Embracing Suffering

This is the fourth post in the Passion 2013 series. These are my notes from John Pipers’s message on January 3, 2013 at the Passion Conference entitled “ Immeasurably More.”

Key Text: Revelation 5

Jesus is the key that unlocks the mystery of history. Once unlocked, it is clear He’s the center of the story. The reason is worthy to unlock the story is because He is the Lamb that was slain and now reigns as a Lion. He is a lion-like lamb and a lamb-like lion. His death purchased the redemption of people from every nation and people group on the planet. Jesus is infinitely worthy of eternal admiration. The universe exists to display the glory of God in the white hot worship of angels and believers for eternity. The immensity of His worth is reflected in the intensity of our worship. Our worship is the subjective echo of God’s objective worth.  Read more of this post

Divine Sovereignty: The Fuel of Death-Defying Missions

This is the sixth post with my sermon notes from the Together for the Gospel Conference (T4G) that was held from April 10-12 in Louisville, KY. To see my other sermon notes from T4G, click here. More sermon notes to come.

Speaker: David Platt                                           Key text: Revelation 5:1-14

Listen to the full sermon: Audio || Video

A high view of God’s sovereignty fuels death-defying devotion to global missions. Local ministry and missions are totally necessary, but global missions are tragically neglected. Confidence in God’s sovereignty makes missions a privilege and responsibility for believers.      Read more of this post

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