This is another typically fine article from author and pastor Randy Alcorn. Here he is writing about faith, and since his wife only recently passed away due to cancer, he is able to bring the proper experience and focus to this important topic. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries via Patheos.com……………………..
Anxiety is a pretty constant fact in my life, but I am slowly beginning to lessen those anxious times through the grace and power of the Lord! This article has a lot of good things to take away. From BiblicalCounselingCenter.org……………………….
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? (Rom. 8:31-32).
This article does a really nice job of explaining what the Apostle Paul meant about “all things” in the verse above. From Forward Prigress………..
Here is a thoughtful and thought-provoking article on God and the presence of evil and suffering in the world. From Beautiful Christian Life……….
Path of Liberation Through the Disciplines
Experimental, prayerful implementation of solitude, silence, fasting—and other appropriate practices, such as service, fellowship, worship, and study (there is no such thing as a complete list of spiritual disciplines)—will certainly liberate us into the riches of Kingdom living. They are the key to the keys. We do not have to live under the thumb of our circumstances. For most, it is a considerable test of faith to take control of how they spend their time. But that is up to us. And putting time-tested, biblical disciplines for the spiritual life into sensible practice will soon lead us into an abundance of the life that is eternal in quality and power.
From The Great Omission: Reclaiming Jesus’s Essential Teachings on Discipleship. Copyright © 2006 by Dallas Willard. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
Not only is life on earth potentially full of things to fear, but also a growing awareness of God and the supernatural can be cause for great fear. But on both of these counts, the Bible is full of admonitions to not be fearful. This article gives you the author’s top 10 verses on this topic. From In Christ at Patheos.com……….
This is a really handy article that discusses the biblical metaphor “to walk.” From In Christ at Patheos.com……….
John Stott was a big influence in my early Christian life, as back in the 70s and 80s practically everyone read his bestseller Basic Christianity. Here are some quotes from him that might serve to introduce this godly man to younger believers today. From Logos.com………………..
This article reminds us that grace should not be taken for granted, and as we realize how far we were separated from God before He imparted His grace to us, then we will remain amazed by His grace. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries……………………..
This is a helpful article for loading up more tools in your bible study toolkit. “…one of the easiest techniques to use in doing good Bible study is that of observing repeated words and themes. Authors didn’t have bold and italics back then, so a common way to emphasize a point was to repeat it multiple times.” From Knowable Word…………..