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5 Ways to Cultivate True Humility in Your Life

Humility is an important character quality in the Christian life. Although most of us know this, we also likely know that humility is one of the most difficult qualities to develop and consistently live out in our Christian walk. The very nature of humility seems counterintuitive...

Suffering Afflictions and Going the Second Mile

I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. —Matthew 5:39 This verse reveals the humiliation of being a Christian. In the natural realm, if a person does not hit back, it...

5 Prayers to Pray against Satanic Attack

It’s true. You have an adversary who wants to attack your desires, your thoughts, even how you see and treat your body. So you and I need to be on guard against Satan’s schemes. According to 1 Peter 5:8, “Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like...

When the Darkness Doesn’t Yield by Gavin Ortlund

 I always thought sadness was a milder emotion. Other feelings—say, anger or love—are fierce, like stormy waves tossing you about. But sadness (so I thought) is more like a gray cloud that hangs about you. Recently I went through a deeper experience of sadness. It wasn’t...

From Disparate Threads

Posted by Ravi Zacharias on July 20, 2011 Some years ago, I was visiting a place known for making the best wedding saris in the world. They were the producers of saris rich in gold and silver threads, resplendent with an array of colors. With such...

When the Nations Rage: A Bible Study from Anne Graham Lotz

At times the world seems to be filled with people plotting evil things. Vengeance. Terror. Power grabs. Destruction. Death. Gassing the innocent. Slandering the righteous. Bombing the religious. Spinning the truth. Stealing the wealth. The weak, the innocent, the humble, the righteous, the good, the kind,...

God Blesses Messy People

Overall, would you say that the characters in the Bible have it all together or are a bit of a mess? If Genesis is any indication of the rest of the Bible (and it is), the answer is most certainly, they are a bit of...