• It Was Good for Me to Be Afflicted

    Psalm 119:71

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  • Laying a Good Foundation

    Hebrews 6:1–3

    A safe and stable building must have a solid foundation. So, too, must our faith. Without a stable foundation in doctrines such as reconciliation to God in Christ, the final judgment, the work of the Holy Spirit, and so forth, ...Read More

  • Solid Food Versus Milk

    Hebrews 5:14

    John Chrysostom, one of the greatest preachers among the early church fathers, asks, “How do our ‘faculties’ become ‘trained’ [to distinguish good from evil]?” His answer: “By continual hearing and by experience of the Scriptures.” We grow in spiritual maturity ...Read More

  • Spiritual Immaturity

    Hebrews 5:11–13

    It is good to know the basics of the faith, but growing Christians are never content with only the basics. As we advance in our Christian lives, the Spirit gives us a greater hunger for the truth of His Word ...Read More

  • The Living and Active Word of God

    Hebrews 4:11–12

    Dr. R.C. Sproul would frequently observe that one of the big problems in the church today is that people are looking for power everywhere except the place God has put it—His Word. If we want to find the power ...Read More

  • A Strong Delusion from God

    2 Thessalonians 2:11–12

    Since the fall, none of us by nature—except Christ—can love the truth. Only if the Lord gives us a new heart and mind in His sovereign act of regeneration will we love the truth (John 3:1–8). And once we have ...Read More

  • God’s Judgment on Joash

    2 Chronicles 24:15–27

    Personal trust in the Lord is required for salvation. We cannot rest on the faith of our relatives, friends, or fellow church members, but we must trust in the Lord ourselves. The authenticity of such faith proves itself over time ...Read More

  • How to Avoid Spiritual Decline

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  • Peace in Marriage

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  • Our Enemy the Devil

    2 Corinthians 11:14–15

    Discerning Christians are able to distinguish between truth and error and, perhaps more importantly, between truths and half-truths. We can develop discernment only by thoroughly knowing the truth of God, which is why we must study Scripture and the doctrines ...Read More

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