• Fear and the Sovereignty of God by Kim Riddlebarger

    God is in control.” These words can be a wonderful comfort to people struggling with common phobias, natural fears, or even deep-seated terrors. The reminder that God is in control often brings great relief. But there are times when the …Read More

  • Not Hearers Only by Harry Reeder

    But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. …Read More

  • Fear of Failure by Richard Pratt Jr.

    A friend of mine once told me: “My fear of failure has caused a big problem between my family and me. I don’t spend much time with them during the week. I dread failing at my job so much that …Read More

  • Fear of Men by Nicholas Batzig

    It seemed like almost every morning I woke up and found myself staring at a copy of John Bunyan’s Fear of God. I had carried it with me through all my years of rebellion and unbelief. My father gave it …Read More

  • Fear of Job Loss by Jonathan Leeman

    Sometimes I worry about losing my job. Do you? I mean, I work pretty hard. But you never know, you know? Maybe funding for our organization won’t come in. Or perhaps the organization’s needs will change. Or even—I’m embarrassed to …Read More

  • Fear of Death and Disease by Robert Rothwell

    I see a spot we need to keep an eye on.” Cancer. It wasn’t a diagnosis that I ever expected to hear as a young man about to start a family. Immediately, my mind filled with questions: How will I …Read More

  • Fear of the Future by Edward Welch

    All fears are prophecies about the future. They start small—a robber might steal your bike, the boogieman will eat you before the night is over—and they grow from there. These fears need help, however, to go global and apocalyptic. I …Read More

  • Fear of Self by Kris Lundgaard

    Myself, arch-traitor to myself; My hollowest friend, my deadliest foe, My clog whatever road I go.
    Christina Rossetti, in her poem “Who Shall Deliver Me,” writhes in her imagination as she grasps for some means to save herself from her …Read More

  • Secure Investments by R.C. Sproul Jr.

    The Sermon on the Mount is tough to swallow all at once. Though what we have recorded for us in Matthew 5–7 is significantly shorter than the sermons most of us are used to, it is on the other hand …Read More

  • Dragons and Holiness by Tony Reinke

    The incredible imaginative power of the human mind connects us. If I mention standing ankle deep in the ocean, many of you can picture this image (and maybe feel the dizziness as you watch the water rush past your feet …Read More

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