Christ + Something = Insult
The following excerpt is transcribed from handwritten sermon notes by John Piper from a message he preached at Perlacher Chapel in Munich, Germany on June 24, 1973. Before digging into Ephesians 1–2, he opened with these words:
The plight of…
Christians, You Are the Light of the World
Jesus says, in Matthew 5:14, "You are the light of the world." And in Ephesians 5:8, "At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord." So both of them say, Christians are light. Not only…
How a Pastor Fuels Global Missions
John Piper: "Take your people to the Bible and show them a big God." http://dsr.gd/HAxlHm
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The Chief End of Man
New Conference on Disability
We invite you to join us for our first conference on human disability, November 8 in Minneapolis. Whether you are a pastor seeking ways to better care for the disabled, you live with disabilities yourself, or you serve as a…Continue Reading
Like Water to a Plant
Words of encouragement to a wife are like water to a plant.
When I read that quote recently, I thought about how true that statement is, how every wife needs and craves encouragement from her husband.
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If You Feel Overwhelmed, Eat!
When your soul is troubled and you feel overwhelmed, sometimes you need to just stop stewing and praying and tell yourself to eat, for God’s sake.
I get this from psalms like Psalm 43:
Why are you cast down, O…
Pray for Jerry Bridges
Today Jerry Bridges (82) underwent a scheduled heart surgery in Colorado Springs.
He explained the procedure in an email last month. "I am scheduled to have heart surgery on April 12 to repair or replace the Mitral Valve. Ordinarily, this…Continue Reading
Domestic Ministries and Global Missions Need Each Other
John Piper: "If you've never had a burden for your neighbor here, how are you going to do missions in another culture?" http://dsr.gd/I6OdX6
Read the sermon, The Relationship Between Diversified Domestic Ministries and Frontier Missions (1984).
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