Links for the Church (12/13)

by Staff December 13, 2021

How Mary’s Song Bridges the Old and New Testament

“The coming of Jesus changed the course of history, but it was also the continuation of a far older story. If only I had understood that if I had a relationship with God, it was only as part of his people, as a new shoot grafted onto the old tree. If only I had seen what it meant that Jesus was a king like David—and one who would reign with perfect justice and peace.”

The Life of Naomi and How Adversity Disguises God at Work

“My life as a Christian is not what I expected. In fact, at one point I said to God, ‘Is this worth it? Thirty years I have followed you as closely as possible, and this is how it turns out? Should I just leave you now? What is the point?‘”

Can Christians Be Under a Curse?

“You may suffer here in the body, but can have the assurance that Christ has dealt with the final consequence of all your sin.”

Devotionals For a New Year 

A list of devotionals, compiled by Tim Challies, recommends full-year, partial-year, topical and bible study devotional material for the new year.

How does God's Word impact our prayers?

God invites His children to talk with Him, yet our prayers often become repetitive and stale. How do we have a real conversation with God? How do we come to know Him so that we may pray for His will as our own?

In the Bible, God speaks to us as His children and gives us words for prayer—to praise Him, confess our sins, and request His help in our lives.

We’re giving away a free eBook copy of Praying the Bible, where Donald S. Whitney offers practical insight to help Christians talk to God with the words of Scripture.