God loves us by commanding us to praise him, because we won't be happy until we give it.
Don't follow a defeated foe; follow Christ. You will be an exile in this age, but you will be free.
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
Is there a way that Jewish suffering may find, not its cause, but its final meaning in the suffering of Jesus Christ?
What God expects regarding human law-keeping, Christ accomplishes by becoming our substitute.
There will always be a range of maturity and wisdom in the church, but that shouldn't paralyze it from moving forward.
George Mueller's life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.
God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.
Thoughts on mercy and justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.
Christ purchased privileges for the children of believers. But he did not guarantee their salvation.
How does a church address earthly needs but not neglect its spiritual task?
It is impossible to mistreat someone because of their race if you are as broken before God and dependent on his mercy as you should be.
The almighty mercy of God is able to break into any life and immediately change the desires of their heart.
We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.
No one can receive mercy at the cross and still be casual about the will of God.
We shouldn't be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.
Our calling in this world is not to wait for the arrival of the perfect, but to pick our way through the thicket of flaws.
Death is our last opportunity on earth to make much of the supreme value of knowing Jesus Christ.
What strategies can help me forget myself and enjoy more of Christ?
Natural disasters bring both judgment and mercy, punishment and purification.
Every deadly calamity is a merciful call from God for the living to repent.
In Christ ethnic differences are not barriers. Rather, they are blessings that visibly express the glory of the gospel.
To affirm truth with extra-biblical language is more biblical than using biblical language to defend falsehood.
If we are not willing to get a high estimation of doctrine from Scripture, perhaps we can get it from George Barna.
Five statements that summarize the magnificent relationship of Jesus Christ to every part of the Scriptures.
When you are in a position of receiving blessing from many people, knowing how to express gratitude can be challenging.
The desire to be rich is suicidal. Endorsing it by encouraging gambling is cruel.
Eight gifts to ask God to give to your church's leadership.
No sorrow in the Christian's life will end ultimately in grief. Jesus' blood will have the final say.
Don't belittle God’s crooked sticks. With them he may write the message that makes a thousand people glad.
Something is deeply amiss in the soul that does not descend to love a child.
What is superior to moral and religious achievements is knowing, gaining, and being found in Christ.
There are at least nine reasons--even from a secular perspective--for why sexually-explicit advertising is socially irresponsible.
The Bible often requires us to read thoroughly, not skim lightly. How should this affect the way we train our minds?
How do we express a passion for the supremacy of God in a pluralistic world?
If your emotions are drawn more by material things than by Christ then you probably aren't seeing the beauty of grace.
God will always be guilty of high crimes for those who think they’ve never committed any.
Every river and the seas do His sovereign bidding purely.
This is comfort surely.
It is acceptable to conduct your worship service on a day other than the Lord's Day?
Why is it a bad idea to give an answer too soon?
Consider these 8 potential excuses for why a person can't do missions and what the Bible has to say about them.
Christians should never take up arms to proclaim or defend Christ. We must die to make him known.
How do John and Noel make Jesus a part of their marriage?
The only place safe from the wrath of God is in God.
What should our hearts and minds do when we hear Jesus speak so horrifically about the slaughter of the wicked?
Repentance is more than a change in outward behavior. It is the inner change that gives rise to genuinely God-centered, Christ-exalting behavior.
Before God adopted me through Jesus Christ his terrible wrath was upon me.
Gossip doesn't satisfy in the long run, but loving others does.
God praises us when we delight in him because it only confirms and increases our God-centeredness.
If you abandon the pursuit of your own joy you can't love man or please God.
Six reasons to learn Bible verses by heart.
What does it mean to be be "steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord"?
Ten biblical responses.
John Piper expresses his gratitude for God's work in the life of Dr. Packer.