Without the Holy Spirit we are spiritually blind and dull and unresponsive

Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.” But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you do not know about.” So the disciples said to one another, “Has anyone brought him something to eat?” —John 4:31-33 ESV John Piper: For the fourth time in this Gospel, John shows us the … More Without the Holy Spirit we are spiritually blind and dull and unresponsive

Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s wisdom.

The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. —Ecclesiastes 10:12 We probably all know foolish people who use many words. I know a few wise people who use many words and are discerning and articulate. Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s … More Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s wisdom.

His glorious sufficiency as water, prophet, savior, and Messiah.

The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water.”  Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”  The woman answered him, “I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “You are right in saying, ‘I have no … More His glorious sufficiency as water, prophet, savior, and Messiah.