It’s not just a question from the mouth of a disobedient toddler, but the same question many of us ask when we think about opening God’s word after an absence of days, weeks, or months.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on The Bible
One of life’s saddest ironies is that many who know the Bible do not know its Author. This is a grand and tragic exercise in missing the point — along the lines of a drowning person catching a flotation device, and then using it to make a hat.Continue Reading
If you have ever had to learn a skill, you will probably remember the frustration that accompanies it — the feelings of inadequacy, the monotony of repeating a process until you have learned it, the strong desire to quit or…Continue Reading
The Bible is not an ordinary book, and we will never taste its choicest fruits if we approach it in an ordinary manner. Here are seven short pieces of counsel, from a lifelong Bible-reader, to help you make the most…Continue Reading
We all want to be “doers of the word, and not hearers only” (James 1:22).
Who wants to feel the failure or share in the shame of being pegged like one “who looks intently at his natural face in a…Continue Reading
You can memorize big chunks, even books, of the Bible. Unless you’re part of the very small percentage of us who suffer from a traumatic brain injury or stroke or disability, you really can. And you should. But why should…Continue Reading
What does a false teacher in the church look like?
Some of them are easy to spot. Health-and-wealth, prosperity preachers hardly require any effort at all. Those who ignore or sneeringly distort the Bible also are fairly obvious.
But what…Continue Reading
To help you make the most of Holy Week, we’ve ventured into the archive to find five of the best Piper articles related to the Easter season.
Straight-forward and practical, these posts stand as some of the most enduring short-form…Continue Reading