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Gospel Glimpses (Page 2)

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

The Eternal Significance of a Single Little Word

Tim Challies Jesus tells us—in fact, he solemnly warns us—that our words matter. Every single word we speak has significance. “I tell you,” he says, “on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak” (Matthew 12:36). Not most of those careless words. Not some of those careless words. All…

Fear And Faith Conjoined

Ed Welch Are fear and anxiety wrong? The answers we hear are not always clear. They can leave us with a resounding, “sort of” or “sometimes,” which does not help people who are already feeling uncertain and less spiritual than others. If you expect that spiritual growth will make you fearless and anxiety-free, then you…

What Manner Of Love!

Charles Spurgeon “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the sons of God.” 1 John 3:1-2 “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us.”…

Harvest Of Righteousness

by Joni Eareckson Tada No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 In February, you might see farmers on their tractors, out in last year’s hayfields and cornfields, furrowing the soil. There is…

No Excuses

No Excuses I failed a friend. Badly. No, not just badly … very badly. It took me a while to face it. When I finally realized what I’d done, embarrassment kept me from going to talk with him right away. So now I was doubly wrong. Failed to support him, and failed to admit it…

It Takes Two

Tim Challies Gossip is not only a sin of the mouth, but also a sin of the ears. It takes two: the one who speaks and the one who listens. Reading or listening to gossip is not a different sin from speaking or spreading it, but simply the opposite side of the same sin. It’s…

An Endless Love

Joni Eareckson Tada Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow…