See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God. 1 John 3:1 John Piper, in a sermon,”The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Lavish Benefits” Not only did it cost him his Son to save us from sin and death and hell (John 3:16; 1 John … More How great a love!
John 10:25-28 but you do not believe because you are not part of my flock. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. John Piper, from a sermon, “Jesus Is … More Being his sheep is why you believe.
Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father. And this is the promise that he made to us —eternal life. I write these things to you about those who are trying to … More A pair of imperatives
John Piper: Just when the Jewish disciples begin to feel like they are the real select heirs of Abraham, Jesus strikes: “I have other sheep that are not even part of this Jewish fold—among the Gentiles.” Just when the early American Puritans were settling in to their “chosen” status as the New Israel in the … More Our sovereign Shepherd has other sheep
November 12 1 John 2:24-29 (ESV) 24 Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father. 25 And this is the promise that he made to us —eternal life. 26 I write these things to you about … More November 12 1 John 2:24-29
John Piper: So what does he say about his doorness and his shepherdness? First, his doorness. Tell us, Jesus, what does it mean for us that you are a door for us? Verses 7–10: Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and … More What does it mean that Jesus is a door for us?
The descendants also are impudent and stubborn: I send you to them, and you shall say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD.’ And whether they hear or refuse to hear (for they are a rebellious house) they will know that a prophet has been among them. And you, son of man, be not … More Speak: whether they hear or refuse to hear