Use Everything to Strengthen the New Man
God made us new from the inside, but we need to actively put on the new man. One of the practical ways we can put on the new man is to do everything we can to strengthen him.
Men: Do You Get Angry at Your Wives?
Married men: don't pretend to have a glowing testimony in the church when you have wicked outbursts of anger against your wife. Don't try to hide it or justify it, but rather confess it and put it to death.
Are You Angry at God’s Providence in Your Life?
God is absolutely sovereign over every single event that takes place in the world, and more personally, in our lives. How do you respond to God's providences in your life that are painful and trying?
Live So As To Be Missed
We should live our lives in such a way that we'll be missed when we're gone. The people who will be missed when they're gone are the people who gave and served the most.
The Sands of Time Are Sinking
Our life is like an hourglass and the sand is sinking. Each grain is like a mercy and what are we doing with those mercies? If we don't run to Christ, those grains of mercy will turn into grains of wrath.
Christ Raised the Dead as a Foretaste
Why don't we see the dead raised today as we read about in Jesus' day? In fact, why did Jesus Himself raise the dead at all when He walked this earth?
The Tongue Isn’t Neutral
So many of the thoughts and feelings we have inwardly are expressed outwardly by our tongues. Our tongues are either doing good to others or corrupting others. How are you using your tongue?
Entering Heaven Based On Someone Else’s Test Score
In order to go to heaven, you must be as holy as God and have a perfect record in keeping all of God's commandments. Every human being has failed miserably...
What Should Make Us Angry?
We typically think of anger as a work of the flesh that we need to put to death and flee from. And in most cases it certainly is, but there actually is a time and place to be angry.
Why Do People Lie? They Love Themselves
And why do people lie? You don't have to think too hard about it. It's not rocket science here. If you want to boil it down, it comes down to this - it comes down to this desire: Man loves himself. It's selfish what's...
Don’t Just Have External Conformity
Being a Christian isn't just learning how to say the right things. It is very easy to join a biblical church and try to externally mimic the behavior and speech of everyone there.
Sanctification is Not Passive
One of the greatest hindrances to sanctification is when we view it as though it is passive. We are not told to be passive in dealing with sin, but rather we are called to actively put it off.
The Truth is Never Arrogant
The truth is never arrogant but the truth is a matter of fact. Now in the delivery of the truth, the messenger can be proud, unloving and arrogant. It is true that our actions...
Don’t Let Anyone Take Your Crown
Revelation 3:11 I am coming soon. Hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown.
Do Not Scoff at God’s Warnings
God is mercifully giving warnings of His coming judgment so that we can find refuge. Do not scoff at God's warnings.
Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church?
Why are so many millennials leaving the church? It seems fewer people are attending a church in this generation than in previous generations.
Why is This World the Way That It Is?
There are two very important questions we all should be asking: 1. Why are things the way they are in this world? 2. How do we fix it?
Don’t Pray Like a Modalist
The Bible teaches that Jesus Christ is God, but do not mistake that to mean that Jesus Christ is the Father. We should not attribute things to the Father that are exclusively attributed to the Son, and vice versa.
Sin Did Not Kill Jesus Christ
Christian, sin didn't kill Jesus Christ for you. God (your Father) killed Jesus Christ for you.
God Is Not On Trial, You Are
One thing that becomes a reality is that man suddenly realizes that God is not the one that is on trial, he is.
Nothing Between My Soul and the Savior
Confessing our sin can be humiliating to us, but it is not anywhere near as hurtful as letting our fellowship with God be hindered through our refusal to confess sin.
God is Gracious But Sin Has Terrible Consequences
Praise be to God that He forgives our sins and that we won't have to go to hell for them. But this doesn't mean that there will not be fierce and severe consequences for our sin.
Young Person: Do You Believe That God Is Against You?
The Devil deceived Eve by making God look like a cruel taskmaster in her eyes. And even in our day, this is still one of his top devices in ruining souls.
God Justly Punishes People We Know and Love
Believer, do you realize that hell is for a bunch of people you know and love who are outside of Christ? After a funeral of an unbeliever...
Are You Defensive?
When you get approached or corrected about something in your life, how do you receive it? Are you defensive?
Heaven is Where Christ Is
The Bible often describes heaven not as "heaven," but as where Christ is. When you think of heaven, do you think of being with Christ?
No One Will Be Missing on Judgment Day
A day that few people think about is Judgment Day. But that day is a day when every single person that's ever lived in the history of humanity will be present.
There Are No Bench Warmers in the Kingdom of God
Sports teams have those who are starters and those who sit on the bench. In the kingdom of God, in the church, there is no one who sits on the bench.
You Can Learn to Be Content
We must learn, as Paul did, to be content. Being discontent is a sin and is believing the lie that God made a mistake in our life.
Jesus Christ Has Authority Over Death
The great hope of every Christian is that the grave will not be the end for them when they die. Jesus Christ will one day raise them up to everlasting life.
What to Do When Your Thought Life is Attacked
It may be easy to not allow our body to go to sinful places. But what are we to do when we find our mind being bombarded by wicked things?
God Does Not Bring Our Sins Back
Every person needs a covering for their sin. The only covering available for sinners is the obedience of Jesus Christ. And once God has put away our sins...
Do You Show Respect of Persons in the Church?
One of the subtle ways we sin is by showing respect of persons in the church. Do you treat the well known and gifted people in the church...
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?
Christ Will Not Cast Out Any Who Come To Him
God the Father gave every single Christian to Jesus, and there's absolutely nothing that will cause Christ to get rid of any of His people who the Father gave to Him.
Everything is Futile Without Christ
There is a multitude of different things that people in this world love, live for, and build their life upon, but it is all empty and vanity without Christ.
Is It Acceptable and God’s Will?
If a decision you make is truly acceptable and God's will, then it will not contradict what is in the Bible.