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I Have Given Them the Glory: Thoughts on Christian Unity

I Have Given Them the Glory: Thoughts on Christian Unity

by Jim Wilson

“The unity of the Body is one of the most forceful apologetics for the divinity of Christ. Conversely, disunity is Satan’s most successful tool.” – Otto Helweg God’s glory in us is the basic provision for Christian unity. “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one: I in them and you in me.… Read more…

How to Lead Your Wayward Children Back to the Lord

How to Lead Your Wayward Children Back to the Lord

by Jim Wilson

Why Don’t My Kids Love God? You love God. You love your kids. So why don’t they love Him? God promises lovingkindness to a thousand generations for families who love and obey Him (Deut. 7:9). Why are children who grew up in Christian homes leaving the faith, and how do we get them to come back? No matter how old your… Read more…

Wisdom, Not Knowledge: Thoughts on Christian Counseling

Wisdom, Not Knowledge: Thoughts on Christian Counseling

by Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson shares what he has learned from the Bible, personal experience, and answered prayer in more than six decades of counseling. With chapters on comforting, exhorting, rebuking, forgiving, and prayer as well as treatments of special subjects such as depression, false guilt, and self-esteem, this book is a great resource for any counselor, whether you&… Read more…

The USNA 12: Following Christ in the Academy, the Navy, and Beyond

The USNA 12: Following Christ in the Academy, the Navy, and Beyond

by Jim Wilson

Semper fortis. Semper fidelis. “During my difficult first year at the Naval Academy, I came to the realization that my religious background was meaningless and that my professed faith was an empty shell. I look back now and recognize that God had ordained to do a marvelous thing in my heart.” —Larry Yandell, USNA Class of ’62 &… Read more…

Saturation Love

Saturation Love

by Jim Wilson

How much love is enough? We love our kids, but do we love like God loves . . . without conditions, reservations, or reluctance? In this excerpt from his popular book How to Be Free from Bitterness, Jim Wilson identifies the troublesome consequences of insufficient parental love and points readers to the glorious fruit of superabundant k… Read more…

Dead and Alive: Obedience and the New Man

Dead and Alive: Obedience and the New Man

by Jim Wilson

But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15–16 Disobedience. It’s normal, right? For hundreds of years, the Church has struggled with how to overcome sin in the Christian life. We know that the cross takes care of our past sins at salvation and assur… Read more…

How to Be Free from Bitterness

How to Be Free from Bitterness

by Jim Wilson

Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger . . . . Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. (Eph. 4:31–32) Bitterness can spring from a small offense, but once it takes root, its effects are devastating. You can see bitterness in people’s eyes. You can hear it in the tone of thei… Read more…