May 18 Galatians 2

May 18 Galatians 2 (ESV) Paul Accepted by the Apostles 2:1 Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me. 2 I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, in order to … More May 18 Galatians 2

May 17 Galatians 1

May 17 Galatians 1 (ESV) Greeting 1:1 Paul, an apostle—not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead— 2 and all the brothers [1] who are with me, To the churches of Galatia: 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself … More May 17 Galatians 1

The continental divide between divine blessing and divine curse.

John Piper has this challenging word about the message of Galatians 3: Satan is continuously at work tempting us to think and feel that because we use God-talk, and come to church, and pray at meal times, and avoid gross sins, we are, therefore, under God’s blessing. But the book of Galatians concerns a group … More The continental divide between divine blessing and divine curse.

Weary?

John Piper, in a sermon, “Do Not Grow Weary in Well-Doing” Probably the worst enemy of enthusiasm is time. Human beings have a remarkable and sad capacity for getting tired of wonderful things. Almost every one of you can think of something you were enthusiastic about recently, but now the joy is faded. Your first … More Weary?

His Truth Will Triumph

And though this world with devils filled Should threaten to undo us, We will not fear, for God hath willed His truth to triumph through us. The prince of darkness grim, We tremble not for him; His rage we can endure For, lo, his doom is sure; one little word shall fell him. John Piper … More His Truth Will Triumph