Was Jesus a Lonely Child?

Jon Bloom

“He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief” (Isaiah 53:3).

We know very little about Jesus’ childhood. But as I’ve been meditating recently on what it must have been like growing up having…

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Choose! Life or Limbs?

Noel Piper

If you have two functional legs, imagine life without them.... Imagine life without them.... Imagine that your legs are gone so that you can have life.

That’s the story of my cousin, Mal. He was in a coma, almost dead,…

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A Love Poem of Hope

John Piper

A Love Poem of Hope
in Seven Languages
for my wife Noël

Valentines Day, 2009

My love, come listen as I seek
With seven tongues, and hope, on your
Sweet soul to let our Sovereign speak:
Je suis avec vous

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Dwight L. Moody Turns 172

John Piper

Today is Dwight L. Moody’s birthday, the man who (according to Christian History)

  • without higher education, founded three schools;
  • without theological training, reshaped Victorian Christianity;
  • without  radio or television reached 100 million people.

In honor of the Christ who…

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