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We Need Spiritual Crises

We Need Spiritual Crises

Do you understand the difference between faith in crisis and faith in the process? Conversion to Christ comes in a crisis. In a certain place at a certain time, you heard the good news about Jesus, and by faith you turned from sin and received God’s forgiveness....
Why Would Anyone Choose to Be Broken?

Why Would Anyone Choose to Be Broken?

Well, why would a man check into a hospital and allow the surgeon to start cutting? Because he knows that surgery is the only way to experience healing and to be physically restored. What makes a woman willing to endure long hours of intense labor? She knows that...
Redirecting Glory

Redirecting Glory

Jesus taught that multitudes will be cast out of heaven on Judgment Day who honestly believed themselves to be heaven-bound. They’ll leave the throne room sadly, befuddled by their self-deception, terrified by their fate. I wonder: If it’s possible to deceive...
Cultivating Humility

Cultivating Humility

1. Know the greatness of your sin and your God. John Owen said, “Two things need to humble us. First, let us consider God in His greatness, glory, holiness, power, majesty, and authority. Then, let us consider ourselves in our mean, abject, and sinful condition.” True...

The small band of church leaders had been praying earnestly for revival in their community—a village on the Isle of Lewis, the largest isle of the Outer Hebrides, just off the coast of Scotland. They were particularly burdened for the young people of the island who had no interest in spiritual matters and scorned the things of God.

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Is It Okay to Feel Proud?

Is It Okay to Feel Proud?

I grew up in a home full of positive affirmation. I can still hear my mother saying, “We are so proud of you, Son!” (Just recently she said those very words to my brother Mike and me as we celebrated her 90th birthday.) Is that kind of pride wrong? Human culture, of...