From Desiring God: Alive to Wonder: Celebrating the Influence of C. S. Lewis is a collection of extended excerpts from John Piper’s corpus where Lewis’s fingerprints are most vividly seen, including a significant introduction from Piper specially written for this project. The book is available for a free download in PDF, EPUB (iBooks, Nook), or […]Read More Alive to Wonder — Free ebook about C. S. Lewis
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David Murray: The main question most people ask in marriage relationships today is, “What can I get out of it?” Especially, “What sex can I get out of it?” And when the investment of time, money, emotion, and sexual energy does not pay off as expected? Separation. And the search for a better return from […]Read More The goal of marital counseling (and marriage)
From Jon Bloom: Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find an example of what we would call a “healthy family” in the Bible? It’s a lot easier to find families with a lot of sin and a lot of pain than to find families with a lot of harmony. For example, here’s […]Read More Messed Up Family?
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Below is the substance of an email I sent to our church body this morning after the storm in Granbury last night: Dear beloved Church Body, The Lord last night demonstrated His power and authority, along with His grace. During the storm, the words of Psalm 8 were going through my mind: When I consider […]Read More If you’d like to help…
Reading 1 John has often created questions for believers about the security of their eternal life, because of what John seems to be saying about sin — e.g., “No one who abides in Him [Christ] sins…” (3:6). Yet every believer still knows the reality of sin in his life, so too often people think something […]Read More Sunday Leftovers: First John and sanctification
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A Christian is one who recognizes Jesus as the Christ, the Son of the living God, as God manifested in the flesh, loving us and dying for our redemption; and who is so affected by a sense of the love of this incarnate God as to be constrained to make the will of Christ the […]Read More What Is a Christian?
From Desiring God: It’s been one year since we released this video, very simply titled: “The Story of Ian and Larissa.” The response was (and continues to be) stunning — over 1.5 million plays online from viewers around the world. But such impressive numbers only faintly echo the measure of grace in the lives of […]Read More Ian and Larissa: One Year Later
Transformation in the life of the believer begins with a renewal of the mind (Rom. 12:1-2; Eph. 4:22-24). So what kinds of things should be the focus of the believer’s meditation so that his mind is daily transformed to the image of Christ? Stephen Charnock provides some answers [I’ve formatted this in a block paragraph […]Read More Look to the matter of your meditation
Last Sunday I attempted to provide an extensive amount of background information about the book of 1 John, and someone suggested it might be helpful to post my sermon notes on the blog because he couldn’t get it all down. Given that the way I format my notes together is not conducive to a quick […]Read More Sunday Leftovers: What do you know?
Recently we began reading 1 Samuel in our daily Bible reading plan. Here are a couple of charts that you may find helpful in understanding the book. The first provides an overview to the flow and theme of the book and the second offers a perspective of the relationships of the three kings of the […]Read More Understanding 1 Samuel
Watch this. It’s a little long (just shy of 20 minutes). But it’s worth the investment of that time. HT: Challies.Read More The Supremacy of Christ
ChristianAudio gives away a free book each month, and this month the book is Lyle Dorsett’s biography of A. W. Tozer, A Passion for God. This is an excellent biography (though discouraging for what we learn of this well-known pastor as well). I recommend this resource (read my review here). Download A Passion for God from […]Read More Free Audio book — A. W. Tozer biography