Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom … More Our Great Shepherd gives us what we need
Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. —Luke 24:45-47 ESV Have you … More Pray for eyes to see
“Charm is deceitful, beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 John Piper tells a story to illustrate “the fear of the Lord:” Noël and the boys and I went out to Dick and Irene Tiegen’s place last week. They have a big dog as tall as … More What does it mean to “fear the Lord?”
So that he who blesses himself in the land shall bless himself by the God of truth, and he who takes an oath in the land shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten and are hidden from my eyes. —Isaiah … More The God of the Amen
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. John Piper comments, in a sermon “Jesus Christ is the Same Yesterday and Today and Forever” Why does it matter that the Jesus Christ of today be the same as the Jesus Christ of yesterday and tomorrow? Let me try to put the significance … More He is the same
Proverbs 30:8-9 …give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the Lord?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God. Three life-saving requests: Don’t give me poverty: I might steal, dishonor … More Give me neither poverty nor riches…
From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear, no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.—Isaiah 64:4 No one has ever heard or seen this God. Our Bible reading for today suggests that in working for those who wait for him, God does … More Never seen a God like ours!