He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

In today’s passage from Matthew 21, we read about Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, which was a fulfillment of prophecy. ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them. They brought the … More He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

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

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