What does living as a “Christ follower” mean for your everyday life?

If You Do Not Forgive: A Parenthetical Thought

By R. L. Wilson | October 19, 2020

What does the Bible say about not forgiving someone? The fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer reads, “And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” Jesus goes on to talk more about this in Matthew 6:14-15. None of the other petitions have this “appendix,” so why this one? Matthew Henry suggests,

When Morning Gilds the Sky

By R. L. Wilson | October 19, 2020

“When morning gilds the sky, our hearts awaking cry: May Jesus Christ be praised! In all our work and prayer we ask his loving care: May Jesus Christ be praised!…

When Will It Get Better? A Biblical Response to the Pandemic

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | October 12, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc upon our way of life. From schools to jobs, the economy and even churches have been impacted in unprecedented ways. What is a Biblical response to the pandemic?

Biblical Response to Suffering

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | October 5, 2020

In our series with Dr. Erwin Lutzer called “Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters: What Is God Saying to Us?”, program three addresses the Bible’s response to suffering. From the world’s perspective, pain is something negative to be avoided or removed. However, God allows difficulties for several possible reasons. Instead of only seeking to avoid pain, the Bible offers other means of responding to suffering.

When the Truth Becomes a Lie

By R. L. Wilson | October 5, 2020

As I was reading Erwin Lutzer’s book Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters, I ran across the sentence, “Simply put, it is not possible to exaggerate how offensive our sin is toward God.”[1]

What to Do When God Is Silent

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | September 30, 2020

Even Christians who have walked closely with God for years have experienced times when He seems distant or quiet. Why does God seem silent? What can we do during these…

I Exalt Thee: A Prayer of Adoration

By R. L. Wilson | September 28, 2020

To adore: an act of offering deep love and respect, of worshiping someone. To exalt: to elevate by praise or in estimation To extol: to praise highly Each of the…

Our Daily Bread

By R. L. Wilson | September 28, 2020

“Give us this day our daily bread.” The first thing we naturally think of is God’s provision of the daily manna for His people in the wilderness. No doubt you…

On Earth As It Is In Heaven

By R. L. Wilson | September 22, 2020

We’ve talked about God’s kingdom (His rule, His reign) coming; we’ve talked about His will being done. And God’s will (has been and) will be accomplished, both in heaven and…

Discovering God’s Will: A Parenthetical Thought

By R. L. Wilson | September 17, 2020

[Author’s note: While writing the article on “Thy will be done,” I struggled to keep the focus on God’s will, rather than “God’s will for me.” Several of the books…