1. 10

    We cannot free ourselves from pride and selfish ambition; a divine rescue is absolutely necessary.

  2. 9

    The personal desolation Christ is experiencing on the cross is what you and I should be experiencing--but instead, Jesus is bearing it, and bearing it all alone. Why alone? He's alone so that we might never be alone.

  3. 8

    But the very act of pausing in a busy day to pray is an act of weakening pride in my life, acknowledging that I am a dependent creature. I am not self sufficient.

  4. 7

    It’s not 'those who help themselves' whom God helps; it’s those who humble themselves.

  5. 6

    Reminding ourselves of the gospel is the most important daily habit we can establish.

  6. 5

    Your greatest need is not a spouse. Your greatest need is to be delivered from the wrath of God - and that has already been accomplished for you through the death and resurrection of Christ. So why doubt that God will provide a much, much lesser need? Trust His sovereignty, trust His wisdom, trust His love.

  7. 4

    Unless you see yourself standing there with the shrieking crowd, full of hostility and hatred for the holy and innocent Lamb of God, you don’t really understand the nature and depth of your sin or the necessity of the cross.

  8. 3

    We don't accidentally drift into holiness; rather we mature gradually and purposefully, one choice at a time.

  9. 2

    Effective teaching involves explaining to our children what they're already observing in our lives by example.

  10. 1

    Today, the greatest challenge facing American evangelicals is not persecution from the world, but seduction by the world.

  11. Last Update: 18 May 2022

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