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How to know if you are married to the right person. Short answer: Look at the name on the marriage certificate.
Parents who prefer their child marry an unbeliever of the same race over a believer of a different race, have lost their Christian mind.
What is the deepest root of your joy? What God gives to you? Or what God is to you?
I am astonished at people who say they believe in God but live as if happiness is found by giving him 2% of their attention.
Prosperity cannot be a proof of God's favor, since it is what the devil promises to those who worship him. (Matt. 4:9)
The dominant note of biblical preaching. “I bring you good news of great joy. A Savior has been born.” Luke 2:11
Satan wants you, and God wants you. The one with sadistic hate. The other with sacrificial love.
The more the church sounds and feels like the culture the less people will feel the need to go.
God is the most important, most valuable, most satisfying, most all-encompassing, and most relevant reality in the world.
We are not entitled to pain-free, trouble-free life. Embracing this will ease the collision between expectation and reality.
You are free to abandon your wife when Jesus abandons his.
"We will raise the flag of Allah in the White House!" Perhaps. But Jesus Christ will take it down. Forever.
When all your favorite preachers are gone, and all their books forgotten, you will have your Bible. Master it. Master it.
“Everybody wants to save the world, but nobody wants to help mom with the dishes.” P.J. O'Rourke. HT, Joe Rigney
When you feel like you can’t take it any more, look to Jesus, and take it a little more.
The loss of any good thing in this world by a Christian is meant to reveal that Christ is more precious than all.
The world does not need another entrepreneurial pastor but a more humbly holy, heart-penetrating portrayer of the Son of God.
Don't stop praying till the mountain has moved.
Founder-Teacher, Desiring God. Chancellor, Bethlehem College and Seminary. Advocate for serious joy in God through Jesus Christ at any cost.
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