God put us within sight of the Himalayas, and we have chosen to pull down the blinds of our chalet and show slides of Buck Hill.

We see the glorious truth of the resurrection of Jesus in today’s reading from Matthew 28:1-10.  John Piper exults in our living Savior in a sermon, “Worship the Risen Christ” The great tragedy of the human race is that we were made to find infinite joy by admiring God, but have become so blind and … More God put us within sight of the Himalayas, and we have chosen to pull down the blinds of our chalet and show slides of Buck Hill.

February 15 Exodus 38-40

February 15 Exodus 38-40 (ESV) Making the Altar of Burnt Offering 38:1 He made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood. Five cubits [1] was its length, and five cubits its breadth. It was square, and three cubits was its height. 2 He made horns for it on its four corners. Its horns were of one piece with it, … More February 15 Exodus 38-40

Hail th’incarnate Deity

Christ, by highest Heav’n adored; Christ the everlasting Lord; Late in time, behold Him come, Offspring of a virgin’s womb. Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; Hail th’incarnate Deity, Pleased with us in flesh to dwell, Jesus our Emmanuel. Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!” As we hear Christmas carols this … More Hail th’incarnate Deity

Don’t miss the main point of Ezekiel 38-39

As I read commentaries on this passage, I was struck by the sheer volume of information available and the multitude of views on eschatology that were being presented.  One could study these passages and try to figure out the “who-what-where-when-why” of Bible prophecy.  It also struck me that a person could read these chapters, and … More Don’t miss the main point of Ezekiel 38-39

God-centered love

Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.  So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was. John 11:5-6 John Piper comments on the “God-Centeredness of God”: There is a category of thought here that I think is infinitely important. How can this be love? … More God-centered love

Piper: Six hammer blows to a man-centered way of looking at the world

John Piper, in an article, “Biblical Texts to Show God’s Zeal for His Own Glory” Probably no text in the Bible reveals the passion of God for his own glory more clearly and bluntly as Isaiah 48:9-11 where God says, For my name’s sake I defer my anger, for the sake of my praise I … More Piper: Six hammer blows to a man-centered way of looking at the world