Before You Criticize the President – Nathan Busenitz at The Cripplegate
1. Believers should pray for those in authority over them “so that you may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity (1 Timothy 2:1-2).
2. Christians should pray for the salvation of their leaders.
What is the “Theology of Glory”? – R.C. Sproul Jr. at Ligonier Ministries
Trouble is, we, like the disciples before us, are often zealous more for our own success, our own power, our own glory than we are for the kingdom. They wanted to know who would be first in the kingdom. We are often much the same. The notion of “the theology of glory” is a means to warn us against this temptation.
How Do You Relate to a Gay Family Member? – John Piper at Desiring God
Is there hope for a relationship with a family member who is not a believer and is in a same-sex relationship, and who knows your Christian position?
Guard Your Purity, Part 1 – John MacArthur at Grace to You
Our society looks more and more like the no-shame culture of the ancient Roman world—a world devoted to fulfilling perverse lusts and deviant desires. Believers in the New Testament world faced the same kinds of daily temptations we face—perhaps even worse.
But in the midst of that wicked society, Paul gave believers a clear command to abstain from immorality and live holy lives. In 1 Thessalonians 4:3, he wrote, “For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality.”
Guard Your Purity, Part 2 – John MacArthur at Grace to You
In simple terms, Paul says that sexual purity is a matter of developing self-control.
Spreading Your Prayers Before the Lord – FrankGantz.com Archives (November 2010)
Hezekiah had in his hand a troubling document regarding his future and the future of God’s people. He took this document and spread it before the Lord.
You will most certainly praise that which you most prize
— Darrin Patrick (@darrinpatrick) July 5, 2012
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