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John Piper

Exodus for All the Earth

John PiperNovember 8, 1981 "God created man in his own image; in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them. And God blessed them and God said to them, 'Be fruitful, and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it" (Gen. 1:27,28). The reason God made us in his own image and told us to fill... Read More
John Piper

Jesus Is Precious Because He Removes Our Guilt

John PiperFebruary 21, 1982 Romans 3:19-26 Now we know that whatever the law says it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and so the whole world may be held accountable to God. For no human being will be justified in his sight by works of the law, since through the law co... Read More
John Piper

Jesus Is Precious Because We Yearn for Beauty

John PiperMarch 28, 1982 2 Corinthians 3:7-11 I am going to assume this morning that there is a God who is personal and who created all things. There are not many atheists who come to church and so the only evidence for this assumption that I lay before you is this: if there is no personal God then the concep... Read More
John Piper

The Emergence of Sin and Misery

John PiperOctober 11, 1981 THE EMERGENCE OF SIN AND MISERY Biblical history is unintelligible without the doctrine of creation. The record of events from Adam and Eve through the history of Israel, the coming of Christ, the rise of the church and the coming consummation make no sense apart from this truth: Go... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
Revival Messages

Christ Prepares A Place For Prepared People

Christ Prepares A Place For Prepared People By Daniel E. Williams Shortly before His crucifixion and in anticipation of His resurrection and ascension, the Lord Jesus said to the disciples, “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions... Read More
Richard Owen Roberts

Twelve Articles of Explicit Agreement

By the mercy of God I have been a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ since my early youth. Over the years of my earthly pilgrimage I have known what it is like to climb great spiritual mountains and how it feels to fall into chasms of blackness. I have had long seasons of great Christian joy and inte... Read More
Samuel Rutherford

Preparations Before Conversion: Part II

Samuel RutherfordObjection by Saltmarsh. But others bid the troubled soul believe, but he must first seek in himself qualifications or conditions. But this is to will them to walk in the light of their own sparks. Answer. If to bid men abstain from flagitious sins, and from seeking glory of men, that are both neck-b... Read More
Tom Macartney

God cares

Tom MacartneyIt is a sad world we live in, and it is our fault. Yet, while we have abandoned God, He has not abandoned us! The fact is that God cares tremendously about our human predicament. From beginning to end the Bible declares this. The cross proves this. While we have forfeited any claim on God by going o... Read More
Tom Macartney

How to become a Christian

Tom Macartney1. Admit that you have sinned. “For all have sinned.” “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” Romans 3:23; 1 John 1:8 Your sin separates you from God and leads to death. “God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” 1 John 1:5 “For the wages of sin is death.... Read More

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