Must people repent of their sins before God grants justifying faith? Or does repentance follow faith? Which comes first—faith or repentance?Read More
If you’re not married, engaged, or seriously dating someone whom you think you might marry, you may wonder at times if you will ever experience the joys and challenges of matrimony. Here are six things you can do in the meantime.Read More
"The good seed cannot flourish when it is repeatedly dug up for the purpose of examining its growth" (J. C. Kromsigt). It can be frustrating to attempt to evaluate a person’s growth in Christ over the short term. Here's why all believers can be confident that the Holy Spirit is at work in their sanctification.Read More
The longer I am a Christian, the more I realize how great a sinner I am. This realization is not necessarily a virtue in and of itself. Yet, it is by recognizing the depth of our sin that we can be brought to greater joy in Christ. Here are two important things every Christian should remember about fighting sin from Romans 7.
It’s normal to question our work, to consider whether we’re doing all we should be doing, and if we’re doing it right. We wonder if our efforts really are leading toward something ultimate and lasting. We’re a culture that’s obsessed with our own legacy. The best life, the one Christ has intended for us, is the life that can’t be lived under one’s own power—here's why.Read More