Christians are pilgrims who have heeded the call to go to a refuge that has been built by God.
Because we failed to love God under the best circumstances, Jesus came to love God under the worst circumstances.
The Christian life isn’t so much about the pain we are sure avoid but about the life we are sure to attain.
Sometimes we need to pray even though the only thing that reminds us of God is His seeming absence.
God’s will is more about being who God wants us to be than about being where He wants us to be.
We will never experience God as shepherd while we are trying to build our own personal brand.
The only way to accomplish the will of God is to be filled with the Spirit of God.
Working alongside Jesus in the mission of making disciples is refreshing because we get closer to Jesus while we’re working.
God places us in His unfolding plan to pray His unchanging promises so that we can be the instruments of His unconquerable power.
Fair-weather faith comes from ignoring the Word of God, but those who listen and obey will build their lives on a solid foundation.
The gospel has always taken natural strangers and turned them into supernatural brothers and sisters.
Growth in the Christian life doesn’t come from moving on from our salvation; it comes from moving deeper into our salvation.
The church is God’s vehicle for getting us into the delightful daily routine of following Jesus.
As followers of Jesus, we never escape the question of whether or not we are willing to follow where He is leading.
Jesus is our brother who suffered evil so that good might come to us. This empowers His family to trust that God will orchestrate even the evil in our lives toward His saving purposes.
God’s people have the joy of standing in a valley of dry bones and absolutely refusing to believe that it is the final word.
Christmas is a premier example of God’s ability to bring a new beginning out of what appears to be the end of our hopes.
Sometimes the only way that we can see God work out of nothing is if we look around and see nothing for Him to to work with.
Jesus doesn’t need any reason to look for his lost sheep other than love.