September 18, 2019
We must help each other battle unbelief and fight the fight of faith by pointing each other to the trustworthy promises of God.
September 17, 2019
You are converted to Christ when Jesus becomes for you a treasure chest of holy joy.
September 16, 2019
God does not mainly love us in this life by sparing us from suffering. He mainly loves us by giving us more of himself and his glory.
September 15, 2019
Contained in the name Yahweh is the first and most important truth about God: he exists.
September 14, 2019
God designed his church so that her members endure in belief by giving and receiving faith-sustaining words of life.
September 13, 2019
Faith that glorifies God produces fruit, looks ahead to the fulfillment of God’s promises, and battles unbelief daily.
September 12, 2019
Our hardened hearts naturally suppress the truth, but Jesus grants us new hearts to embrace his gospel.
September 11, 2019
God does not answer all our questions, but he doesn’t leave us in the dark either. His deepest and loudest response to our pain is the suffering and death of his Son.
September 10, 2019
God enjoys eternal happiness in himself, and he delights in satisfying his people with the overflow of that abundant joy.
September 9, 2019
The call of the Christian life is to join God in his grand plan to magnify his own glory over all.
September 8, 2019
The essence of Christianity is this: there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
September 7, 2019
Nothing — not hunger, not debt, not abuse, not death — can separate you from the love of Christ. These ten insights will show you why.
September 6, 2019
God pursues us with goodness and mercy in both joy and trials — all for his name’s sake.
September 5, 2019
Though our outer self daily wastes away, we do not lose heart. We have an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.
September 4, 2019
God aims to be an utterly unique, wonderful, and exalted God, by condescending to forgive sinners and work for those who wait for him.
September 3, 2019
The global glory of the gospel shines all the more beautifully when it filters through the prism of diversity.
September 2, 2019
The greatest thing in the world is to know God apart from his wrath by the grace that Jesus purchased on the cross.
September 1, 2019
We have no good reason to let anxiety disrupt our hearts. Jesus reigns over all, and he has purchased peace for his people.
August 31, 2019
Jesus calls his people to the same humble service he so beautifully displayed in his life and death.
August 30, 2019
No suffering or trial falls outside of God’s sovereign control. He works all things together for the good of his children.
August 29, 2019
The world sees the suffering love of Christ for sinners in the suffering love of his people for sinners.
August 28, 2019
God is the one being in the universe for whom self-exaltation is not the act of a needy ego, but an act of infinite giving.
August 27, 2019
God will not lead you down a pointless path, but to a holy ambition that meets great need for the glory of Jesus.
August 26, 2019
God eagerly waits for his lost children to come home. When they do, he receives them with open arms and a glad heart.
August 25, 2019
No matter how rough the road of your life, Jesus is a rock-solid friend who encourages and strengthens you to press on.
August 24, 2019
If God did the impossible thing — deliver his Son over to death — then he will surely do the easy thing: freely give us all that Christ bought for us.
August 23, 2019
God is not an ER doctor responding to our hurts; he is the master surgeon who plans our hurts in order that he might do us greater good.
August 22, 2019
Jesus healed a few but left many more unhealed. Until he comes back, the main issue is not that we have perfect physical health, but that we meet him in our brokenness.
August 21, 2019
God wills all things. But that does not mean he wants all things in the same way.
August 20, 2019
Jesus calls his followers to radical obedience — to forgo lives of comfort and move toward need.
August 19, 2019
If it’s true that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him, then the fight to be happy in God is the most important thing in life.
August 18, 2019
God does everything for his glory. Therefore, you don’t need health, wealth, or prosperity in order to be happy.
August 17, 2019
We should not be surprised or ashamed when we suffer in the name of Jesus. God refines us and displays the worth of Christ in and through our suffering.
August 16, 2019
Though the fight is difficult and the race is long, the sidelines are filled with saints who cheer you on, encouraging you to finish with faith.
August 15, 2019
If God is in control of everything, why do we suffer? Here are six affirmations to hold you through seasons of suffering.
August 14, 2019
Any effort to renew our minds must follow the Holy Spirit’s initiatives and enabling. The renewal of our minds is first and decisively his work — not ours.
August 13, 2019
The glorious hope of the gospel is that God himself supplies the righteousness he demands from us.
August 12, 2019
Everyone who believes in Jesus is a member of his flock. If you’re his, he’ll keep you safely to the end.
August 11, 2019
God will use everything — even the tragedies of our lives — to shine a bright light on the goodness and glory of Jesus Christ.
August 10, 2019
In all your troubles, pain, joy, and pleasures, continue to stay in the Scriptures, because there’s no better way to invest than in God’s very words.
August 9, 2019
When we clamor for praise, we are prideful and petty. But when God commands us to praise him, he is loving us to the uttermost.
August 8, 2019
Don’t be stubborn like a mule, but run headlong to God in prayer while he may be found.
August 7, 2019
Abundant life is not about having more stuff, but about having Jesus. Only he can save, satisfy, and give life because he is is the way, the truth, and the life.
