Troubled People Helping Troubled People

Sept. 20, 2013 Paul David Tripp

No one is more influential in your life than you are, because you're constantly talking to yourself. Paul David Tripp helps you evaluate the gospel you tell yourself when difficulty comes. He also shares how he was challenged to live this out when he received a phone call no parent wants to hear.

Running Time: 47 minutes


Paul David Tripp: Elyse, I want to say two things to you. First, thank you. I was thinking as I was listening to Elyse, I've been working on an everyday devotional, and there are times in the midst of writing the devotional that remorse just wells up inside of me, because I think, I can write this stuff. Why can't I live it? But that remorse leads me to Jesus.

I think that remorse is God's doorway to Jesus. Don't fight that remorse. Don't cover it; don't deny it. Thank you.

Can we talk mustaches? I couldn't start and go where you went, Elyse, because I'm a man in a room of women. You don't just go up to a woman and say, "Nice mustache." (laughter) I mean, I know there are female mustaches, but I can't talk about it. But I'm going to! The difference between yours and mine …


Scripture References

  • Psalms 27:1-5

About the Speaker

Paul David Tripp

Paul David Tripp

Paul David Tripp is president of Paul Tripp Ministries, whose mission is "connecting the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life." With a pastor's heart for pastors, he teaches at respected institutions worldwide and has written many books on Christian living.