John Piper, in a sermon, “The Full Assurance of Hope” There is a fight to be fought in the Christian life. There is a kind of effort and earnestness. Laziness and sluggishness are not the way to live. But the direct focus of the fight is not first on serving or first working or first … More Don’t get the focus wrong.
John Piper, in a sermon from 2 Timothy 4, “I Have Kept the Faith” The two pictures of a fight and a race illustrate what is involved in keeping the faith. But before we go into what is involved in keeping the faith I better say something brief about the nature of faith itself. The … More Keep the Faith!
1 Timothy 6:9 says, “Those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and hurtful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.” John Piper, in a sermon, “Battling the Unbelief of Covetousness” In the end covetousness destroys the soul in hell. The reason I am sure that this … More Covetousness can mess up your eternity
John Piper, in a sermon, “Camaraderie in the Fight of Faith”- Let me suggest five reasons why the fight of faith is a good fight and not a bad one. Because the Enemy Is Evil First, it is a good fight because the enemy is evil. The enemy is unbelief and the Satanic forces behind … More Fight the GOOD Fight!