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Who I am in Christ

When you become a Christian, God promises in Christ you are accepted, secure and significant. These are apart of your new identity in Christ. This resource points you to verses that communicate these truths.

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Learning to Savor the Love of God

BY JOHN PIPER

God’s love breaks our hearts and then binds them up again. I have heard it said many times that we will awaken to the wonder of the love of God when we awaken to the seriousness of our sin. But my experience in the morning sunshine, and Peter’s experience by the sea, demonstrate that the reverse is also true: We will awaken to the seriousness of our sin when God drenches us with the wonder of His love.

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Justification by Faith

BY JOHN PIPER

Through faith alone God counts the ungodly as righteous because of Christ. "For our sake [God] made [Christ] to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God" (2 Corinthians 5:21). Let all who are paralyzed by the weight of sin and the powerlessness to change turn in here. 

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Identity Check

All of us--new believers and old--will sometimes fall in this walk of faith. We need regular assurance from the Scriptures and from each other that God loves us, hears us, refuses to condemn us, empowers us to change, and is ever faithful to us.

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Adoption: The Heart of the Gospel

BY JOHN PIPER

The deepest and strongest foundation of adoption is located not in the act of humans adopting humans, but in God adopting humans. And this act is not part of his ordinary providence in the world; it is at the heart of the gospel.

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