The Importance of Knowing Jesus

Matthew 7:21-23 "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and … Continue reading The Importance of Knowing Jesus


The Reality of Hell

When I got up this morning, I didn’t think about hell, and I didn’t expect to when I picked up my devotional book. Not usually something covered in devotional books, but I happened to be reading a John Piper devotional book. There is no such thing as usual when it comes to the writings of … Continue reading The Reality of Hell

More from Piper

Here is an example of what I meant about John Piper in my previous blog entry. In speaking of suffering of the 20th century from genocides to natural disasters, Piper writes, “then add the sadness and pain and eventual death of your own family. When I think on these things, it makes me tremble at … Continue reading More from Piper