2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV
In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
A Worse Kind of Blind
The Bible is full of references to disease and disability more than 350 verses in 40 of the 66 books. Some references to disability are metaphors for something else. For example, Paul writes to the Corinthians: In their case
The Bondage of the Will, the Sovereignty of Grace, and the Glory of God
For Martin Luther, the issue of mans bondage to sin, and moral inability to believe or obey, was the root issue of the Reformation and the lynchpin of Protestantism.
Let Us Exult in the Hope of the Glory of God!
Whatever else you do or say or feel, of this you can be certain: God wills that you rejoice in the hope of seeing his glory.
Urgency and Gratitude
How are we supposed to understand and live out the paradoxes of Scripture?
The Gospel of the Glory of the Blessed God
Jason, by embracing the Bethlehem Bapitst Church Elder Affirmation of Faith, and by inviting Tom Schreiner and me to be part of your installation service, you have signaled your theological and ministerial lineage. The trademark of this lineage is expressed
The Called of Christ and the Loved of God
If youre a Christian, you have only come to faith because God called you. And if he called you, then you can be sure that he has a very special love for you.
Justification and the Diminishing Work of Christ
When the glory of Christ is partially obscured and the assurance of the soul is weakened, the costly, sacrificial labor of love is hindered.
How Do I Kill My Pride?
Faith kills pride by forcing us to look away from ourselves to God to receive the gift of salvation that we could never earn on our own.
The One Must-Read This Year
We will never fully comprehend or appreciate the fact that God has given us his own words in a book. John Piper gives us seven reasons to read the Bible every day.