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The storms of life reveal two things: 1. We can’t. 2. Jesus can.
Last week I had the amazing privilege of teaching this wonderful group of students at Word of Life Bible Institute on Jeju Island in South Korea. Marlene and I originally planned to travel to South Korea so I could teach them in person, but the coronavirus changed all that. So I ended up teaching them […]
The world still chooses Barabbas.
I bought these Easter Lilies at the local supermarket. It cheers me to think that the rest of the flowers will bloom in the next few days. With all the current troubles, Holy Week has snuck up on us this year. But here it is, just around the corner, and may I add, just in […]
If the world agrees with all your decisions as a Christian, you’re not doing it right.
God promises to send you a “way of escape” in the moment of temptation, but he’s not obligated to send you a second one if you ignore the first one.
“An elderly sister from our church who deeply loved Jesus was on her deathbed and was asked by a visiting member, ‘How are you feeling?’ The sister slowly opened her eyes, smiled, and said, ‘I’m almost well.’” Garrett Kell
Jesus will give you everything you need to do everything he calls you to do.
This map shows the current spread of the Coronavirus that originated in China. Each day several thousand more cases are reported and the death toll is slowly rising. I mention this to ask you to pray for our outreach to China. Yesterday I received an email from one of the leaders of our China […]
Death cannot cancel the promises of God.
Here’s a new message called Christ and the Seasons of Life. We need this because Christ is Lord over every season of life. P.S. Click here sign up for the free email sermons.
“It’s better to stand alone with the truth than to be wrong with a multitude.“ Adrian Rogers
“God has deep pockets full of mercy.” Mark Pritchard
Integrity doesn’t need an audience.
“I’d rather be able to pray than to be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught His disciples how to preach, but only how to pray.” Dwight L. Moody
“One single soul saved shall outlive and outweigh all the kingdoms of the world.” J. C. Ryle
“O Jesus, Lord and Savior, I give myself to Thee, For Thou, in Thy atonement, Didst give Thyself for me; I own no other Master, My heart shall be Thy throne, My life I give, henceforth to live, O Christ, for Thee alone.” “Living for Jesus,” by Thomas Chisholm, 1917
I just downloaded a brand-new app called Literal Word. Even though I use (and enjoy) Bible Gateway, YouVersion, and Bible.Is, Literal Word is my new favorite for doing quick Bible study on a verse or a passage. Based on the NASB, it enables you to learn the meaning of each word in the text. It’s a […]
“Dear friends, never avenge yourselves. Leave that to God” (Romans 12:19 LB). “Seeking revenge turns us into perpetual victims. Revenge makes you go through the hurt over and over again. You never really get over it. Ultimately, it drags you down to the sewer where your enemies dwell. While you are staying up late at […]
“I only pray when I am in trouble. But I am in trouble all the time so I pray all the time.” Isaac Singer.
If hell is real, the kindest thing we can do is to warn people about it. What they do with that information is up to them, but at least we ought to tell them the truth.
”Nothing in my hand I bring, Simply to thy cross I cling.”
Check out our new message called If God is Good, Why Do I Hurt?. This message is Chapter 8 of the new edition of “Keep Believing.” We need this because we’ll all do some “furnace time” eventually. Click here to sign up for the free email sermons.
The next time you feel the need to brag about what you’ve done, pay attention to that faint cracking sound. It’s the thin ice beneath your feet that is about to give way.
“I preached myself, the scholars came and praised me. I preached Christ, the sinners came and thanked me.” Bernard of Clairvaux
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