No matter what you are going through you have to know that you can keep going because God keeps his word.
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?
We insist we have “good news” for the world. But not for a moment can we think the news is good because it has somehow done away with notions of an angry, wrathful God.
Discipleship to Christ is very difficult. But it is incomparably joyful.
The Lord's character assures us that he will not leave his people.
Is it more comfortable to stay in a tent of doctrinal ease at basecamp or to trek up the mountain to a summit where I can experience the very person of Jesus?
Our personality type never gives us license to continue to disobey God's clear direction.
The wallets that remain empty force us to find our joy in things that cannot be valued by Wall Street and Instagram.
What is the key to unlock the deep mysteries of eternal life? A humble recognition that we don’t have it all together.
FTC.co asks Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "What difficult thing in life has taught you the most?"
Christians want to be channels of the Holy Spirit at work in the world. We can’t do that, however, if we’re constantly worried about having others meet our needs.
We are here as the "salt of the earth," to be a blessing to the world.
God became a man to save mankind, a lowly vile creature stained with sin and marked by rebellion.
As modern life runs ever faster on fiber optics and high-speed internet, redemptive history continues to load thoughtfully, pensively, and slowly.
The priority of the church should be seen in the things we do and say.
More than merely what we can know, the hope that dwells within us is grounded in the resurrection power of Jesus Christ.
I don’t deserve mercy; I deserve judgment. I deserve quick, exacting, unrelenting, justice.
Approval flows from heaven and floods this earth in Christ. Let’s advance the tide in our day.
Jesus is the great teacher of lowliness of heart.
According to the Bible, we experience loneliness not because there is something wrong with us, but because there is something right with us.
Praise the Lord that our eternity hinges not on our ability to live out a “therefore,” but on Jesus’ righteous life on our behalf.
The diligent pursuit of wisdom will train us to act wisely and prepare us for difficulties in life.
Dust and ashes though we be, we must and will "magnify the exceeding greatness of his grace."
We are nothing on our own. But in Christ, we are something beyond imagination.
My fears are real. They can’t be ignored, denied, or spiritualized into something they’re not. But for me, they can camouflage a deeper reality.
Our lives are meant to be utterly and unapologetically gospel-centered. This is true balance.
Jesus was trampled by the wrath of God on our behalf.
When you and I encounter trials, we need the ability to see what God is doing, to see that our trials are not wasted.
What golden sentences drop from his gracious lips!
David’s sin didn’t start with Bathsheba in his bed; it started with Bathsheba in his mind.
How amazing it is that Jesus takes the cup of wrath once and for all!
Jesus Christ is the fountain from whom all blessings flow, and biblical theology is the scriptural map that helps guide us to this ever-flowing fountain.
It may be all dark now, but it will soon be light; it may be all trial now, but it will soon be all happiness.
Because of who He is, in light of who we are, and because we are received by Him, we worship this infinitely other God with hearts full of gratitude and praise!
God have mercy on us if we consider any possession to be so precious that we would prefer it over Him.
Take a look, book by book, at the many things God's word says about God's words.
We need a script, a revelatory rehearsal for the crushing inevitability of life and death.
Will you take my Master's house on a lease for all eternity, with nothing to pay for it, nothing but the ground-rent of loving and serving him forever?
While the world has distorted the purpose of sex, the Bible, and specifically the Song of Solomon teaches us that sex serves a greater purpose.
Jesus' work on the cross was empirically a failure, but invisibly, it was redemption's greatest success.
Your sin can’t kick you out of God’s love because your righteousness never put you in it.
If we are not willing to suffer for our convictions, then they are not convictions at all, they are conveniences.
Jesus is our moral example, of course, but the power for enduring, joyful obedience comes not from trying to be like him, but in first believing that he has become like us . . .
The day of evil reveals to us the value of our glorious hope.
We need a better reckoning of what is inevitable and what is fleeting, of what is emerging and what is retreating.
The listening, loving, inclined ear of God is a gift that flows from the gospel.
The key to finishing well for anyone is to fix our gaze on Christ and relentlessly pursue a vital relationship with Him.
The promises of God are not just promises to visit us with favor and blessings.
The good news in all this is that we are gloriously whole and are being made to feel that way also. But God is not content that we fill up on vainglory.
“Do you know why there are a thousand fresh self-help books every year? It’s because they don’t work.”