January 15 Matthew 6:16-24

January 15 Matthew 6:16-24 (ESV) Fasting 16 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 17 But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, 18 that your fasting may not be seen … More January 15 Matthew 6:16-24

Be Refreshed by Ruth

Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence, sermon by John Piper It’s a story that shows how “God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform.” It’s a story for people who wonder where God is when there are no dreams or visions or prophets. It’s for people who wonder where God is when one tragedy … More Be Refreshed by Ruth

Sheep or wolves? Matthew 7

Matthew 7:15-16  “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will recognize them by their fruits.” From Study–>See–>Savor! One false doctrine floating around out there is that we can change ourselves. But the Bible says, “Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also you … More Sheep or wolves? Matthew 7

Today’s Mercies for Today’s Troubles…John Piper on Matthew 6:34

Matthew 6:34  “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. Let me tell you what I think that text does not mean. It does not mean: Make no preparations for tomorrow’s needs. If you’re a farmer, the thought about tomorrow’s empty … More Today’s Mercies for Today’s Troubles…John Piper on Matthew 6:34