by Lewis Guest IV
Today many Americans wait with bated breath for an event that has not happened in the United States in 38 years, and will not happen again in this country until 2024: a total eclipse of the sun. From Oregon to South Carolina, viewers will watch the moon
by John Piper
Local college students return to class in a few days, and as the fall semester begins, we have an email from an incoming freshman named Sharon. “Dear Pastor John, I graduated from high school this summer, and I will be moving across the country to attend college this
by Scott Hubbard
You don’t need to be anyone special to know what it means to be brought low.
You don’t need to be Job to know that God gives and takes away (Job 1:21). You just need to know the heartsickness of hope deferred (Proverbs 13:12), or the bitterness of solitary
by Marshall Segal
Some of a single person’s darkest days fall after a breakup.
You risked your heart. You shared your life. You bought the gifts, made the memories, and dreamed your dreams together — and it fell apart. Now, you’re back at square one in the quest for marriage, and it
By John Piper
“On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’” Matthew 7:22
Consider the difference between a heart of “faith” and a heart of “works.”
The heart of works gets
by John Piper
By a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified. - Hebrews 10:14
This verse is full of encouragement for imperfect sinners like us, and full of motivation for holiness.
It means that you can have assurance that you stand perfected and completed in
by Kathryn Butler
A cardiac surgeon inspired me to pursue medicine when he saved my dad’s life.
My father suffered a heart attack just before my eighteenth birthday. I had watched him struggle with kidney disease for years, but I never feared losing him until the day before his cardiac bypass surgery.
By: Jonathan Parnell Source: desiringGod.org
We tend to fret.
It is a fact about creatures that we are derivative beings who can’t ultimately control the world around us. We have questions about whether we should do this or that, and about what might happen if we do this or that, which quickly