Spurgeon: He who thinks he knows everything will miss the joy of finding out new truth

Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed; he will answer him from his holy heaven with the saving might of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They collapse and fall, but we rise and stand upright. —Psalm … More Spurgeon: He who thinks he knows everything will miss the joy of finding out new truth

Joseph’s story: God’s plan, providence and purposes

Sin.  Betrayal.  Evil.  Joseph’s brothers’ evil intentions to kill him shaped his life forever. The consequences from their actions are part of his history.  Joseph doesn’t excuse their behavior or act as if it never happened. BUT he sees God’s hand in his brothers’ treachery. He believes that God was working His purpose out through their sinful … More Joseph’s story: God’s plan, providence and purposes

The grace of God in spreading the good news through persecution

The report of this came to the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast purpose, (Acts 11:22-23 ESV) John Piper preached a sermon, “He Saw … More The grace of God in spreading the good news through persecution

Piper: Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel

A few comments on Matthew 8:18-20 “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go”: After witnessing the miracles of Jesus, many folks thought  following Him might be more “glamorous” than it really was. I imagine that Jesus may have received many spontaneous offers like this. We, too, tend to buy in to the prosperity gospel … More Piper: Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel