Paul Tripp reflects on his own season of chronic illness, a situation that has left him with ongoing physical challenges. The greatest challenge though, is not physical, it is spiritual. You never come to your suffering empty-handed. You always drag a bag full of experiences, expectations, assumptions, perspectives, desires, intentions, and decisions into your suffering. …

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Paul Tripp offers a few words about ensuring our celebration of Christmas doesn’t obscure the essential message of Christmas: Guard the Meaning of Christmas It is really sad how much of our time, effort, and energies are captured by the cultural busyness of Christmastime, rather than the core of the Advent story. We allow Christmas …

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The grace that saved us is the source of the change that takes place in our lives as saved people: The spiritual growth of progressive sanctification concerns something vastly deeper than a greater allegiance to God’s rules. It requires God working to fix what sin has broken, and that brokenness exists in our hearts. Only …

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This was featured as one of Paul Tripp’s most popular posts from last year. I don’t think I linked to it then. Here’s the first eight: LOVE IS… being willing to have your life complicated by the needs and struggles of others without impatience or anger. LOVE IS… actively fighting the temptation to be critical …

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From Paul David Tripp: …I am persuaded that the problem with the body of Christ is not that we are dissatisfied with what we do not have, but that we are all too satisfied with what we do have. We are comfortable with a little bit of holiness, a little bit of ministry, a little …

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