And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said: “I am young in years, and you are aged; therefore I was timid and afraid to declare my opinion to you. I said, ‘Let days speak, and many years teach wisdom.’ But it is … More No necessary connection between a wizened face and a wise heart
John Piper, in a sermon from Amos 4:4-13, “Prepare to Meet Your God” In verses 6–11 Amos is done with irony. He reminds the people that God has shouted the truth of his reality to them in five striking ways that they might return. But they would not. In verse 6 he says there had … More 5 Times Blocked
“Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation, 10 and you have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they shall reign on the earth.” (Revelation 5:9-10) … More Blood-bought racial diversity and harmony is for the glory of God through Christ.
In our Bible reading passage for today, Jesus commands us to pray and tells us a great purpose of prayer, our joy! “Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you … More Is prayer a duty or a joy?
“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. Remember the word that I … More A.W. Pink: “the more Christlike we are the more shall we be antagonized and shunned.”
John 15:7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. John Piper asks, in a sermon “Praying From The Fullness of The Word” Do I really know—have I really experienced—what Jesus means by the Word abiding in me? Do I experience—do you … More Abiding in Christ vs legalism
John Piper, in a sermon, “A Year-End Look at Jesus Christ” The voice says in [Revelation 1] v. 11, “Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches.” This means that the vision John is about to get is meant not just for him but for us as well. And … More See Jesus through Revelation