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Desiring God
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.
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Desiring God 4h
Being “sorrowful, yet always rejoicing” doesn’t mean we need to rejoice about our suffering.
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Desiring God 6h
“Nothing creates as great a barrier to seeing what is really there in Scripture as a heart that loves other things more than God.” —
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Desiring God 12h
What role should Christian podcasts play alongside the local church? Pastor John gives four purposes for Ask Pastor John and a caution for when to stop listening.
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Desiring God 14h
“Without the Bible, we will soon lose the genuine gospel and the real Jesus and the true God. For now, if we are to saturate our lives with the words of life, we must be people of the Book.” —
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Desiring God 16h
As foreign, unpredictable, and intimidating as the harvest may look, there are depths of intimacy and joy we will only find in those fields.
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Desiring God 18h
“I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” —Jeremiah 29:11
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Desiring God Oct 16
We may lose mother or father, sister or brother, job or home when we follow Jesus, but we always gain far more in him than we ever lose.
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Desiring God Oct 16
“Not only does God have the power to make the utterly unthinkable happen in 24-hour cycles; he also has the patience to watch attentively over his words, and bring them to pass in his perfect timing, whether it spans days and weeks, or generations and millennia.” —
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Desiring God Oct 16
When should you stop listening to a Christian podcast? When it no longer grows your love for Jesus, his word, his church, and the lost.
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Desiring God Oct 16
God needs to work a miracle in our hearts to make us love what is supremely lovely: Himself.
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Desiring God Oct 16
“If you share the desires of the world, you will pass away. You will not only lose your treasure. You will lose your life. If you love the world, it will pass away and take you with it.” —
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Desiring God Oct 16
Three priceless realities purchased for us by Jesus at the cross: 1. Omnipotent wrath removed 2. New, holy hearts given 3. The apex of God’s glory revealed at last — in the face of Christ
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Desiring God Oct 16
“It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.” —Philippians 1:20
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Desiring God Oct 15
Jesus died to secure our highest joy. Not only does he remove God’s righteous wrath and give us new hearts, but at the cross he shows himself to be the very treasure who will satisfy our souls forever.
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Desiring God Oct 15
“The deepest longing of the human heart and the deepest meaning of heaven and earth are summed up in this: the glory of God.” —
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Desiring God Oct 15
The essence of genuine conversion to Christ is awakening to Christ as supremely valuable.
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Desiring God Oct 15
Six steps to making wise decisions: 1. Pursue radical holiness. 2. Become Bible-saturated. 3. Know yourself. 4. Learn about the needs of the world. 5. Pray earnestly for leading. 6. Seek counsel.
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Desiring God Oct 15
“Aspire to be the very best and most fruitful you that you can be for God’s glory. Don’t dishonor God by devaluing the gifts he’s given you. Don’t waste valuable time grumbling about gifts you don’t have or resenting others for the gifts they do have.” —
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Desiring God Oct 15
Luther, Calvin, and the other Reformers turned to church history again and again to support their views of God’s sovereignty in salvation. But so did Catholics. So which side did church history really support?
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Desiring God Oct 15
“Serve by the strength that God supplies — in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.” —1 Peter 4:11
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