Like a doctor who is gravely sick, but never takes the medicine she prescribes for others, we can preach, pray, read and sing today, but always with one eye on the clock to make sure it all runs to time. We don’t pay attention to ourselves.
Did you enjoy Easter? I’m sure the music was great, the church was full and looked brilliant, the sermons were ones you put your heart into – and there were loads of visitors. But did you enjoy Easter? I mean, did you enjoy the gospel itself, for yourself, to God’s glory? Did you delight in
After 33 years as their pastor, John Piper preached his farewell sermon on Easter Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist.http://t.co/KH42MuUnFy/
Well it can be – or, at least, every week if you get your creativity working. John Piper has a brilliant book out, called Fifty Reasons why Jesus Came to Die. It’s published in the normal ways, but as usual with Piper you can get it as a free pdf