3 Ways to Share Your Faith With Your Kids

3 Ways to Share Your Faith With Your Kids

It’s so important that we pass our faith on down to our children, but it’s not always easy to know how to do that. I commend you for the time and thought you’ve put into sharing Jesus with your own children, and perhaps with other children you know as well. Here are...
Psalm 36: What You Need to Know

Psalm 36: What You Need to Know

As with many of the Psalms, Psalm 36 is basically a Psalm of lament. The Psalmist has those who are attacking him, and he wants the Lord to rescue him. Here’s a basic outline that should help you as you read this Psalm yourself: • Verses 1-4: Lord, my enemies are...
Why You Should Choose Obedience

Why You Should Choose Obedience

You and I have a choice between two ways of living: we can live according to the covenant which the One True Creator God has made with His people, or we can live in disobedience. It’s common to see these two ways of life compared and contrasted in Scripture. Jesus...
Why Trouble Should Increase Your Trust in God

Why Trouble Should Increase Your Trust in God

I can recall being at my grandmother’s house once when an argument broke out among my cousins. We were all children; I must have been 4 or 5 years old. I don’t remember what the argument was about, but my cousin Johnny was indignant: “That’s not fair!” Several of us...

To Live is Christ [Video]

There is in Philippians this very interesting passage—or really set of passages—about Paul’s own experience. He is in prison. He’s in a Roman prison. He’s been arrested and is now at what we believe to be the end of his apostolic career. There’s every prospect—you can...
Justice, Mercy, and Psalm 139

Justice, Mercy, and Psalm 139

Years ago when my kids were little, I punished one of the boys for something. My wife Sue told me later, “You know, he didn’t do that.” I still cringe when I remember that. He was just a little guy, and I went to him and apologized. After my son was an adult I told...