Theology is never static. It's not a box of propositions we store in the garage, pushed out of sight from the ebb and flow of our everyday. It's meant to change us. God has spoken and the world is not…Continue Reading
In 1976 John Piper asked a two-part question:
- What is God's goal in the history of mankind from its beginning at creation to its climax in the new heavens and new earth?
- And how should we respond to this goal?
Pastor John in 1981:
Since wisdom is found in the Word of God, we must apply ourselves in study and meditation to know the Word and do it. "The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony…
The sighs of a bruised heart carry in them a report, both of our affection to Christ, and of his care to us. The eyes of our souls cannot be towards him unless he has cast a gracious…
Gospel wakefulness. That's Jared Wilson's term for the Christian's experience of treasuring Jesus more greatly and savoring his power more sweetly than ever before. For some it happens at new birth. For some it's a gradual dawning over time.…Continue Reading
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope (Romans 8:20).
Are you tired of fighting futility? Evil and disorder relentlessly throw wrenches into the gears of your life. What’s the…Continue Reading
We need more Christians who will lead lives of repentance, for repentance always challenges pride.
If you're coming to God daily to confess to him how much you have sinned, you will find it hard to pretend that…