August 6, 2019
Greater than our fear of unbelief should be our faith in God’s promise to safely deliver us into his eternal rest.
August 5, 2019
Baptism: Immersion or sprinkling? Infants or adults? Does it matter?
August 4, 2019
Neither your good works nor the righteousness that Christ works in you will ever justify you before God. Jesus himself is your righteousness.
August 3, 2019
It will cost you to stand up against evil in our day. But God will deliver you and bring you safely into his heavenly kingdom.
August 2, 2019
Our eternal destiny hinges on the way we run our race. Let us strive to win the eternal prize.
August 1, 2019
As we run our races, eternity hangs in the balance — disqualification and death, or victory and life.
July 31, 2019
God’s call is the only thing powerful enough to pierce our hard hearts. It is the firm foundation of Romans 8:28.
July 30, 2019
Jesus is alive. He is working, he is teaching, he is doing. And just as he worked through the apostles, he will work through you.
July 29, 2019
Israel’s bad kingship was a grievous sin. But God planned bad kings to pave the road for a spectacular Savior.
July 28, 2019
You are precious to God, and the greatest gift he has for you is not to let your preciousness become your god, but to enable you to make much of him as your God.
July 27, 2019
God’s glory and our happiness are never at odds. His pursuit of his own fame is a full commitment to our deepest joy.
July 26, 2019
Jesus loved Lazarus so much that he allowed him to die. But he also raised Lazarus to life and promises to do the same for all who trust in him.
July 25, 2019
Injustice marks both Joseph’s story and Jesus’s, but even in dire circumstances, God is sovereignly working everything for our good and his glory.
July 24, 2019
There is nothing more foundational, pervasive, and necessary than the truth and reality that God absolutely is who he is.
July 23, 2019
Humility is happy to rely on God and quick to give him the credit for all that’s accomplished.
July 22, 2019
Satan and all his works are evil. But Jesus crushes Satan’s head and disarms him of his deathly power.
July 21, 2019
Are you worthy of Jesus? We not only can be — we need to be.
July 20, 2019
We’re not called to run from suffering in the toils of ministry. We’re called to embrace suffering with confidence in Christ for the sake of his gospel.
July 19, 2019
Because we have a great High Priest, the throne of God is a throne of grace. We can approach with confidence.
July 18, 2019
Satan’s hand caused the suffering of Job. But in all of his calamities, Job still had reason for reverent worship because God was ultimately at work.
July 17, 2019
John Piper: “Christians are not first citizens of any human nation but citizens of the kingdom of God.”
July 16, 2019
So-called same-sex marriage dishonors the partners involved and disregards God’s good design.
July 15, 2019
Death and decay won’t have the last word. One day soon, God will release all of creation from corruption.
July 14, 2019
The threat of hell might scare us toward God, but only a deep love for Jesus can take us all the way home to him.
July 13, 2019
God uses everything for his sovereign purposes. Even the most heinous crimes ever committed were never beyond his control.
July 12, 2019
One day your strength will fade and your body will fail, but if you are trusting in Jesus you will never see death.
July 11, 2019
God created man, woman, and the gift of marriage, all to illustrate his love for the church.
July 10, 2019
Motherhood requires a unique kind of suffering that only a firm hope in God’s sovereignty can sustain.
July 9, 2019
God is a very important person and he does not like being taken for granted.
July 8, 2019
Faith, at its core, is despairing of human approval and being glad in the God of grace.
July 7, 2019
A woman who fears the Lord will not run away from God to satisfy her longings and relieve her anxieties. She will stay close to the heart of God and trust in his promises.
July 6, 2019
Sin distorts God’s good design for men and women. We were made to serve one another selflessly, not sacrifice one another selfishly.
July 5, 2019
We are commanded to pursue all-satisfying, never-ending, invincible joy. The place we can find, keep, and share this happiness is only in God.
July 4, 2019
The gospel is the good news that there is hope for sinners — even the worst of us.
July 3, 2019
If we want to realize full assurance and hope, we must exercise the organ of faith to empower energized obedience.
July 2, 2019
A Christian woman hopes in God, fears nothing, and wears the jewelry of godliness.
July 1, 2019
In every way, God’s saving grace is God-centered. Salvation’s goal is God’s glory and our joy in the praise of his perfection.
June 30, 2019
We could never repay the debt we owe God for his grace. But we can honor him by asking for more.
June 29, 2019
How should we understand the psalms that call down curses on others?
June 28, 2019
Only those who know Jesus have the Spirit and know the truth that makes real worship possible.
June 27, 2019
Jesus’s people are in the world, but not of the world. We work for the good of our temporary homes while we always long for more.
June 26, 2019
When we say that God is holy, we have sailed to the end of language and must worship in silence and wonder.
June 25, 2019
A Christian is not a person who experiences zero bad desires. A Christian is a person who is at war with every distorted desire by the power of the Spirit.
June 24, 2019
Jesus calls us to keep our marriage covenant in a way that tells the truth about him.
June 23, 2019
Sin blinds us all. We can only stumble about in darkness until Jesus takes us by the hand, and leads us into his heavenly light.
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