Christians Are Human Too

One of the major problems Christians face is that, even though they sometimes don’t admit it, they fail to really see their weakness clearly. But more important than that, most Christians fail to see their weakness in relation to God’s strength. Because of this failure, many Christians live a life of frustration and guilt. And God doesn’t sell frustration and guilt in his store…so if you have them, you didn’t ...

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How to Have a Calm and Quiet Soul (from Somebody Who Struggles with It)

Stop. Be still. Rest. That’s from the Bible. Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). But the fact is that you can’t rest unless you have a calm and quiet soul first. I don’t. I’m not a model of Psalm 131. And actually that’s a good thing. Never take advice from anybody about a difficult matter unless he or ...

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Friendship Must Be Free

Female relationships can be tricky, even among Christians. They can be one of the most encouraging and enjoyable treasures on earth—if only we could stop trying to control them. We desire transparency. But that desire is stifled by worry about other people’s opinions. We fear we might offend someone, become offended, or say something that will be misconstrued. Questions race through our minds. Do I appear godly? Have I said ...

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How to Be a Good and Faithful Servant

Everybody has a secret. If you were required to reveal your secret to others, you would be so ashamed and mortified that you’d want to leave or crawl down into a hole to hide. Because of our secrets, most Christians believe that God is angry with us. God has called me to tell Christians the truth that, because of justification and imputation, God isn’t angry with them...and never will be.

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