John Piper’s Solid Joys.   Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a minister in the sanctuary, and in the true tabernacle, which the Lord […]

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John Piper SOlid Joys Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. (Hebrews 2:14–15) […]

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John Piper’s Solid Joys When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.(Matthew 2:3) Jesus is troubling to people who do not want to worship him, and he brings out opposition for those who do. This is probably not a main point in the mind of Matthew, but it is […]

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  John Piper’s Solid Joys “Where is he who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.” (Matthew 2:2) Over and over the Bible baffles our curiosity about just how certain things happened. How did this “star” get the magi from the […]

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  Solid Joys, John Piper Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born King of the Jews?” (Matthew 2:1–2) Unlike Luke, Matthew does not tell us about the shepherds coming to visit […]

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