We Are Mists and Marvels: Weighing the Beauty and Brevity of Life – Jon Bloom

It’s been ten years since my father died. A decade. Already? Nearly 20 percent of my lifetime has passed since I last saw him. Where did the time go? My…

God Still Uses Clay Pots

The New Testament was not written by the elite of Egypt. It was not written by the elite of Greece, Rome, or even Israel. The greatest scholars in the world…

Created to Draw Near: Our Life as God’s Royal Priests

We were created with a deep need for connection and community. That’s why the social isolation of the past few months has been exceptionally challenging for many. Especially when alone,…

Is Jesus Divine? 30% of “Evangelicals” Say No.

Who is Jesus Christ? Our State of Theology survey reveals what American adults and evangelicals believe about Christianity, truth, and ethics. The results are now available from our 2020 survey,…

What Exactly Is the Gospel? Ephesians 1:11–14, Part 7 – John Piper

According to Scripture, what exactly is the gospel? Watch Now Read More Desiring God

Becoming a Man with C.S. Lewis: Lessons from His Teenage Wanderings – Harry Lee Poe

Parenting teenagers is not for the faint of heart, and parents often feel discouraged that their children seem down on themselves in the seventh and eighth grades, rebellious in the…

Time and Vocation

Here’s an excerpt from Time and Vocation, Grant R. Castleberry’s contribution to the September issue of Tabletalk: We all know that time is a precious commodity. I have always been…

Hymn: “There Is a Fountain” by William Cowper

There is a fountain filled with blood,Drawn from Immanuel’s veins,And sinners plunged beneath that floodLose all their guilty stains:Lose all their guilty stains,Lose all their guilty stains; And sinners plunged…

Since Jesus Took Our Punishment, Why Didn’t He Need to Go to Hell Forever?

The smallest sin deserves eternal judgment from a holy God. Why didn’t Jesus need to spend eternity in hell in order to satisfy the Father’s justice on our behalf? From…

What Do You Love Most About God? – John Piper

Unless the Bible informs what we love most about God, we risk imagining a god in our own likeness, rather than treasuring him for who he really is. Listen Now…