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Posted on 3/3/2014 by Paul Tripp
This is the first devotional in an 8-part series on Relationships.
Be honest with yourself. In some way, you've been disappointed with every relationship you've ever had. It's the universal experience of everyone this side of eternity. No, it's not that you've met the wrong people or that you lack relational skills. It's that every relationship you've had, you've had in a fallen world.
Posted on 1/6/2014 by Paul Tripp
It's that time of year again - time to ring in the New Year with dramatic resolutions fueled by the hope of immediate and significant personal life change.
Let’s be honest. The reality is that few smokers actually quit because of a single
Posted on 11/25/2013 by Paul Tripp
Why do we all seem to want more?
Why is it so hard for us to accept less?
Why do we get haunted by bigger and better?
Why is it so difficult to be satisfied?
Why it is so hard to be content?
Posted on 11/5/2013 by Paul Tripp
Have you noticed that everything in your life wears out? The sweater that you loved so much and wore winter after winter, is now stuffed in the bottom drawer of your dresser, threadbare, unused, and unwanted.
Posted on 10/28/2013 by Paul Tripp
Passivity is rarely the result of a conscious decision. You don’t wake up one morning and say to yourself, "I’m going to begin to view myself as powerless. I’m going to look on God as small. So from now on, I’ll just close my
Posted on 9/23/2013 by Paul Tripp
The Magnitude Argument: “The Problem Is Too Big”
Maybe you’re looking at the chaotic life of a loved one and are overwhelmed at all that needs to change. Or maybe you’re considering your marriage, and all the years that have poured over the dam, and it simply seems impossible to turn it around.
Posted on 9/2/2013 by Paul Tripp
Apart from an active faith in God’s sovereignty and grace, it’s easy to throw up our hands and adopt a “What’s the use?” mentality. If it’s going to be so hard to make really significant
Posted on 8/5/2013 by Paul Tripp
The Bible is honest about life in this fallen world. This honesty is a sign of God’s love. He’s the wise and gentle father preparing his child for that
Posted on 7/22/2013 by Paul Tripp
It was eleven o'clock on a Sunday night and I was pulling out of the grocery store parking lot exhausted and overwhelmed. After we’d put