Tag: Randy Alcorn

Letter to a Christian Experiencing Great Suffering and Tempted Towards Suicide

As hard as daily life is for you, I cannot stress emphatically enough the importance of saying no to the temptation to take your life.

What Does It Mean That Christ Ransomed Us?

Like many biblical terms, such as hope, love, and joy, we have to define what Scripture means by ransom.

Why Do We Believe So Many Lies about Heaven?

Many Christians who’ve gone to church all their adult lives (especially those under fifty) can’t recall having heard a single sermon on heaven.

The Cost of Discipleship Pales in Comparison to What We Gain in Following Jesus

Once we actually follow Jesus, in this mode of self-denial, what do we find? Rest for our souls, not weariness.

What Does It Mean to Turn Our Eyes upon Jesus?

"In the quiet of our own hearts, when we 'fix our eyes on Jesus,' are we looking at the true picture of Jesus, as revealed in Scripture, or the picture of Jesus we have in our minds based upon our own experiences?" -Angela (Alcorn) Stump

Life Is Far From Certain, But Jesus Is

We don’t know what lies ahead in life, but our sovereign God does. What comfort!

How Can I Keep Trusting God If He Hasn’t Answered My Deepest Prayers?

We impoverish God in our minds when we say there must be answers to our prayers on the material plane; the biggest answers to our prayers are in the realm of the unseen.