Month: April 2016

1 Peter 1:6–9, Part 2 // Love by Faith, Not by Sight

Revival Bible Study

Do you love Jesus? A genuine affection for and devotion to Jesus is an unmistakable miracle made possible only by God’s work. In this lab, John Piper looks at the affect of the new birth on our heart’s response to Christ. He also asks how the promise of God’s glory in the future affects our lives today. For the study guide, visit desiringgod.org/labs/love-by-faith-not-by-sight.

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Count the Cost!

Thoughts and Convictions

The Christian life, as we have seen, is one that it totally dedicated to God and His Son Jesus Christ alone. The gospel demands that we surrender all that we are to Christ; He is now Lord and King over our lives. What does it mean for God to be the King over your life? It means that He permeates absolutely everything you do. From the time you wake up in the morning to the time you lay back down to sleep and everything in between then, the Lord must be first-place.

For Him to be first place it will cost you a lot. For thousands of years it has cost men their lives in order to gain Christ. For those of us in North America, who live  comfortably, and have no threat to our lives, it must cost us every pleasure, it must cost us every selfish desire, it…

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