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  • BORING!!!!!!!!

    BORING!!!!!!!!

    I’m Dieting Lord I’m dieting Lord and it is a bore. I’m dieting Lord, what a difficult chore. Lord, if you love me, shouldn’t I be Getting all that I want from Thee? Lord, if you love me, shouldn’t you be Sending chocolate and macaroni to m…
    - 6 Jun 13, 6:51am -
  • Our Gifts

    Our Gifts

    Psalm 68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, the God of our salvation! NKJV We all have gifts. Some we are aware of and use prolifically, while others lay hidden deep within us – dormant. We live our lives, staying within our…
    - 21 Mar 13, 10:07am -
  • Don’t Be Like Jonah!

    Don’t Be Like Jonah!

    Early in the day, I can be heard asking God to reveal His will for me. Many times, I am quickly aware of a direction I should take. Sometimes, though I am not so sure. At times, such as these, I continue on with my day by being productive and only do…
    - 11 Mar 13, 10:54am -
  • Care for One Another

    Care for One Another

    1 Corinthians 4:20 For the Kingdom of God is not in word but in power. (NKJV) Valentine’s Day is almost here again. A form of insanity takes over as we are urged by manufacturers to show our love for one another, by giving something packaged in red…
    - 13 Feb 13, 9:56am -
  • God is All

    God is All

    Hearts can easily be broken, as life deals out blows and challenges. We feel lost, empty and hopeless, as we battle to overcome adversity and take a new direction. God is all we need – spiritually. He can strengthen us and bring us hope, as we trus…
    - 10 Jan 13, 11:18am -
  • Christmas Frenzy

    Christmas Frenzy

    Are we there yet? This is a familiar question from young children when embarking on a journey – – it doesn’t take long for them to wonder if we have reached the intended destination. Right now, my thinking is – – are we finding ourselves in…
    - 13 Dec 12, 1:03pm -

Charles Spurgeon

  • Rejoice And Be Exceedingly Glad!

    Rejoice And Be Exceedingly Glad!

    He died a real death, but now he lives a real life, he did lie in the tomb, and it was no fiction that the breath had departed from him: it is equally no fiction that our Redeemer liveth. The Lord is risen indeed. He hath survived the death struggle…
    - 24 Nov 14, 12:01pm -
  • A Word About Godly Ambition

    A Word About Godly Ambition

    “I did know thee in the wilderness, in the land of great drought. According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me. Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopar…
    - 22 Nov 14, 12:05pm -
  • The God Who Acknowledged You

    The God Who Acknowledged You

    Oh, wondrous grace of God, that he owns* his son when that son is still an Egyptian slave. Moreover, God owned his people when they did not own him, for his name “Jehovah” was scarcely known to them. Although Moses presented himself to them with…
    - 19 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Bring Your Children Before Him In Prayer!

    Bring Your Children Before Him In Prayer!

    When our Lord blessed the little children he was making his last journey to Jerusalem. It was thus a farewell blessing which he gave to the little ones, and it reminds us of the fact that among his parting words to his disciples, before he was taken…
    - 18 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Let Us Walk Worthy Of Him

    Let Us Walk Worthy Of Him

    [T]he apostle prays “that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing.” Is it not fit that you who are to rise to Enoch’s heaven should walk as he did, and have this testimony that you please God? You are going to dwell at God’s right…
    - 17 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • The Man For All Men

    The Man For All Men

    To millions upon millions of people the name of Jesus is as yet an unknown sound; yet they shall be gathered out of all nations, and kindreds, and peoples, and tongues, and shall unite in one great family. The gospel of Jesus is cosmopolitan. It suit…
    - 15 Nov 14, 8:00am -

A. W. Tozer

  • newGOD'S GRACIOUS ACT
    We do well to remember that mankind is only one order of God's beings or creatures. So we wonder: How could the Infinite ever become finite? And: How could the Limitless One deliberately impose limitations upon Himself? In the book of Hebrews we lear…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Jun 15, 9:00am -
  • BENEFITS OF GRACE
    Only a believing Christian can testify, "I am a sinner-saved by the grace of God!" But that is not the whole story. All that we have is cut of His grace. Jesus Christ, the eternal Word who became flesh and dwelt among us, is the open channel through…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 9:00am -
  • RICHES OF GRACE
    Would it startle you if I dared to say that the living God has never done anything in His universe apart from Jesus Christ? Christians seem to be woefully unaware of the full meaning and measure of the grace of God. Why should we question God's provi…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jun 15, 9:00am -
  • YES, GOD LOVES US
    If we are to have any satisfying and lasting understanding of life, it must be divinely given. It begins with the confession that it is indeed the God who has revealed Himself to us who is the central pillar bearing up the universe. Believing that, w…
    - 3 days ago 31 May 15, 9:00am -

