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Gospel Glimpses

Gospel Glimpses is all about getting a fresh look at the Good News brought and blood bought by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Advent Is For Lovers!

Paul Tripp If there was a vote to select the most devastating passage in the Bible, Genesis 6:5-6 needs to be a leading candidate: “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord regretted…

Can You Really Just Do It?

Paul Tripp   If you want to live productively in this fallen world, it’s absolutely critical that you humbly admit your limits as a human being, and then proceed to live within them.   You won’t get much encouragement from the surrounding culture. In fact, think about all the branded slogans, advertising campaigns, or inspirational…

The best Black Friday savings!

Paul Tripp   The real Black Friday There was only one Black Friday. It was not the day after Thanksgiving. It was not a day when self-oriented consumers bumped into climbed over pushed into screamed at and hated the other consumers who were in their way. No, all the action of the one Black Friday…

Reasons for HUGE Thanks Today

Scotty Smith   Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 2 Cor. 9:15   “… the boundless riches of Christ…” Eph. 3:8   Heavenly Father, of the 10,000 things for which we’re grateful today, none surpasses the “indescribable gift” of the gospel. You loved us so much you sent Jesus into the world—not primarily…

Joyfully Lifting Malformed Hands in Worship

There are many reasons I love being a Christian, but right up there is being able to learn from others how to think in mature, biblical ways. Recently my friends Ewan and Rachel welcomed a new baby boy into their family, and immediately experienced a shock as they realized he had a significant physical malformation.…

Waiting, Trusting, Resting

Written by: Scotty Smith   “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither…

Don’t Be The Daddy Of Daddy

Paul Tripp   My wife and I brought children into this world who thought they didn’t need parents. Each of our four kids, at some point and in their own way, fell into believing that they were far more knowledgeable and capable than they really were.   Sometimes it can be cute or funny, at…

Lip Surgery

by Joni Eareckson Tada “‘Woe to me!’ I cried. ‘I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips.’ Then one of the seraphs flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from the altar. With it he touched my mouth and said, ‘See, this has…