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
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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