Monthly Archives: September 2013

Perseverance of the Saints


Essential Truths of the Christian Faith Perseverance of the Saints==========================Most of us know people who have made a profession of faith in Christ and whohave perhaps even made a strong display of faith, involving themselves deeplyin the life and ministry … Continue reading

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Is Your Faith Doing the Dead Man’s Float?


Is Your Faith Doing the Dead Man’s Float? Ginger Plowman I’ve had one too many household chores, one too many appointments, and one too many items on my to-do-list this month. With eight phone calls and twenty-three emails to return, two … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant


Gods Story For Your Life The Suffering Servant=====================Read Psalm 22=============My life is poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heartis like wax, melting within me. My strength has dried up like sunbaked clay.My tongue … Continue reading

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Why do details sometimes differ from one Gospel account to another?


Questions Answered Why do details sometimes differ from one Gospel account to another?===================================================================Mark 1:12–13 Mark omits many details that Matthew and Luke include in their accounts ofJesus’ temptation. Just as various witnesses have individual perspectives onan event, the Gospel writers … Continue reading

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Pastoral Idolatry: 10 Common Forms of False Righteousness in Ministry


Pastoral Idolatry: 10 Common Forms of False Righteousness in Ministry Eric McKiddie Brothers, we are all idolaters. If Calvin was right when he said that our hearts are idol factories, and he was, then pastors are no exception. Which insufficient … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home


No Place Like Home Tracie Miles “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. There is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you … Continue reading

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I Had the Perfect Comeback


I Had the Perfect Comeback Lysa TerKeurst “Only let us live up to what we have already attained.” Philippians 3:16 (NIV) Last year, I was on a plane with two of my friends. We were talking in normal conversational tones about the … Continue reading

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