Why Are You Thrilled to Be Loved by Jesus?
Believers in Jesus are precious to God (we're his bride!). And he loves us so much that he will not allow our preciousness to become our god.
God does indeed make much of us (adoption!), but he does so in…Continue Reading
Why It's Important to Know Your Sin
There are insidiuos perils to not knowing our sin.
This is the message of Romans 7:7-12 that John Piper expounds in two sermons from 2001, including an explanation of the law and grace, and a practical illustration of our fight…Continue Reading
Know Your Heart and Don't Believe It
Labour to know thine own frame and temper; what spirit thou art of; what associates in thy heart Satan hath; where corruption is strong, where grace is weak; what stronghold lust hath in thy natural constitution, and the…
Kevin DeYoung on the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
One Way to Serve Families with Disabled Children
Disability looms over families. By definition a life-long disability is unrelenting; there isn’t a day I wake up that my oldest son isn’t significantly disabled and needing care. Frequently that care includes an army of people who are serving our…Continue Reading
How to Glorify God at Work
Just home from two weeks in Australia, I am brimming with thankfulness to God for his people there, and for the pleasures of working with them in Brisbane and Sydney and in the mountains of Katoomba.
One of the conferences…Continue Reading
Missions Exists Because Worship Doesn't
Hard Work or Anxious Toil? — A Christian Understanding of Labor
Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating…