Unlikely Conversion

John Piper, in a sermon “Overflowing Grace for All Who Believe”comments on the conversion of Saul in Acts 9 This is the kind of person that no one expects to be converted. His opposition is too deep and too articulate. So much of his life would be threatened if Christianity were true! And he has … More Unlikely Conversion

J.C.Ryle: One thief was saved that no sinner might despair, but only one, that no sinner might presume.

J.C. Ryle comments on Luke 23:39-43: We are told that two malefactors were crucified together with our Lord, one on His right hand and the other on His left. Both were equally near to Christ. Both saw and heard all that happened, during the six hours that He hung on the cross. Both were dying … More J.C.Ryle: One thief was saved that no sinner might despair, but only one, that no sinner might presume.

Our future eternal salvation hangs on Christ’s future eternal intercession for us.

Hebrews 7:25 Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. John Piper, in a sermon on Hebrews 7, “Jesus: From Melchizedek to Eternal Savior” Verses 1-24 may be complex and difficult to understand without earnest mental effort, but … More Our future eternal salvation hangs on Christ’s future eternal intercession for us.

We Need to be NEW

I will run in the way of your commandments when you enlarge my heart! Psalm 119:32 John Piper:  The Need to Be New But forgiveness and cleansing is not enough. I need to be new. I need to be transformed. I need life. I need a new way of seeing and thinking and valuing. That’s why … More We Need to be NEW