Tag Archives: John Piper

“Gaining The Glory” (II Thessalonians 2:14 sermon)

Samuel Rutherford was a Puritan who pastored in Scotland in the 1600’s. He was persecuted by the government for his Biblical beliefs, and was banished from his church. Rutherford is noted for many things, including his famous “Letters” he wrote … Continue reading

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The Search For Delight (Psalm 37:4 sermon)

“Hedonism” is the belief that pleasure is the most important thing in the world, and that you should live your life, for pleasure. Most Christians would say that hedonism is wrong — but a few years ago pastor John Piper … Continue reading

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“So Loved” (John 3:16 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 9-25-16) Some time ago I read an interesting article on what the author considered to be the greatest love stories of all time in history and literature.  There were many familiar stories listed: Shakespeare’s Romeo and … Continue reading

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Book Review: THINK: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper

In the introduction to John Piper’s Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God, Piper writes that his book is a plea not to be “either/or” regarding thinking and feeling, that we need them both. And he … Continue reading

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Missions in the Context of Worship

Acts 13:2              “Missions in the Context of Worship”  Last year, at our Saturday evening missions banquet, one of our visiting missionaries spoke of the trials of serving overseas.  Many of our hearts were touched as she shared about how they … Continue reading

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