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
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
This book is a particularly important classic book for Christian readers to go through. When we think of Walden, if we know anything about it, we have the general sense that Thoreau attempted to live a simple life. Continue reading Why Read Walden?
What’s remarkable about the Bible, and maybe you know this from first-hand experience, is that every time I approach it with a willingness and eagerness to learn, God’s Word teaches me something new. Continue reading 3 Daily Wages of Sin in Your Life
The imposter syndrome is the name our culture has given to the constant feeling that you do not belong to your own community or that your accomplishments are illegitimate. Far from humility, this is an irrational state of paranoia that causes us to think of ourselves more as we think less of ourselves. I sometimes experience this and maybe you do too. Continue reading Imposter Syndrome and the Christian Life
As you prepare for the holiday, consider Jesus’s words to the Pharisees above: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Continue reading 9 Ways to Love Your Neighbor this Thanksgiving