What to Remember When the Gospel Doesn’t Make Sense You likely know someone who struggles with the assurance of salvation. Perhaps that person is you. This struggle is real for many Christians, and it is no small matter. To know what you need more than anything and then to be plagued with oppressive doubt, wondering […]

This is weekend 3 session 5 of track 1 of BCDC 2018 at Calvary Bible Church

In this episode of Counsel the Word Keith Palmer talks with Stephen Yuille about how the Bible and the Gospel of Jesus Christ are indeed adequate to address the topics of worry and fear. The following questions are discussed: How does the Bible help us to understand the nature of fear and worry? Distinguishing between […]

Editor’s note: If you haven’t yet, make sure you read Part 1 of this post! These two posts are the fourth installment in the series “Songs of the Heart” by Terry Enns, a collection of studies on the Psalms and Biblical Counseling. Other titles in this series include “One Thing” – Parts 1 and 2;  “Joy Comes […]

Editor’s note: Make sure you check back next week for Part 2 of this post! These two posts are the fourth installment in the series “Songs of the Heart” by Terry Enns, a collection of studies on the Psalms and Biblical Counseling. Other titles in this series include “One Thing” – Parts 1 and 2;  “Joy Comes […]

  In the first post of this series, I highlighted some of the strong denunciations of laziness in the Scriptures. God’s Word instructs us to see the evil of idleness especially by helping us consider sins of omission, which a lazy person’s life is necessarily full of. In this next blog post, I intend to […]

    Editor’s note: This post is part two of two that looks at four responses to trouble in our lives and four reasons to trust God found in Psalm 27. These responses or instructions reveal the “how” to trust God when we have trouble. This post looks at the third and fourth responses; part […]

    Editor’s note: This post is part one of two that looks at four responses to trouble in our lives and four reasons to trust God found in Psalm 27. These responses or instructions reveal the “how” to trust God when we have trouble. The first two responses are covered in this post, and […]

  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 […]

  One summer, when I was nine years old, my family was on vacation at the beach. One morning, during that vacation, stands out in my mind as a horrifying experience. My father had left early to play golf with friends when my mother, my siblings, and I heard a knock at the hotel door. […]

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