Category Archives: John Piper

10 Reasons for Church Membership

Does it really matter if I am a member of a Church? Continue reading

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How do most people link to WisdomForLife?

I don’t expect this to be of interest to everyone who reads WisdomForLife so please feel free to ignore it. Just a FYI for anyone interested. The primary referrals to my blog come from the following sources in order of … Continue reading

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Mutual submission?

The biblical command for wives to submit to their husbands has been misrepresented, abused, and neglected. There will always be those who try to make the Bible say things it doesn’t say and those who misuse Scripture to control others. … Continue reading

Posted in Broken Relationships, Choosing a mate, Conflict, Counseling, Divorce, Divorce and Remarriage, Equal Rights, Family life, Feminism, John Piper, Marriage, Mothers, Relationships, Should I get married?, Submission, Unity, Wedding, Wives, Women, Women's rights | 20 Comments

A Sweet and Bitter Providence

“Life is not a straight line leading from one blessing to the next and then finally to heaven. Life is a winding and troubled road. Switchback after switchback. And the point of biblical stories like Joseph and Job and Esther … Continue reading

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