Author: Chris Poblete

Nine Bible Passages For Meditating On The Gospel

The Christian never graduates from the Gospel. It is the very “grace of God in truth” that serves as the foundation for our new life in Christ. Therefore, we should remember, rehearse, and recite the Gospel regularly. Here are Nine Bible passages on the Gospel that are worth meditating on: Isaiah 53:3-6 He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed...

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What to Pray for When You’re Feeling Spiritual Weak

Ephesians 3:14-21, “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth that is named, that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled...

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Salvation According to His Word

Psalm 119:41, “Let Your mercies come also to me, O LORD— Your salvation according to Your word.” Notice that this stanza in Psalm 119:41-48 begins with a request. It begins with a cry for the mercies (or steadfast love) of Yahweh. And the psalmist seems to know that he does not deserve such love, nor can he attain it by his own volition. “Let Your mercies come to me,” he cries. In other words, this steadfast love can only be given by the One who offers it. The psalmist cannot produce it himself; it must be received as a...

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Spurgeon on Intercessory Prayer

Editors note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what prayer is and how they can improve their prayer lives. Brian Hedges looked at John Owen on the work of the Holy Spirit in prayer. Today C. Walter wrote on the Lord’s Prayer. Chris wrote on the practice of private prayer. Chris writes on the practice of corporate prayer. Mike Boling wrote on four keys to a consistent and purposeful prayer life. David Dunham wrote on the importance of prayer in counseling. Matthew Fretwell wrote on three ways to improve your prayer life. Dave...

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Seven Ways To Pray for Persecuted Christians

Editors note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what prayer is and how they can improve their prayer lives. Brian Hedges looked at John Owen on the work of the Holy Spirit in prayer. Today C. Walter wrote on the Lord’s Prayer. Chris wrote on the practice of private prayer. Chris writes on the practice of corporate prayer. Mike Boling wrote on four keys to a consistent and purposeful prayer life. David Dunham wrote on the importance of prayer in counseling. Matthew Fretwell wrote on three ways to improve your prayer life. Dave...

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