18 September, 2021

Application

Sept. 19 | Application

Sept. 19 | Application

Reading Time: 3 minutes

The word “sacrifice” has been cheapened by overuse, David Faust writes. Is it really a sacrifice to skip dessert or give up gourmet coffee? What does sacrifice mean to us today? Here are three questions to consider . . .

Sept. 12 | Application

Sept. 12 | Application

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Referring to the temple in Jerusalem, Jesus said, “My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations” (Mark 11:17). His church puts out a welcome mat inviting sinners like ourselves from every ethnic group to come and join the family.

Sept. 5 | Application

Sept. 5 | Application

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Many wanted to know, “Jesus, who do you think you are?” However, he turned the question around and asked, “Who do you say I am?” Some compared him to prophets like Elijah or Jeremiah, but Peter gave the most logical answer . . .

Aug. 29 | Application

Aug. 29 | Application

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Mary’s whiplashed emotions made it difficult for her mind to grasp history’s greatest miracle. In your own life, have there been times when the Lord was right there with you, but you didn’t recognize his presence?

Aug. 15 | Application

Aug. 15 | Application

Reading Time: 3 minutes

In this week’s Application headlined “Choosing Your Ancestors,” David Faust writes: “From Adam and Eve till today, sin has tainted humanity and tilted us toward disaster. . . . Thankfully, though, we can choose the spiritual family we call our own.”

#Faust25: ‘Jesus’ Hardest Command’

#Faust25: ‘Jesus’ Hardest Command’

Reading Time: 4 minutes

(Another classic piece celebrating David Faust’s 25th anniversary of writing columns.) What is the most difficult thing Jesus ever told anyone to do? That’s the question I asked an adult Bible study group the other day. The people in the room were quick to respond. . . .