Jon Cressey

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9 Things We Learn from The Woman Caught in Adultery

<i>And Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him. Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She</i> …

Christianity

What Seeing the Face of God Means in the Bible

The phrase "face of God," as used in the Bible, gives important information about God the Father, but the expression can be easily misunderstood. …

Theology

God Can Change Your Child’s Heart

<b>Audio Transcript</b><p>Paul looks around in his day, perhaps Elijah-like, and what does he see? Messiah has come and the people of Israel, almost en masse, …

Theology

Isn’t the Joy-Centered Life Just an Emotional Roller Coaster?

<b>Audio Transcript</b><p><i>Building a ministry around joy in God leads to a lot of good and important questions we need to think through. For example, if our</i> …

Theology

Why the Best Missions Sermon Is All About God’s Sovereignty

David Platt’s sermon at the 2012 T4G conference is one of the most powerful calls to the nations in the last twenty years. What made it so …

Theology

You Do Not Have Much Time

Of the many video clips I watched of Billy Graham in the week of his death, one in particular has stuck with me. Preaching in Southern Seminary …

Billy Graham

Never Letting Go

<i>When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. Yet I am always with you; you hold</i> …

Faith

Humility Honored

<i>All those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted. (Luke 18:14)</i>What should be the easiest thing in the …

Faith

Read Scripture: Mark

God Is Not Afraid of the Dark

<i>Everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world — our faith.</i> (1 John 5:4)There is plenty …

Jesus

Read Scripture: James

Why Did Christ Die? : A Reflection on 'The Cross of Christ' by John Stott

Excerpted from John Stott's classic work <i>The Cross of Christ</i>:<p>Herod and Pilate, Gentiles and Jews … had together “conspired” against Jesus (Acts 4:27). …

Jesus Left Things Unfixed

Author Zack Eswine says, “We cannot expect to change what Jesus has left unfixed for the moment.” He calls these unchangeable realities “inconsolable …

Southern Baptist

Scarlet Cord Christian

<b>“This oath will not be binding on us . . . unless you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down . . .” And she tied the</b> …

Faith

Otis Moss III - God, Google and iPods: Digital Faith and Analog Religion

Sacred Feathers

I have spent the great majority of my life on the western side of the Greater Toronto Area. In grade school my family moved to Ancaster and I soon …

Evangelical Christianity

What Are You Waiting For?

God’s children are always waiting on him for something.We wait for God to fulfill particular promises (Hebrews 6:15), deliver us from our enemies …

New Testament

How the Church Submits to Jesus Christ

I am sure we’ve all read and wondered about God’s command to Christian wives: “Wives, submit to your own husbands, <i>as to the Lord</i>” (Ephesians 5:22). …

Theology

Love Endures All Things - Haddon Robinson

When To Panic and When NOT to Panic When People Leave Your Church

Most leaders I know fear losing people.I do.And I’ll bet you do.After all, you spend a lot of your time trying to build your ministry.When it comes …

When God Goes Against His Will

<i>But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for it was the will of the Lord to put them to death.</i> (1 Samuel 2:25)The sons of Eli the …

Faith

The Great Commission Will Require Disobedience: Why Some Refuse to Leave the Hardest Places

<i>This article began as a letter that Greg Livingstone sent to some of his friends, including me. I loved what I read, not because it was easy, but</i> …

Theology

Sharpen Your Affections with Fasting

Fasting has fallen on hard times — at least, it seems, among our overstuffed bellies in the American church. I speak as one of the well-fed.<p>Sure, …

Fasting

Jesus has people who don’t yet know him in your city and in your neighborhood. He will bring them home to himself no matter what, but he wants to use you to share the good news of great joy. https://t.co/wXxW7lXgGF

Godly Gumption

<i>As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. (Luke 9:51)</i>When was the last time you heard the word …

Jesus

What Sustains Missions in the Hardest Places?

<i>How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts</i>! <i><br>My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord</i>; <i><br>my heart and flesh sing for joy to the</i> …

Leadercast 2017: Powered By Purpose // Andy Stanley

Divine Diet

<i>Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” (Matthew 4:4)</i>The word <i>diet</i> …

Theology

The Wonderland Of The Wilderness

<i>I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her. (Hosea 2:14)</i>Regardless of where this message finds you …

Jesus

When God Withholds Something Good

Few things are more terrifying than being left to yourself. And if we refuse to listen to God, he may choose to leave us with our own thoughts and …

Theology