John Piper: The ultimate essence of evil is the loss of taste for God as our all-satisfying life and joy, and the preference for other things above God himself.
At its best, philosophy offers a depressing meaningless for our lives; but, such empty philosophy is wrong. It cannot see the truly fulfilling reality: we have an amazingly grand purpose. As physical creatures, we eat, drink, reproduce, and die. In the midst of that we develop and deteriorate. One pagan philosophy advises us to enjoy […]
From Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) in his book, God’s Sovereignty in the Salvation of Men: Godliness is no cause for glorying, except in God., The Bible says, “No one may boast before Him. It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God-that is, our righteousness, holiness […]