To think rightly about what we deserve, we must start with God. Our flesh wants to make everything about us, as if the world revolves around humans, but creation tells a different tale.
Truths about God far transcend our fleeting emotions and distressing circumstances. So we choose to rehearse these truths when God seems far away, to praise Him even when we cannot feel Him.
God always does as he pleases, in unmatched wisdom.
True purpose is found in communion with our Father who invites us to draw near to his throne of grace with confidence because of Christ’s righteousness.
Hello, my name is Kristen, and I am a habitual nail-picker.
Parents, when you’re so tired you can barely function, consider this a chance to enjoy the privilege of friendship, family, and fellowship in the body of Christ.
Are you keeping watch on yourself? Taking note of your own heart?
My face fell as my husband gave me his honest feedback. I couldn’t blame him for speaking the truth—I had asked for his comments. Deep down, however, I didn’t want to receive his correction; I wanted to be right.
Can Christians be ambitious in a way that is pleasing to God? Or is all ambition purely selfish?
Willing submission to God’s plan, even when it looks different than ours, actually produces the fruit of patience and peace within us.
Those of us who are also weary in serving and aware of our limitations can learn five helpful keys to our perseverance in ministry . . .
For many churches, a lack of equipping their women to love and study Scripture is a result of a lack of conviction about Scripture itself.
Though we don’t deserve to be heard, God chooses to hear and acknowledge repentant sinners who struggle with unfaithfulness and wander from him.
Christmas can leave a good number of people feeling more empty than full.
When circumstances are running smoothly and our own plans are being fulfilled, it is easy to forget the Lord and all he has done in the gospel.
How can I continue to trust him if my faith is so weak in the first place?
Confession: I used to roll my eyes at the thought of making New Year’s resolutions. After all, how many people actually keep them? I wondered.
Suffering may destroy our bodies, but sin destroys the soul.
Here are seven lies that you may also have encountered, whether personally or from other people, about church . . .
Until our race is finished, we glean from him, day in and day out.
As we invest in seasons of exile by pursuing the Lord and his work, we can rest assured we’re living out his will.
Through Christ, God has called every Christian to welcome other believers, whether through the doors of the church, in the pew, or while “doing life” during the week.
Practically speaking, how can the church aim for the total up-building of the body for Christ’s glory and the spiritual growth of each individual saint, rather than treating singles like they're a problem to be solved?
Even the gravest of our earthly sufferings, which may lead to death, result in eternal life with Christ.
The benefits and joy of journeying the entire way through God’s salvation story are too good to miss.
We may not recall every Scripture we’ve read, but God sustains our trust in him as we choose to consistently feed on his Word.