John Piper · Kingdom of God · Kingdom of Heaven · Martyn Lloyd-Jones · Matthew · Tony Evans

4 Resources about the Kingdom of God

Recently I have been doing a lot of study on what is called “The Kingdom of God” and “The Kingdom of Heaven.” These phrases or ideas are used throughout Scripture. Matthew uses the word, “Kingdom,” often quoting Jesus about 55 times. I have written about the “3 Basics to Understanding the Kingdom of God” and… Continue reading 4 Resources about the Kingdom of God

Christians · Hope · In Christ · King Jesus · Kingdom of God

How to Live in the Kingdom of God

I recently wrote about the Kingdom of God. To be part of the Kingdom of God, Jesus must be your King. It is for those who allow Jesus to rule and reign in their hearts. You must ask Him to be your Savior and follow Him. It is not a physical kingdom that can be… Continue reading How to Live in the Kingdom of God

Already Not Yet · King Jesus · Kingdom of God

3 Basics to Understanding “The Kingdom of God”

The phrase “the kingdom of God” can be found throughout Scripture. It is especially highlighted in the gospels: Jesus speaks the most about it. In the book of Matthew, the phrase is used 55 times. The understanding, or misunderstanding as it may be, of the kingdom of God can be confusing.  It is often overlooked… Continue reading 3 Basics to Understanding “The Kingdom of God”

Love · Thankful · Thanksgiving · Trials

3 Reasons to be Thankful to God This Thanksgiving

There is no doubt that Thanksgiving is not the only time that Christians have to be thankful. That being said, it is not wrong that we set aside a specific holiday to do such a thing. Here are 3 reasons Christians can give thanks to God this season. GIVE THANKS FOR HIS ENDURING LOVE The… Continue reading 3 Reasons to be Thankful to God This Thanksgiving

Christ Centered · God the Father · Guest Blogger · Jesus-Centered · Scripture · Ty Woznek

The Jesus Centered Wheel Needs an Alignment

By Guest Blogger Ty Woznek Those who have read “Maddening Theology” for a while know that I am a “Jesus-Centered” guy. I have written about it several times which you can read here (multiple article links, Jesus centered 2, The Blessing of Christ-centered theology, Gospel centered 1, and Gospel centered resources). In fact, I had… Continue reading The Jesus Centered Wheel Needs an Alignment

Finances · Investment · Money · Saving

Three Quick Tips from God on Money Part III

Believe it or not, God has a lot to say about money. Many think this is not true because of one verse they may know, or think they know, concerning money: “the love of money is the root of all evil.” This is a multi-part series offering God’s tips on money. You can read Part… Continue reading Three Quick Tips from God on Money Part III

Backslide · Church Life · Fall away · Pastors

Appreciating Watchdog Pastors

None of us like to be or want to be watched. Our privacy is something that we lose more every day living in a technological age. Any time someone notices something about us, that we prefer to not be noticed, it feels like an invasion of privacy. The question is, does anyone have the right… Continue reading Appreciating Watchdog Pastors

666 · Jesus · Mark of the Beast · Redemption · Revelation · Satan

Identifying Marks of the Mark of the Beast

When it comes to eschatology – the study of end times – it has really been bastardized over the last century or so. More recently the Christian pop culture movement has taken it over in recent decades to kick the dog while it is down. Because of that, most of us have ideas in our… Continue reading Identifying Marks of the Mark of the Beast

anxiety · Comfort · Hope · Job · Lament · Trials · Uncategorized

Hope When Life Falls Apart

Job’s Anti-Creation Curse Lament and Hope Many Christians push a picture of Christianity as running through a field of unicorns and lollipops. Right from the start, we will say that Christian life brings joy and hope. It turns sorrow into gladness once we depend on God and know what He is doing, and trust what… Continue reading Hope When Life Falls Apart

Anger · Communication · Conversation · Debate · Election · King Jesus · Kingdom of God · Love · Offense · Politics · Proclaim Jesus · Social media · Truth · Uncategorized · wrath

13 Commitments for Christians Talking Politics: An Overview

I have written a four-part series on how Christians should talk about politics. This is really a list of commitments I am trying to make as a Christian during an election season, and I ask that you would make it with me. With so many things covered, I thought it would be good to synthesize… Continue reading 13 Commitments for Christians Talking Politics: An Overview