Tag Archives: John Piper

Works Do Not Earn God’s Love, But They Are A Powerful Means By Which We Experience It

Talking about the importance of works in the Christian life typically makes Evangelical Christians break out in a theological rash. As quickly in the conversation as possible they interject with sobriety and gravitas that we are saved by grace, not … Continue reading

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Does Life Get Easier When You Follow Christ?

Post by Pastor Tim Dillmuth – Does life get easier when you follow Christ?  I like how John Piper (and Paul the Apostle) answered that question.  John Piper said, The answer seems to be that the Christian life for Paul … Continue reading

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Resolving To Open Your Home Is One Thing; Actually Getting Anyone To Take You Up On The Offer Is Another

Here is a humbling realization about opening your home: After we overcome what John Piper aptly calls “the natural gravity of our self-centered life,” we will usually find that there is no line of strangers beating down our door eager to gain … Continue reading

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