It is important to try to persuade people, like Luke in his Gospel, of the truth of Christianity.
I feel tremendously challenged by the example of Jesus to strive for increased wisdom and understanding of Scripture.
Never underestimate the power of truth spoken in a single sentence.
When we make disciples, we bid people to come and die to their old, destructive ways and to live for Jesus, who loved them and gave himself for them.
The reason there is a Christmas is because God aims to destroy something.
We should aim at full doctrinal unity and full heart unity.
If your driving motive in life is to be liked and loved you will find it almost impossible to be a Christian.
John Piper thanks God for the lives of two saints and asks how it is that their deaths are "precious in the sight of the Lord."
One of the reasons we don't know God deeply is that we don't venture much on his pledge to carry things for us.
Let's not doubt Jesus' love—let's watch and learn what love really is.
The doctrine of justification is immeasurably precious to every area of life.
God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.
We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.
To affirm truth with extra-biblical language is more biblical than using biblical language to defend falsehood.
The Bible often requires us to read thoroughly, not skim lightly. How should this affect the way we train our minds?
A poetic reflection on the glories of God in the doctrine of predestination.
Historically, there are only five points of Calvinism, so what are the extra two?