Daily Bible Verse

  • newPsalm 29:11
    May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with peace!
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 1:01am -

The Gospel Coalition

  • new8 Lessons from 20 Years of Marriage

    8 Lessons from 20 Years of Marriage

    Twenty years ago today, my wife and I said “I do” before God, family, and friends in an evangelical church in North Georgia. It is almost unfathomable to us both that two decades have passed. We began dating during the 1994 Major League Baseball…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 1:02am -
  • newBlind Spots

    Blind Spots

    Here’s the thing about blind spots: they are, by definition, invisible to us. No matter how often or urgently we’re challenged to “examine our blind spots,” we simply can’t—at least not by ourselves. Our only hope is for others with bett…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 1:02am -
  • newWhat We’re Reading This Summer (2015)

    What We’re Reading This Summer (2015)

    Summertime is around the corner, which for some of us means we'll have a some extra time to read what we'd like or explore genres outside of our common literary diet. Albert Mohler shared some worthy titles for summer reading and then reminded u…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 1:01am -
  • new10 Steps for Interracial Relationships that Advance the Gospel

    10 Steps for Interracial Relationships that Advance the Gospel

    A few years ago I went to The Gospel Coalition colloquium with a broken heart. I had sent nearly a decade pursuing racial reconciliation in Augusta, Georgia, and seeing what I thought was real progress, only to see the whole city seem to be retreat…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 1:00am -
  • newCaitlyn Jenner and Love in the Future Tense

    Caitlyn Jenner and Love in the Future Tense

    By now, you’ve probably seen the Vanity Fair cover where Bruce Jenner introduces the world to his new persona: Caitlyn.It’s the kind of image that takes your breath away, eliciting all sorts of panging emotions—aversion, compassion, and deep,…
    - 15 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 6:39pm -
  • Supreme Court Protects Religious Freedom in Abercrombie Hijab Case

    Supreme Court Protects Religious Freedom in Abercrombie Hijab Case

    The Story: In an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated a civil rights law protecting religion by failing to hire a job applicant who wore a hijab (a Muslim headscarf).The Background:  Samantha E…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 2:32am -
  • What Was Samson Doing with a Prostitute in Gaza?

    What Was Samson Doing with a Prostitute in Gaza?

    Of all the judges in the book of Judges, Samson is perhaps the most famous. Who can forget his miraculous birth, long hair, feats of great strength, and, most notoriously, his relationship with Delilah?Most of us like Samson because we can identify…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 1:02am -
  • Death Into Life

    Death Into Life

    As I rode in the passenger seat and we passed by on the bumpy city street, I took the time to observe the scene out my window. There was an old renovated brick building which now housed a fitness club. I could see people running on treadmills and…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 1:02am -
  • Keller Helps Preachers Reach the Heart

    Keller Helps Preachers Reach the Heart

    Good books on preaching the Bible abound. Books on preaching to the heart don’t. In his newest volume, Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism (Viking, 2015), Tim Keller aims to tackle both. “Preaching is not only explaining…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 1:00am -
  • A Christian’s Pocket Guide to the Papacy

    A Christian’s Pocket Guide to the Papacy

    Leonardo De Chirico. A Christian’s Pocket Guide to the Papacy: Its Origin and Role in the 21st Century. Scotland, UK: Christian Focus, 2015. 128 pp. $7.99.The office of the papacy is an enigma to most evangelical Protestants. The spectacle of m…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jun 15, 1:02am -

Our Daily Bread

  • newSomething New
    It was only scrap wood, but Charles Hooper saw much more than that. Salvaging old timbers from a long-abandoned corncrib, he sketched some simple plans. Then he felled a few oak and poplar trees from his wooded property and painstakingly squared them…
    - 13 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 9:00pm -
  • Feeling Insignificant?
    We are among seven billion people who coexist on a tiny planet that resides in a small section of a rather insignificant solar system. Our earth, in reality, is just one miniscule blue dot among millions of celestial bodies that God created. On the g…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jun 15, 9:00pm -

Max Lucado

  • Mix and Match
    If only we could order life the way we order gourmet coffee.  Wouldn’t you love to mix and match the ingredients of your future?  How about a…
    - 25 May 12, 7:01am -
  • In Good Hands
    As heart surgeries go, mine was far from the riskiest.  But anything that takes four hours of probes inside your heart warrants an added prayer.  So on…
    - 24 May 12, 7:01am -

Our Daily Journey

  • newEncouraging Words

    Encouraging Words

    The headmaster of a British primary school wrote a letter to encourage his students after a long and hard week of testing. He said, “The school is proud of you as you have demonstrated a huge amount of commitment and tried your very best during a t…
    - 10 hours ago 3 Jun 15, 12:01am -
  • The Same Jesus

