• Experiencing Transformation

    The more you know God, the greater is your capacity to love Him. How well do you know Him? Your obedience or lack thereof reflects the answer to this question.Read More

  • Getting to the Root of the Problem

    Examine your heart before God. Ask God to soften your heart and make your spirit pliable in His hands.Read More

  • Merging Activism and Quietism

    Are you an activist, rejecting God’s assistance—or a quietist, insisting that He is totally responsible for your spiritual progress or lack of it?Read More

  • Cooperating with God

    Are you cooperating with God in the process of sanctification or are you depending on Him to do it all?Read More

  • Conforming to the Image of Christ

    Reflect on the final statement of this reading: “We are becoming holy. If we are not becoming holy, then Christ is not in us and our profession of faith is empty.”Read More

  • Pushing Through Plateaus

    What steps can you take to institute a personal program of spiritual growth?Read More

  • Avoiding Stagnated Growth

    Where are you spiritually? Have you leveled off at a plateau of stagnated spiritual growth?Read More

  • Eliminating Lying

    Are you a person who is true to his word?Read More

  • Becoming a New Creation

    Thank God for the new heart of flesh He has implanted in your spiritual being. Read More

  • Understanding the Basic Conflict

    Thank God that you no longer walk according to the course of this world and the prince of the power of the air.Read More

  • The Christian’s Toil

    1 Timothy 4:10

    Scripture never depicts our pursuit of salvation as something that is without a reward. While we should never serve God simply for a reward, it is not wrong to expect many blessings as a result of our service. If you ...Read More

  • The Value of Godliness

    1 Timothy 4:7b-9

    Godliness and holiness, mature saints will tell you, are virtues that reinforce themselves. As we grow in holiness we become more aware of our own sin and, consequently, our own need for His empowering to defeat sin and become even ...Read More

  • Training in Faith

    1 Timothy 4:6-7a

    What do you talk about when you are with other believers? Catching them up on the current events of your life is important, but you can be sure that you are being a good servant of Jesus when you discuss ...Read More

  • The Trust of a Man

    Genesis 22:1-9

    Good times make it simple to trust God, but do we believe in His goodness even when things are rough? In the midst of a severe economic crisis, do we grow anxious or do we trust the Lord to supply ...Read More

  • The Effects of Leaven

    Galatians 5:7–9

    John Calvin comments, “Satan’s stratagem is, that he does not attempt an avowed destruction of the whole gospel, but he taints its purity by introducing false and corrupt opinions.” The blatant heresy endorsed in many churches today did not ...Read More