God Exalted Him to Crush Him

John Piper
Paul defends God’s freedom to mercifully save or righteously harden in Romans 9:14–18. In this lab, John Piper looks at Pharaoh as an example from the Old Testament. Can God be just in hardening Pharaoh? And is mercy or judgment a greater goal in the mind of God? Continue Reading

So-Called Same-Sex Marriage

John Piper
In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. The Bible is not silent about such decisions. Alongside its clearest explanation of the sin of homosexual intercourse stands the indictment of the institutionalization of it. Continue Reading