Tag Archives: Desiring God

The Meaning of the End of October

Well, it’s coming to the end of October, and that means several things. First, the epicness that is Thanksgiving and Christmas is just around the corner. Second, the celebration of the beloved Reformation Day is coming up. Third, every blogger in all of Christendom is going to write a blog about Halloween or Hell houses. Well, I don’t see a reason to fight the trend here.
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Don’t Waste Your Life: The Video

The first Theology book I ever read was Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper. If you’ve followed the blog for any length of time, you already know that I was deeply impacted by much of what Piper has written. I am very grateful for this book, as God used it to prompt me to re-evaluate many of my priorities in life, and compelled me to life a gospel-centered, Christ-exalting life, which I still must fall desperately on the grace of God to even come close to accomplishing this.
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Bloodlines: The Full Video

A couple weeks ago, I posted an announcement about John Piper’s latest book, Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian. I haven’t even read it yet, and I am already very grateful for this book.
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Neither Do I Condemn You

It’s very rare for me to read something that is both Theologically solid and emotionally riveting at the same time. So often, the stories we hear about Jesus are expressed in two ways: A feltboard-style Jesus, or a transcendent Christology. The first makes us feel that Jesus is something more appropriate for six year olds, and the second makes Jesus seem incomprehensible.
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Well, it’s that time again.

John Piper, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church and founder of Desiring God, has come out with another new book. Piper is one of my favorite authors, and he has contributed much to my understanding of the gospel and Theology. I have read many of his books, and I am especially looking forward to reading this one.

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