Chris Poblete

Chris is a Christian, husband to Alyssa, works as Executive Director of The Gospel for OC and Writer and Editor at Blue Letter Bible. Chris and his wife Alyssa worship and serve at Reverence Bible Church in Mission Viejo, California. He is the author of The Two Fears: Tremble Before God Alone.
What is the Will of God?

What is the Will of God?

It’s a question that many of us ask: “What is God’s will for my life?” After all, what child of God does not want to know the answer to this? The question of purpose—who we are, why we’re here, what God wants of/from/for us—is fundamental to human existence. The best...

Glorifying Christ in Daily Life

Glorifying Christ in Daily Life

“We live unto the Lord.” (Romans 14:8) If God had willed it, each of us might have entered heaven at the moment of conversion. It is not absolutely necessary for our preparation for immortality that we should tarry here. It is possible for a man to be taken to heaven,...

David Brainerd: Longing for Holiness

David Brainerd: Longing for Holiness

“WHEN I REALLY ENJOY GOD, I FEEL MY DESIRES OF HIM THE MORE INSATIABLE” David Brainerd (1718-1747), the early American missionary to American Indians, recorded the following in his journal: Thursday, Nov. 4. (At Lebanon) Saw much of my nothingness most of this day:...

Trusting God When Trials Hit

Trusting God When Trials Hit

Let’s face it: we know how difficult trials can be. We often lay wounded and troubled in the trenches of daily life. What’s worse is when trials test our trust in God. Where do we place our hope in these circumstances? Does my life reflect that God is my hope? Or,...

Humility

Humility

"I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace"...

Seven Ways to Wage War Against Sin

Seven Ways to Wage War Against Sin

Sin. It is everywhere. It is never dormant. It is not passive. It does not sleep. It actively weakens and darkens the soul of every human being and has done so since the Fall (Genesis 3). Sin tempts our will. It separates us from our Father. It deceives our hearts and...

Sanctifying View Of Grace

Sanctifying View Of Grace

 "For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God." (1 Corinthians 15:9) "To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of...

Blessed are Those Who Walk in the Word

Blessed are Those Who Walk in the Word

Psalm 119 is the giant of all psalms, and each verse is about the word of the Lord. If the Bible had a theme song (a really long theme song), this would be it. Specifically, it is a song and prayer of someone who delights in the Word. Charles Spurgeon once said that...