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John Piper – What is Idolatry?

In our circles, Pastor John, we hear a lot about idols. So what is an idol? Why are they dangerous? And what does an idol look like in today’s world? Maybe the best way to get at this instead of trying to reach out to the whole Bible and pull all the pieces together —…

1 Corinthians 10

New International Version (NIV) Warnings From Israel’s History 10 For I do not want you to be ignorant of the fact, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud and that they all passed through the sea. 2 They were all baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea. 3…

Idolatry

An idol is anything we treasure and prioritize more than God, and ends up replacing God. Those who have idols, yet have an outward appearance of seeking God won’t find Him. If you have any idols and still externally seek God, He won’t be found by you.   Idolatry

Jesus plus nothing

Look to Jesus for your complete salvation. Nothing else. Your attitude when you don’t get your desires says a lot about who or what you truly worship. The ability to forgo EVERYTHING for Christ is central to our Christian walk, even if this self-denial literally kills us. May God rid us of our idols. Idolatry

Earth has nothing I desire besides You

Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you. But as for me, it…

1 Corinthians 6 – Flee sexual immorality

Sexual Immorality 12 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but I will not be mastered by anything. 13 You say, “Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, and God will destroy them both.” The body, however, is not meant for…

Think about Jesus more than ANR

The believer’s priority If this blog makes you stumble or in any way distracts you from Jesus Christ, stop visiting until you re-focus on the only One that deserves your obsession. Please spend more time reading your Bible than this blog. The point of my site is Christ, not ANR. Please forgive me if I’ve…