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

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?

Keep Reading!

We are nearly at the halfway point in our journey of reading through the Bible this year. Some of you have hung in there and are wondering where the NEW posts are…(see the next paragraph) Some of you may be struggling to keep up, wondering if it is worth it.  (It IS!!) Some of you … More Keep Reading!

Paul: “…but in everything by prayer…”

Yesterday, we saw Hezekiah’s wonderful pattern of prayer in 2 Kings 18. Today in Philippians, we have more encouragement to pray “in everything,” Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, … More Paul: “…but in everything by prayer…”