Monthly Archives: November 2009

How Great Is Our God – Part 5

If you were reading this blog back in the beginning of 2008, this will make more sense than if you weren’t. From January 2008 to April 2008, I posted a series of blogs titled, “How Great Is Our God.” The purpose of these was to look more in depth at the attributes of God. Obviously, there are so many, so I want to post another part in this title series. This part is going to look at the Sovereignty of God.

The sovereignty of God is the absolute authority, rule, and government of God in the whole of the reality that exists distinct from Himself. It respects His relation to other beings and to all other being and existence.

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Three Questions

John PiperDesiring God, p.60 | “When every human being stands before God on the Day of judgment, God would not have to use one sentence of Scripture to show us our guilt and the appropriateness of our condemnation. He would only need to ask three questions:

1. Was it not plain in nature that everything you had was a gift and that you were dependent on your Maker for life and breath and everything?

2. Did not the judicial sentiment in your own heart always hold other people guilty when they lacked gratitude they should have had in response to a kindness you performed?

3. Has your life been filled with gratitude and trust towards Me in proportion to My generosity and authority?

Case closed.”

(HT: Symphony of Scripture)

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Around the Blog World – 11/6/09

Here are a few articles and/or blogs of others that were pretty interesting to read. Enjoy.

9 Ways to Know the Gospel of Christ Is True – John Piper, Desiring God

Rising from the Valley of Death – Interview of Steven Curtis Chapman, following the releasing of his new album.

Did Jesus Wear Designer Robes? – The “prosperity” gospel preached in Africa (Global Conversation. There is also a video on the right side of the screen.)

To Love Him Is To Know Him – Tim Challies

Prayerlessness is Unbelief – Kevin DeYoung, blogger at the Gospel Coalition

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