God’s purpose is to be known: “That your way may be known on earth” (v. 2) God’s purpose is to be praised: “Let the peoples praise you” (v. 3). God’s purpose is to be enjoyed: “Let the nations be glad and sing for joy” (v. 4). God’s purpose is to be feared and reverenced: “Let […]
Piper on God's Strange Path to Save All the Nations
Piper’s quick summary of God’s path, through Abraham and Israel, to save all the nations: God chose Abraham and said “I will bless you to be a blessing, and through you all the nations of the earth shall be blessed” (Genesis 12, 15). Psalm 67 is a realization and praying into reality of that promise […]
Platt: 3 Reasons We Must Go to the Unreached with Urgency
“Let’s apply these truths to the unreached.” “There are 6,000 plus people groups with little or no access to the gospel. Over 2.5 billion people. Why must we give our lives, losing them if necessary, to spreading this gospel? Why must we go to them with urgency?” 3 reasons: 1. The knowledge of God in […]
Platt on God's Remedy for Sin
A summary of Platt on God’s remedy for our sin: How can a holy God look at a guilty sinner and say: “Innocent”? We rightly expect God to justify the innocent and condemn the guilty. And none are innocent. So how can God call the guilty innocent? Jesus’ death is the payment for sin. All […]
David Platt on Total Depravity
“Everything in all of creation responds to God, until you get to man and we have the audacity to look him in the face and say ‘no.’ From this sin, we see lostness all over this book (Isaiah). What does it mean to be lost? It means to be cut off from God. To live […]
Louie Giglio's Mashup of Stars Singing "How Great is Our God"
Louie Giglio brought in some amazing illustrations from astronomy to illustrate the supremacy of God. Apparently, the electromagnetic radiation that quasars emit translates into sound. “Stars don’t just shine; they also sing.” So he put some quasars up on the screen and then the sound their signals reduce to. Then he did this for some […]
"God is Bigger Than We Think He Is"
Louie Giglio: There is a ripple effect of the gospel that is undeniable. It doesn’t lead us to just contemplate what happened to us, but proclaim what Christ has done. God is bigger than we think he is. I don’t know how big you think he is, but he’s still bigger than that. God is […]