When these issues dominate my thoughts, I succumb to selfishness and fear.
Just as I love my husband more as I know him better, my feelings for God grow as I grow in my knowledge of Him.
What kind of pleasures will you give your heart to, and what will you ask of those pleasures?
Has Valentine's Day become a little predictable at your house? Then why don't you focus on the real meaning of love. Barbara Rainey talks about her new resource designed specifically with the month of love in mind.
What if you made 2014 the most loving year ever in your home?
Many of us pursue moral improvement in a way that is not founded in the centrality of the gospel and the reality of the cross of Christ.
Rather than getting easier, my faith trials become more difficult with time.
Friends launch each other into unknown territory and walk hand in hand where there is no map.
When we stop running from God and earnestly obey Him, our messy lives become the canvas for His incredible glory.
Experiences like this have a way of stripping you bare and forcing you to focus on what's most important to you.
Devote this coming year to becoming all God meant you to be and to enjoying Him and the great goodness He has given you.
A dangerous encounter on a dark back street opened my eyes again.
The Apostle Paul reminds us that we're in a spiritual race. What kind of runner are you?
True joy is founded on truth. It is based on our knowledge of God's goodness to us as revealed in both shallow and deep experiences, and as revealed in his Word.
Loving God with all your mind helps guard against falling to temptation.
It is so very easy for us to find our glory in being better than someone else.
At age five I learned an important lesson on the power of the tongue.
If you believe what God’s Word says about you is true, your identity is rooted in something that can’t be changed and can’t go away.
In the darkness and pain of personal cries, we must have the touch of our unseen Father to keep us oriented.
My infertility reminded me of something we all need to learn: the source of true contentment and happiness.
These three steps can help keep our complaints constructive.
Beware of these three weeds that can choke out your harvest.
The search for happiness based on our circumstances in life inevitably creates a restlessness and discontent in our souls.
When loving gets hard, think on the one true Lover who is continually in pursuit of your heart.
For regular spiritual check-ups, ask yourself these questions.
It never occurred to me to bless the person in this difficult relationship—that thought went against every natural urge within me.
Regrets are scars of the soul. We carry them around, and sometimes they itch. So we scratch them--we replay our thoughtless deeds and hurtful conversations.
Here are some challenging questions that I've been grappling with.
We must spend time on the nonnegotiables so that our lives may glorify God. Each principle is centered on the Lord, bringing the glory to Him alone.
At the heart of goodness is obedience. Test yourself and your family in four key areas.