When one trial after another descends it can seem difficult to bear. Indeed we cannot bear it on our own. But there is hope and comfort amid many trials as we will discover.
Episode 01 | What the Bible says about stumbling blocks raises some challenging questions which have implications for all of us.
Being in but of the world is a difficult principle to apply for many. How far do you take it? Much could be and needs to be said about how to apply this truth but first of all we need deeper sense of the spiritual principle being taught.
We can easily be taken up with what others are planning and thinking. But our primary concern must be God’s thoughts toward us. It brings us to an infinite and eternal perspective.
Sometimes we think we know what type of Scripture teaching we need at present and what we are less ready to receive. But all Scripture is designed to give us hope.
We are tempted to focus much time and energy on unhelpful and distracting comparisons with others. Christ warns us of the danger of doing this and neglecting our personal duty.
It is easy to be cast down in the face of any difficulties and trials Christ’s Church faces. Yet there is great comfort in His special overruling providence in all things that concern His Church.
There is far more meaning to the word Amen than we may realise. Since we use the word ought we not to know something more of its fuller significance?
Everyone is looking around for hope but we need to look in the right place. Scripture points us to God Himself as the hope and strength for His people in troubled times.
Have we understood the nature of true joy? Spiritual joy is not only lasting and real but something we cannot do without. It is vital for living the Christian life in this world.
Catch up on some of the best books published during 2020.
2020 may yet prove to be a blessed not a wasted year. How can that be possible in the midst of all that has been cancelled and denied to us?
How does patience have its perfect work in us? Thomas Goodwin shows us that it is not through our own resources but through the work of God’s grace within us.
Sometimes we question it. But Christ has eminently wise reasons for keeping His own in a world of sin and sorrow for a time. What are they? Let us consider some of them.
It can be hard to maintain a thankful spirit in the midst of discouragements and difficulties. Yet we are not only called to this but given what we need to help us.
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