Tag Archives: Tim Chester

The Battle

The battle is made up of thousands of little moments – choices between self and service. – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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Bigger and Better

When we worship God, we’re reminding ourselves that God is bigger and better than anything sin offers. – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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Asking the Right Question

Don’t ask, “How far can I go toward sin?”  Ask instead, “How far can I run from sin?” – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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Like Mold

Sin is like mold: it grows best in the dark.  Expose it to the light, and it starts to dry up. – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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Never Stray

The secret of humility, and therefore of change, is never to stray far from the cross. – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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Thirsty Again

If you look for satisfaction or fulfillment, meaning or identity, anywhere other than Jesus, you’ll be left empty.  There may be a moment of refreshment or pleasure, but you’ll soon be thirsty again. – Tim Chester in You Can Change

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God Is Better

The invitation of the Bible is not to dreary abstinence.  It’s a call to find in God that which truly satisfies.  It’s believing that we find lasting fulfillment, satisfaction, joy, and identity in knowing God, and nowhere else.  Whatever sin … Continue reading

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Book Look: You Can Change

You Can Change – Tim Chester This was one of the best books I have read this year.  It gives a great overview of the Biblical principles of sanctification, and then helps the reader apply those principles in very practical … Continue reading

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Whose Story Is It?

Here is one more quote from Tim Chester’s excellent book, You Can Change: Our problem is that we think of ourselves as being at the center of our world.  We think of our lives as a story and, if we’re Christians, … Continue reading

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Walking All Over Your Idols

In Ephesians 4:31, Paul tells us:  “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.”  Tim Chester in his book, You Can Change, makes these illuminating comments on this … Continue reading

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