Living without Worry

It is tempting to place our trust in money and possessions rather than in God. We worry that we will one day not have enough, which drives us to store … Continue reading

The Exchange of Glory

The doctrine of glorification teaches that one day, God will bring our salvation to completion. The glorious good news of being in Christ is that our eternally glorious God desires … Continue reading

Living without Fear

At some level, everyone struggles with the fear of man. This fear takes on different forms. We can fear what others think of us and be tempted to live for … Continue reading

How Glorious is God?

Paul brings Romans 9-11 to an end with these climatic verses. The most theologically astute reader still leaves this section of Romans with profound questions. We must wait for heaven … Continue reading

Facing and Overcoming Temptation

  •   May 19, 2024   •     •   James 1:13–18

In James 1:13–18, James tells Christians that the temptations they face do not originate from God but from their own desires. These sinful desires of their hearts, when acted upon … Continue reading

What Is Mercy?

Mercy is God’s kindness toward sinners with an emphasis on their need. And this is how our passage ends—with the reminder that God’s mercy is for Jews, his beloved people—and … Continue reading

God’s All-Sufficient Grace

  •   May 05, 2024   •     •   2 Corinthians 12:1–10

Profound displays of God’s power marked the ministry of the Apostle Paul. In 2 Corinthians 12, Paul recounted a grand vision that the Lord gave to him. He knew sharing … Continue reading

What Is the Mystery of God?

The mystery of God Paul refers to in Romans 11:25 is that the salvation of Israel and the salvation of the nations are divinely intertwined. In chapter 11, Paul teaches … Continue reading

How Can I Be Humble?

Ever since making his Genesis 12 promise to Abraham, God has been building a true Israel—a people who are Abraham’s spiritual descendants because they believed God, and it was credited … Continue reading

Why Did God’s People Fail?

The Westminster Larger Catechism says the works of God’s providence are “his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving and governing of all his creatures; ordering them, and all their actions, … Continue reading