Randy Alcorn's Blog: Christian Life

The Lord Is My Rock, My Fortress, and My Deliverer: Portions from Psalm 18

Here are portions of Psalm 18 that I meditated on recently before Nanci and I met with her doctor. (You can read an update on her health, and some good news we’re grateful for, on her Caring Bridge page.) God spoke to me through these verses, and I hope they speak to you too.

John Piper on Your Greatest Reason Not to Worry

The Lord does not call us merely to release our anxiety to Him, but to willingly cast it upon Him—and not some of it, but all of it. God wants us to trust Him in both the big things and the little things.

God’s Greatest Miracles Happen in and Around Us All the Time

Our Lord transforming human hearts, through stunning acts done daily around the globe, is every bit as miraculous as Jesus transforming water into wine. In fact, these redemptive acts make the dividing of the Red Sea, the falling walls of Jericho, and the raising of Lazarus from the dead actually pale in comparison.

Self-Control and the Battle for Our Minds

While Scripture does not say as much as we’d like about circumstance-control, it says a great deal more than we like about self-control. 

Heavenly Encouragement in the Race of Life

God gives each of us a race to run. To finish well we must develop perseverance. The Christian life is not a hundred-meter dash but a marathon, requiring patience, endurance, and discipline. But how do we find the strength to finish our race well? 

Four Pieces of Advice for Graduates

With graduation season almost upon us, here are four pieces of advice for both high school and college graduates (and reminders for all of us, in any stage of life).

Benjamin Watson on Finishing the Drill of Life, to God’s Glory

I’ve mentioned before my profound appreciation for New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson. He wrote an article about our call to finish life well, to God’s glory. I was encouraged by what he wrote, and hope you will be, too.