By May 7, 2012Doug Gabbert, my friend and an elder at our church, shared the following, by John Piper. It is biblical, God-honoring and powerfully written. |
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By January 22, 2016No Christian should be a pessimist. We should be realists—focused on the actuality that we serve a sovereign and gracious God. Because of the reality of Christ’s atoning sacrifice and His promises, biblical realism is, ultimately, optimism. |
By September 24, 2007I spoke this weekend at the Peacemaker Conference in Charlotte, NC. Peacemakers works to resolve conflicts within churches, Christian ministries and between brothers and sisters who wish to obey God’s command not to bring before civil authorities conflicts between Christians (1 Corinthians 6). |
By November 16, 2011I love the Puritans for their emphasis on God's greatness and grace. Listen to this prayer of Thomas Reade. |
By August 22, 2007The child in this picture is NOT one of my grandchildren. But he pretty much captures what a lot of us, older and younger, behave like when we don’t get our way. (And have you noticed, we often DON’T get our way…which is actually good.) |
By February 12, 2014One of the things I often do is give away books and booklets to people I meet. Wonderful things have happened over the years because of this simple act. |
By August 28, 2009Acts 17:11 says that "Now the | Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true." We should come to God's Word with "great eagerness."
By April 22, 2010Being a hero is something entirely different than being a celebrity. Fame is one thing. Virtue is another. |
By December 17, 2009This devotional is from Charles | Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening: Daily Readings. There’s hardly any man outside of Scripture itself who speaks to me like Spurgeon does. I highly recommend Morning and Evening as a daily dose of great theology.