Revelation 21:1–4 gives us a glimpse into God’s final act of redemption, when our broken world is made new. It shows us that evil has an expiration date, that pain and sorrows will cease, and that all our tears will be wiped away by the God who dwells with us. Continue reading Our Story Has A Good Ending: Jesus Wins (The Hope of Revelation 21:1–4)
Whenever our discontent points us to God, it is evidence of his mercy to us. He doesn’t want us satisfied with anything less than what we were made for. Continue reading Holy Discontent
God actually cares very much about our happiness. Holiness and happiness were never intended to be pitted against each other. On the contrary, growth in holiness increases happiness. Continue reading Does God Care About My Happiness or Holiness? Both.
“Our union with Christ is as certain as Christ’s irrevocable love, which does not wax or wane. It is as sure as Christ’s grip in our lives and his promise that nothing can snatch us from his hand.” Continue reading 10 Quotes: Union with Christ by Rankin Wilbourne
Good works are an essential and inevitable component of the Christian life because they are the fruit of saving faith. Continue reading Saving Faith Always Produces Good Works
Someday, Jesus would go to another garden, a place called Gethsemane, and He would obey where Adam failed. He would redeem us from the curse, by becoming a curse for us. Continue reading He Came to Make All Things New
Life barrages us with bad news. It can be discouraging, disorienting, and devastating at times. So, here is some good news to hold fast to today. God’s word never fails. Continue reading Good News for Bad Days
He came in love. While we were still His enemies, He came and loved us first so that we might love Him back. He came in generosity. Laying down His crown, He came and became poor so that we’d gain the riches of His grace. He came in righteousness. Fulfilling the law that we kept … Continue reading Christ Came to Us in Love.
I never read Kisses from Katie. I knew her general story from a friend who loved it, but I didn’t get around to checking it out myself. I’ll admit to being a little skeptical. How could a 23-year-old adopt 13 kids and actually function well as a mother? Perhaps this skepticism is one reason that … Continue reading Daring to Hope Book Review
Maybe my problem is that my propensity towards sin is a lot more powerful than I care to admit. Maybe adoption education isn’t enough. Maybe I’m just a really weak mom in need of a really strong Savior. Continue reading I Wasn’t Prepared for This: Anger After Adoption