Piper: God is calling us out of our cocoons of emotional isolation and invisible, inaudible, unshared responsiveness

John Piper explains: Now here comes Paul into Greek-speaking Corinth, and he teaches them about this word “Amen,” – just as if he were to come to us today with a new Hebrew word we didn’t know. What did he teach them? Well, we can see behind 1 Corinthians 14. Paul is concerned that the … More Piper: God is calling us out of our cocoons of emotional isolation and invisible, inaudible, unshared responsiveness

When God does the impossible, no man can lay claim to any part of the glory that belongs only to Him

Bob Deffinbaugh (Bible.org) comments on Paul and the shipwreck of Acts 27: Two full weeks had passed, and the storm showed no sign of weakening. No one had seen the sun, the moon, or the stars for many days (verse 20). Since ancient sailors navigated by the heavens, this meant they had no idea where … More When God does the impossible, no man can lay claim to any part of the glory that belongs only to Him

February 23 Acts 27:27-44

February 23 Acts 27:27-44 (ESV) 27 When the fourteenth night had come, as we were being driven across the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors suspected that they were nearing land. 28 So they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. [1] A little farther on they took a sounding again and found fifteen fathoms. [2] 29 And fearing that we might run on … More February 23 Acts 27:27-44