Here are five things the Bible reveals about kindness rooted in Christ, which gives the term some needed substance: Continue reading 5 Surprising Truths about Biblical Kindness
Being in Christ is essential to fruitful self-control, for here is the truth: Only the one who is in Christ can control their self toward freedom. Continue reading Self-Control In Christ Alone Brings Freedom
“Moderation in all things” is at best an incomplete picture of the Christian life and at worst a contradiction of how God has called us to live. Let me start by discussing the example Jesus Christ provides for us, and then offer a few applications. Continue reading Is Moderation the Best Policy for the Christian Life?
These men were David’s servants, and they were faithful to him. And their story can teach us about the root of faithful service and the reward it brings. Continue reading The Root and Reward of Faithful Service
Paul encourages believers to aspire to live quietly out of love for the honor of Christ. And so, it can also be said that aspiring to live quietly is a great means by which we can honor our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Continue reading Aspire to Live Quietly
The New Testament offers these (at least) three overviews of the whole of salvation (idea originally from Sinclair B. Ferguson’s The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction). Read these and reflect on how they reveal God’s glory. Continue reading 3 Concise Overviews of Salvation from Scripture
A fruitful life can bring its own set of temptations. It is possible that a Christian in this position can feel tempted to scale back, considering how well things have been going: I’ve been in God’s Word every day for a year—it’s probably okay if I take a break from… Continue reading Instructions for the Fruitful Christian: 1 Thessalonians