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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...

Stop Driving Your Old Car

Imagine you’re driving around in an absolute clunker that you’re constantly having to fix up and repair. The engine is rough. The paint is wearing thin. It makes noises you don’t understand and don’t really want to. Then imagine someone comes to you and says: “I have a brand new car...

The Practice of Delight

Everything is useful in the kingdom. Everything is useful for our development. We’re just learning how to walk with the Lord. Part of that walking with the Lord is about delight. It’s about being delighted in who He is and basking in His delight in you.

Why I'm Not Desperate for God

I was visiting a friend of mine named Steve a while back. Steve has two young daughters, who were four and six years old at the time. Steve had to leave the room to take a phone call, and while he was out of the room I overheard the six-year-old...

Why I’m Not Desperate for God

I was visiting a friend of mine named Steve a while back. Steve has two young daughters, who were four and six years old at the time. Steve had to leave the room to take a phone call, and while he was out of the room I overheard the six-year-old...

What It Really Means to Be a Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian? You probably know the right answer. A Christian is someone who has a relationship with Jesus, right? A lot of you have probably known that since before you could read. And you’re right, of course. A Christian is someone who has a...

Rethink Your Assumptions.

If all our thinking has brought us to a place that we do not like, it is time to acquire some new thoughts. Our thinking always leads us somewhere. It is our responsibility to ourselves to ensure that our thinking is compatible with God’s great heart towards us. Thinking produces...