Worship = to act in a way that reflects the value of the glory of God

whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father —Colossians 3:17 John Piper on worship: So you can see what is happening in the New Testament. Worship is being significantly de-institutionalized, de-localized, de-ritualized. The whole thrust is being taken off … More Worship = to act in a way that reflects the value of the glory of God

Let us often pray, “Lord, increase our faith.”

While he was still speaking, someone from the ruler’s house came and said, “Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more.” But Jesus on hearing this answered him, “Do not fear; only believe, and she will be well.” —Luke 8:49-50 J.C. Ryle, at Grace Gems, comments on Luke 8: Faith in Christ’s … More Let us often pray, “Lord, increase our faith.”

Fatal mistake

Because you did not carry it the first time, the Lord our God broke out against us, because we did not seek him according to the rule.”  So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord, the God of Israel. And the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders … More Fatal mistake

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?