Embracing Our Finitude

From the very beginning, human beings have not been content to embrace their finitude. Not wanting to operate within the boundaries God set for them in Eden, Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit so that they could be like their Creator in His knowledge of good and...

Into His Presence: A Theology of Intimacy with God By Tim L. Anderson

Tim Anderson, a professor of theology and biblical studies at Corban University, has written a book that is much needed within the church today. Sadly, the Charismatics and Mystics have hijacked the concept of Intimacy with God and created confusion on the issue of...

Breaking The Cycle of Abuse and Become the Parent I Never Had

Jenn Greenberg was abused by her church-going father. Yet she is still a Christian. In her courageous, compelling book Not Forsaken, she reflects on how God brought life and hope in the darkest of situations.  For a long time, I kept that Mother’s Day card blank, and...

This Present Reality Is Not Ultimate

In this brief section of Ecclesiastes, the author addresses one of the fundamental issues Christians face: the apparent exaltation of the wicked. We’ve all been there, right? We look around, and there seems to be a serious disconnect between what we think should...

Tim Keesee– Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Tim Keesee have a great conversation about the state of persecution around the world, praying for our persecuted brothers and sisters, the importance of reading Christian biographies, along with his book, A...

Living within the Limits to the Limit

Ecclesiastes 8:1-9, “Who is like the wise? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed. 2 I say:[a] Keep the king's command, because of God's oath to him.[b] 3 Be not hasty to go from his...

A Candle in the Dark

Mark 5:21-43, “And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, he fell at his feet and implored him earnestly,...

The Things People Say

Nobody’s perfect, the old saying goes, and this truth is confirmed every day in our experience. We might pore over our work for hours, even days, seeking to catch every error, and yet the report we handed to our boss ends up having mistakes here and there. We measure...

10 Things You Should Know about Persecution

1. Persecution is bound up with Christ’s persecution. Jesus made that clear on His way to Jerusalem when he told his disciples that there he would “suffer many things . . . and be killed, and on the third day be raised” (Matt. 16:21). And then he told his followers...

Fearing God and Holding to the Truth

There is a certain injustice in the world that the crummiest guys live long lives and the best are taken from us too soon. And I like that the Bible is honest about this reality. It doesn’t sugar coat things. It doesn’t tell you that if you’re good enough bad things...

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