What God Says to Your Tears
Mar 8, 2018
God will not reproach you for the tears you shed as you walk through the ruins of our broken world. But he will dry them all one day.
Five Prayers for Those Who Wait
Sep 10, 2018
When you find yourself in a season of prolonged and painful waiting, here are five ways to focus your prayers.
God Behind Me, God Before Me
Looking Backward and Forward by Faith
Dec 28, 2019
As we sit on the edge of a new year, do not let regret for your past, or worry over your future, overshadow the power of your God.
Don’t Ever Stop Praying
The Refreshing Privilege of Unceasing Prayer
Jan 17, 2020
How can we learn to pray without ceasing? Embrace discipline. Carry God’s word with you. Focus on him who hears you. Believe that you were made to pray.
God Will Daily Bear You Up
Jul 17, 2019
If you are in Christ, God will bear you up today. He will show you mercy. He will make you new. And when tomorrow comes, he will do it all again.
The Offensively Ordinary Steps to Godliness
Sep 5, 2019
The holiness you will have in ten years will be the fruit of 100,000 small decisions you make between now and then. Holiness hides, and grows, in small things.
Do Everything Without Grumbling
May 10, 2019
When unmet desire dissolves into discontentment, we grumble. When unmet desire draws us closer to God, we rise in worship.
When Joy Feels Far Away
Oct 27, 2019
Sometimes, when joy feels far away, we need to hear some simple reminders: Darkness is normal. God is near. Joy is coming. Hope in him.
Awaken Me to Today
Three Daily Reminders
Oct 22, 2018
When you wake up tomorrow, look up to God. Look around to his world. Look ahead to your life that day. And ask God to awaken you.
Expect the Bible to Unsettle You
Oct 8, 2019
All throughout Scripture, God’s word not only comforts and uplifts his people; it also unsettles them.
Watch Where You Walk in 2018
Jan 1, 2018
Jesus knows how to repay everything you might lose on the path of love in 2018.
God Awakens Us in the Wilderness
Mar 6, 2019
If you find yourself in some wilderness of life, take heart. Steadfast love has brought you here, and he will never leave you nor forsake you.
How to Recognize the Holy Spirit
Nine Tests for Spiritual Fruit
Jan 9, 2020
How can we recognize the presence of the Holy Spirit? Here are nine practical tests of how much of a home he has made in our hearts.
How to Overlook an Offense
Feb 23, 2019
We do not overlook offenses by focusing on the offense itself or grasping for some inner strength. We overlook offenses by looking up to God.
God Moves in a Mysterious Way
Hope for the Hard Years Ahead
Jan 1, 2019
We do not need to grasp all that God is doing. In the end, God will show that his ways, so high above our own, were perfect at every turn.
Most Growth Will Be Slow Growth
Aug 8, 2019
The road to heaven is long and slow. It’s a lifelong journey, not a sprint. Don’t despise the small steps of obedience you need to take again today.
Freedom Is to Be Like Him
Feb 18, 2020
The freest people in the world are not focused on doing what they want, but on serving where they’re needed.
God Is Bigger Than Your Problems
Nov 19, 2018
When your problems feel overwhelming and you don’t see a way out, lift up your eyes and behold your God.
No, I Shall Not Want
An Anthem for Everyday Anxieties
Sep 1, 2019
Satan whispers that we will wake up tomorrow with a need too great for God. God says, if you are his, you shall not want.
Ten Thousand Small Trials
How God Fits Us for Glory
Jun 30, 2018
The little trials you meet today are not mere letdowns or annoyances. They are invitations from your Father to become more like Jesus.
Wait for the Ending
The Stories God Loves to Tell
Nov 15, 2019
In our most perplexing moments, our role is not to know the ending of this story, but to wait for the ending, and to live as faithful characters.
Learn How to Be Brought Low
Jun 24, 2017
God will bring all of us low at some point in our lives. If we ask him, he can teach us how to be brought low with hope and joy.
All We Do Is Succeed
The Story of John Bunyan’s ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’
Nov 12, 2019
During John Bunyan’s twelve years in jail, he wrote a book that would become, for two centuries, the best-selling book written in the English language.
You Are Not You Without Him
Feb 12, 2019
You will never find the true you by focusing on yourself. You will find the true you only when you forget about yourself and become consumed with Him.