Tag Archive: encouragement

Jul 01 2015

Psalm 2: Hope in the Midst of Injustice

Psalm 2:10-12 the final answer to injustice

Terrorists murder and maim. Con artists bilk the elderly. The rich exploit the poor. Abusers scar children. The promiscuous mock the chaste. Liars lock the innocent behind bars. Those who’ve sworn to uphold justice overturn it.

What is our hope in the midst of injustice? Psalm 2 tells us.

It’s a psalm originally composed for …

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May 21 2015

Every Cover-up to be Revealed—It’s a Promise

Every cover-up to be revealed at the Judgment

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, white police officer Michael Slager shot and killed an unarmed black man, Walter Scott. Officer Slager claimed Scott had grabbed his Taser and he had shot in self-defense. The story may have ended there except for one thing.

Feidin Santana, a barber walking to work, saw the officer “controlling” Scott …

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Mar 11 2015

Fight Fear with Truth

2 Corinthians 10:5 is about knowing truth

When you’re facing fear or confronting doubt, one of the best tools at your disposal is what I call a truth journal.

A truth journal is a piece of paper or a section in a spiral notebook or journal in which you write truth statements that you need rooted in your heart. The truth journal supports you …

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Feb 02 2015

“I Don’t Feel Forgiven”

Confessing and forgiving in "Return of the Prodigal Son"

I’m a Christian. I confess my sins like the Bible says, but I don’t feel forgiven. What should I do?

This is such a common question. Some think their past failures are too great for God to want to forgive them. Others have fallen so many times to the same sin, they’re sure God has …

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Jul 24 2014

Giving Reasons for Faith: Four Basic Resources

Software for giving reasons for Faith

Four resources for those just getting started in Christian apologetics–giving reasons for faith

First Peter 3:15 tells us to always be “prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.” But when you first start answering seekers and skeptics, preparing can seem overwhelming because …

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Jan 09 2014

Top Posts for 2013

These are the six top posts and pages in 2013–see if you missed any of them:

  • Download The Story: This was by far the most popular page in 2013, with over 4,000 downloads of “The Story: Personal Journal & Discussion Guide” in 2013!
  • Telescoped Genealogies: Was Rahab the Mother of Boaz? It’s not as straightforward as one …

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