1 Thessalonians 2:4 ESV
But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.
Focus on Pleasing God, Not People
God did not make you to be what somebody else wants you to be. God didnt make you to be what your parents want you to be, what your girlfriend or boyfriend wants you to & Continue reading Focus on Pleasing God, Not People
Yes, You Can Please Your Father
Sometimes Christians can give the impression that pleasing God is a sub-biblical motivation. Were totally justified, someone might say. Were totally accepted. If we tell our kids to please God, we are training them to be little moralists...
Does It Matter What Others Think?
The answer is not simple. Some Biblical texts seem to say no. Others, yes.
What does the Bible say about ambition?
What does the Bible say about ambition? Is it wrong to be ambitious? What is a proper biblical ambition?
Jesus Is Precious Because Through Him We Become Authentic
We don't have a deep sense of peace and fulfillment when we have successfully deluded everybody about who we really are or what we really feel or think. There is a deep (and I believe God-given) longing to be authentic, not to be hypocrites.
Incentives for Acting the Miracle: Fear, Rewards, and the Multiplicity of Biblical Motivations
In this message, Kevin DeYoung seeks to address the misconception that there is only one motivation for holiness.
When God Is Pleased
How do you know when God is pleased with you?
If Someone Doesnt Like Me, Have I Ruined My Christian Witness?
When is it right to please people? When is it wrong to please people? Here are some guidelines from John Piper.
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