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Help for Men Facing Miscarriage

Paul David Tripp | May 19th 2022

There will be a day when every child of God will be invited to the one funeral that we will all want to attend: we will be invited to the funeral of death.

Yes, it really is true—death will die and eternally be no more. Along with it will die all the grief, pain, fear, sadness, suffering, and loss that death always drags with it. The completely righteous life of Jesus, the acceptable sacrifice of Jesus, and the victorious resurrection of Jesus, all accomplished on our behalf, guarantee that the enemy of everyone living—death—will finally and forever die.... continue reading

Why We Sleep–and the God Who Doesn’t

Nick Tucker | April 30th 2022

To think about God’s greatness, we naturally tend to talk about what God can do. We, however, are going to consider what God can’t do—and when you realise what God can’t do, his greatness might just blow your mind.... continue reading

31 Christian Quotes for Graduation

Avery Powers | April 28th 2022

Leaving the nest can be scary and, well, confusing. With graduations right around the corner, students are in need of hope-filled advice for the years to come. To meet that need, we’ve compiled some of our books’ most encouraging and truth-filled Christian quotes for (soon-to-be) graduates. ... continue reading

A Sneak Peek into Our Newest Expository Bible Study Guide

Avery Powers | April 26th 2022

Studying the Bible can seem intimidating. It includes 66 books covering an extended timescale, full of unfamiliar names and places, and large sections can feel like alien territory. But each book is full of good news. In Isaiah: Here Is Your God, the newest addition to the Good Book Guide collection, trusted Bible teacher Tim Chester takes you through the book of Isaiah in a digestible and accessible way. ... continue reading

20 Powerful Quotes from I Forgive You

Avery Powers | April 14th 2022

Extending forgiveness is a challenge. When you’ve carried the burden of unforgiveness for a length of time, it can be hard to know how to step towards forgiveness and reconciliation. In sharing her own experiences and the story of Joseph and his brothers, however, author Wendy Alsup explores what repentance, forgiveness, and reconciliation can look like, even in extremely difficult circumstances.... continue reading

Why 5 Things to Pray for Your Spouse is a Useful Tool

Nancy Guthrie | March 31st 2022

I think most of us want to pray for our spouse. We intend to pray for our spouse. But we forget to pray for our spouse.

Or, when we remember, our prayers can often be limited to what we want to see happen in their lives—the issues we see as urgent. And those aren’t always the things that are truly most needed or most urgent.... continue reading

He Took The Wrath For Us

David Mathis | March 29th 2022

“Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us.” – Galatians 3:13

Great hymns, as we have seen—whether about Christ’s “wondrous cross” or his “precious blood”—have the ability to unite the family of God throughout history and around the world, in the truths that matter most. But when voices from within the church begin to question or deny what the church holds most dear, great hymns also become flashpoints of controversy.... continue reading

Bible Verses for Weary Mums

Liz Wann | March 10th 2022

How do mums hold on to hope and life when daily sacrifices feel like little deaths? How do we find rest? And what do we make of how weak and weary we feel? Three Bible verses can help moms answer these questions. ... continue reading

God’s rules vs. God’s freedom

Chris Morphew | March 3rd 2022

We usually think of freedom as the opposite of following rules—but God says that true freedom comes from letting him rule and guide us.

Which, at first, might seem kind of upside down.

But when you think about it, we already get that this is true in plenty of other parts of our lives.... continue reading

What’s the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?

Chris Morphew | March 1st 2022

What’s the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?

I’m guessing many of you would answer, Check my phone. It’s an easy habit to fall into. But it’s also a terrible way to start your day.... continue reading