Bumper Sticker Theology

James 5:2-3 Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten.  Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, in a sermon series on James: The problem is not with wealth itself. … More Bumper Sticker Theology

Arrogant Attitude

Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit. John Piper comments on James 4: What’s wrong with that? What’s wrong is that it does not give expression to a true view of life … More Arrogant Attitude

Taming the Tongue

Pastor Steven Cole: On a windswept hill in an English country churchyard stands a drab, gray slate tombstone. The faint etchings read: Beneath this stone, a lump of clay, lies Arabella Young, Who, on the twenty-fourth of May, began to hold her tongue. Let’s hope that we learn what that woman never did, to tame the tongue! … More Taming the Tongue

Piper: If you treat the word of God like your kidneys, you are making a big mistake.

James 1:21  Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. John Piper, in a sermon, “Receive With Meekness the Implanted Word” Receive it—this implanted word. In other words, if you treat the word of God like your kidneys, you are making … More Piper: If you treat the word of God like your kidneys, you are making a big mistake.

If the Lord Wills…

John Piper comments on James 4: So what was wrong with what these people said in verse 13: “Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit’”? What’s wrong with that? What’s wrong is … More If the Lord Wills…