Believer: God Loves You Because He Loves You
When considering the love of God, it can be difficult at times to believe that God loves His people like He says He does. One reason for this is that when we think about human love...
Knowing The God of The Doctrine
God didn't just save us to spare us from hell and bring us to heaven; He saved us so that we can know Him.
Is Jesus Christ the Source of Your Joy?
Christian, do you believe you can have true joy from Jesus Christ even in the worst of circumstances?
Sorrow Turned Into Joy
Jesus taught and promised amazing things to His disciples the night before He died. One of these amazing promises is that they would have fullness...
The Church Needs to Be Protected From the Inside
Pastors can have a tendency to expect attacks to come on the church from the outside. But Paul warns the Ephesian elders that wolves are going to attack the church from within.
The Church’s Responsibility to the Pastors
Pastors have weighty responsibilities to the church; but the church and its members also have responsibilities to the pastors. What does God's Word...
What Are the Pastors’ Roles in the Church?
A biblical church is meant to be led by pastors. A church without pastors is a church without order.
Dangers of Loveless Orthodoxy & Eclipsing of the Gospel
Two dangers that believers must be warned about: First, don't find your identity and fellowship in something other than Jesus Christ and the Gospel. Secondly, don't fall...
Biblically Approaching Marriage Struggles
In order to overcome marriage struggles We must stay gospel-centered in our marriages. The more the husband grows in the revelation of God's...
Biblical Counsel to Walk in Sexual Purity
To walk in purity, the believer must not just focus on guarding themselves from the sin; but they must be actively pursuing Christ and being satisfied in Him.
The Subtle Danger of Idolizing Pastoral Ministry
As believers we can get our eyes off of Christ. One place this can subtly happen is in idolizing pastoral ministry.
Jesse Barrington: Salvation Testimony & Call to the Ministry
This is a brief testimony of how the Lord saved Jesse and led him to plant the church Grace Life Dallas.
Do You Love Christians Who You Disagree With?
The true test of our love for other Christians isn't so much on how we love other Christians who we agree with on everything, but rather on how we treat...
Preserving Unity Through Love
Christians in America are living in a day when major emphasis is placed on right doctrine and good theology. This is good and vital, but sadly...
Do Not Just Listen but Meditate!
Some listen to thousands of sermons, but never meditate on the truth and live out what they have heard.
The Beauty of the Gospel
Do you realize this: On the greatest day you've ever had in the living out of your Christ-likeness you've fallen miserably short. You are under unfathomable grace on that day.
The Two Thieves at the Cross
There are only two responses to Jesus Christ, and these two responses are represented by the two thieves who were also crucified with Christ. Every single...
The Essential Need for Bible Meditation
Meditation is to think upon, reflect, ask questions, talk with yourself and with God; about God and His Word. There is intentional daily Bible meditation...
Meditation is More Than Bible Reading
Meditation is more than just reading your Bible, but it is to ask questions and ponder the verses with slowed down consideration. Why do people so often not meditate?
Content? Or Everything Would Be Ok If?
Everything would be okay if _____ ? What comes to your mind, if anything? Have I put something plus Jesus in my equation for contentment?
Contentment is Found in Christ Alone
What is contentment? Contentment is being fully satisfied in our soul, it is an idea of complete sufficiency. It is used in reference to God, in His self sufficiency...
Warning: Don’t Let Conferences Cause You to Despise Your Church
God has sovereignly placed you in your local church and given you the pastors you have. He has given you the people in your fellowship and they have imperfections...
Christ The True Vine (Part 1)
We come to Jesus Christ alone, and look to His finished work alone, to be received by faith alone, regarding our right standing. But we don't move on from Jesus to begin to live the Christian life and bear much fruit....
Is Your Faith Directed Towards Yourself or to Christ?
We are not called to have faith in our faith. There is a different object of faith that the writer of Hebrews is pleading with you here in verse...
Encouragement To Endure to the End
Every true Christian is in the battle of enduring and persevering faith and it is the most strenuous battle on earth. In Hebrews 10:39 it says those...
You Are Responsible to Pursue Forgiveness
If your forgiveness is going to look like and be modeled after Jesus Christ, then you have to be a pursuer of people.
Forgiving One Another As Christ
Rather I treat you as Jesus has treated me in the Gospel by mercifully forgiving me; that is what Paul is calling us to in Colossians.
Continue Steadfastly in Prayer
How much do I really believe that without Him I can do nothing? Here is the answer: I believe it to the degree that I continue steadfastly in prayer.