If I fail to behold the glory of the dawn, how much more have do I fail to behold the glory of the Son?
The wicked are "living the dream."
We need a category for revival in all of our churches. Without it, we may miss out on the great blessing that God offers. Without it, we may spend our lives toiling for the wrong things, and we may shortchange the future generations.
Approval flows from heaven and floods this earth in Christ. Let’s advance the tide in our day.
To read the Bible is a risky thing. We cannot read it, put it down, and claim ignorance.
The person who is always partying knows not the reality of this broken world.
It’s not that God doesn’t want good things for us; he certainly does. But what God defines as good is himself. Everything else just gets in the way.
The work of the Lord through his church has never looked like a well-oiled machine.
What do you do when life feels like this? When weakness is the air you breathe?
Life defines the Christian experience.
We need the Holy Spirit to awaken us to God and to real freedom—the freedom found in God himself.
David’s sin didn’t start with Bathsheba in his bed; it started with Bathsheba in his mind.
Jesus doesn’t lord his inheritance over you. He serves you with it, giving you a portion along with him.
What God has filled up in the gospel, let no man empty with the law.
Believe this and you will have the key to what upholds the universe.
Four things we enjoy as receipients of God's grace to us through Christ.
Humility comes between Pride and Vanity and breaks the bond between the two.
We need strong words from one another because the glory of Jesus is too wonderful to miss out on.
You are not at your workplace by accident but by divine providence.
Your sin can’t kick you out of God’s love because your righteousness never put you in it.
Whatever else we do as Christian leaders must stem from seeing Jesus first.
If Christ hasn’t experienced the bitter taste of sin, how does he know the sweetness he must apply?
I can’t reroute my kids' sins to me. I can’t undo the pain they’ve already felt. I can’t remove the stain with which they were born. But Jesus can.
Trust that your pastor is following Jesus closely enough that you can trust him.
Is there a certain test - designed by you, administered by you, and graded by you - that one must pass to be included in God’s kingdom?
The culture that we allow our doctrine to create is the real test of what we believe the doctrine to be.
All Christians want to stay close to Jesus. But to try to do that on your own is to set out to fail.
Only a fool would leave God’s house to build a shack to impress him.
When you're staring at the end of the rope with the threads so frayed that you can't believe a rope once existed . . .
Living a Christian life means putting to death the right to live life on your own terms.
Learning about God isn't easy on our own; it works best inside the community of faith.