Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

John Piper is a trusted biblical scholar and pastor who has shared his wisdom in writing for decades. I first encountered Dr. Piper as a young man. I remember eagerly devouring his book, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist when it was originally published in 1986. Since those days, John Piper has without a doubt,Continue reading “Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper”

Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)

Paul David Tripp, Suffering (Wheaton: Crossway, 2018), 210 pp. C.S. wrote, “If I knew a way of escape I would crawl through the sewers to escape the pain.” Whether a person agrees with Lewis’s radical conclusion or not is a matter of personal opinion. However, the problem of suffering is a universal dilemma that everyContinue reading “Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)”

When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent – Ligon Duncan (2020)

Ligonier Duncan, When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2020), 55 pp. For years, Ligon Duncan has been delivering faithful messages that glorify the Lord. Such is the case in his latest book, When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent. Crossway Books has skillfully condensed two recent sermons by Dr.Continue reading “When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent – Ligon Duncan (2020)”

When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent – Ligon Duncan (2020)

Ligonier Duncan, When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2020), 55 pp. For years, Ligon Duncan has been delivering faithful messages that glorify the Lord. Such is the case in his latest book, When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent. Crossway Books has skillfully condensed two recent sermons by Dr.Continue reading “When Pain is Real and God Seems Silent – Ligon Duncan (2020)”

Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

John Piper is a trusted biblical scholar and pastor who has shared his wisdom in writing for decades. I first encountered Dr. Piper as a young man. I remember eagerly devouring his book, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist when it was originally published in 1986. Since those days, John Piper has without a doubt,Continue reading “Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper”

Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy – Mark Vroegop

Mark Vroegop, Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 211 pp. Life is a series of events that is filled with moments of intense joy and seasons of pain and suffering. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Mark Vroegop is concerned with the later. The author is acutely aware that people who live in a fallenContinue reading “Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy – Mark Vroegop”

Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)

Paul David Tripp, Suffering (Wheaton: Crossway, 2018), 210 pp. C.S. wrote, “If I knew a way of escape I would crawl through the sewers to escape the pain.” Whether a person agrees with Lewis’s radical conclusion or not is a matter of personal opinion. However, the problem of suffering is a universal dilemma that everyContinue reading “Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)”

Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)

Paul David Tripp, Suffering (Wheaton: Crossway, 2018), 210 pp. C.S. wrote, “If I knew a way of escape I would crawl through the sewers to escape the pain.” Whether a person agrees with Lewis’s radical conclusion or not is a matter of personal opinion. However, the problem of suffering is a universal dilemma that everyContinue reading “Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense – Paul David Tripp (2018)”

Kiss the Wave – Dave Furman

Dave Furman, Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials Wheaton: Crossway, 2018, 159 pp $14.99 “I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages,” said the British preacher, C.H. Spurgeon. Embracing trials in a God-honoring way is the theme of Dave Furman’s new book, Kiss the Wave. TheContinue reading “Kiss the Wave – Dave Furman”

SUFFERING AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD – John Piper and Justin Taylor, Ed (2006)

The only one who has taught me more about the sovereignty of God than John Piper is Jonathan Edwards.  Dr. Piper does not disappoint in this edited work.  The chapters are compiled in a series of transcripts from the 2005 Desiring God Conference, Suffering and the Sovereignty of God.  This review serves as a summaryContinue reading “SUFFERING AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD – John Piper and Justin Taylor, Ed (2006)”