Blog Posts | Joy in God

Quit Horsing Around

| Oct 2, 2013

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I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you.— Psalm 32:8–9 When we feel confused about what […]

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Happy Receiving and Happier Giving

| Aug 27, 2013

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Help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”—Acts 20:35 When I see someone who is weak—say a homeless person begging on the side of the road—it is tempting for me to ignore and, worse, to judge him. Thoughts of […]

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John Piper on Philippians 1:20–21

| Aug 1, 2013

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It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.—Philippians 1:20–21 The following excerpt is from a sermon Pastor John preached called God […]

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Joy in God Changes Everything

| Feb 17, 2013

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Psalm 37:4 commands us to delight in God. The foundation to this command is that God is the most desirable being in the universe. Real, lasting joy is found in him alone. And when his creatures realize that, when we find our greatest delight in him, he is maximally glorified. His worth shines the brightest […]

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