The sight must have been unforgettable. The blind, the lame, and paralyzed, gathered in one place, each awaiting an opportunity to be healed. So many desperate outcasts wanting simply to be made normal. So many souls believing desperately a dip in a … [Continue reading] about Do you want to be healed?
Satan can lure Christians into a critical error: looking to the fruit of our justification rather than its root for our assurance. Learn about the root vs. fruit difference and why it matters. This post details the final device Thomas Brooks … [Continue reading] about Root vs. fruit: How to understand the difference
There's a lot of misunderstanding about spiritual warfare. Despite what you see in movies and read in some Christian novels, spiritual warfare is not a cosmic death match with flaming swords. It's a battle of the mind against discouragement and wrong … [Continue reading] about Seven healthy ways to win your struggle against spiritual discouragement
Spiritual growth can seem elusive. But you don't have to stay stuck where you are. Maybe it's time to rethink your approach. Walk into any Christian book store, or browse any online retailer, and you'll see them: rows upon rows of "Spiritual Growth" … [Continue reading] about Three ways to accelerate your spiritual growth
Thomas Brooks explains what to do when we feel the cultural current pulling us downstream. Fix your eyes on truth and fight the real culture war - inside. Us vs. them? Every year, we see the headlines. The statistics look grim. We wonder what's … [Continue reading] about 3 ways faithful Christians fight the true culture war
The lonely Christian can derive hope from recognizing the body of Christ all around us, across the street and across the world. A church can be one of the loneliest places in the world. Frantically over-scheduled families and disconnected … [Continue reading] about Six comforts for the lonely Christian
Christ’s call upon his elect is not easy. It demands action, requires service and devotion. It cannot coexist with complacency. Thomas Brooks warns us that Satan wants us to infer an entitlement to laziness. He tempts us to believe that because … [Continue reading] about Five tips to recharge your devotion