5-Minute Program Archive: April 2017

Noah's Story

Autism is a frightening diagnosis for parents to hear, but God pours blessing and compassion on these children.

  • April 3, 2017
  • #9111

Clinging to Every Promise

When we pray in Jesus’ name, we are asking God to make us more like Christ. 

  • April 4, 2017
  • #9112

Myths about Autism

Since many children are being diagnosed on the autism spectrum, Christians have an opportunity to welcome these people to church and show them the love and compassion of Jesus.

  • April 5, 2017
  • #9113

A Poem for Sailing

The love of Jesus is far wider, deeper, longer and higher than any problem that threatens to swamp your boat.

  • April 6, 2017
  • #9114

Hugh Ross

A respected astrophysicist credits autism for helping him excel in his career.

  • April 7, 2017
  • #9115

A Braver Song to Sing

Favorite poems can inspire and comfort, even when feeling overwhelmed and discouraged.

  • April 10, 2017
  • #9116

The Birdcage Necklace

Singing a favorite hymn to God or quoting a poem helps us overcome discouragement and the fears of confinement.

  • April 11, 2017
  • #9117

I Needed the Quiet

We all need some quiet time to commune with the Lord Jesus.

  • April 12, 2017
  • #9118

What We Ought to Think About the Gospel

This poem speaks of God’s love and power to wash away our sin and awakens our amazement and gratitude for the Gospel.

  • April 13, 2017
  • #9119

After

In heaven, all our earthy trials and disappointments will be redeemed and revealed to be part of God’s beautiful, eternal design.

  • April 14, 2017
  • #9120

Making Sense of Suffering

Christians do not look for God’s explanations of trials; they depend on His promises to sustain and rescue them.

  • April 17, 2017
  • #9121

Why Rejoice in Suffering?

There are many spiritual benefits that accrue when we endure suffering with courage and hope.

  • April 18, 2017
  • #9122

Pete Lafferty

Despite a debilitating illness, Pete lived a God glorifying life, filled with joy.

  • April 19, 2017
  • #9123

Power in the Blood

Though depression can discourage us in this world, hymns remind us that the blood of Jesus washes us clean of our sins, and joy really will come in the morning. 

  • April 20, 2017
  • #9124

Best-Selling Books

Popular books are easy to read, but they do not prepare readers for trusting God through tough trials. 

  • April 21, 2017
  • #9125

Judges 16:6

The secret to great strength is great faith in God’s Word.

  • April 24, 2017
  • #9126

The More Necessary Thing

Our suffering often works for our benefit, but it is more often an opportunity to bless others.

  • April 25, 2017
  • #9127

You Can't Hide an Ox

When we openly confess our sins to one another, repentance and healing will follow.

  • April 26, 2017
  • #9128

I Have Decided to Follow Jesus

Following Jesus entails choosing to surrender everything to Him, even to the point of suffering and death.

  • April 27, 2017
  • #9129

Don't Be Like One of Them

When Christians sin willfully and openly, it is especially grievous to the Lord, for it damages His reputation.

  • April 28, 2017
  • #9130
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