How to Resist Temptation

A brand-spanking-new believer wrote to me the other day to ask how she could resist temptation. My heart jumped. How remarkable that just a few minutes into her life with Christ she should be so convicted about her lifestyle! At the same time, how remarkable those who have walked with Christ for a long time don’t experience the same conviction!

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Top 10 Signs You Need Revival—and the Cure

So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going to vomit you out of My mouth.—Revelation 3:16

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.—Matthew 5:3

As I’ve written before, the church – the universal body of believers – desperately needs revival. If you’re a believer and a reader of this blog, you’re probably (more…)

When Will I Be Loved?

I’ve been cheated, been mistreated. When will I be loved?

I remember singing that Linda Ronstadt song in my wandering years when I performed in a nightclub, but recently that was the cry of my heart. Okay, so maybe I was being just a bit melodramatic, but I have my moments when I feel as if the world is ganging up on (more…)