Truth Matters

The latest devotional by Philip De Courcy


Don't Worry About A Thing

A lady visited the doctor and told him that she was feeling rather run-down. As far as she could tell, her “get and go” had got up and gone. After listening and then examining his patient, the doctor replied, “Madam, it is my expert opinion that you are not all...Read more


Small Changes

When Jan Carlzon became president of SAS Airlines in 1981, the company was losing thirty million dollars a year and was headed toward financial collapse. Yet, in the span of one year, he transformed the company and surprised business analysts by posting a profit. When asked the secret of his...Read more


Do What You Can

Fanny Crosby was a prolific hymn writer of a past generation. During her lifetime, she wrote over 8000 songs, most of which have been forgotten. Although some have endured and continue to minister to the church of today: “To God Be the Glory,” “Blessed Assurance,” and “All the Way My...Read more


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