Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day. Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off. —Proverbs 23:17-18 Warning: Life’s a dangerous journey. You will face the temptation to get off the narrow road, to go off-roading, where it looks more “fun.” However, … More Tempted to get off the narrow road?
If you are following the read-through-the-Bible plan with us, you have come to the end of Romans today.(or you will finish in the next five days of catch up time) John Piper closed his sermon series on Romans with a prayer. Here is the conclusion of that prayer, Jesus Christ in the Book of Romans, But … More Embracing Christ and His work on the Cross
He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay……..And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of … More Pastor John, please preach this sermon at my funeral!
In Psalm 71, we read the prayer of an older saint, presumably David. He has had a long life, with remarkable experiences and opportunities for his faith to grow. In this prayer, he affirms His trust in God as his refuge and strength. He recalls how God has been his Rock and his Refuge. He … More …until I proclaim your might to another generation
We see the glorious truth of the resurrection of Jesus in March 24th’s reading from Matthew 28:1-10. John Piper exults in our living Savior in a sermon, “Worship the Risen Christ” The great tragedy of the human race is that we were made to find infinite joy by admiring God, but have become so blind and … More See the Himalayan glory of the risen Christ!
Psalm 70 is our read-through-the-Bible passage for March 24 (posted a day late). John Piper uses this Scripture in a Taste and See article: God commands us to delight in him. Psalm 37:4, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Philippians 4:4, “Rejoice in the Lord always; … More May those who love your salvation say evermore, “God is great!”
…as your days, so shall your strength be. “There is none like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the heavens to your help, through the skies in his majesty. The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. —Deuteronomy 33:25-26 As we end March’s designated Bible reading in Deuteronomy today, we come to Moses’ final blessing … More God’s strength displayed in our weaknesses