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How Do We Know What God is Really Like?

Many people – Christian and pre-Christian – have a wrong view of God. They see Him in a number of ways, none of which properly reflect the majesty of His true nature. If we are being made in His image (and we are! Genesis 1:26), then what we think about...

How to Seek Someone Who Is Always There

One of the key questions of the New Testament is simple, but profound: How do you seek the Lord when he never leaves you nor forsakes you? To put it shorter: How do you seek someone who is always with you? It’s impossible to have a situation where God is not present,...

The Essence of Thanksgiving

People usually get entirely the wrong idea about how we live as Christians. The first mistake they make is to imagine that we have trapped ourselves in an austere system of rules, moral laws from on high that we absolutely will not and cannot break. That life in Christ is like...

Why Desire Is Better Than Discipline

I was talking to a friend of mine in Dallas and he said “I really can’t crack the discipline of prayer.” My question for him was a simple one: “Why try to crack discipline in the first place?” All discipline is rooted in desire. This means you shouldn’t be asking...

It’s Time to Mess With the Enemy’s Head

God is not content with you being an overcomer. He wants to make you into more than a conqueror. He says so right in Romans 8:37: “In all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” What’s it mean to be more than a conqueror? It...

It's Time to Mess With the Enemy's Head

God is not content with you being an overcomer. He wants to make you into more than a conqueror. He says so right in Romans 8:37: “In all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” What’s it mean to be more than a conqueror? It...

When Was the Last Time You Had a Lens Change?

There was an apostle, Saul, who was an academic theologian. He would later change his name to Paul. I’m guessing you’ve heard of him. In the Bible, Paul talks a lot about who he is as a Jew. In Acts 22:3 he says, “I was educated under Gamaliel strictly according...