How Is the Cross of Jesus Your Joy?
John Piper from 1995:
Test yourself. What is your mindset? Do you begin with God and his rights and goals? Or do you begin with yourself and your rights and wishes?
And when you look at the death of Christ,…
Pleasure Is the Measure of Your Treasure
No one puts it as bluntly as Blaise Pascal in his Pensées:
All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end. The cause of some going to war, and…
What the World Needs to Be Told
Of all I would wish to say this is the sum; my brethren, preach Christ, always and evermore. He is the whole gospel. His person, offices, and work must be our one great, all-comprehending theme.
"Because the Issue of Race Doesn't Go Away"
Five Lectures from John Piper on World Evangelism
Matthew 24:12-14 gives us the juxtaposition of two surprising things:
- the love of many will grow cold (v. 12),
- and the gospel of the kingdom will be preached to all peoples (v. 14).
The end of the age will be…
The Three Ways of Grace (Part 1)
Grace enters your life in three powerful forms. These aspects of God’s grace really do have the power to undo you and rebuild you once again. I will look at one in this post and the other two in a…Continue Reading
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Children Are a Blessing from God — All Children
Burdensome. Sad. Relentless. Hopeless.
These words are attached to disability. And often they are used to "justify" aborting babies with disabilities.
The perceived low quality of life of the child and the unknown-but-assumed hardships that would be placed on the…Continue Reading
Confession of Sin Endears Christ to the Soul
Confession of sin endears Christ to the soul. If I say I am a sinner, how precious will Christ's blood be to me! After Paul has confessed a body of sin, he breaks forth into a gratulatory triumph…