• Eliminating Unrealistic Expectations

    Do you have unrealistic expectations that account for seemingly unanswered prayers? Are you treating God like a celestial bellhop?Read More

  • The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament

    Genesis 1:1–2

    In the church today, we are seeing a renewed emphasis on the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Unfortunately, much of this emphasis is not on His work in creation and redemption to bring order out of chaos. Wherever ...Read More

  • Confronting the Darkness

    Ask God to dispel the darkness in your own mind, soul, and spirit through His marvelous light.Read More

  • Comprehending the Decretive Will of God

    Read Genesis 1, observing how God repeatedly exercised His sovereign, efficacious will in creation.Read More

  • Seeing God

    Read and compare the visions of God seen by Isaiah (Isa. 6:1–5) and John (Rev. 1).Read More

  • Building the Kingdom of God

    Do you love believers and unbelievers alike? Are you willing to risk the hostility of both to build God’s kingdom?Read More

  • Avoiding a Hardened Conscience

    Pray this prayer with the psalmist David: “Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my anxieties; and see if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting” (Ps. 139:23–24).Read More

  • Listening to Your Conscience

    Reflect on this statement: “To act for men is to act against God.”Read More

  • Privileges and Responsibility

    Ephesians 4:1

    Living in a manner worthy of our calling is not following a legalistic checklist of do’s and don’ts. Instead, it is a gratitude-inspired pursuit of God-given growth in personal holiness. Even though this is our duty, it should also delight ...Read More

  • Saved Through Christ Alone

    John 3:36

    Paul, the great Apostle of justification by faith alone, commends the “obedience of faith” (Rom. 1:5) not because faith is a meritorious work that earns salvation but because to trust in Jesus alone is to follow His command. In obeying ...Read More