Blog (Page 34)

Blog (Page 34)

Unless….

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. John 12:24Listen to John Piper on Radical Christan Sacrifice:How the Supremacy of Christ Creates Radical Christian Sacrifice (Session VII) : Together for the Gospel Lord, help me to die to myself, to all selfish dreams, and desires, and…

Sunday Morning Prayer

Lord, we will gather as your people today, indwelt by your Spirit, hungering for your Word, anticipating the edifying blessing of your gifts, given to us to serve one another. Enliven our praises with a vision of your glory through the eyes of faith. Show us the glory of the gospel–give us a sight of Calvary and may our hears burst with joy and gratefulness. As we…

Waiting on the Lord

I’m grateful for David, the shepherd-king, for many reasons. Like many Christians I have been grateful for his example of trust in the Lord, of passionate worship, of constant prayer, of broken confession. I’m also grateful for something that he has taught me again and again from the last few verses of Psalm 27. “Wait on the Lord.”What does it mean…

To See the Glory

In 2 Corinthians 4 Paul speaks of a darkness that has passed over the minds of every person in the world. The darkness is like a veil that keeps us from seeing true glory–the glory that is present in the person of Jesus Christ. When God sends his gospel into our hearts the darkness is pierced, the veil is torn, the scales of sin and unbelief falls from our eyes and…

The Gospel in Exodus

I’ve been trying to read the “real” Bible to my daughter. We’ve enjoyed her children’s Bibles but she seems old enough to “almost” make her way though the text itself. Thankfully, she is very patient with my inconsistency and somehow keeps in mind where we left off last. Right now we are in Exodus–and the Israelites just…