First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, … Continue reading Does God Desire All to be Saved?
You can listen to the audio of this sermon from 6/12/16 titled "Marriage" here. As we jump into the sermon today, let me begin with a few introductory words. First off, this passage we are looking at it probably deserves to have a couple months of sermons dedicated to it, and I don’t have that. … Continue reading God’s Family: Marriage
Imagine with me, tomorrow you show up at school, and your best friend runs up to you, tears in their eyes, voice shaking, and says, “Everything is gone. Everything, I lost everything.” You try and calm them down, but they begin sobbing, “The tornado that came through last night touched down right by our house … Continue reading “Have You Considered My Servant Job?” (James 5:10-11)
I have decided to compile a list of some of the most helpful resources I have found in studying the doctrines of grace (commonly called the five points of Calvinism). This is a subject that deserves our full attention, because it is replete throughout all of Scripture and requires us to think deeply. I encourage … Continue reading Helpful Resources for the Doctrines of Grace
“Christ did not die to forgive sinners who go on treasuring anything above seeing and savoring God. And people who would be happy in heaven if Christ were not there, will not be there. The gospel is not a way to get people to heaven; it is a way to get people to God. … Continue reading Heaven is Not For Everybody
What is Christian Hedonism?John Piper's classic title, Christian Hedonism, has caused quite the stir in the church, ever since his first issue of Desiring God was released back in 1986. Here, Piper gives a synopsis of this beautiful theology.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC5ey9_wWwQ In this video, John Piper reads a poem he wrote, based off the allegorical story of Pilgrim's Progress. Pilgrim, in this poem wrestles with one of the seven deadly sins, Sloth.