Truth Matters

The latest devotional by Philip De Courcy


Failure Is Not Final

The God of the Bible is the God of the second chance, a God who prefers to mend rather than discard. In Matthew 12:20, it is said of our Lord Jesus that a “bruised reed He will not break, and a smoking flax He will not quench.” The reed was...Read more


You Are An Answer To Prayer

Howard Hendricks tells a story he heard as a boy, a story told by Dr. L. L. Legters, a great Bible teacher of another generation. The tale centers upon Dr. Legters providentially bumping into a missionary on furlough who invites him to an emergency prayer meeting concerning a financial need....Read more


Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

When I was at the Master’s Seminary training for the ministry, one of our professors—Jim Rosscup, who taught Bible Exposition—told us of his freshman year at Dallas Seminary, the beginning of his theological training. He told us of feeling intimidated by the knowledge of other students in the class who...Read more


Yes, You Can

On November 3, 2020, Christian leader, author, and blogger Tim Challies tragically lost his twenty-year-old son Nicholas. He suddenly collapsed and died while playing a sport on the grounds of Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky. In an announcement the next morning detailing the heartbreaking loss, Challies wrote, “Yesterday Aileen and...Read more


Do Sweat the Small Stuff

The tragedy of the Titanic’s demise in 1912 is the sad story of the ship’s glancing blow against an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean due to carelessness. The rub up against the iceberg caused a series of fatal puncture holes or gashes beneath the water line. The ship began...Read more


In The Know

A man in New York City had a wife who had a cat. Actually, the cat had her. She loved the cat. She stroked it, combed its fur, fed, and pampered it. The man detested the cat. He was allergic to cat hair. He hated the smell of the litter...Read more


Thinking Ahead

In his book 100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know by Heart, Robert Morgan tells a story related to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. riding the bus across town every day to attend high school. These were the days of segregation in America, and so blacks like Martin Luther King were forced...Read more


Up Close And Personal

What is the best way to reach the world for Christ? The answer to that question is one home and one heart at a time! Evangelism that is up close and personal is still the best method of reaching the lost. Statistics continue to show that a majority of people...Read more


Win The Day

John Wooden, the great UCLA basketball coach who led the team to 10 NCAA championships in 12 years, was not only a basketball coach to his players but a life coach. John Wooden did not want his players to be champions on the court and chumps off the court. One...Read more


Points Of Reference

Once, in reply to a delegation of bank presidents who urged whether it was not time to give up all thought of the Union, President Abraham Lincoln told the following story (as penned by Walt Whitman): 

“When I was a young man in Illinois, I boarded for a time

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