Three Points on Edwards's History of Redemption
Historical counterfactuals fascinate me. What if the British had won the Revolutionary War? What if Constantine had lost the Battle of Milan? What if Hitler had never been born?
As an amateur scholar of Jonathan Edwards, one of the most…Continue Reading
Piper Talks with Carson and Keller About Succession
Update on Bethlehem's Antioch Moment
There Is Only One Liberator
Our options are endless if we want to evade the reality of our brokenness, but there is only one liberator. John Piper explains in this video excerpt:
. . . All of us are prone to say "I don't need…
Three Sermons on the Tragedy of Abortion
On the third Sunday of each January, John Piper preaches a sermon on abortion, exposing the injustice and providing a biblical defense for the sanctity of human life.
Here are three notable sermons you might consider listening to and passing…Continue Reading
Does It Really Mean What It Says?
For most of my life I sailed right through the healing passages in the Bible. They were all great stories, but with little actual impact on my life or my conception about God:
- The healing of the paralytic who was…
Jesus, Help Us Think
Throughout the history of ideas there have been sprouts of thought that claim the mind to have a naturally transcendent capacity, dwarfing the commonality of our other faculties, never leading us astray.
This is not so, though its persuasion is…Continue Reading
Five Statements That Summarize Christian Hedonism
John Piper writes:
- The longing to be happy is a universal human experience, and it is good, not sinful.
- We should never try to deny or resist our longing to be happy, as though it were a bad impulse. Instead…
Thou Art Coming to a King
Here’s a hymn from John Newton that is worth reading and praying aloud several times (and returning to often):
Come, my soul, thy suit prepare:… Continue Reading
Jesus loves to answer prayer;
He Himself has bid thee pray,
Therefore will not say