The Glorious Grace of Electing Love
Summary of Ephesians 1
Dec 1, 2020
We need to see God’s truth not only as our theology, but as our great treasure. For that, God needs to open the eyes of our hearts.
Can I ‘Name It and Claim It’?
Nov 30, 2020
God can do far, far more than we can think to ask. But that doesn’t mean whatever we wish lines up with his sovereign plans to bring us good.
How Does the Church Fill All in All?
Ephesians 1:19–23, Part 5
Nov 28, 2020
The church is the body of Christ, and he is the Head. He makes the decisions, he rules, and the body carries out his will.
Critical Race Theory, Part 2
The Root Problem (Special Episode)
Nov 24, 2020
How should Christians respond to critical race theory? In a special episode, Pastor John explains the theory’s goals, assumptions, and root problem.
The Head of the Church Is the Head over All
Ephesians 1:19–23, Part 4
Nov 24, 2020
Jesus is superior to every kind of rule, authority, and dominion that you will find in any culture, any nation, among any people, anywhere in the world.
Critical Race Theory, Part 1
The Relationships (Special Episode)
Nov 23, 2020
Critical race theory is a divisive topic among many Christians today. In a special episode, Pastor John explains why we should be careful in how we talk to each other about it.
Whenever We Speak, God Hears
Ephesians 1:19–23, Part 3
Nov 21, 2020
When we pray, when we talk to our children, when we speak to our neighbors or argue with our spouse — we speak in the sight of God.
Ten Effects of Seeing and Savoring the Providence of God
Nov 20, 2020
When we see and savor the all-embracing, all-pervasive providence of God, we cannot help but show the worth of his providence in all of life.
Have You Seen the Providence of God?
Nov 18, 2020
Immersing ourselves in the ocean of God’s providence helps us to know him, fear him, trust him, and love him as we ought.
Christ Is Always Stronger Than All
Ephesians 1:19–23, Part 2
Nov 17, 2020
Although real evils exist in this world, our King is seated far above them all.
God’s Providence in 2020
Nov 16, 2020
In January 2021, John Piper releases his newest book: a 750-page study of the all-embracing, all-pervasive providence of God.
Nov 16, 2020
The providence of God is his purposeful sovereignty by which he will be completely successful in the achievement of his ultimate goal for the universe.
How Much Did It Take to Make You Believe?
Ephesians 1:19–23, Part 1
Nov 14, 2020
The power God exerts toward us who believe is greater than any force imaginable. The fiercest tornadoes are but gentle breezes in comparison.
Does God Regret Making Me?
Nov 13, 2020
We know that God is committed to saving his people. But does he ever become so frustrated with us that he regrets having made us in the first place?
What Makes Us Want to Move and Travel?
Nov 11, 2020
Our cravings can take us to new spouses, new jobs, or even new cities or countries. But there is only one place we’ll find the satisfaction we seek.
How Prayer Opens the Eyes of Our Hearts
Ephesians 1:17–19, Part 7
Nov 10, 2020
Lord, open the eyes of our hearts to see the value of the truths contained in your word.
My Wife Is More Spiritual — How Do I Lead Her?
Nov 9, 2020
As a husband, I know that God calls me to lead my family. But what if my wife is more capable and more spiritually mature than I am?
Singing, Suffering, and Scripture
How God Keeps Us Through Song
Nov 8, 2020
Suffering may quiet our singing for a time, but God designed singing to sustain our souls. And one day, we will sing forever with unrestrained joy.
Are We God’s Inheritance, Or Is He Ours?
Ephesians 1:17–19, Part 6
Nov 7, 2020
The unthinkable promise of the new covenant tells us not only that we are God’s people, but that he is our God.
Am I Completely Surrendered to Christ?
Nov 6, 2020
Jesus calls us to renounce all we have to follow him. But how can we gauge if we are fully and completely committed to him?
How Can I Grow in Obeying God?
Nov 4, 2020
Unless God enables our obedience, we work and serve in vain. All true obedience flows from the strength he supplies.
The Irrevocable Glory of Our Calling
Ephesians 1:17–19, Part 5
Nov 3, 2020
If God has called you by his grace into glory, he will never revoke that calling.
I Sought a Prostitute — Am I Doomed?
Nov 2, 2020
Proverbs says that no one who visits the “forbidden woman” will return to the paths of life. So, is a man who seeks a prostitute doomed?
What Are the Eyes of the Heart For?
Ephesians 1:17–19, Part 4
Oct 31, 2020
If you have not been growing in your love for God, your eyes may have become dull to him. Ask God to show you more of Christ.