Piper on Fighting Lust

A friend recently passed along these words from John Piper regarding the fight against lust. You can read Piper’s posting directly at Anthem: Strategies for Fighting Lust on the Desiring God website. Or you can find it below. As we here at Bethel Church step into a new sermon series entitled, “Crazy Sex: Embracing God’s READ MORE

Write This Down: Lust

“Write This Down…” provides a restatement of selected points or observations from various teaching venues at which Pastor Matthew speaks. The following material is from Pastor Matthew’s sermon entitled, “Lust,” part of the series called “The Seven Deadly Sins,” the weekend of October 17, 2010 at Bethel Church: Lust is when my contempt for God’s READ MORE

The Lord of the Flies

Proverbs 4:23 has mocked me for years. Herein the great writer of thousands of sayings challenges all of us to guard our hearts. “Keep your heart with all vigilance,” he writes, “for from it flow the springs of life.” The mocking comes because too often I do not want to guard my heart. I just READ MORE