But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere (James 3:17). Wisdom without God is temporal. But godly wisdom informs us for this life and the life to come.
You have nothing to offer God except what He’s already given you – a holy life.
Trust in Jesus, not religion, to save you!
What would it look like if the people of God lived with the same kind of self-sacrifice we expected from our soldiers?
Share the life-giving news of Christ and help set the captives free!
It’s amazing to me how many people today marry and divorce for such trivial reasons.
Men need community with other men.
Sadly, many people are more concerned with the decisions being made in Washington than they are with what's going on in their own home.
In a nation of workaholics, when it comes to faith, many of us are spectators rather than soldiers.
I love learning about some of the great heroes of the church and their attitudes in the face of so much hardship.
We love others well not by having every answer, but by stepping into their lives and bearing their burdens.
This is not our world; this is not our time; this is God’s Kingdom.
Do whatever you do to the utmost, using the gifts God has given you to make an impact for His name!
If we’re going to have unity in the church, we have to stay on mission
Choose life, even in the toughest circumstances.
Religion is spelled with two letters: D-O. Christianity is spelled with four letters: D-O-N-E.
On our own, our spiritual currency is worthless.
The Gospel is Jesus Christ.
When we give our lives to Christ, we live for heavenly purposes.
Don't let petty things drive a wedge in the body of Christ.
Stuff can’t make you happy, but heavenly treasures will give you everlasting joy.
A conscience can only utilize the light that it’s been given.
One excuse I constantly hear for not sharing the Gospel is that people don’t know what to say.
Your life has meaning and purpose.
"Greet one another with a holy kiss."
The evidence that Jesus Christ is alive is indeed compelling!
When you’re not walking in the Spirit, you can’t receive everything God wants to give you!
You can be free of the power and the dominion of sin in your life!
In life, we’re going to encounter bumps and jagged rocks. We have to see those rocks not in terms of the damage they cause, but as stepping stones to a higher plane of living.
In Christ, you have the power to overcome because He has already overcome.
Many times in our lives, the very things we fear are acts of God Himself.
Fear is as pervasive in our culture as breathing.
Real and lasting comfort from pain isn’t found by just numbing what hurts.
Can love really last a lifetime? The answer is yes… because God created it that way!
The home is a place where lessons should be taught, love given and received, and Jesus exalted.
The key to overcoming stress is to walk humbly with God every day.
When Christ comes into your life, it’s a life-changing experience.
Live life by the Spirit by surrendering control and living under the power of God.
Maybe today, there’s something in your life that’s keeping you from living full-on for Jesus Christ.
The deepest needs of your life aren’t going to be met by the pursuit of wealth.
Fill your bucket with things that matter, not things that weigh you down...
Inspire confidence from others by admitting your shortcomings and showing others you can be trusted to be truthful.
Practice faithfulness in the small things today for the big things tomorrow!
God is making us who have faith in Christ into the likeness of His Son, Jesus.
Honoring our mothers and fathers goes beyond childhood.
We have to communicate God’s love and acceptance to our children so they have a right picture of their Heavenly Father.
The people of the church are the house of God.
We must communicate the right idea of God from the Word of God… no compromises!
If you’re in Christ, you’ll never experience God’s wrath.
Perhaps you’ve noticed as you’ve looked at the Bible that within its pages, there’s never once an argument for the existence of God.
Never forget your true north…it’s the very character of Christ Himself.
As you step into 2016 this week, put your focus on one thing you want to do well in the coming year. Resolve to make a deep impact in one place.
God has given each of us a certain number of minutes with which we’re able to make an impact in the world.
The message of Christmas is the message of the cradle, the cross, and the crown. The cradle because God became a man in Christ. But the wood of the cradle touches the wood of the cross, where that man died for the forgiveness of our sins.
Every Christmas morning before any presents were opened, our family would spend some time opening God's Word.
In Christ, you can overcome the darkness and have victory over sin and death.
The Scripture tells us that God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise.
These humble, lowly men had jobs that kept them away from their families, and were essentially nomadic as they followed their flocks around day and night. It was a lonely, poor life… a humble audience for the very first Christmas carol ever sung.
We have no hope of escaping death on our own.
I appeal to you, brothers... that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no divisions among you (1 Cor. 1:10). I think we can safely say Black Friday is usually not marked by a spirit of Christian unity, even though it’s supposed to kick off the Christmas season.
When it comes to sharing their testimonies of faith, many Christians are sinfully silent. But a testimony of the thankfulness you have for what Christ has done for you is the most powerful evangelism tool you have.
Wisdom without God is temporal. But godly wisdom informs us for this life and the life to come.
Do you know who gets the most out of the messages I preach? It's not the person on the front row. It's me!
Several years ago, the Lord really impressed upon me that I was too consumed with ministry. Like any job, ministry can become such a part of your life that it starts to become and idol. And chief among the things that were being sacrificed to that idol was my marriage.
Love one another with kindness and compassion.
God cares deeply about your marriage – and His Word provides everything you need to build a strong and successful marriage. In Dr. Graham’s book, Marriage by the Book, you’ll discover God’s design for marriage. Whether your marriage needs major work or minor repairs, learn how God wants to build and bless your marriage.