The Gospel: Far More Than a Key to the Front Door
The gospel isn’t only for unbelievers to receive forgiveness of sins, but for every believer every day of our lives. It’s our meat and drink, our oxygen.
Beyond Sunday: Entering the Kingdom
They have omitted the one thing needful, a faithful obedience.
Asa: Strength in God
Every ruler, at the end of his days, was summed up with a single phrase, and God was the sole measuring stick of the worth of that ruler's leadership.
Your Bible: A Living Treasure, Part 2
With the Bible, you are to take it into your mind, to thoroughly comprehend it, to use it as nourishment for your mind and heart.
Young and Mighty
The real question is, will you follow the calling God has given you, or will you give up because of the opinions that surround you?
Beyond Sunday: God Rather Than Men
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than men!” (Acts 5:29)
A Season of Need: Maintaining a Heart that God Blesses
It's a common dynamic, isn't it? We ask God for help, and he gives it. Once we experience success, we develop a sense of independence.
Your Bible: A Living Treasure, Part 1
In this study of the Word of God, you will see some of the qualities of the Bible that can be said of no other book.
Jeremiah: Answering the Call
Everyone who believes in Christ has a special calling to a particular sphere of obedience and ministry. Jeremiah was not just set apart for salvation, he was set apart for vocation. God had work for him to do.
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 2
"Love your neighbor as yourself" is a very radical command. What I mean by "radical" is this: it cuts to the root of our sinfulness and exposes it and, by God's grace, severs it.
Beyond Sunday: Being Mighty
Are you a Gideon? God's Word can make you a mighty man or woman of valor.
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 1
Everything else in the Old Testament in some sense depends on these two commandments: the commandment to love God and the commandment to love our neighbor. This is an amazing statement.
Jehoshaphat: Help in Distress
Distress is so interwoven into the biblical story that we almost stop noticing its power.
Talking to Yourself
Becoming fluent in positive, healthy, truthful, Scripture-saturated internal dialogue should be a high priority for all of us. Talking to yourself is an important life-skill that requires practice, careful consideration, and perseverance.
Uzziah: God-Given Success
The "self-made" person, so revered in modern society, is a myth. No one creates themselves. The Bible is clear that everything about our lives is a gift.
The God of All Comfort: A Study of 2 Corinthians
By any estimation 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 frames the Bible’s greatest text on comfort. What can we learn from Paul's words?
We all make mistakes. We all mess up. We all fall short. But in the core of your heart, do you understand what it means to be a follower of Jesus?
For Such a Time as This: Life Lessons from the Book of Esther
Esther is the best “textbook" of the Scriptures about the providence of God, and how He works in the perfect way and the perfect timing to accomplish His purposes.
Assurance of God's Love
This is where the faith journey starts: understanding that God loves you. If you do not have an assurance of God’s love, your faith journey will not last long.
Did the OT Prophets Know What They Were Saying?
Is it possible that the OT prophets did not understand the meaning of what they wrote?