October 31 marks an important day in the history of the church — a day on which a monk deeply impacted by his close study of Psalms and Romans was propelled into the center of a revival of Christ-centered joy.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on The Grace of God
All Hallows’ Eve, which later also became Reformation Day, is a moment to celebrate and point to the Light that shines in the darkness of the world (John 1:4).Continue Reading
John Piper says that good news is so dense and so constant in Romans 8 — and so vastly superior to all earthly good news — that we scarcely feel the force of it until we take every verse of Romans 8 and restate it as the miracle it means for our lives.Continue Reading
Every single moment is new. Every moment is a completely unique creation by God the Father through God the Son who is upholding the universe at that moment by the word of his power. Never is a moment neglected. Never is a moment repeated.Continue Reading
Sometimes the grace of God needs defending. Not as much from the world and the devil as from ourselves.
Those of us who love his grace most will take the greatest care, with his help, to guard it from perversion.…Continue Reading
The story of Naomi in Ruth chapter one teaches us that how things look and how things feel are often not how they are.
The last time Naomi had seen her hometown on the Judean hillside, the barley fields had…Continue Reading
“The nearness of God is my good,” says the psalmist.
Though the wicked prosper, though evil carries on, though the circumstances of God’s people are bleak, everything makes sense in God’s presence (Psalm 73:17). There the embittered soul is revived.…Continue Reading
Everyone loves to hear an old-fashioned, rip-roaring, “glory!” conversion testimony.
You know the kind I’m talking about. The dude who was a member of the Crips, a meth dealer, and a mob hit man before he found Jesus. Or the…Continue Reading
O, taste and see that the Lᴏʀᴅ is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! (Psalm 34:8)
The goodness of God is one of those things we affirm happily when things are going well, and find rather…Continue Reading