Articles Tagged 'John' (Page 2)

When Life Tumbles In

What do you say when you lose a loved one?

Arthur John Gossip's famous sermon helps us face grief: "You people," says Gossip, "in the sunshine may believe the faith, but we in the shadow must believe it. We have nothing else."

Season of Joy

Can you find the joy right now?

Phil Ware reminds us of the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, lived out in hard times, when God did the glorious and amazing things and longs to do them again in our day.

Isn't Jesus Enough?

Why do we run after other things to add to Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his messages out of Colossians; this one focuses on Jesus being enough and anything added to Him is less.

Faith Awaiting a Dawn

What happens when the sun rises on Sunday?

Phil Ware shares insight on the resurrection of Jesus on Easter, and how Mary calls Jesus Lord when she doesn't know he is raised and how the beloved disciple saw the death clothes of Jesus and believed.

Impossible?

Are you too young to know it is impossible?

Tom Norvell Reminds us of the movie Amazing Grace and how William Pitt and Wilberforce did the impossible and overturned the slave trade in Great Britain and he calls on us to dream big dreams and do the impossible.

A John Grisham Secret

What's the secret of success?

Rubel Shelly writes about the daily self-discipline of writing that author John Grisham displays and is the secret to his success.

Is This On Your List?

Why put something like this on your Christmas list?

Larry Davies reminds of our need to repent and get our hearts and behavior right if we are going to prepare the way for Jesus at Christmas.

The Other Side of 'Tragedy'

What good thing can come out of bad things?

God can turn our worst nightmares into a way to find his blessing and be his blessing, if we can persevere and look for his presence.

Grace Is Amazing

What's so amazing about grace?

Grace is amazing because of all the great things it does for us and changes in us.

With Jesus, Things Happen!

Don't you want to see this?

When Jesus enters someone's life, that life will be changed ... for the better, because in Jesus, things happen!

Gallows?

Why in the world would anyone keep this around in their basement?

The old Gallows of the city of Chicago were left in the basement for years and years and this reminds Patrick of things that we allow to sit around in our hearts and fester and destroy us for years.

The Face of Fear

What do you do when you are really afraid?

Fear can paralyze and immobilize us if we let it be our master.

Teachability

How do you feel about new things?

Being unwilling to learn new things is a key to failure and an arrogance based in false pride and stubborn prejudice.

He Must Increase

What are you willing to do that only God knows?

The greatest is often not the one we think is most important, but the one who serves with the most selfless heart.

Chaotic Light

What's it like to be on the inside, not being able to look out?

This is the story of the blind man in John 9.

A Child of God

Who are you?

Despite the ugliness we know lies within us, we are treasured and precious to God.