Melting away Critical Thinking by Ginger Hubbard

Posted on April 23, 2014 · Posted in Sanctification

Humans by nature have a tendency to spiritually judge situations according to the way they feel to us. If something feels bad, we tend to adopt a critical attitude and.. read more

Confidence comes from desiring God

Posted on April 22, 2014 · Posted in Ruling Desires

Confidence for you and your children comes from desiring God. Proverbs 3:5&6 is a familiar passage that warns against trusting yourself and your own understanding. Verse six links trusting God with.. read more

Blind luck or gracious providence?

Posted on April 21, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

Three former NASA astronauts will present evidence on Earth Day, April 22, that it is only blind luck that has prevented a city from being wiped out by an asteroid.. read more

Thought for Easter

Posted on April 20, 2014 · Posted in Death, Gospel

The stone was rolled away for you!   Matthew tells us that an angel from heaven came down in plain view of the soldiers who were guarding the sealed tomb. .. read more

Saturday, a day of shattered hope – or not

Posted on April 19, 2014 · Posted in Gospel, Worldview

The Bible tells us little about the day between the crucifixion and the resurrection. Matthew does tells us that a guard was placed around the tomb of Jesus to keep.. read more

Jesus on the cross, the obedient Son

Posted on April 18, 2014 · Posted in Gospel

John records that at the end of his life Jesus said“it is finished.” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. These are not the actions and words.. read more

A forgotten Easter story

Posted on April 17, 2014 · Posted in Gospel, Ruling Desires

You are familiar with the last supper. You know of the drama in the garden of Gethsemane. You are grieved when Judas betrays his Lord and Christ is handed over.. read more

“I have eagerly desired…”

Posted on April 16, 2014 · Posted in Gospel, Ruling Desires

On a Thursday evening, 2,000 years ago, Jesus Christ had come to the end of his time on earth. After 33 years of perfect obedience, less than a day remained.. read more

Resurrection Week – mankind’s only hope

Posted on April 15, 2014 · Posted in Gospel

The resurrection of  Jesus Christ from the dead has become a fairy tale to western civilization. Easter egg hunts, new clothes, bunnies and Easter church services are all tolerated as.. read more

This Easter, what do your children think of Jesus?

Posted on April 14, 2014 · Posted in Fear of the Lord

When you consider consider the sacrifice of your Savior, consider also your children. How have you represented God to you children? 3,500 years ago Moses failed to represent God as.. read more

The Holy Spirit says heaven is for real!

Posted on April 10, 2014 · Posted in Authority, Bible

The Holy Spirit has given his word that heaven is a reality. He has provided vivid and breathtaking descriptions of the wonder of heaven in the Bible. In his wisdom, God.. read more

Introductory Sale! Shepherd Press titles available for 99 cents each in Vyrso!

Posted on April 9, 2014 · Posted in Current Events

Vyrso: A new way to read Shepherd Press books! Logos has just made over 30 Shepherd Press titles available in their Vyrso format for ebooks. Vyrso will change the way.. read more

Lying to God

Posted on April 8, 2014 · Posted in Lying, Ruling Desires

This is a unique danger for children raised in Christian homes: lying to God. In Acts 5 Ananias and his wife Sapphira attempted to make themselves appear more spiritual than.. read more

Promises made, promises broken

Posted on April 7, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Our modern culture makes promises it cannot keep. The pursuit of pleasure promises freedom but leads to slavery.   Hard work promises fulfillment but often leads to hard times and.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on April 6, 2014 · Posted in Worship

Know that the Lord is good.   Worship is about God, not about you. The psalms offer a powerful way to check your attitude and the condition of your heart.. read more

This weekend look up!

Posted on April 5, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

This weekend don’t miss the opportunity to look at the sky and learn about God’s glory. Every day God declares his majesty in the skies. It is just that on.. read more

Preparing for the teenage years

Posted on April 4, 2014 · Posted in Parenting, Teenagers

Age thirteen is an important milestone in the life of your child. Your teenager is beginning to emerge into adulthood. These years are difficult; the process of maturing from child.. read more

From the Good Mood Bad Mood blog by Shepherd Press Author Dr. Charles Hodges

Posted on April 3, 2014 · Posted in Culture, Current Events

Over Medication: Sleeping ourselves to Death. Research this week has shown us once more that we can do lots of things with medication. We can calm shaky nerves,make the sleepless.. read more

Youthful Lusts & Lying

Posted on · Posted in Lying, Teenagers

Youthful lusts and lying go hand in hand. Teenagers are unlikely to tell their parents that they want to borrow the car to go to a party for drugs, drinking,.. read more

Lying to Get

Posted on · Posted in Lying

The response of immediately trying to deny responsibility comes naturally to us and to our children. Children are fearful of the consequences of their sin and lie to avoid them… read more