Piper: What is Baptism, and How Important is It?

Colossians 2:12 “having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead. “ John Piper, in a sermon, “What is Baptism, and How Important is It?” Second, baptism “expresses union with Christ in His death and … More Piper: What is Baptism, and How Important is It?

July 4 Luke 8:1-15

July 4 Luke 8:1-15 (ESV) Women Accompanying Jesus 8:1 Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone … More July 4 Luke 8:1-15

July 4 Psalm 127

July 4 Psalm 127 (ESV) Unless the Lord Builds the House A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. 2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of … More July 4 Psalm 127

July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9

July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9 (ESV) Descendants of Issachar 7:1 The sons [1] of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four. 2 The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their fathers’ houses, namely of Tola, mighty warriors of their generations, their number in the days of David being 22,600.3 The son [2] of Uzzi: Izrahiah. And the … More July 4 1 Chronicles 7-9