Pride is our greatest enemy because it makes God our enemy — an almighty opponent. “God opposes the proud.” Why? What makes pride so singularly repulsive to God is the way that pride contends for supremacy with God himself.
John Piper, Johnathon Bowers, David Mathis, Jason Meyer, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, and Joe Rigney
These short messages are from the Desiring God 2015 Conference for Pastors, in partnership with Bethlehem College & Seminary. Eleven other sessions are also available.
You Can Say No to Porn: A Pleasure Greater Than Lust (John Piper)
John Piper, Johnathon Bowers, Ryan Griffith, David Mathis, Jason Meyer, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Joe Rigney, and Marshall Segal
Relentless romance.Fierce warfare.Superior pleasure.
Our hearts were designed to enjoy a full and forever happiness, not the pitiful temporary pleasures for which we’re too prone to settle. Pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony, and lust are woefully inadequate…
My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word!
Have you ever felt something of a schizophrenic relationship to the Bible? At times our hearts are alive to the word of God, while at…