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  • 3 Things We Teach Our Children through Prayer

    The Good Book Blog
    3 Things We Teach Our Children through Prayer I believe that when we pray with our children, our children learn about our relationship with the Lord and what we believe about God. Let’s look at three things we teach our children when they listen to us pray.
  • The Danger of Forgetfulness

    Association of Biblical Counselors
    We all do it, probably every day. It has a huge impact on the way we view ourselves and the way we respond to others. It’s one of the main reasons we experience so much conflict in our relationships. The scary thing is: we barely recognize that we’re doing it.
  • No Room in the Inn?

    Inside BST
    No Room in the Inn? Luke 2:7 has been the source of quite a bit of discussion throughout church history. Where exactly was there no room for Jesus?
  • 4 Steps to Sharing the Gospel with Your Family During Christmas

    Tim Brister
    4 Steps to Sharing the Gospel with Your Family During Christmas Here are four steps for sharing the gospel with your family. Check them out.
  • The 7 Sections of the Bible: A Sign of God’s Inspiration?

    Michael J. Kruger
    The 7 Sections of the Bible: A Sign of God’s Inspiration? The Bible’s seven-fold structure fits with the kind of structure we might expect God to give to his revelation, namely a structure that attests to the harmony, coherence, and unity of his Word.
  • 3 Reasons for God’s Moral Law

    Founders Ministries Blog
    3 Reasons for God’s Moral Law Recently, after our family had completed its daily devotional time together, my oldest son asked me a very insightful question: How do the Ten Commandments apply to us today if they were given so long ago in the Old Testament?
  • Unlocking Your Lament

    Association of Biblical Counselors
    Unlocking Your Lament How does the Christ Follower deal with downturns? How do we handle troubles that are not a direct result of our own poor choices? By unlocking our lament.
  • 7 Suggestions to Have the Best Christmas Ever

    Ron Edmondson
    7 Suggestions to Have the Best Christmas Ever What if you could slow down a bit and truly enjoy the Christmas season this year. Here are 7 steps to make that happen.
  • Can Allah and God Be Used Interchangeably?

    Craig Blomberg
    Can Allah and God Be Used Interchangeably? If one can use Allah and explain what one means by it and this is a bridge for sharing Christian beliefs, by all means use it. If among a different group of people, it is inextricable from distinctively Islamic tenets, one may have to abandon it.
  • Why Doesn’t God Heal Every Sickness, Disease, and Illness?

    Chris Russell
    Why Doesn’t God Heal Every Sickness, Disease, and Illness? God does heal, but healing is not always the only path that He chooses for us. Sometimes His perfect plan for our lives is to allow us to suffer and experience disease, illness, and hardship.
  • Is My Thought Life a Problem?

    Association of Biblical Counselors
    Is My Thought Life a Problem? The battle for our thoughts is no doubt a reality and crucial to the victorious life of every individual. But if we stop there, I believe we have missed THE ROOT of our struggle.
  • Please Teach Disciples How to Live

    Tim Brister
    Please Teach Disciples How to Live Looking back, one of the most glaring (and I would add scandalous) omissions is that my church never taught me how to live. I knew how to do a ton of religious things, but when it came to living out my faith as a disciple of Jesus, I really had no clue.
  • 4 Ways to Live in a World That’s Crumbling

    Mark Altrogge
    4 Ways to Live in a World That’s Crumbling The world is shaking. It’s passing away. But believers in Jesus need not fear or be depressed, for God has given us an unshakeable kingdom. Here’s how we can thrive in a crumbling world.
  • 10 Questions to Get “Unstuck” Spiritually

    Chris Russell
    10 Questions to Get “Unstuck” Spiritually Many people I have worked with over the years have been able to get unstuck by prayerfully asking these following questions and allowing God to help them find areas that need to be fixed.
  • What is a Soul Worth?

    Jesus’ Economy
    What is a Soul Worth? How can we apply Jesus’ approach and value system to our own situations? What kind of risks (personal, financial, or other) are we prepared to take in order to contribute to God’s work?
  • A Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving

    Tim Brister
    A Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving This prayer is taken from a collection Puritan prayers and devotions in a book called The Valley of Vision (highly recommended). It is almost always at my side in my personal devotion and study.
  • 7 Thoughts for More Effective Prayer

    Ron Edmondson
    7 Thoughts for More Effective Prayer What do you do when you are backed into a corner and you’re about to face something bigger than your ability to handle?
  • The Unbelievable, Incomprehensible, Mind-Blowing Power Available to Us

    Mark Altrogge
    The Unbelievable, Incomprehensible, Mind-Blowing Power Available to Us Paul prays that the saints would know “what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe."
  • Thankfulness in Difficult Times

    Alan Knox
    Thankfulness in Difficult Times In the midst of struggle, Habakkuk says that he will find joy in God. This is the attitude that I want in my own life.
  • 5 Suggestions for Teaching Children Honesty

    Ron Edmondson
    5 Suggestions for Teaching Children Honesty Raising our children to be honest is an important part of our parenting. With that desire in mind, here are five suggestions to encourage honesty in your children.