There is a good, better, best pattern to the Christian life. To be in Christ is good. To be with Christ is better, better by far. But even for those who are with Christ now, the best is yet to be. I want to encourage you as we look together at what the Bible...
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Innocent As To What Is Evil (Adam Kareus, For The Church)
Adam Kareus writes a short article on the “simple little phrase… [that] rocked me to my core.”
Contentment Is Great Gain (Meghan Hill, enCourage)
An article adapted from a book by Meghan Hill in which she discusses three things that contentment does for us. Take a look:
It is certainly not easy to be content—to trust that God is good even when we face rain clouds or radiation treatment. But when we have a right understanding of our own dependence on God and are satisfied with his provision for our needs, God promises we will gain a reward more valuable than anything else we might lack.
Six Prayers for the Half-Hearted (Marshall Segal, Desiring God)
Marshall Segal pulls from a variety of biblical authors to offer these six wonderful prayers for the half-hearted. Check it out! When was the last time you saw Zephaniah quoted in a blog post?
I Want That to Be Said of Me (David Platt, Radical)
Find out the verse that made David Platt respond by saying: “I read that description at the end of that verse, and my heart just says, ‘I want that to be true of me.'”
Christianity Isn’t About Avoiding Trouble (Colin Smith, Unlocking the Bible)
Jesus speaks clearly about wars and rumors of wars, about famines, and about earthquakes. This is your world, he says to those who are listening, this is the reality in which you live your life. This will be part of your experience. And this is precisely why you need me.