Tag Archives: John Piper

Feel no gratitude? Give thanks anyway.

Actually I finished John Piper’s When I don’t desire God last month but a particular idea from the Bible has lodged itself in my mind. You know how it is that we give thanks out of the gratitude welling in … Continue reading

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Free from the addicting powers of the present moment

Lewis’ unwavering commitment to what is True and Real and Valuable, as opposed to what is trendy or fashionable or current, has been another kind of liberation for me, namely, from “chronological snobbery.” He loved the wisdom of the ages, … Continue reading

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Just write

This blog is an avenue for my writing (although I think I do more linking and quoting than write original stuff). And to tell the truth, I realised that I enjoy writing. It’s a channel for creative expression. And I … Continue reading

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How to be filled with the Holy Spirit (How do you drink the wine of God? Meditation on Ephesians 5:18-21)

Below is an extract from John Piper’s meditation on the said Taste and See article. I love how-to articles. What could get simpler than a how-to article, right? But I would be a fool to think that I can be … Continue reading

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‘Want to’ vs ‘Ought to’

Read this in John Piper’s book Taste and See, and I was like, omg John Piper wrote this for me. You can feel proper remorse that the ‘want to’ is very small and weak – like a mustard seed – … Continue reading

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The saddest words

Of all the words of tongue or pen, the saddest are, ‘It might’ve been.’ That’s not true. There are sadder words, like “Of all the words of tongue or pen, the saddest are, ‘It can never change.’” That would be … Continue reading

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Real justice

Why is God just to punish Jesus for our sins when doing a similar thing would be so unjust for a human judge to do? *** The above is question someone posed to Pastor John Piper recently. Actually, I’ve had … Continue reading

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