We’re Talking Power Here. Real. Life-changing. Power.
Christianity isn’t about how to be spiritual, achieve your goals or have your best life now. Christianity isn’t about philosophy. It’s not about talk. Christianity is about power.
Trapped. Hemmed in. And Nowhere To Run
Israel wasn’t even thinking the Red Sea might split open. That wasn’t one of their options. Nobody was saying, “Wait a minute, don’t panic. God might make a channel through the water and take us through on dry ground.” No. God has answers we can’t even imagine.
Sip Your Americano, Then Pick Up Your Sword
Ted and his wife were regular fixtures in my office at the time. He was a serious slave of sin. He’d turned to Christ a couple years before and seemed to truly despise his sin, but kept sliding back into it.
I’m So Glad Paul Used This Word…
There is a word in the Bible that I’m so glad is there. I’ve come back to it again and again over the years. I have said many times, “Yeah! That’s the word for it. That’s what I’m feeling right now.”
The Safest Place Is in the Battle
Have you ever felt like running away? But that wouldn’t be the solution. The best place to be is right where God has called me, no matter how hard it is, because that’s where God is.
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.
Let’s Not Shock Any Angels
No human being can satisfy another human being. Only God can satisfy us. If we don’t find all our delight and joy in Jesus, we won’t find it in anything else.
I Haven’t Seen Target or Walmart Offering This Lately
I haven’t seen Target or Walmart offering eternal life lately. I drank from lots of empty wells in my day. Only Jesus has the soul-quenching words of eternal life.
Before You Make That Decision
As the new year begins, many of us face difficult and life-changing decisions. We can be grateful for God’s incredible promise in Psalm 32:8.
13 Scriptures to Meditate on When Your Future Is Uncertain
At one time or another, all of us will face times of uncertainty. The reality is that none of us are secure in this world except in Christ. Nothing is certain.
God Doesn’t Love You Because You’re Lovable
The Father doesn’t love believers because we are lovable, but because Jesus is infinitely lovable and God has made us one with Jesus.
God Is Not Man…And Am I Ever Glad
We should scour the Bible for his promises, ask him to fulfill them and thank him that he won’t change his mind or forget to do what he’s promised.
How Joyful Are You This Christmas?
Would your co-workers and neighbors? Would your classmates and roommates say you’re cheerful? If your friends knew no other Christians but you, what would their impression of Christianity be?
12 Promises Every Parent Should Ask God to Fulfill
God doesn’t guarantee he will automatically save our children, but gives us many promises to inspire us to pray and believe him to answer.
Is God Holding out on You?
Satan can’t force us to sin. So he tries the next best thing – to get us to doubt God’s word and character.
A Good Dose of Self-Forgetfulness
This is gospel-humility – counting others more significant than ourselves. Being genuinely interested in and concerned for others. A good dose of self-forgetfulness.
How Much Power Does Satan Really Have?
Satan afflicts believers. Don’t underestimate him. He’s not an imp in red tights with a pitchfork. But don’t give him more credit than he’s due.
12 Things To Do When You’re Criticized
How do we respond to criticism? I haven’t always done well and I’m still learning, but here are a few things I try to think of when others criticize me.
What Does Your Worship Say about God?
If an outsider came into your Sunday meeting and observed you worshiping, what would he conclude you think about God?
Won’t Singing Too Many Songs about the Cross Depress Us?
If we sing a lot about the cross, won’t we be constantly reminded of how sinful we are? Won’t a steady diet of cross-songs get depressing and overlook our victory in Christ?