God

Has God given up on me?

“My grandmother says God never gives up on anyone, but she’s wrong. God gave up on me long ago, and nothing will ever change that. And frankly, I don’t really care.

Summer Soul Refresher: ‘Just As I Am’

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. Known as the signature song of the Crusades, “Just As I Am” is the final hymn in our series. Just as I am, without one …

Summer Soul Refresher: How Great Thou Art

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 4. O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder, Consider all the worlds Thy Hands have made, I see the stars, …

Summer Soul Refresher: What a Friend We Have in Jesus

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 3. What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to …

Summer Soul Refresher: Amazing Grace

Over the past few summers, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has run a series of spiritual growth articles we call the Summer Soul Refresher. This year, we’re taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 2. Amazing grace, how sweet …

Summer Soul Refresher: Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Over the past few summers, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has run a series of spiritual growth articles we call the Summer Soul Refresher. This year, we’re taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 1. Great is Thy faithfulness, …

Wonders of Nature

In the wonders of nature we see God’s laws in operation. Who has not looked up at the stars on a cloudless night and marveled in silent awe at the glory of God’s handiwork? Who has not felt his heart lifted in the spring of the year, as he sees all creation bursting with new …

The Beginning of Wisdom

I believe we ought to get all the education we can, but we dare not make it our god. John Dewey once defined education as the systematic, purposeful reconstruction of experience; but so much of modern education leaves out God. What we are actually doing is reconstructing our sins. We expand our sins, enlarge them, …

Look Deeply

Some, who doubt that the Bible is the true Word of God, doubt it because they are unwilling to ascribe to God anything they cannot themselves achieve.

The Wisdom of God

To know the will of God is the highest of all wisdom. Living in the center of God’s will rules out all falseness of religion and puts the stamp of true sincerity upon our service to God. You can be miserable with much, if you are out of His will; but you can have peace …

He Changes Us

The word “mystery” means beyond human knowledge or understanding. God’s mysteries baffle the unbelieving, but bless the believer. The mystery of righteousness, like some of the other great mysteries of God, we cannot comprehend, but we know it works. We stand amazed at this great mystery which enables God to change the human heart, its …

Everlasting Peace

Meaningless mouthings about peace will not bring it to the world. In Glasgow, Scotland, we watched the Communists march around St. George’s Square carrying their banners with the words, “Our motto is PEACE!” My thoughts raced back to Korea, where I had seen the havoc and suffering caused by these people who now use “peace” …