Are Evangelicals Doctrinally Weak?
In the book God’s Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards, Piper writes about the present state of evangelicalism:
I resonate with the lament of Os Guinness and David Wells that evangelicalism today is basking briefly…
The Danger of “Fruitfulness” Without Purity
As I sift through a mountain of emails, I’ve learned to quickly dismiss forwarded “junk mail,” even if it’s from people I consider friends. At the same time I learn to recognize which email “clicks” might actually reap spiritual blessing.…Continue Reading
Serving One of the Least Religious Populations on Earth
Statistics about religion in the Czech Republic, especially in the last 20 years, are startling:
According to the 2001 census, 59% of the country is agnostic, atheist or irreligious . . . . From 1991 to 2001, the number of…
Bob Dylan Turns Seventy Today
Yes, I still pray that he will find that the encounter with Jesus in 1978 was real, and that he will come to the end singing and believing his song, “Saved.”
I was blinded by the devil
Thoughts on the Minnesota Marriage Amendment
On May 21, 2011, the proposed Minnesota Marriage Amendment passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 70 to 62. This means that the question will be put on the ballot in the 2012 election.
If the amendment passes in…Continue Reading
What Is Repentance?
Charles Spurgeon writes:
Repentance is a discovery of the evil of sin, a mourning that we have committed it, a resolution to forsake it. It is, in fact, a change of mind of a very deep and practical character, which… Continue Reading
The Forgiveness of Sins Is the Biggest Problem in the Universe
From the 2009 Worship God conference:
How Important is the Bible?
John Piper gave an 18 minute talk at Lausanne 2010 on the importance of the Bible:Continue Reading
When Does God Become 100% For Us?
John Piper writes:
What the Bible teaches is that God becomes 100% irrevocably for us at the moment of justification, that is, the moment when we see Christ as a beautiful Savior and receive him as our substitute punishment and… Continue Reading