- A Profile of Moral Collapse: President Bident, Abortion, and the Culture of Death. Albert Mohler writes “A particularly important profile in moral collapse now resides in the White House. The story of President Joe Biden’s slippery shape-shifting on the abortion issue is both revealing and horrifying.”
- Ten Words That Changed Everything About My Suffering. Joni Eareckson Tada writes “Steve paused and then summed it up with ten words that would change my life: God permits what he hates to accomplish what he loves. The sentence hit me like a brick.
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- What Does It Mean to be Blessed? On this episode of the Ask Pastor John podcast, John Piper responds to the question “What is a biblical definition of what it means to be truly blessed?”
- What Would You Say to a Christian Who is Suspicious of Creeds and Confessions? In this short video, Stephen Nichols provides advice on how to commend the historic creeds and confessions of the church.
- Should Rich Christians Downgrade Their Lifestyle? On this episode of the Ask Pastor John podcast, John Piper responds to a question about wealth specifically about 1 Timothy 6:17–19.
- The Psalms Ask God to Defeat His Enemies. Why Don’t We Pray That Way Today? The Psalms are filled with requests for God to defeat His enemies. Why doesn’t the church often pray that way today? From the 2021 Ligonier National Conference, Robert Godfrey reminds us of the perspective Scripture provides when we’re troubled by the enemies of God and His people.
- How Do We Discern False Teachers? On this episode of the Ask Pastor John podcast, John Piper responds to the question “The Bible gives us a lot of warnings about false teachers, but how can I identify if someone I listen to on the Internet is a false teacher? A number of people have been accused of being false teachers. How would I discern this? What should we be looking for?”
- How Can We Reconcile the Doctrine of Limited Atonement with 1 John 2:2? In 1 John 2:2, the Apostle tells his readers that Jesus “is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.” Does this verse reject the doctrine of limited atonement? From one of the Ask Ligonier events, Derek Thomas reflects on how John often uses the word “world” in his writings.
- The Holiness of God and the Sinfulness of Man.C. Sproul writes “Two things that every human being absolutely must come to understand are the holiness of God and the sinfulness of man. These topics are difficult for people to face.”
- John Piper on the Essential Achievement of Christ. John Piper preached a message at The Gospel Coalition’s 2021 National Conference on “The Essential Achievement of Christ” from Hebrews 9:1–10:18. Through this text, Piper expounded on six manifestations of Christ’s greatness, magnifying the central achievement—the removal of guilt—and the averting of God’s wrath from those who are in Christ Jesus.
Other Links of Interest
- The Preaching Class. John Piper distills lessons from more than three decades in the pulpit in 30 lectures and workshops.
- Religious Liberty in a Pluralistic Age: A Conversation with Andrew T. Walker. On this episode of the Thinking in Public podcast, Albert Mohler visits with Andrew Walker, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Apologetics at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His most recent book,Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age, surveys the theological and ethical foundations of religious freedom, and is the topic of this episode of Thinking in Public.
- The Decline and Renewal of the American Church: Part 1 – The Decline of the Mainline. This is the first in a four-part series from Tim Keller on how the American church came to be in decline and what a way forward could look like.
- Grace means your life will end in victory, no matter how many defeats you’ve had along the way. Paul Tripp
- No man can do me a truer kindness in this world than pray for me. Charles Spurgeon
- Grace means that when God asks you to wait, waiting is not just about what you will get at the end of the wait, but what you will become as you wait. Paul Tripp
- No man was ever sorry that he served the Lord. No man ever said at the end of his days, “I have read my Bible too much, I have thought of God too much, I have prayed too much, I have been too concerned about my soul.” Oh, no! C. Ryle
- Many of our idols are good things that have become dangerous things because they have become ruling things. Paul Tripp
- When you offer critique, do so gently. When you offer encouragement, do so fiercely. Scott Sauls
- As a result of grace, your identity is rooted in the achievements of another. Your hope is not based on how well you are doing, but on what Jesus has done for you. Paul Tripp
- Joy isn’t the absence of sadness, it’s the presence of the Holy Spirit. Burk Parsons
- When Satan tells me I am a sinner he comforts me immeasurably, since Christ died for sinners. Martin Luther