Joseph Scriven was born in September 1819 to wealthy Irish parents. He received the best education money could afford. More importantly, he received a Christian upbringing and grew into a godly young man, well-respected in his community. As a young man, he fell in love
Yesterday, we asked whether Jesus was right in his assessment of wealth and possessions (vv. 19–24). The text before us presents us with one implication of believing that he was right. Simply put, if Jesus was right about money and possession, we will learn to
The recovery of biblical counselling has been a great blessing to the evangelical church. Men such as Jay Adams (who recently died at the age of 94) and William Goode were used by God to help pastors and congregations to return to a practical confidence
This year has given us a great deal of opportunity to reflect on anxiety, and particularly on a biblical approach to anxiety. We have heard sermons about it, read articles about it, and prayed about it. Perhaps you’ve had your fill of thinking about anxiety.