Piper: The impact of God’s awesome reality doesn’t hit us and hold us and shape us unless we become still

Psalm 46 tells us that we all have a need to slow down and just “be still.”  We need time for quiet reflection, but oh how little we actually do just that.  John Piper, in a 1991 sermon, “God: Refuge for His People, Exalted Among the Nations” explains: One of the reasons we invest our lives in … More Piper: The impact of God’s awesome reality doesn’t hit us and hold us and shape us unless we become still

February 24 Psalm 46

February 24 Psalm 46 (ESV) God Is Our Fortress To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. [1] A Song. 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present [2] help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, 3 though its … More February 24 Psalm 46

February 23 Psalm 45

February 23 Psalm 45 (ESV) Your Throne, O God, Is Forever To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Maskil [1] of the Sons of Korah; a love song. 45:1 My heart overflows with a pleasing theme; I address my verses to the king; my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe. 2 You are the most handsome … More February 23 Psalm 45

Triple help

…for not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm, and the light of your face, for you delighted in them. You are my King, O God; ordain salvation for Jacob! Through you we push down our foes; through your name we … More Triple help

February 21 Psalm 43

February 21 Psalm 43 (ESV) Send Out Your Light and Your Truth 43:1 Vindicate me, O God, and defend my cause against an ungodly people, from the deceitful and unjust man deliver me! 2 For you are the God in whom I take refuge; why have you rejected me? Why do I go about mourning because of … More February 21 Psalm 43