Tag Archives: John Piper

How to Eat to Live: Eating with Purpose

Eating with Purpose Even though he should live a thousand years twice over, but still not find contentment—do not all go to the one place? All the toil of man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied. Ecclesiastes 6:6-7 As … Continue reading

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Reframing Reality: Putting Controls on Our Lifestyle by Fasting

Fasting & Controlling Our Life And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes. [Daniel 9:3] We are not left untested when we simply make an intellectual declaration … Continue reading

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The Fasting Mind: Treating Addiction to Technology & Media

Fasting and the Mind In order to preserve the mind and body in a perfect condition, abstinence from food is not alone sufficient: unless the other virtues of the mind as well are joined to it … And so humility must … Continue reading

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Diet, Discipline & Faith: Nourishing Our Spirit (1/2)

Diet, Discipline & Faith In other parts of our society, we see the growing attraction to various forms of a “spirituality of well-being” divorced from any community life, or to a “theology of prosperity” detached from responsibility for our brothers … Continue reading

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Above Religion, Beyond Science: Losing Our Mind over Matter

  Mind over Matter [Jesus said:] “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on … Continue reading

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