Covenant Commitment

Pastor John Piper comments on Exodus 19-20, our Bible reading passage for today, where God makes a covenant with Israel and gives the 10 commandments.  Piper asks, “what are the divine promises and human conditions of this covenant? What does God commit himself to do? And what does he require of his covenant partner?”   Here … More Covenant Commitment

Shadow has Become Reality!

John Piper, on Hebrews 8, in a sermon “Jesus:Mediator of a Better Covenant, Part 1” Remember from Hebrews 8:5 that the priests serve a copy and a shadow of heavenly things. The tabernacle and temple were a shadow; the official priesthood was a shadow; the animal sacrifices were a shadow; the feasts and dietary laws … More Shadow has Become Reality!

We Will Serve the Lord

Joshua 24:16-18  “Then the people answered, `Far be it from us that we should forsake the LORD to serve other gods, for it is the LORD our God who brought us and our fathers up from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery, and who did those great signs in our sight and preserved … More We Will Serve the Lord