Helping Christians who want to mature in the faith to reform their hearts, minds and lives in ever closer harmony with God’s will.
There are many strongly held opinions swirling around that people are ready to accept with little enquiry. Theories about many things abound. There is good and bad teaching. We need to know how to weigh it all carefully so that we choose what is good and reject what is dangerous. Here is some wisdom in exercising the much needed grace of discernment.
“The recession to end all recessions”. How can that inspire anything other than fear and worry? Scripture shows us that it is possble for faith to produce spiritual joy even when looking economic collapse fully in the face.
Here are 8 solid and enduring encouragements for us to value in the midst of difficult times. They should give us greater confidence and boldness in prayer.
The rainbow is a very prominent symbol of hope at present. There is a rainbow trail across streets, towns and countries. But when we consider the original meaning of the symbol in Scripture it is bright with even greater, more enduring and more certain hope.
God Speaks in Events. How can we understand what He is saying through them? Is it foolish and arrogant to think that we can understand the meaning of events? Andrew Gray gives a wise and balanced application of the Bible’s teaching to show how we can understand what God is saying in events.
It’s a time for constant earnest prayer. There are special promises for calling on God in a time of trouble (Psalm 50:15). Let’s not waste the opportunity we have for going to the strongest refuge in a time of trouble.
We are uniquely focussed on defining what is essential in society at present. This is an important decision for preserving life and health. But take a step backward and consider things from the widest possible perspective. What is truly and absolutely essential?
In a time when the world is being instructed to take shelter we need to be focussed on the only place of safety from the greatest possible threat.
If the most dangerous form of deception is self-deception, then we must know the most dangerous way of deceiving ourselves. There are all kinds of ways we may overestimate our good qualities or be blind to reality. Scripture warns about deceiving ourselves in...
Can you really have contentment in the midst of panic and alarm about the spread of the Coronavirus? Jeremiah Burroughs shows how this is possible.
Having nothing, yet possessing everything makes no sense whatsoever in our materialist culture. But it makes very good sense spiritually. It should be what we desire for ourselves.
It’s one thing to say “I have behaved foolishly”. It’s another to truly acknowledge and confess the guilt of what we have done. Yet God’s offers of peace are for even those who have committed the greatest folly.
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