Rereading Classic Books Last night, while re-reading for the fourth time, John Piper’s Desiring God, I was reminded why I am a “Christian Hedonist.” Buy the book and read it slowly. Back in college when I first came to trust in Christ, when I first starting reading the Bible regularly (hours a day at times), … More Desiring God
Tuesday is for Preaching I am re-reading John MacArthur’s Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ (Thomas Nelson, 2010). It is such a powerful book and it starts in the preface with a compelling story of a brother in Christ who gave his life in testimony to the beauty and attractiveness of Christ … More When You Say You are a Christian, What Does it Mean?
25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25-26, ESV) The Living One The Living One He was dead . … More The Living One: A Post Easter Meditation
Monday is for Discussion “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life … More Is There Any Reason to Think Jesus Didn’t Mean What He Said?
There are people we meet who change our lives. There are experiences we have that change our lives. There are thoughts we think that change our lives. In the early 70’s, when I came to know Christ, there was a song I heard that changed my life. This was that song. Words and melody still … More There are Songs You Hear that Change You