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  • Finding Contentment Through Boasting by Tyler Kenney

    It is a sad condition of our fallen hearts that when we see God’s goodness to others, so often instead of rejoicing with them and praising God, we become envious, antagonistic to their happiness, and discontent with our own situation. …Read More

  • Blessed Are Those Who Mourn by Matt Smethurst

    These precious words of Jesus’ second beatitude—“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matt. 5:4)—are delivered against the backdrop of Isaiah 61. The prophet anticipates an age in which God’s Suffering Servant would bring comfort to God’s …Read More

  • Will Beauty Save the World? by Albert Mohler

    In his work The Idiot—a novel drenched in Christian content and deeply engaged with Christian theology—the great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky posits what seems like an odd notion. He says that beauty will save the world. It’s an interesting idea, …Read More

  • Our Groaning Joy by Mike Pohlman

    Our quest for joy begins at the end creation has been groaning together in the of the creation narrative, where God looks at all He has created and pronounces it “very good.” Tragically, this good creation would be radically tarnished …Read More

  • The Revolution That Enslaves by R.C. Sproul

    What’s the most significant revolution we’ve ever experienced in the United States? I imagine most Americans would say it was the American Revolution, which marked the beginning of our existence as a country. Some might make the case that it …Read More

  • The Right to Be a Christian by Albert Mohler

    Moral revolutions require legal revolutions. This is certainly the case with the sexual revolution and its various causes of sexual liberation. A revolution is only complete when the legal structure aligns itself with a new moral understanding. This alignment is …Read More

  • When I Don’t Feel Successful by J.R. Vassar

    Since Adam and Eve bit on the first temptation, failure has been a part of our human experience. As God’s image bearers, we are capable of remarkable things. But as fallen image bearers, we are simultaneously capable of terrible things. …Read More

  • Forgetting God by Benjamin Shaw

    We live in a funny age. Some people still have telephone landlines. But they mostly use them to call their cell phone because they have forgotten where they left it. And they need the cell phone, because it has an …Read More

  • Addictions and Idolatry by Edward Welch

    I want”—addictions start here. Then, through small steps, want becomes need. There is no one recognized definition of addiction, but most of its proposed definitions share a common core. Addictions are compulsive searches for a desired object or state of …Read More

  • The Consequences of Addiction by Heath Lambert

    Addiction is not an abstract concept to me. I have counseled many people in my ministry who have been beset by addiction. The costliest encounter I have had with this problem was with my mother, who was addicted to alcohol. …Read More

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