Why Christians should never knowingly take money won by gambling.
A list of things to consider when thinking about whether abortion is ethical.
A bad eye is one that can't see that mercy is more precious than money.
“As I have preached through the first eight chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans in the last four years, I have found my mind and heart moving toward Luther’s estimation of the doctrine of justification, and particularly the imputation of Christ’s righteousness as the precious foundation of our full acceptance and everlasting inheritance of life and joy” (p. 13).
Is there injustice with our God / When he decrees our ways? / No! This is but his righteousness / And root of all our praise.
It is okay to question God if you do it humbly and teachably.
God is worthy enough to inspire an infinite number of new and imaginative expressions of his beauty.
There are two reasons (at least) why God hates for man to boast in man.
John Piper discusses his book Counted Righteous in Christ and the debate concerning what the believer receives from Christ's death.
Though so many have given their lives at war, history holds out hope that few can imagine.
Anger is often a worse enemy than lust in marriage. What can you do to keep it from ruining yours?
Will regret ruin our joy in heaven, or will it add to it?
“If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full. This is not a book about how to avoid a wounded life, but how to avoid a wasted life. Some of you will die in the service of Christ. That will not be a tragedy. Treasuring life above Christ is a tragedy” (p. 10).
God's plan to glorify himself involves defeating Satan in stages.
Submission to God's authority implies these six beliefs about sexuality.
Consider three criteria for deciding when to love others with mercy and when to love them with justice.
Being exiles does not mean being cynical. Christians should be concerned about culture and involved in it.
“Yes, the Word pierces. And there is pain. But for those who trust in the living word, Jesus Christ, all the piercing will be pleasant in the end” (p. 11).
What are the essentials of worship that go deeper than style and form?
What characteristics ought to mark the life of a Christian sojourner?
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?
Noel Piper encourages a friend to hold onto Jesus at Christmas time even if nothing about the holiday season feels joyful.