This is what we mean when we use terms like sovereign grace or irresistible grace. We mean that the Holy Spirit is God’s Spirit, and therefore he is omnipotent and sovereign. And therefore, he is irresistible and infallibly effective in his regenerating work. Which doesn’t mean that we don’t resist him. We do.
John Piper
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Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament

I’m currently reading a great book on church planting called Church Planter: the Man, the Message, the Mission, and written by Darrin Patrick. In the Message section, with the chapter titled, “Christ-Centered”, he ends the chapter by quoting Tim Keller, who delivered a message on seeing Jesus in the Old Testament at the 2006 Resurgence […]

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Higher Up and Further Back

I saw this quote this morning on the Gospel Coalition blog… In one of the most powerful and poetic paragraphs I’ve ever read on human yearning and the hope of the gospel, Cornelius Plantinga (President of Calvin Theological Seminary) writes: The truth is that nothing in this earth can finally satisfy us. Much can make […]

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