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Chosen for Life The Case for Divine Election

Chosen for Life The Case for Divine Election

by Sam Storms

Divine election is certainly one of the more profound—and controversial—doctrines in the Bible. Does God elect people because they believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, or does God elect people in order that they will believe in Christ? Much of the disagreement and controversy concerning this doctrine proceeds from a fundamental misunderstanding of w… Read more…

The Gospel as Center Renewing Our Faith and Reforming Our Ministry Practices

The Gospel as Center Renewing Our Faith and Reforming Our Ministry Practices

by J. Ligon Duncan, Kevin DeYoung, D. A. Carson, Timothy J. Keller, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, Sam Storms, Timothy Keller, Tim Savage, Andrew Davis, Philip Graham Ryken, Bryan Chapell, Reddit AndrewsIII, Richard D. Phillips, Mike Bullmore, Stephe Um, Stephen Um, Step Um, Colin S. Smith and Ste Um

The church is reeling because of the relativistic mindset of our world. Up until a generation ago, most adults had similar moral intuitions whether they were believers or not, and the core of protestant orthodoxy was still intact. Yet, in the wake of postmodernity and secularism, all that has changed.Convinced that gospel-centered ministry is utterly imperat… Read more…

Signs of the Spirit An Interpretation of Jonathan Edwards's Religious Affections

Signs of the Spirit An Interpretation of Jonathan Edwards's Religious Affections

by Sam Storms

Jonathan Edwards's treatise Religious Affections is widely considered the most important and accurate analysis of religious experience ever written.Unfortunately, many well-intentioned readers sit down with Religious Affections, only to give up in frustration over Edwards's lofty style and complex argumentation.For this reason Sam Storms, one of evan… Read more…

The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts

The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts

by Sam Storms

Your Gifts Reveal God's Presence and PowerThe apostle Paul wrote, "There are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit. . . . To each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good" (1 Cor. 12:4,7). But what are these spiritual gifts? How do you know if you possess them? And, if you do, how do you use them?In The Beginner's … Read more…

A Sincere and Pure Devotion to Christ (Vol. 1, 2 Corinthians 1-6) 100 Daily Meditations on 2 Corinthians

A Sincere and Pure Devotion to Christ (Vol. 1, 2 Corinthians 1-6) 100 Daily Meditations on 2 Corinthians

by Sam Storms

Paul's affection for the Corinthian church and his endurance through hardship for their joy testifies to his deep devotion to Christ. His example and instruction in this letter inspires us to find our joy in Jesus.In this first volume of A Sincere and Pure Devotion to Christ, Storms provides readers with fifty daily meditations on this great epistle that… Read more…

Practicing the Power

Practicing the Power

by Matt Chandler and Sam Storms

The Bible teaches us that we are to be filled with God's Spirit and that God's presence and grace is manifested among his people as they serve, love, and minister to one another. Yet some of the gifts that God offers to his people aren't commonly seen in many churches today. Gifts of prophecy, healing, tongues, and other supernatural gifts of God… Read more…

A God Entranced Vision of All Things The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by Mark Dever, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney, Sherard Burns and Noël Piper

'Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven.'Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preached those words, pastor and t… Read more…

Pleasures Evermore

Pleasures Evermore

by Sam Storms

You know how to enjoy friends and family, good food, and good times, but do you enjoy being a Christian? Author Sam Storms presents a fresh and liberating perspective on why a relationship with God is not only possible but also irresistibly pleasurable. Once you discover that God delights in your company, your desire for Him will only be satisfied by drawing… Read more…

The Restoration of All Things

The Restoration of All Things

by D. A. Carson, Timothy J. Keller, Sam Storms and Timothy Keller

“Christ has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again!” This foundational liturgical refrain reminds us that what God has already achieved in the past through the life, death, and resurrection of Christ is the foundation for what Scripture says he will do in the future, at the consummation of all things. In this booklet Sam Storms examines t… Read more…

Note to Self (Foreword by Sam Storms) The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself

Note to Self (Foreword by Sam Storms) The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself

by Sam Storms and Joe Thorn

We need good preaching—preaching that challenges us by God’s Word and brings the comfort that comes from God’s promises. Yet many of us rely solely on others to preach to us and are not benefitting from the kind of preaching that should be most consistent and personal—preaching to ourselves. Note to Self is a practical intro… Read more…

Tough Topics Biblical Answers to 25 Challenging Questions

Tough Topics Biblical Answers to 25 Challenging Questions

by Sam Storms

Will there be sex in heaven? Are miraculous gifts for today? Does God ever change His mind? Such difficult questions often intrigue us, readily confuse us, and sometimes disturb us. Drawing on nearly 40 years of teaching and ministry experience, pastor-scholar Sam Storms answers 25 challenging questions Christians are often too afraid to ask, addressing thor… Read more…

With Calvin in the Theater of God The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

With Calvin in the Theater of God The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

by Marvin Olasky, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Sam Storms, Julius J. Kim and Mark Talbot

John Calvin saw this world as God’s theater where his glory is always on display. Just as “day and night pour forth speech,” the universe and history are not silent either; they tell the glory of God. Reflecting on over 500 years of Calvin’s legacy, John Piper and this book’s other contributors invite us to join Calvin in the th… Read more…


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