Author Archives: Paul Tripp

What You’ll Find Inside Your Bible

Last week I wrote that many Christians try to handle the Bible as if it were God’s great encyclopedia—a topical index of human problems and divine solutions. But you won’t get very…

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Bring on the Substitute

If you are interested in sports, the term substitute might imply “second-best” in your vocabulary. Those who are not included in the starting five for basketball or the starting eleven for soccer…

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Advent: A Hopeful Story

What’s on your Christmas wish list this year? Is there one item in particular that you’re hoping to receive? (Rule out the fact that, as an adult, you could probably acquire this…

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Put Not Your Trust in Princes

When injustice assaultsagainwhen image-bearers dieagainwhen grieving mothers mournagainwhen communities lamentagainwhen eyes are closedagainwhen backs are turnedagainwhen right takes a hitagainwhen business as usual returnsagainwhen accountability is questionedagainwhen narratives are twistedagainwhen anger risesagainwhen…

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How I Survive Social Distancing

When you’re experiencing a crisis in your life, it’s natural to dwell on that crisis more than anything else. Whether it’s a small personal dilemma or a global pandemic like we’re currently…

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Don’t Compartmentalize Your Christianity

The next time you’re standing in your kitchen, bedroom, or at your desk, I want you to look at drawers. Yes, drawers. The place where you store cutlery, clothes, or staplers and…

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Have Yourself a Christ-Centered Christmas

I love the sights, sounds, colors, and tastes of Christmas. I enjoy the gifts, decorations, and delicacies unique to December just as much as anyone. But perhaps I love them too much;…

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