Desiring God
03/26/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
The single best strategy for fighting sin is this: knowing and enjoying God.

How to Deal with the Guilt of Sexual Failure for the Glory of Christ and His Global Cause
Desiring God
03/26/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
Paul calls death “gain” not because he will be unconscious, but because he will be in the presence of Christ.

Does My Soul Sleep After Death?
Desiring God
03/26/2017 at 03:03. Facebook
Lord, keep me from wasting my life on something other than you. Don’t ever let me settle for less.

Lord, Keep Me from Wasting My Life
Desiring God
03/26/2017 at 00:03. Facebook
Our prayer in the desert is not simply for strength and survival, but for joy. Only Christians can really rejoice in trials, because only Christians find more of God there.

My Joy in the Desert
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 22:03. Facebook
God does not call us to avoid our pain or numb our pain, but to look at our pain and ask him for a deeper joy.

20 Quotes on Loneliness
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 19:33. Facebook
John Piper: “Since September 11, 2001, I have seen more clearly than ever how essential it is to exult explicitly in the excellence of Christ crucified for sinners and risen from the dead.

“Christ must be explicit in all our God-talk. It will not do, in this day of pluralism, to talk about the glory of God in vague ways. God without Christ is no God. And a no-God cannot save or satisfy the...
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Don’t Waste Your Life
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
Every person or thing we trust will eventually fail us — except Jesus. Only he can bear the full weight of our hope.

The Pleasure of God in Those Who Hope in His Love
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
John Piper on how to be more productive:

1: Don’t copy me.
2: Focus on great goals.
3: Be seasonally-minded.
4: Work from life goals.
5: Labor toward the account you will give to God.
6: Work urgently.
7: Kill half-heartedness.
8: Persist, persist, persist.
9: Joyfully embrace hard tasks.
10: Find your calling.

Ten Principles for Personal Productivity
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 03:03. Facebook
We have often loved what we’ve learned about God more than God himself. If the crucified Son is not at the center of what we believe, our theology has lost its anchor and its meaning.

Is Theology Your Idolatry?
Desiring God
03/25/2017 at 00:03. Facebook
When Christians consider the complex issue of immigration, let’s not be driven by our own comforts and conveniences. God is bringing the nations to us. Will we bring them to him?

Is It Against the Law to Love Illegals?
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
The deepest root of pornography is unbelief — unbelief that Jesus is more satisfying than sex, or ego, or the feeling of being admired.
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Jesus did not die only to ransom you from hell. He died to ransom you from wasting your life here on earth.

1 Peter 3:10–12: The Key to Enjoying Your Life
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
“If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all” (Isaiah 7:9). If you feel fragile today, you are in the best place to receive the help that every one of us needs.

The Neediness You Need to Be Strong
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
God promised Israel that he would send a Messiah to save them, but to this day, millions of Jews have rejected him. Does this mean God’s promise to them failed?

Who Is the True Israel?
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
Mormon teachings form a tangled web that undermines the glory of Christ and the true gospel of salvation.

Should We Baptize the Dead?
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 07:45. Facebook
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 03:03. Facebook
When we find ourselves consistently disappointed in worship, it’s time to begin checking our own hearts.

Disappointing Worship Services
Desiring God
03/24/2017 at 00:02. Facebook
A single drop of water says enough about God’s bigness to make us feel very small and very loved.

Drowning in a Drop of Water
Desiring God
03/23/2017 at 22:02. Facebook
Jesus didn’t die just to forgive your sins and rescue you from hell. He died to bring you to God.
Desiring God
03/23/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Pastor John counsels a man who struggles with sexual sin and worries that he may be beyond repentance.

Has My Sexual Sin Made Me Unsavable?