Pride and Foolishness

John Piper on  1 Corinthians 2: The main point of 1 Corinthians 1–4 is to show that God has accomplished our redemption in such a way that every prop of human pride is knocked out from under us. “God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak … More Pride and Foolishness

Lessons From Jericho

What can we learn from this passage in Joshua 6  about Jericho? 1.  If God is for us and with us, high walls and closed doors are not a problem. See Acts 12:10 2. Things beyond reason and “impossible” require faith. See John 8:56 and  Hebrews 11:1 3. Our responsibilities do not stop just because … More Lessons From Jericho

What Makes God’s Call so Different From a Phone Call Inviting us for Dinner?

John Piper, in a sermon, “God Called Us into Life and Hope,” comments on the passage in ! Corinthians that is in our reading for today: At first glance the call of God does not look like a foundation for assurance. If somebody calls you on the phone and invites you to dinner, is that … More What Makes God’s Call so Different From a Phone Call Inviting us for Dinner?

It’s All a Matter of Perspective- Sam Storms on Psalm 73

This is the introduction and conclusion of Sam Storms’ (Enjoying God Ministries) commentary on Psalm 73. (Like an Oreo cookie, the middle is the best part, but it was too long to include the whole here.) Some Christians would like us to believe that their faith in God is invulnerable to challenges from without. They act and talk as if … More It’s All a Matter of Perspective- Sam Storms on Psalm 73

“April showers bring”…..God’s grace in Christ!

  “April showers bring”…..God’s grace in Christ! Psalm 72:6 says, “May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth!” From The Treasury of David, Spurgeon quotes John Willison, with some spiritual lessons from RAIN: 1. As the rain is the free gift of God to the dry ground, … More “April showers bring”…..God’s grace in Christ!

An Intro by A.W. Pink: “Gleanings in Joshua”

Arthur Walkington Pink was born on  April 1st, 1886, 125 years ago today.  He was a pastor, evangelist and Biblical scholar, writing many books on Biblical doctrine and commentaries on the Bible. A.W. Pink concludes his Introduction to “Gleanings in Joshua” with these words: The contents of this book [Joshua] and the lessons which they are … More An Intro by A.W. Pink: “Gleanings in Joshua”