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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

John Piper’s Works Righteousness “Gospel” (Part 1) — Piper’s teaching tactics and view of God

And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.  Gal 4:6-7   In this series of posts we intend to show you the erroneous and harmful …

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How Did David Treat Goliath? (Shouldn’t He Have Been More Loving?)

Goliath was an abuser. A really nasty one. Listen to him: 1 Samuel 17:8-10  He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, “Why have you come out to draw up for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not servants of Saul? Choose a man for yourselves, and let him come down …

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No posts this Mon, Tues or Wed

Blog announcement We have decided not to publish posts this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We’ve made this decision for a couple of reasons. We want to keep John Piper’s Divorce Doctrine: Opinion Turned Into God’s Law at the top of the blog for a few days. We are encouraging our readers to send out this post to pastors, …

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God Gives Vengeance to the Afflicted and Rescues us from Men of Violence

Psa 18:46-50 The LORD lives, and blessed be my rock, and exalted be the God of my salvation– (47) the God who gave me vengeance and subdued peoples under me, (48) who delivered me from my enemies; yes, you exalted me above those who rose against me; you rescued me from the man of violence. …

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John Piper’s Divorce Doctrine: Opinion Turned Into God’s Law

John Piper, prominent teacher of marriage permanency in the Reformed churches promotes his doctrine as “radical”. He teaches that divorce for any reason whatsoever is “marital sin” despite one being subject to abuse, adultery, or abandonment. He teaches that a divorced person must remain single and not remarry as long as their former spouse is …

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The Difficulty and Necessity of Accepting the Unlove

Recently, Jeff Crippen made a comment on this post: It seems to me that the physical relationship between husband and wife is an outgrowth of the nature of their heart relationship. If the heart is bad, all that proceeds from it will be colored by that. So the fact that your husband is manipulative, mean, …

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