Pray and Ponder Yourself into Sync with Paul’s Sense of Wealth
When the apostle Paul thinks about “wealth” or “riches” what springs to his mind? What should spring to ours? Where should our efforts at enrichment be invested?
Here are all the uses of Paul’s favorite word for “riches”…Continue Reading
A Conversation with Doug Wilson and John Piper
Where There's a Praying Mother, There's Always Hope
". . . Now the woman was a Gentile, a Syrophoenician by birth. And she begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter."
J. C. Ryle comments,
The woman who came to our Lord, in the…
No, We're Not God
Ramez Atallah on Pastoring with Vision, Creativity, and Courage
What Does It Mean to Be a Pilgrim?
The gospel turns people into pilgrims. It comes with a culture-correcting force that creates aliens and exiles of the world.
Drawing from a 1733 Jonathan Edwards sermon, John Piper offers seven descriptions of what this looks like:
- Pilgrims are not…
Love That Jesus Calls the Weak
I want to be like Jonathan Edwards, don’t you? The guy was amazing. He was a polymath, an incomparable scholar, “probably the greatest America mind ever” (as they say). Writing a treatise on spiders was like a few rounds of…Continue Reading