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Conclusive Evidence of Jesus' Resurrection John MacArthur

The resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ from the dead, the literal physical bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ from the dead is so critical to the Christian gospel that all four gospel writers – Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – give us an account of the resurrection and provide for us ...more

4 Ways to Honor the Elderly Julie Barrier

How to Honor the Elderly Dr. Julie Barrier How do you treat your elders? Your aging parents, your frail grandmother, your annoying aunt with dementia? Do you consider them an inspiration, an inconvenience, or both? God is serious about giving honor to the elderly in your midst. The first ...more

What is the One Thing I Would Change in My Marriage? Lisa Bevere

Recently, John and I did a joint question-and-answer session on marriage. As the session closed, this big question came up. “After more than thirty years of marriage is there anything that you would have done differently?” This one fell to me to answer. I took a deep breath and confessed, “I would ...more

Triumphal Entry: Why Jesus HAD to Go to Jerusalem John Piper

Luke describes the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem at the beginning of that last week of his earthly life: As he was drawing near, at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, ...more

My Sins: Forgotten Forever Max Lucado

I was thanking the Father today for his mercy. I began listing the sins he’d forgiven. One by one I thanked God for forgiving my stumbles and tumbles. My motives were pure and my heart was thankful, but my understanding of God was wrong. It was when I used the word remember that it hit me. “remember ...more

Fortune-Telling and God's Word Josh McDowell

Most people are obsessed with the future. They worry, they wonder, they obsess about possible scenarios. And some, in desperation, seek to learn what is ahead by seeking fortune-tellers or astrological forecasts. Divination, or fortune-telling, is an age-old practice. The “diviner” uses various ...more

How You Can Hijack Repentance Thabiti Anyabwile

I’d like to list a few ways the biblical idea of repentance can indeed be "hijacked" or stolen. Unhitch Method One way to hijack something would be to unhitch the word from the meaning the way a hijacker might disconnect the cab of an 18-wheeler from the cargo carrying trailer behind. In this ...more

Praying Scripture for Your Grandchildren Deborah Haddix

You simply cannot go wrong when praying Scripture. To be honest, as I look back over my life of prayer I must admit there have been times when I simply did not know what to pray – blank mind, no words.  There have also been times when my prayers seemed mechanical – rote, repetitive, even dull.  ...more

Five Lies You've Been Told About Guys Erin Davis

I have boys—a house full of them. I’m married to a mountain man of a husband who oozes testosterone and is super proud of his facial hair. Together we have four sons. In the delivery room it was like the doctors had this sentence on repeat . . . “It’s a boy!” “It’s a boy!” “It’s a boy!” “It’s a ...more

Fourteen Lessons on Prayer from Daniel Randy Alcorn

1. Position yourself in prayer by reading Scripture first.  “In the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the LORD given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy years” (v. 2). 2. Follow Scripture’s lead ...more