Book Review — Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and Significance of the Reformation

Erwin W. Lutzer, the venerated pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, puts his prolific pen to paper once again to give us a historic recounting of the highlights of the life of Martin Luther and other reformers of the sixteenth century. Lutzer places these historic lives into the context of the need to constantly purify […]

Don’t Be Deceived — Why the Little Things Matter

[feature_box style=”10″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”] Don’t be misled–you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Galatians 6:7 [/feature_box] Here’s an interesting way to think of sowing and reaping. #1: You reap WHAT you sow. Basic principle here, but it’s important to remember that you can’t expect to get something different […]

With Christ’s Help, Change IS Possible [Devotional]

  [social_sharing style=”style-15″ fb_like_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/change-is-possible-devotional/” fb_color=”light” fb_lang=”en_US” fb_text=”like” fb_button_text=”Share” tw_lang=”en” tw_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/change-is-possible-devotional/” tw_name=”rlivermore” tw_button_text=”Share” g_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/change-is-possible-devotional/” g_lang=”en-US” g_button_text=”Share” alignment=”center”] [feature_box style=”3″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”]. . .who once was unprofitable to you, but now is profitable to you and to me (Philemon 1:11, NKJV).[/feature_box] One thing that I discovered as I prepared to write my book, Faith that Forgives is that […]

A Cup of Cold Water [Devotional]

[social_sharing style=”style-15″ fb_like_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/a-cup-of-cold-water-devotional/” fb_color=”light” fb_lang=”en_US” fb_text=”like” fb_button_text=”Share” tw_lang=”en” tw_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/a-cup-of-cold-water-devotional/” tw_name=”rlivermore” tw_button_text=”Share” g_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/a-cup-of-cold-water-devotional/” g_lang=”en-GB” g_button_text=”Share” alignment=”center”] [feature_box style=”3″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”]For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother (Philemon 1:7, NKJV).[/feature_box] When we think about gifts that people in the body of Christ […]

The Perfect Time to Pray [Devotional]

[social_sharing style=”style-15″ fb_like_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/the-perfect-time-to-pray/” fb_color=”light” fb_lang=”en_US” fb_text=”like” fb_button_text=”Share” tw_lang=”en” tw_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/the-perfect-time-to-pray/” tw_name=”rlivermore” tw_button_text=”Share” g_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/the-perfect-time-to-pray/” g_lang=”en-US” g_button_text=”Share” alignment=”center”] [feature_box style=”3″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”]I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers, hearing of your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints (Philemon 1:4-5, NKJV).[/feature_box] When are you most […]

Who You Gonna Serve? [Devotional]

[social_sharing style=”style-15″ fb_like_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/who-you-gonna-serve-devotional/” fb_color=”light” fb_lang=”en_US” fb_text=”like” fb_button_text=”Share” tw_lang=”en” tw_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/who-you-gonna-serve-devotional/” tw_name=”rlivermore” tw_button_text=”Share” g_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/who-you-gonna-serve-devotional/” g_lang=”en-US” g_button_text=”Share” alignment=”center”]   [feature_box style=”3″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”]Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother (Philemon 1:1 NKJV).[/feature_box] It’s easy to read over and not think much about the words at the beginning of Paul’s letters, but it’s worth paying attention […]

By Christ’s Power [Devotional]

[social_sharing style=”style-15″ fb_like_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/by-christs-power-devotional/” fb_color=”light” fb_lang=”en_US” fb_text=”like” fb_button_text=”Share” tw_lang=”en” tw_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/by-christs-power-devotional/” tw_name=”rlivermore” tw_button_text=”Share” g_url=”http://www.ordinarybeliever.com/by-christs-power-devotional/” g_lang=”en-US” g_button_text=”Share” alignment=”center”] [feature_box style=”3″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”] For though He was crucified in weakness, yet He lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him by the power of God toward you (2 […]