Technology can elevate us, causing us to be proud, self-centered or self-promoting. Technology can hurt and humiliate. It can also suffocate you, emptying your life of quiet, solitude and rest. Don't forget to love people and communicate with them face to face. Preached at Fellowship Church. Property of www.creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:6-7, Proverbs 16:18, Psalm 139:23
Pride and narcissism can cause us to lead empty lives. The prescription for pride is servanthood-the selfless, sacrificial investment of Christ-like love in the lives of others.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11
Many have asked the intriguing question, "Why was it right for God to slaughter women and children in the Old Testament? How can that ever be right?" It's right for God to slaughter women and children anytime he pleases. God gives life and he takes life. Everybody who dies, dies because God wills that they die. God is taking life every day. He will take 50,000 lives...
Author: John Piper
Topic: Preaching & Teaching
"Jesus didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life and then died a selfless, obedient death—and the worst kind of death at that—a crucifixion." Phil. 2:8 MSG She’s the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every funeral. High-maintenance people wear me out. I’ve decided that I’m not going to be a spectator or victim of their behavior....
Author: Don McMinn
Scripture: Philippians 2:8-8
Introverts and extroverts — it seems like a useful designation for personality types. Even if they’re not biblical categories, they lead to an interesting conversation for Christians, and to this question today from a middle-aged man. “Pastor John, how can I tell if I am being introverted in social settings or simply being selfish? Is this something you have ever struggled...
Author: John Piper
I sometimes post pictures on Instagram of books that I’m reading, usually just a stack on my table to let my followers know what I’m thinking about at the moment. The stack is almost always very heavily redacted. It’s not (necessarily) a list of recommendations, but a real-time rundown of what I’m consuming. Even so, I would never include in the stack Why I Don’t Believe in...
Author: Russell Moore