Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 4)

March 25 Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 4) Happy Palm Sunday, friends! This fourth and final segment that I’m sharing today from John Piper’s book Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die does a beautiful job of preparing us for Christ’s resurrection that we’ll celebrate seven days from now. Jesus came to die… … Continue reading Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 4)

5 Truths from Jesus to Inspire Our Prayer

Several months ago, my sister Leanna and I were asked to co-teach a Sunday School lesson on prayer for the ladies’ class at our church. Our class has been traveling through Jen Wilkin’s study of the Sermon on the Mount, and our particular text was Matthew 6:5-8. Leanna and I each dissected the passage on … Continue reading 5 Truths from Jesus to Inspire Our Prayer

Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 3)

March 18 Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 3) Today’s snippet from John Piper’s book Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die is truly thought-provoking. Jesus came to die… To Learn Obedience and Be Perfected Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. (Heb. 5:8) The very book in the … Continue reading Why Did Jesus Come to Die? (Reason 3)

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Want to Follow My Heart

It’s clear that some of America’s greatest icons are sending their spectators a message. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I've learned, that's the path to happiness.” “Follow your heart and make it your decision.” “I'm here … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Don’t Want to Follow My Heart