Philippians 3:8–9: One Way to Know You’re in Christ

Our hope for Look at the Book is to help you learn to read the Bible for yourself. We invite you to consider the featured study questions below before watching the lab. Faith is the experience of Christ as our surpassing worth and all else as rubbish by comparison. In this lab, John Piper clarifies Read More

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New Film Shows Why We Still Need the Puritans

[embedded content] I was sitting in the bleachers waiting on my son to finish baseball practice when a man sitting near asked, “What’s that you’re reading? Is it a Christian book?” I paused, trying to think of the best way to tell him I was reading a work by a Puritan preacher from the 16th century. Read More

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The Doctrine of Assurance Pt. 7

Assurance and the Gospel We’re nearing the end of our study on the doctrine of the assurance of salvation, with just 2 more considerations out of 1 John. You know that I prefer to be teaching systematically out of a book of the Bible at a time – but we’re taking a break from that Read More

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A Call to Repentance (Part One)

Hosea 6:1-6 Come, let us return to the Lord. For he has torn us, and he will heal us; he has wounded us, and he will bind up our wounds. He will revive us after two days, and on the third day he will raise us up so we can live in his presence. Let Read More

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Christian, God is a Father to You

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What To Do When Christians Clash!

What are we to do when Christians clash? I’m not thinking of momentary spats or minor disagreements, but of significant divisions and conflict grounded in equally sincere convictions about what is right and wise. If you’ve been a Christian for any period of time you’ve no doubt seen it or, sadly, been embroiled in one Read More

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How Can I Do Performance-Based Work without Becoming Lazy or Prideful?

I am a typical achiever/perfectionist personality, so I struggle with idols of control and pride based on my performance. My job is sales-based, so there’s a direct connection between my results and my success at the company. I know we’re commanded to work heartily unto the Lord. Yet I struggle to balance pursuing my sales Read More

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