Piper: The God of Romans 9 has been the Rock-solid foundation

Our read-through-the-Bible plan brings us to Romans 9 today, a difficult passage to understand.  John Piper has written a whole book, “The Justification of God” which covers the first 23 verses of chapter 9 of Romans. In 2002, he preached a sermon on Romans 9 and said this, “because of Romans 9 I left teaching … More Piper: The God of Romans 9 has been the Rock-solid foundation

O how different we will be if we believe that God is for us and no one can be against us!

Romans 8 is such a beautiful, wonderful passage of promise and hope.  It was hard to know what part to highlight on our read-through-the-Bible plan.  Here are John Piper’s comments: Verse 35 says that there will be tribulation and distress and persecution and sword. Verse 36 says that Christians are being killed all day long, … More O how different we will be if we believe that God is for us and no one can be against us!

Faith regards the promise not as fiction but fact

    God has spoken in his holiness: (Psalm 60:6 ESV) Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David: Faith is never happier than when it can fall back upon the promise of God. She sets this over against all discouraging circumstances; let outward providences say what they will, the voice of a faithful God drowns every sound … More Faith regards the promise not as fiction but fact

Henry Law: When hope seems gone, let us rejoice in the God of our salvation

At Grace Gems, Henry Law comments: Psalm 59:16, 17. “But I will sing of Your power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto You, O my strength, will I sing; for God is my defense, and the … More Henry Law: When hope seems gone, let us rejoice in the God of our salvation