A battlefield transmitter for staying in touch with the General

John Piper on Ephesians 6, “The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power”-: …I have been impressed more than ever before that God has given us prayer not as an intercom for increased convenience in our secluded cottages, but as a walkie-talkie connecting the general’s headquarters with the transportation line and the field hospital and the front … More A battlefield transmitter for staying in touch with the General

Show your children something great to live for

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. —Ephesians 6:4 (ESV) John Piper on “Raising Children Who Hope in the Triumph of God” Paul says, “Don’t provoke your children to anger.” What does he mean? He doesn’t mean don’t cross their will. He … More Show your children something great to live for

Elijah: Faith was a gift, and God would send It when he willed

ELIJAH PART 2, An Advent Poem by John Piper King Ahab called out from the rocks, “Do you think that a fire-tailed fox Can scorch the fields of Jezebel, And starve the stock, and dry the well, And mock the Baals, and scorn Jezreel, And not be crushed beneath the wheel Of Ahab’s chariot? Beware … More Elijah: Faith was a gift, and God would send It when he willed