Daily Devotional 9-25-16

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Awake and at War Joining Jesus in the Greatest Fight Article by John Piper Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org Blessed be the Lord, my rock,who trains my hands for war,and my fingers for battle.–Psalm 144:1Two thousand years ago, “the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel” (1 Samuel 17:45) sent his Son to earth on a new kind of mission among his enemies (Romans 8:7; Ephesians 2:3, 16). He would defeat them not by killing, but by dying, and he would gather...

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Daily Devotional 8-30-16

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

AUGUST 30, 2016 What Will You Do When the End Comes? Article by John Piper Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes? (Jeremiah 5:30–31) This is a plea that pastors, evangelists, teachers, parents, and friends warn those they love that, if they do not repent, they will be...

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Daily Devotional 8-22-16

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Do You Pray Like a Nonbeliever? Article by John Piper Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org Something is amiss when Christians pray the way unbelievers pray. Of course, unbelievers do pray. They pray by the millions. Countless nominal Christians in all the nations of the world pray almost every day. Just recently I read this about Latvia in Operation World: “Christianity is characterized by nominalism. . . . Although 60% belong to a Christian confession, only a small...

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Daily Devotional 8-7-16

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

AUGUST 7, 2016 Don’t Say God Is Silent with Your Bible Closed Article by Matt Brown Scripture: Psalm 1:1–2    Topic: The Bible “Don’t say God is silent when your Bible is closed.” I don’t know who said or shared it first, but it’s clear this simple statement resonates with many, at least it has with me. These ten words rebuke our fear that God might be inactive or uncaring in the brokenness and messiness of our lives, and reminds us that he cares, he...

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Daily Devotional 8-1-16

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

AUGUST 3, 2016 Three Steps to Stop Wasting Your Life Three Steps to Stop Wasting Your Life Interview by John Piper Topic: The Unwasted Life Audio Transcript A few years back John Piper recorded a series of video devotionals for the YouVersion Bible app. One of those devotions that came out of the recording was on Proverbs 3, verses five and six. What Pastor John delivered is what we are calling: Three Steps to Stop Wasting Your Life. Here’s what he said. Proverbs...

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