Randy Alcorn's Blog: Grace and Truth

The Difference Between Nice and Kind—and Why It Matters

By Barry Corey | May 17, 2017
Barry Corey has written an important book, Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue, which I thoroughly enjoyed. He advocates true kindness without reducing it to mere cosmetic niceness. 

Real Love Encourages Others to Do the Right, Most God-Glorifying Thing

By Randy Alcorn | May 3, 2017
If we believe that sin is never in our best interests, it will clarify many otherwise hard decisions in which we imagine we must choose between helping people do right and helping them be happy. It will also help us understand what true, Christlike love looks like.

The Trend in the Church Towards Silence

By Randy Alcorn | March 30, 2015
Ephesians 4:15 tells us we need to “speak the truth in love.” As Christ-followers, we are not to choose between being loving and being truthful. 

The King’s Offer

By Randy Alcorn | July 25, 2014
Imagine a great and generous king. In the midst of his benevolent reign, he hears his subjects have revolted. 

The Cost of Grace

By Randy Alcorn | December 11, 2013
In 1987, eighteen-month-old “Baby Jessica” fell twenty-two feet into a Texas well. Rescuers labored nonstop to save her. 

Is Sincerity Enough?

By Randy Alcorn | April 10, 2013
I think sincerity certainly does count for something. But I also believe it counts for less than we think it does. There are sincere people, for instance, who don’t believe that Jesus is the only way to Heaven.