4 Things To Pray Before You Read Your Bible

Over the years, my bible reading has been immensely helped by John Piper's acrostic prayer I.O.U.S. It's a prayer that really gets at what we need God to do for us and our hearts when we come to the Bible. It's honest about where our hearts are usually at when we open the word, and desperately … Continue reading 4 Things To Pray Before You Read Your Bible

God’s Pleasure to Do You Good

From John Piper's Solid Joys Devotional.  “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) Jesus will not sit by and let us disbelieve without a fight. He takes up the weapon of the word and speaks it with power for all who struggle to believe. … Continue reading God’s Pleasure to Do You Good

A Glorious Juxtaposition

The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and kind in all his works. Psalm 145:17 I mainly wrote this post just so I could use the word juxtaposition. The word is glorious in its own right and in my not-so-humble opinion, deserves much more airtime than our everyday English gives it. But that's just … Continue reading A Glorious Juxtaposition