Links For The Church (3/13)

by Staff March 12, 2017

The Sabbath Day Brings Real Rest and Refreshment

This beautiful reflection on the command to keep the Sabbath reminds us that the finished work of Jesus is the reason we can rest. Sean Michael Lewis writes, "As Redeemer, He has started time anew through the resurrection."

Called to Childlessness: The Surprising Ways of God

Karen Swallow Prior lets us into her complex experience with childlessness. While she tells her own story, she points the reader to the beauty of obedience to God, despite our own expectations or desires.

Why You Need to Hit the Spiritual Gym

"We need to step out of our busy schedules in order to live out Christ-likeness in the thick of our schedules."

Lessons from a Hero: What Lilias Trotter Can Teach Us Today

Lilias Trotter is a forgotten missionary who gave up a life of fame as an artist to move overseas. Her life has much to teach us and Karen Swanson gives us five things we can learn from her. 

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.