I’ll Tell You the Best One I Know

"Tell me a story." I have kids, and I've experienced how commonplace that request is. And it's pressed upon me how imbedded the hunger for a story is in our souls. We love to be a part of a connected sequence of events, a plot with characters and heroes and villains and a quest and... Continue Reading →

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A Meditation On Sovereignty and Gospel

God's sovereignty will always be offensive if you don't love Him. The fact that God is God, not merely a helpful spiritual sage or positive force of moral light we are free to access when useful, the fact that He is rightful ruler of everything and everyone everywhere is very unwelcome news to those who... Continue Reading →

Where My Death Went

"The Gospel is that Christ has suffered the full wrath of God for my sin," J.D. Greear writes near the outset of the third chapter of the book Gospel. It's an affront to the sensibilities of our day and place to think that God has "wrath," much less that we deserve it. And yet the... Continue Reading →

What We Live For

Everyone is living for something. Computers do what you tell them. You punch in a command and the computer performs a task. Microwaves and automobiles and lawnmowers work the same way. They don't long for things, desire things, love things. But people do. They are designed that way. One of the fundamental teachings of the... Continue Reading →

There Is a King to See

Then Herod secretly called the magi and determined from them the exact time the star appeared. And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, 'Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him.' After hearing the king, they went... Continue Reading →

30 Seconds On the Gospel

There is no greater force for good in the world than the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It changes men from the bones out. It alters what they love and why. It makes men right with God so they can in turn be right with their neighbors. It instills reckless love, unshakeable peace, hope that will... Continue Reading →

The Gospel In Adultery and Murder

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king’s house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance. So David sent and inquired about the woman. And one said, ‘Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam,... Continue Reading →

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