Today's Devotions

Showcase: Assorted Treats

  • Transforming this World: The Hope of Glory by NT Wright +

    Wright confronts the perspective that this world doesn’t matter, and that we live only to be in heaven. He shows Read More
  • Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire +

    It is doubtful if, in 1972, those attending one of Jim Cymbala's worship services in a run-down Brooklyn church imagined Read More
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Audio & Video

George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God by John Piper

John-Piper-8-706838The following is a presentation by John Piper at the 2004 Bethlehem Conference of Pastors--Simplicity of Faith, Sacred Scripture, and Satisfaction in God. An audio link to this talk is below.

http://www.desiringgod.org/resource-library/biographies/george-muellers-strategy-for-showing-god#/listen/full

George Mueller was a native German (a Prussian). He was born in Kroppenstaedt on September 27, 1805 and lived almost the entire nineteenth century. He died March 10, 1898 at the age of 92. He saw the great awakening of 1859 which he said "led to the conversion of hundreds of thousands."

Read more: George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God by John Piper

Forgiving and Forgiven, by Tim Keller

kellWhat does it mean to forgive someone? And what about anger? Tim Keller explores the meaning of  being angry and not sinning, while discussing the nature of forgiveness.

Therefore, putting away falsehood, let every one speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.  Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.

Read more: Forgiving and Forgiven, by Tim Keller

"Keeping Hope Alive" A Sermon by Lewis Smedes

Lewis_SmedesThe Rev. Dr. Lewis Smedes (1921-2002) was a professor of theology and ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California from 1968 till his retirement in 1995.  Before that he served for several years in church pastoral ministry (he was ordained in the Christian Reformed Church throughout his career) and taught religion and theology for ten years at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Read more: "Keeping Hope Alive" A Sermon by Lewis Smedes

Glorification (Receiving a Resurrection Body) by Dr. Wayne Grudem, from Systematic Theology, ch 42.)

grudem-wayneWhen will we receive a resurrection body?

What will they be like?

I. Explanation & Scriptural Basis

Definition - Glorification is the final step in the application of redemption. It will happen when Christ returns andraises from the dead the bodies of all believers for all time who have died, and reunites them with their souls, and changes the bodies of all believers who remain alive, thereby giving all believers at the same time perfect resurrection bodies like his own.

Read more: Glorification (Receiving a Resurrection Body) by Dr. Wayne Grudem, from Systematic Theology, ch 42.)

Reflections to Consider

  • Corporate Spirituality

    Encouragement, Accountability, and Worship Solitude, community and ministry are three areas requiring balance and integration in the Christian walk. The Read More
  • Companion of the Souls

    When the two disciples recognised Jesus as he broke the bread for them in their house in Emmaus, he "vanished Read More
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Favorites

  • Transforming this World: The Hope of Glory by NT Wright +

    Wright confronts the perspective that this world doesn’t matter, and that we live only to be in heaven. He shows Read More
  • What is Good in a World that Defies Hope: a talk by NT Wright +

    This is the second part of three talks by NT Wright at Harvard University in November, 2008 on the topic Read More
  • The Stream, the Lake and the River: NT Wright +

      Acts 2.1-21; John 7.37-39; a sermon at the Eucharist on the Feast of Pentecost, 11 May 2008, by the Read More
  • Jesus in the Perfect Storm by NT Wright +

    Zechariah 9.9-17; Luke 19.28-48; A sermon for Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011, In the University Chapel of St Salvator, St Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Warfare Spirituality +

    The Trinity function as farmers of our souls, actively caring for God’s creation: an ongoing, radical reclamation of His creation. Read More
  • You are free +

    The Jesus who calmed a sea of deadly, stormy waves, whose arrival sent thousands of demons cringing and cowering to Read More
  • Deliver us from Evil +

    Spiritual warfare is something that few Christians, regardless of their denomination, are accustomed to thinking about, let alone engaging in. Read More
  • Baby, you're a rich man! +

    The lover of money will not be satisfied with money; nor the lover of wealth, with gain. This also is Read More
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