He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

In today’s passage from Matthew 21, we read about Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, which was a fulfillment of prophecy. ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them. They brought the … More He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

Piper: The impact of God’s awesome reality doesn’t hit us and hold us and shape us unless we become still

Psalm 46 tells us that we all have a need to slow down and just “be still.”  We need time for quiet reflection, but oh how little we actually do just that.  John Piper, in a 1991 sermon, “God: Refuge for His People, Exalted Among the Nations” explains: One of the reasons we invest our lives in … More Piper: The impact of God’s awesome reality doesn’t hit us and hold us and shape us unless we become still

God is the master evangelistic planner

In our Bible reading passage for today, we come to Paul’s testimony before Agrippa in Acts 26.  In a message, “Christ’s Purpose in Evangelism,” Dr. John Piper said: When Jesus looked into the future and predicted what would happen to his disciples, he said something very sobering, but also very encouraging. He said (in Luke 21:12–13), … More God is the master evangelistic planner

The deepest doctrines of God have to do with everyday life.

John Piper, in a sermon on Exodus 33, “I WIll Be Gracious to Whom I Will Be Gracious” Now the question rises why in 33:18 Moses prayed to see God’s glory? “I pray thee, show me thy glory.” I think the reason was this: Moses knew that his request for God’s presence with a stiff-necked … More The deepest doctrines of God have to do with everyday life.