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Humbled: Welcoming the Uncomfortable Work of God

Humbled: Welcoming the Uncomfortable Work of God

by David Mathis

How do I humble myself? Humility, according to the Bible, is not something we can just up and do. Both the negative and positive examples of Scripture—from Pharaoh to Rehoboam, from Josiah to Ahab, from Hezekiah to Manasseh, and even to Christ himself—teach us that humility first comes from the hand of God. He initiates the humbling of his creat… Read more…

"Habits of Grace": "Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines Study Guide"

"Habits of Grace": "Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines Study Guide"

by David Mathis

Put Yourself in the Path of God's Grace This study guide is designed to help you connect more deeply with the three crucial power sources for the Christian life: hearing God's voice (in the Bible), having his ear (in prayer), and belonging to his body (in the fellowship of the church). Created as a supplement to the book Habits of Grace: Enjoying Je… Read more…

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines
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Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

by David Mathis

Narrated by Mathis, David

The Christian life is built on three seemingly unremarkable practices: reading the Bible, prayer, and fellowship with other believers. However, according to David Mathis, such “habits of grace” are the God-designed channels through which his glorious grace flows—making them life-giving practices for all Christians. Whether it’s hearin… Read more…

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

by John Piper and David Mathis

The Christian life is built on three seemingly unremarkable practices: reading the Bible, prayer, and fellowship with other believers. However, according to David Mathis, such “habits of grace” are the God-designed channels through which his glorious grace flows—making them life-giving practices for all Christians. Whether it’s hearing God’s voice … Read more…

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice

by David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, Gloria Furman, Courtney Reissig, Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Joe Rigney, Grant Castleberry, GraceAnna Castleberry, Christina Fox, Andy Naselli, Trillia Newbell, Marshall Segal and Brandon D. Smith

“Male and female he created them.” —Genesis 1:27 It’s one of the most important—and controversial—topics of our time. God created men and women in his image—equal in value and complementary in roles. These distinctive roles are not the vestiges of a bygone era, but integral to God’s timeless good design for humanity. Designed for Joy includes… Read more…

Cross: Unrivaled Christ, Unstoppable Gospel, Unreached Peoples, Unending Joy

Cross: Unrivaled Christ, Unstoppable Gospel, Unreached Peoples, Unending Joy

by John Piper and David Mathis

“How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!” It is the most dangerous and loving cause in the universe: rescuing sinners from eternal suffering and bringing them into the eternal joy of relationship with Jesus. Jesus himself said that for every person who does not believe, the wrath of God remains on him (John 3:36). … Read more…

The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis

The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis

by Randy Alcorn, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Philip Graham Ryken and Kevin J. Vanhoozer

“We are far too easily pleased.” C. S. Lewis stands as one of the most influential Christians of the twentieth century. His commitment to the life of the mind and the life of the heart is evident in classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity—books that illustrate the unbreakable connection between rigorous thought and deep affection. … Read more…

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

by John Piper, David Mathis and Jonathan Parnell

Seminary is dangerous. Really dangerous. The hard truth is that many seminarians enter pastoral ministry feeling drained, disillusioned, and dissatisfied. But the problem isn’t with the faculty or the material. Rather, the most perilous danger to the soul of the pastor-in-training is the sin residing deep within his own heart. Drawing on their years of pas… Read more…

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

by Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, David Mathis, Edward T. Welch, Russell D. Moore, Ed Welch, Jarvis Williams and Russell Moore

Sanctification  |  noun  |  sa(k)-t-f-k-shn: a big word for the little-by-little progress of the everyday Christian life Fighting sin is not easy. No one ever coasted into greater godliness. Christian growth takes effort. But we are not left alone. God loves to work the miracle of sanctification within us as we struggle for daily progress in holiness. Wi… Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged
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Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

Narrated by Piper, John

As in previous years, Desiring God has put together a book based on the six sessions of their annual national conference. The 2011 event boasted an impressive line-up of speakers whose messages are now featured in this volume: David Platt, New York Times best-selling author of Radical; Louie Giglio, founder and leader of Passion conferences; Michael Ramsden,… Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

This is no ordinary missions book. The theme isn't new, but the approach is refreshing and compelling, as contributors David Platt, Louie Giglio, Michael Ramsden, Ed Stetzer, Michael Oh, David Mathis, and John Piper take up the mantle of the Great Commission and its Spirit-powered completion. From astronomy to exegesis, from apologetics to the Global Sou… Read more…

Thinking. Loving. Doing.: A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind
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Thinking. Loving. Doing.: A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind

by John Piper, R. C. Sproul, David Mathis, Francis Chan, Rick Warren, Albert Mohler and Thabiti Anyabwile

Narrated by Piper, John

The Christian life is more than thinking--but not less. And it's more than feeling--but not less. It's more than doing as well--but never less. Healthy followers of Jesus engage their minds, hearts, and hands in glorifying him. This volume, built on the 2010 Desiring God National Conference and John Piper's recent book Think: The Life of the Mind… Read more…


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