Rejoicing over anxiety! By that I mean rejoicing trumps and displaces anxiety. Rejoicing is the Spirit’s remedy for the soul that struggles to be anxious for nothing. In writing from prison to the saints in Philippi, Paul interweaves a common theme of rejoicing throughout his letter to those experiencing anxiety and affliction. Here are […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the second of a two part series discussing how to fight Wanton, how to counsel others who are in the grasp of Wanton, and application points for the believer. Be sure you read the first post in this series.   A brief recap: In post one, we defined Wanton […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the first of a two part series discussing how to fight Wanton, how to counsel others who are in the grasp of Wanton, and application points for the believer.   WATCH OUT! Wanton wants to woo you from the path of purity to the brink of utter ruin (Prov […]

  Note: This post is part three of a three-part series looking at the meditation of the heart and mind. Read also part one and two of this post. In The Heavenly Trade, Bartholomew Ashwood wrote that “Meditation chews the cud, and gets the sweetness and nutritive virtue of the Word into the heart and […]

  Note: This post is part two of a three-part series looking at the meditation of the heart and mind. Read part one of this post here.  In a recent struggle, Psalm 15:1-2 became as a life vest to this drowning sinner in a overwhelming storm of despair. “O LORD, who shall sojourn in your […]

  Editor’s note: This post is part of a three-part series looking at the meditation of the heart and mind. Have you ever bumped into an old friend and casually asked how he or she was doing? You were expecting a cheerful response of, “Good, and you?” Instead it was as if you had opened […]

  Editor’s note: This series of posts provides seven principles related to killing sin and conforming to Christ in the context of your local church as revealed in Ephesians 4 and 5. Read the first two post in this series: The Church as the Context for Growth and Change – Part 1 The Church as […]

  Editor’s note: This series of posts provides seven principles related to killing sin and conforming to Christ in the context of your local church as revealed in Ephesians 4 and 5. Read the first post in this series: The Church as the Context for Growth and Change – Part 1 The Means to Change […]

  Editor’s note: This series of posts provides seven principles related to killing sin and conforming to Christ in the context of your local church as revealed in Ephesians 4 and 5. The following is the first post in the series.    Some grow anxious over the very thought of change as it threatens their […]

  Words are a window through which what we worship is often revealed. Put another way, spoken thoughts are the pathway of discovering what is treasured deep down in the heart. Thus, before we seek to speak the truth about God and his Word into the life of others, we must first actively listen to […]

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