Tag Archives: desiring God

Scripture at Sunrise 1.10.2018

“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” -Romans 10:17

“Glancing at the Bible for a few quick minutes a day is like sleeping for a few minutes a night. You won’t stay alert for long.” (via DesiringGod’s Twitter)

Scripture at Sunrise 8.2.2012

“How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God.” -Hebrews 9:14

“Christ has saved us from dead works to serve the living and true God with Olympic passion.” -John Piper via DesiringGod’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 6.7.2012

“…bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” –Colossians 3:13-14

“‘Let the measure of God’s grace to you in the cross of Christ be the measure of your grace to your spouse.” -John Piper via Desiring God’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.26.2012

“My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account. Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith.” -Philippians 1:23-25

“If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.” -John Piper via Desiring God’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 9.8.2011

“…God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” -Romans 5:5

“Love is the overflow of joy in God that meets the needs of others.” -John Piper, via DesiringGod’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.7.2011

I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.” -Galatians 2:21

Other religions are spelled “do”… Christianity is spelled “done.” -Bill Piper, via DesiringGod’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 10.7.2010

“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.  And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.”  -Philippians 2:5-8

“Anyone who lives near the cross isn’t going to put his thumbs in his armpits and strut and talk about his achievements.” -John Piper at the Desiring God National Conference (via Desiring God’s Twitter)