John Piper on Fighting Bitterness

Suffering is inevitable. Bitterness is a choice. Recently, I listened to John Piper speak about bitterness on one of the “Ask Pastor John” audio clips that Desiring God holds almost daily. Piper mentions four ways we can fight bitterness. You can listen to the full audio here, and I have also listed Piper’s four points […]

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Trusting God is Not Easy

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5). The Bible tells us on many occasions to trust God, but it never tells us that trusting God will be easy. Trusting God is not some fairy-tale, comfort-free, stress-free activity. No, in many situations, it can be […]

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More Than Conquerors

Paul writes to the Church in Rome: “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? . . . No, in all these things we are more than conquerors” (Romans 8:36-37). Did you catch that at the end? Paul doesn’t say […]

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