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.
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.
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.
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.
Three Ways to Purify Your Thinking
May 20, 2019
Your thought life will not become pure spontaneously. You will have to fight for it. But if you are in Christ, you won’t have to fight alone.
Not All Sins Are the Same
Why Hell Will Be Worse for Some
Feb 10, 2020
Not all sins are the same, and hell will be worse for some — but probably not for the sinners you would expect.
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.
Defend the City
A Call to Single Men
Oct 13, 2017
Single men, we are cities under siege. Every time we give in to sexual temptation, we take a stone off the wall. Every time we resist, we build.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What to Do While You Wait
Sep 22, 2018
Have you been waiting far longer than you expected? Let Psalm 37 lead you: Don’t fret. Commit your way to God. Do good. Delight yourself in the Lord.
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.
‘Just a Little More’
How to Quiet Your Cravings
Aug 18, 2018
When we give in and eat a little too much, sleep a little too long, or watch a little too late, we don’t add to our enjoyment. We surrender it.
Every Love That Slipped Away
Jun 14, 2018
Every agony we experience in love prepares us for a love that is weighty, indestructible, and far better than the best romance this world can offer.
Let Go and Get Going
Aug 1, 2017
Sometimes God moves heaven and earth in answer to our prayers. But more often, he just moves us.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Good We Can’t Let Go
How to Guard Against Subtle Sins
Apr 1, 2019
If you are on guard against only bad things, you are asleep to half the battle. For many of us, the greatest danger comes from good things we can’t let go of.