Category Archives: Sanctification/Holy living

Insightful comments on Philippians 4:5

John MacArthur has some very insightful comments on the verse in Philippians 4:5 – Let your forbearing / reasonable / content / gracious / gentle spirit be evident to all men, the Lord is near”. “Rejoice in the Lord always; … Continue reading

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As I walk through this dark forest

As I walk through this dark forest. On Triablogue http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2018/08/as-i-walked-through-wilderness-of-this.html

Posted in Perseverance, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

Make War against your own sin

The music in this makes it really dramatic and effective, in my opinion.  Whoever came up with the music to go with this section of Piper’s sermon, well . . . did a good job. This section of the above … Continue reading

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The struggle of prayer

The struggle of prayer is not our wrestling with God to convince Him to give us what we desire, but our wrestling with His Word until we are illuminated and subdued by it, saying, “Not my will, but Your will … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

The Perfect Wisdom of Our God – the Gettys

Posted in God's Sovereignty, Music, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual songs, worship

How our suffering Glorifies God

  See the link where John Piper preached the same message at a different venue – see the written text of his message. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-our-suffering-glorifies-the-greatness-of-the-grace-of-god

Posted in Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Suffering and God's Sovereignty

Make War on your own self-pity and temptation to sulk

“Make War on your urge to sulk” by John Piper One of the reasons John Piper is such a blessing to me (and to so many) is that he is so honest and real about his own sinful tendencies; and also … Continue reading

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