Paul David Tripp

Born: November 12, 1950

Occupation: Author

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Paul David Tripp

God is the ultimate musician. His music transforms your life. The notes of redemption rearrange your heart and restore your life. His songs of forgiveness, grace, reconciliation, truth, hope, sovereignty,...

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It is a sweet thing that we serve a dissatisfied God who has destinations in mind for us that we would never choose for ourselves. It really is a good thing that he will not be satisfied until he has gotten...

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Corporate worship is a regular gracious reminder that it's not about you. You've been born into a life that is a celebration of another.

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If you are in Christ, you've been chosen to transcend the borders of your own glory, to reach out toward a greater glory, the glory of God.

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You cannot divide human beings into those who worship and those who don't. Everybody worships; it's just a matter of what, or whom, we serve.

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The cross guarantees that even in your darkest moment God will never turn in disgust and walk away. There is no rebellion, no weakness, no foolishness, no evil of heart that the cross can't defeat and...

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God never intended for us to simply be the objects of His love. We are also called to be the instruments of that love in the lives of others.

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You can tell yourself that God's not fair, or you can thank Him that He's not fair. If God was fair, we would be doomed and condemned.

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God's grace doesn't always come in comfortable forms. But it's still grace, and it's still evidence that He loves us.

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Sin is much more than doing the wrong thing. It begins withloving, worshiping, and serving the wrong thing.

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There simply aren't any grand moments in life, and we surely don't live in those moments. No, we live in the utterly mundane. We exist in the bathrooms, bedrooms, living rooms, and hallways of life. This...

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The fatal flaw of human wisdom is that it promises that you can change your relationships without needing to change yourself.

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Do you require yourself to remember? In order to live as you can and should, you first must remember who you are and what you’ve been given.

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Grace will expose the deepest issues of your heart, then point you to the Cross which covers everything that's been exposed.

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We must not offer people a system of redemption, a set of insights and principles. We offer people a Redeemer.

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Foolishness is more than being stupid, that deadly combination of arrogance and ignorance.

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Our sin is what separates us from God, but it's our self righteousness that keeps us from running to Him for the grace He willingly gives to all who come.

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Theology without love simply is very bad theology.

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Today you will envy the blessings of another, or you will bask in the wonder of the amazing grace you have been given.

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The church is not a theological classroom. It is a conversion, confession, repentance, reconciliation, forgiveness and sanctification center, where flawed people place their faith in Christ, gather to...

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Embedded in the larger story of redemption is a principle we must not miss: God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things in the lives of others.

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We forget that God's primary goal is not changing our situations or relationships so that we can be happy, but changing us through our situations and relationships so that we will be holy.

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People struggling with life in a fallen world often want explanations when what they really need is imagination.

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Every time you ask for forgiveness, you recognize that the biggest problems you face in life exist inside of you, not outside of you.

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Harboring bitterness against people is actually confessing their sin to myself, over and over again. Anger is akin to confessing their sin to God, dissatisfied that he hasn't done something and placing...

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We rarely do anything with on single motive.

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Only love for Christ has the power to incapacitate the sturdy love for self that is the bane of every sinner, and only the grace of Christ has the power to produce that love.

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The Bible says that our core problem, the fundamental reason we do what we do, is sin.

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Every day you preach to yourself a gospel of your loneliness, inability, and lack of resources or you faithfully preach to yourself the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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True restoration takes patience, subtlety, skill, and grace.

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Becaise I love God, I want to handle his truth with accuracy, clarity, and specificity. I want to build bridges of understanding from the wisdom of the Word to the details of people's lives. And because...

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Remember, it is not your weakness that will get in the way of God's working through you, but your delusions of strength. His strength is made perfect in our weakness! Point to His strength by being willing...

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We are called by God to do theology, that is, to live our lives with a moment-by-moment consciousness of God.

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In the family, life is brought not only to our doorstep, but into our kitchens, bedrooms, and dens. In the family, life is happening all around us, and it begs to be questioned, evaluated, interpreted,...

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If your hope disappoints you, it is the wrong kind of hope. You see, hope in God never disappoints, precisely because it is hope *in God.* This means that hope placed in any other thing will always end...

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We must begin by admitting that people and situations do not cause us to speak as we do. Our hearts control our words. People and situations simply provide the occasion for the heart to express itself.

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We, with all of our sin, weakness, and failures are welcome to do what should blow our minds. We are not only tolerated by God at a distance; no, we are welcomed into intimate personal communion with the...

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Our need is so desperate an idea, a thing, a law can't help us. It took one thing, the gift of gifts, God in the flesh, to rescue us.

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Love is willing self-sacrifice for the good of another that does not require reciprocation or that the person being loved is deserving

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The good news of the kingdom is not freedom from hardship, suffering, and loss. It is the news of a Redeemer who has come to rescue me from myself.

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There is nothing that could be revealed about a pastor that has not already been covered by the blood of Jesus

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I am my biggest marital problem

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The more you understand the magnitude of God's grace, the more accurate will be your view of the depth of your unrighteousness ; and the more you understand the depth of your unrighteousness , the more...

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See yourself and weep. See your God and rejoice.

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When Christ is my hope, he becomes the one thing in which I have confidence. I act on his wisdom and bank on his grace. I trust his promises and I rely on his presence. And I pursue all the good things...

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Corporate worship is designed to remind you that in the center of all things is a glorious and gracious King, and this king is not you

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