    The Same Jesus

    In C. S. Lewis’ book Prince Caspian, the Pevensie children are once again summoned from our world back to Narnia—this time to help Prince Caspian. At first, Lucy is the only one in all of Narnia who can see and hear Aslan—the great lion and cre…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jun 15, 12:01am -
  • Not What We Planned

    Not What We Planned

    In 1915, Dr. Frank Laubach’s church commissioned him to serve as a missionary in Manila, Philippines, and as a professor at Union Theological Seminary (Manila). When he and another man were being considered for the office of seminary president, a v…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jun 15, 12:01am -
  • Swamped

    Swamped

    Dave gazed at the magnificent network of trails reaching into the Canadian wetlands before him. At the swampier sections, timbers strategically placed between patches of terra firma served to keep hikers dry—in theory.
    - 3 days ago 31 May 15, 12:01am -

The High Calling

  • Spiritual Disciplines: The Spiritual Discipline of Itinerancy

    Spiritual Disciplines: The Spiritual Discipline of Itinerancy

    Tomorrow we are moving. Again. My husband and I will be married 18 years in July. This will be our 16th house. 16 homes. 11 towns. 3 countries. You could say I am used to moving. So that is why when this surprise opportunity to…
    - 71 days ago 24 Mar 15, 12:50pm -
  • Spiritual Disciplines: The Same Old Thing Every Day

    Spiritual Disciplines: The Same Old Thing Every Day

    "Do you have to do this every day?" My youngest flops down on my caramel colored bedspread and rolls over onto her stomach. She's asking out of curiosity, not annoyance. "Yes," I say. "It changes me."  I'm in the same rocking cha…
    - 72 days ago 23 Mar 15, 3:20pm -
  • Share Your Story: Spiritual Disciplines

    Share Your Story: Spiritual Disciplines

    Three mornings a week, I wake up at 5:09 a.m. to head to the gym. On those mornings, I contemplate hurling my alarm clock across the room. For me, waking up that early is the opposite of fun. But I drag my stubborn self out of bed…
    - 79 days ago 16 Mar 15, 9:50am -
  • Tithing: It's Personal

    Tithing: It's Personal

    The last command we have in the books of the Law regarding the tithe gives us this liturgy:  “So now I bring the first of the fruit of the ground that you, O LORD, have given me.” You shall set it down before the LORD your God…
    - 82 days ago 13 Mar 15, 3:00pm -

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The Gospel Coalition

Don Carson: That By All Means I Might Win Some: Faithfulness and Flexibility in Gospel Proclamation
Watch Don Carson speak on 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 at our 2009 National Conference. For more resources visit TGC.org.Cast: The Gospel CoalitionTags: The Gospel Coalition, 2009 National Conference, TGC, 2 Timothy, Don Carson, 1 Corinthians, Faith…
- 18 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 4:13pm -
Panel: A Passion for the Gospel: Gospel-Centered Ministry for the 21st Century
Watch Stephen Um, Ligon Duncan, John Piper, Tim Keller, and Crawford Loritts in a panel discussion on Gospel-Centered Ministry at our 2009 National Conference. For more resources visit TGC.org.Cast: The Gospel CoalitionTags: The Gospel Coalition,…
- 18 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 3:50pm -
Ligon Duncan: Finishing Well
Watch Ligon Duncan speak on 2 Timothy 4:6-22 at our 2009 National Conference. For more resources visit TGC.org.Cast: The Gospel CoalitionTags: The Gospel Coalition, 2009 National Conference, TGC, 2 Timothy, Ligon Duncan, Finishing and Well
- 19 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 3:16pm -
Ajith Fernando: Gospel-Faithful Mission in the New Christendom
Watch Ajith Fernando speak at our 2009 National Conference. For more resources visit TGC.org.Cast: The Gospel CoalitionTags: Ajith Fernando, The Gospel Coalition, 2009 National Conference, TGC and 2 Timothy
- 5 days ago 29 May 15, 4:51pm -
Bryan Chapell: "Preach the Word"
Watch Bryan Chapell speak on 2 Timothy 3:10-4:5 at our 2009 National Conference. For more resources visit TGC.org.Cast: The Gospel CoalitionTags: Bryan Chapell, The Gospel Coalition, 2009 National Conference, TGC and 2 Timothy
- 5 days ago 29 May 15, 4:26pm -
Piper and Alcorn on the Vision of TGC International Outreach
At the 2015 TGC National Conference in Orlando, John Piper and Randy Alcorn sat down to discuss their enthusiasm for TGC International Outreach's vision of Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church. To learn more visit:thegospelcoalition.org/in…
- 22 days ago 12 May 15, 5:03pm -