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Topical Studies

  • Beyond Sunday: Here Is Your Mother

    Beyond Sunday: Here Is Your Mother Even with His last breath, Jesus took care of His family.
  • Sarah—Mother of Nations

    Jerald Daffe
    Sarah—Mother of Nations While certainly not perfect, Sarah is blessed of God to be the mother of a nation through whom the world will be blessed.
  • Proverbs 31: An Impossible Standard?

    The Good Book Blog
    Proverbs 31: An Impossible Standard? Many women, and men, too, avoid studying Proverbs 31:10-31 because they think it presents an unrealistic and unattainable standard for women. But would God really put a job description in His Word if it were unattainable?
  • Mother’s Day and Mixed Emotions

    April Motl
    Mother’s Day and Mixed Emotions Mother's Day can bring mixed emotions. The idyllic imagery of motherhood often doesn't match up with the reality that the relationships involved are often far more complicated than we wish. If Mother's Day is bittersweet for you, here's some encouragement from God's word.
  • Lifting Our Gaze Upward

    Kate Roberts
    Lifting Our Gaze Upward The previous months had been wrought with bad decisions and the consequences were catching up with me. I was trying to get rid of old habits, but I was missing something.
  • Beyond Sunday: Wounds from the Surgeon

    Beyond Sunday: Wounds from the Surgeon The surgeon, who makes a wound even more painful by probing and opening it, does so to let out the matter and make way for his medicine.
  • Deborah—Leadership Model

    Jerald Daffe
    Deborah—Leadership Model Deborah provides a picture of leadership that wasn't normally seen in the society of her time.
  • Why Should We Pray?

    John Bornschein
    Why Should We Pray? Prayer is so vital to all that God wants to do on the earth, and it is so essential to us, that He commands us to do it all the time. Here are a few reasons why.
  • Thy Kingdom Come: The Prayer that Changes the World

    Michael Milton
    Thy Kingdom Come: The Prayer that Changes the World The Lord’s Prayer can be rote, or it can become a divine force unleashing God’s glorious blessing. How is “Thy kingdom come” a prayer that literally changes the world?
  • Perspectives on Prayer from Daniel 9–10

    Randy Alcorn
    Perspectives on Prayer from Daniel 9–10 Daniel chapters 9 and 10 provide an important look at how we should approach prayer. We see that prayer isn’t passive, it’s active. It’s really doing something. Prayer isn’t the least we can do, it’s the most.
  • Beyond Sunday: Peter's Command

    Beyond Sunday: Peter's Command Though Christians cannot always be exactly of the same mind, yet they should have compassion one of another, and love as brethren
  • To Live Is...

    Greg Laurie
    To Live Is... Is it an alarm or a calling that gets you out of bed in the morning? The apostle Paul was clear about what he lived for...
  • The Gospel: A Continuing Requirement

    Tullian Tchividjian
    The Gospel: A Continuing Requirement The story of Jonah shows us that the gospel—the good news that God relentlessly pursues sinners in order to rescue them—is just as much for Christians as it is for non-Christians.
  • How God Communicates Truth

    C. Michael Patton
    How God Communicates Truth We look for sources of authority to guide and direct our lives, and we have all kinds of options. And you know what? These options will not always agree. So where do you go for authority in your Christian walk?
  • When God Changes Our Plans

    The Good Book Blog
    When God Changes Our Plans To say the least, I don’t deal with a “change in plans” well, especially when I am on vacation. Changes for me equal stress, hassles, and more work.
  • Beyond Sunday: Ending the Search for Peace

    Beyond Sunday: Ending the Search for Peace Faith in God's word, believing God, and laying hold on His power in resurrection is faith that this has lifted us out of the whole effect of our sins.
  • All Things Subject to the Risen Christ

    John Piper
    All Things Subject to the Risen Christ Marvel at the power of the risen Jesus today to subject all things to himself. Marvel that one day, at his coming, he will use this power to transform your body into a body like his. Marvel that today your citizenship is in heaven where Christ rules—or if it’s not, put it there today.
  • He Is Risen! Take off the Grave Clothes!

    Ron Edmondson
    He Is Risen! Take off the Grave Clothes! We need to remember this today: Since Jesus has power over death, is there anything in your life that He can’t handle?
  • Christ Alone

    Philip Graham Ryken
    Christ Alone Of all the things that Paul could have said about the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the one thing that he emphasized was His death on the cross.
  • The God Who Actually Does Know What You’re Going Through

    Stephen Altrogge
    The God Who Actually Does Know What You’re Going Through When someone is going through the meat grinder we can only know a tiny portion of what they are really experiencing. Our limited ability to know the suffering of others is what makes 2 Corinthians 7:6 so precious.