• Living in the Story Article by Dan Cruver

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2014 | Matthew 3

    Telling a great story with your life is not easy. It’s often exhausting, terribly so—and yet a growing number of evangelical writers passionately encourage us to “tell a great story with your life” or “stop trying to increase your influence and start living a great story!” Don’t get me wrong, I love great stories, and I’m all for living within one. But Scripture never commands us, “Tell a great story with your life.” It never exhorts us, “Start living a great story!” Rather, Scripture tells us we are already living within the epic Story, and we play … View Resource

  • Praying for Our Children’s Salvation Article by Joel Beeke

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2014 | Matthew 3

    The salvation of our children is priceless; their spiritual needs far outweigh their physical needs. They need our prayers—our earnest prayers with hearts aflame, both for their initial repentance and coming to Christ by faith, and for their life of ongoing growth in faith. Matthew Henry rightly declared that it is of far more value for parents who die to leave behind a treasury of prayers for their children than it is to leave behind a treasury of silver and gold. My mother died recently. She had little to pass on to her children financially, but we do treasure the … View Resource