Update: Project ’84
May 26, 1981
John Piper updates, honors, and urges his church in their financial campaign.
May 24, 1981
What is wisdom? And what are some biblical instructions for how I can get it?
The Pride of Being Afraid
May 19, 1981
Every time we let fear hinder us, we are proudly trusting our emotions more than the promises of God. Fear of man is a mark of pride.
Project ’84 and the Fear of the Lord
May 12, 1981
God is a joy and a refuge to those who cling to his neck, but he is a terror to those who flee.
A Woman Who Fears the Lord Is to Be Praised
May 10, 1981
A woman who fears the Lord will not run away from God to satisfy her longings and relieve her anxieties. She will stay close to the heart of God and trust in his promises.
On Laboring in Vain
May 5, 1981
The Lord measures the faithfulness of our labor, not our success.
The Education of a Prophet: Jonah
May 3, 1981
You can't bless somebody if you desire their harm. If you are a follower of Jesus, you must desire the good of everyone, no matter what their race or nationality.
Bethlehem: House of Bread
Apr 28, 1981
Embrace with gratitude both the scholarly enterprise and the simple joy of breaking bread together.
The Sifting of Simon Peter
Apr 26, 1981
Satan wants is to sift out our faith. If he can do it by suffering, he will try that. If he can do it by wealth, he will try that.
In Praise of Those Who Help Us Praise
Apr 21, 1981
A pastor expresses his gratitude to those who minister in his church through music.
Is There Good Anxiety?
Apr 21, 1981
God intends for us to lift up our eyes to the whole panorama of reality and remember his sovereignty.
The Power of Hope
Apr 19, 1981
If we are going to love like Jesus loved, even in times of great stress and worry, then we must be filled with living hope.
Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise
Apr 17, 1981
Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.
The Holiness of God, Our Sin, and the Love of Jesus
Apr 16, 1981
God loves his holiness with infinite love and cherishes his purity. This is the starting point for understanding God and man and the world. If we don't start here everything goes askew.
Our Incense Before the Lamb
Apr 14, 1981
Have you ever thought of your prayers as the aroma of heaven?
O, That You Knew the Terms of Peace!
Apr 12, 1981
Jesus Christ is always eager and willing to make peace with anyone who will accept the terms of peace he offers.
Pow-Wow with the Pastor
Apr 7, 1981
How do you satisfy your pastor-congregation communication needs?
Bethlehem’s Nerve System
How It Works
Mar 31, 1981
A church’s governing nerve system needs the divine stimuli that comes through its members.
The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum
Mar 29, 1981
There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.
New Year’s Resolutions? Oops.
Mar 24, 1981
The possibilities of joyful service are too great to let yourself be paralyzed by the past.
The Cosmic Church
Mar 22, 1981
The church is the cosmic showcase of God's mercy, but he gets cosmic reproach when we fail to receive his mercy with joy.
Early Services in History
Mar 17, 1981
An early church service is the mark of a vibrant church.
Mar 15, 1981
God gives us spiritual gifts so that we can help our brothers and sisters fight the good fight of faith.
The Spirit of Thankfulness
Mar 10, 1981
One of the things you do when you are full of the Holy Spirit is spill over with gratitude to God for everything.
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