Our Joys and Sorrows Are Temporal
Our lives can't be marked by our sorrows or our joys. They have to be marked by living for eternity despite our sorrows and our joys.
God Hates the Sin and the Sinner
It's a very unpopular thought to consider that God hates sinners. But this is how a holy God feels about those who live in rebellion against Him.
Make God’s Name Your Argument in Prayer
God has great concern for His Name and what this world says about Him. We should appeal to God's Name for the sake of answering our prayers. Are your prayers related to God's Name and reputation?
Is Christ Real to You?
Is Christ a reality in your life, or is He just a theory? Don't be content to just go to Christian activities and have intellectual knowledge of Christ. Don't settle for a Christianity that doesn't have a living Christ.
Keep the Channels of Love Open
If we would expect God to visit us, we need to be sure and keep the channels of love open for Him. We can't let the channels be clogged up with sin or things that grieve...
Follow Christ Even When Facing Great Tragedy
What did you bargain for when you decided to follow after Jesus Christ? Are you willing to stand with Christ even in the flames? Even in times of heart-wrenching tragedy and loss?
Christ Must Come First
When Christ comes to us, He brings all that He is and all of His blessings. But we can't seek those blessings apart from seeking Christ Himself. We can't seek to live the Christian life and obey the word...
Be Resolved to Grow Spiritually No Matter the Cost
Somehow we got sidetracked; and our appetite to grow spiritually, no matter the cost, somehow dissipated. So what should we do? We need to believe that...
The Promise of Justification Isn’t For Good People
There is a way to be made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ. This is called justification; the most glorious promise that can be imagined.
Jesus Christ is Your Only Answer
Where will you find another Savior like Jesus Christ? So powerful and so loving. So omnipotent and so sympathizing. And I can't understand how if you've heard about Him...
We Need Intercessors in the Church!
Intercessors don't come from marginally spiritual people. They come from people who walk close with the Lord, and who also love other Christians.
Are You Satisfied With What Jesus Christ Has Done?
God is completely satisfied with what the Lord Jesus Christ has done. The question is...are you?
Overly Cautious or Full of Faith?
We typically tend to fear presumption and end up being overly cautious; but Scripture warns us the opposite. Jesus is constantly commanding us to trust Him in impossible situations.
Think You’ve Committed the Unpardonable Sin? Find a Promise
Are you despairing because you believe you've committed the unpardonable sin? You don't so much need the words and counsel of people; you need a promise from God's Word...
Jesus’ Work is Sufficient
What you've done or haven't done, what you've achieved or what you've failed at, is irrelevant in terms of being reconciled to God. All that's relevant is what the Lamb of God did on the cross.
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...