As Christians, we live in a foreign land. And when our citizenship becomes heaven our purpose changes to live in a way that creates a thirst for heaven in others.
The great heroes of the Bible and church history have been people with the courage to say “No” to sin. They didn’t condone it or compromise with it. The root of Daniel’s courage was his trust in the Lord and His precepts, provision, and protection.
How do you know when you’ve grown up? One sure sign is your ability to control your tongue.
Anyone can rebel—it comes easily to us. But it takes great strength of character to be humble and live in submission to others.
When God scans the earth for potential leaders, He is not on a search for angels in the flesh. He is certainly not looking for perfect people. He is searching for men and women like you and me, mere people made up of flesh, bone, and blood.
Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem during the last week of His life signalled a kingly triumph in both obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Yet it was important in every way, nonetheless, and its details are preserved for us in Matthew 21:1–11, which kick-starts the most climactic week in Jesus’ life...and in history.
How a husband treats his wife speaks volumes about his character. A masculine and secure husband honours his wife, and he allows her the freedom to be herself.