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Confronting and Repenting

We are living in a day when reports of abuse and evil are constantly surrounding us. What we need is a robust theology of peace-making...

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What is Real Repentance?

“Repent and believe” has been the cry of preachers ever since the time of Jesus. However, repentance can seem mysterious and sometimes contradictory to the...

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Do We Have to Forgive Someone If They Don't Repent?

Forgiveness is hard enough as it is, let alone when the other person fails to repent. Sometimes, though, a wrong definition of forgiveness makes it...

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The Grace of the Law

We talk a lot about how we are saved by grace, not by our good works or obedience to the law. Indeed, Paul says we...

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Why the Christian Faith is Fundamentally, Uncomfortable

If you’re looking for a religion to make you comfortable, don’t look to Christianity. We shouldn't want it any other way.

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The Root of All Godliness

While love is the yardstick for all our duties toward God and men, the root of our godliness before the face of God is something...

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How Christ Conquers the Idols in Our Lives

We create an idol whenever we look to something or someone to give us ultimate satisfaction, happiness, or joy. God alone is the supreme fulfillment...

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How to Fight Off the Devil's Desperate Attacks

Even though we face horrible enemies, we can be strong and courageous in the Lord. We can fight. We can stand against the temptation to sin...

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How to Pray When You Don't Feel Like It

No amount of self-talk will help you pray when you don’t feel like it unless that self-talk is true.