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5 Times Blocked

John Piper, in a sermon from Amos 4:4-13, “Prepare to Meet Your God”

In verses 6–11 Amos is done with irony. He reminds the people that God has shouted the truth of his reality to them in five striking ways that they might return.

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Music Monday: "O Lord, My Rock and My Redeemer"


  1. I am not a musical expert. The opinions I give are just my thoughts as a listener.
  2. The passages and theological observations made are what run through my mind when I listen.
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Oratio, meditatio, tentatio

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. (Psalm 119:67)

I have recently finished reading John Piper’s short and superb little biography, 

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Enabling Power of the Gospel?: A Response to Dr. Leighton Flowers

I’ve listened to a fair amount of Dr. Leighton Flowers.  Not only have I spoken to him three times on his podcast, but I’ve also engaged him in discussion on the subject of Calvinism via Facebook.  2,452 more words

Christ & Salvation

Sola Gratia - Grace Alone For Salvation

The Following is the transcript of my recent sermon on Sola Gratia – Grace Alone.

3 Types of Grace:

Common Grace

God shows kindness to all. 2,887 more words

"Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs: The Gospel According to Isaiah"

1 Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 2 For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry… 3,039 more words


In awe of my King, Messiah, and God: Jesus Christ

This long awaited King
who rules the heavenly hosts,
breathed life into this world
He arrived as The Messiah
Carrying the greatest news for men… 114 more words