian?
Lessons from John Owen on Assurance
Feb 18, 2021
Am I really a Christian? Few questions are more important. But for those burdened by the power of indwelling sin, few can feel more difficult to answer.
Seek a Broken Heart for Sin
Feb 7, 2021
If we knew more of the sinfulness of our remaining sin, how much sweeter would the song of God’s grace fall on us in Christ?
Walk in His Providence
How God Opens Doors for You
Feb 1, 2021
Nothing about your life is an accident. In the providence of God, you are who you are, what you are, where you are, for such a time as this.
The Proverbs 31 Man
Jan 24, 2021
Behind the Proverbs 31 woman is her man, who may be every bit as compelling as she is.
Some Trust in Numbers
How Counting Can Ruin a Ministry
Jan 14, 2021
In our measurable, countable, quantifiable world, it is all too easy to put our trust in numbers, rather than in the promises of a faithful God.
Lord, Make Us Diligent and Desperate
A Prayer for the Pursuit of Holiness
Dec 31, 2020
As you resolve to grow and change this year, remember that good intentions without diligence will fail. And so will diligence without God.
The Untamed Spirit of Christmas
Dec 21, 2020
Christmas reminds us that the Holy Spirit is a world-invading, wonder-working, devil-spurning, sin-slaying, death-destroying Spirit.
Plan to Be Interrupted
Slow Love in a Busy World
Dec 6, 2020
In moments of interruption, we do well to step back, catch our breath, pray, and remember all the good that God sends through interruptions.
The Curse Between Us
Why Racial Healing Begins at Calvary
Nov 28, 2020
The cross of Jesus Christ is not only sufficient for addressing ethnic animosity in the church — it is the only thing that can.
God Is More Than ‘God’
Why He Loves to Be Called Father
Nov 21, 2020
If you are a Christian, you have more than a God and Lord. Through Jesus, you have a Father.
A Friend in the Fire
How John Newton Loved William Cowper Through Depression
Nov 5, 2020
For 27 years, William Cowper wrestled with darkness, depression, and suicidal temptations. And for 27 years, his friend John Newton stood by his side.
Grace Is Not a Thing
Why Spiritual Renewal Begins with a Him
Oct 25, 2020
For all the differences between legalists and antinomians, they both try to acquire the grace of God while avoiding the God of grace.
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?
in Your Inbox
A digest from Desiring God