Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God? Mark 12:24 These are Jesus’ first words of comment to the Sadducees. How relevant in our day, when people are no longer Biblically literate. How we need to KNOW God’s Word and KNOW God … More Ryle: “Let us not be ignorant of the Bible”
For the word of the LORD is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. —Psalm 33:4 ESV Our soul waits for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name. Let … More Spurgeon: The more we know of him, the more our better natures approve his surpassing excellence
John Piper, in a sermon, “A Year-End Look at Jesus Christ” The voice says in [Revelation 1] v. 11, “Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches.” This means that the vision John is about to get is meant not just for him but for us as well. And … More See Jesus through Revelation
Is it your heart cry to KNOW God? To press on to KNOW Him? In Hosea 4 we read, “Hear the word of the Lord, O children of Israel, for the Lord has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or steadfast love, and no knowledge of God in the … More Press on to KNOW Him!
In our reading from Ezekiel today, chapters 38-39, we see many wonderful promises, many of which encourage us that God indeed WANTS to show us His glory, for us to KNOW Him and see Him in all His glory and mercy and holiness! He is NOT hiding! Be awestruck at the incredible missions promise in … More God is NOT hiding!
Ezekiel is a book of the Bible filled with strange things, hard to understand things. It is tempting to skip over some of these passages. I’ve done that. But in doing so, we miss some wonderful things. When you read through Ezekiel 4-8 today, notice how many times God tells Ezekiel about things that will … More Knowing God through the difficult passages
Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed; he will answer him from his holy heaven with the saving might of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They collapse and fall, but we rise and stand upright. —Psalm … More Spurgeon: He who thinks he knows everything will miss the joy of finding out new truth
“Ha! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God.” But Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be silent and come out of him!” And when the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having … More Beware religious knowledge only
John Piper, in a sermon, “Wonderful Things From Your Word” You can see many things when you come to the Word without God’s opening the eyes of your heart. You can see words and grammatical constructions. You can see logical connections. You can see historical facts. You can see an author’s rational intention. You can … More Knowing about and knowing by sight are not the same.
John Piper, in a sermon on 1 Thessalonians 4, “This is the Will of God For You: That You Abstain From Sexual Immorality” Start reading with me at [1Thessalonians 4] verse 4: “That each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles … More Knowing God is the Path to Purity