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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sluggard in Me
Four Lies That Lead to Lazy
Oct 4, 2021
A life of laziness usually does not grow overnight, but through day after day of little excuses, trivial indulgences, small defeats.
The Power of a Praying Mother
Mar 9, 2022
Many of the greatest victories and advances God has worked in history have been answers to a mother’s persistent prayers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
True Christianity Is a Fight
Sep 26, 2021
Do not be surprised when your flesh wages war against your love for Jesus. The war is normal. The war is good. The war means you are real.
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.
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 Guard a Precious Gift
Jan 4, 2022
If you’ve not thought much about how you spend your attention, you’re likely spending it poorly. Here are four lessons for stewarding your attention in a new year.
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.
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.
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.
How God Reshapes Our Appetites
Nov 8, 2021
Some indulge their appetites, some deny their appetites, and some learn to follow Jesus in directing their appetites.
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