Blog Posts by Jonathan Parnell
Earnestly consider your role in completing the Great Commission.
That was John Piper's overarching plea when he delivered a biographical message on Adoniram Judson in 2003.
Judson was America's first foreign missionary and an example of one who considered, and…Continue Reading
Paul's burden for Timothy is straightforward: Embrace suffering for the gospel instead of running away from it.
In this last letter before his death, the apostle grounds Timothy's endurance in five unshakable foundations — foundations that all Christians should build…Continue Reading
How does the cross and victory of Jesus affect your everyday sanctification?
Over the past 30 years John Piper has preached several messages that equip listeners to apply the Bible in their daily lives. Stretching three decades, this e-book includes…Continue Reading
We recently had the opportunity to ask J. I. Packer a few questions related to sanctification, including how the Puritans have influenced him personally. He noted in his answer, "This is a question I welcome, because in fact, it was…Continue Reading
"All of us are born slaves to our sin," Trip Lee explains, "but the good news is that because we've been redeemed by Jesus, we are set free."
Two-minute video on the bondage of the will and the freedom of…Continue Reading
In 1742 Yale College expelled David Brainerd.
He had made some prohibited comments about some of the faculty and, though at the top of his class academically, Yale booted him. Add to this that in order to be an established…Continue Reading
In this five-minute video John Piper shares about some expected and unexpected ways that aging has worked in his experience of sanctification.
John Piper, along with Kevin DeYoung, Jarvis Williams, Russell Moore, and Ed Welch, will be the plenary speakers…Continue Reading
One addition to Crossway's republication of Love Your Enemies is a new preface from John Piper in which he explains why this book is a monument to God's mercy and faithfulness. He writes,
Monuments are usually built much later than…
For those reading from the States, today is Independence Day, the peak of America's summer. So in the midst of cookouts and fireworks, let's do a quick dial back to the founders.
America and its founders. Now that's a…Continue Reading
The YouVersion Bible app recently reached 50 million downloads. A true leader in the market, they provide a free Bible app in over 144 languages, are ranked as the first Bible app on iTunes, and have a 5-star rating based…Continue Reading