Monthly Archives: April 2014

Glorifying God by delighting in Him: books by John Piper

On Sunday evenings recently we’ve been listening to three talks by Sam Storms on the power of enjoying God in a Christian’s life to defeat sin.  I mentioned three books by John Piper related to this and am pleased that … Continue reading

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Word Alive 2014: Don Carson preaching from the book of Jeremiah.

Just wanted to say to anyone who reads this that if you want to hear some challenging preaching that is straight from the Bible text, watch or listen to Don Carson’s sermons on Jeremiah from Word Alive 2014. Take them … Continue reading

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Taking God at His Word – Kevin DeYoung, Why the Bible is worth knowing, trusting and loving.

I’ve just finished “Taking God at His Word” by Kevin DeYoung, picked up at Word Alive this year. The sub-title of the book says it all: “Why the Bible is worth knowing, trusting and loving.” He runs through the four … Continue reading

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Prayer is like rubbish (garbage if you’re American)

At least that’s the comparison Dale Ralph Davis makes as he looks at Manoah’s prayer to God in Judges 13:8 in his Focus on the Bible commentary on Judges (pages 160-161).  It’s a great comparison in at least two ways: … Continue reading

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