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chapter seven: looking back for the sake of the future

amen: a firm, convicted, enthusiastic yes For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory. 1 Corinthians 1:20 our prayers are more than a submission of requests, they are a claiming of God’s promises, which through Christ… Continue reading chapter seven: looking back for the sake of the future

Future Grace - John Piper · Uncategorized

chapter five: the freest of all God’s acts

mercy connotes a constraint by pain, a response to suffering, a empathetic impulse that compels us to action. yet God is not a God compelled to anything – He is free. And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The LORD.’ And I will… Continue reading chapter five: the freest of all God’s acts

Books · Future Grace - John Piper

introduction one: why and how this book was written

no one sins out of duty. so why does one sin? why is there a struggle between that which is us, and that which is still us? we sin when we are not satisfied with God. when our souls are not ‘satisfied as with fat and rich food,’ when we ‘remember you upon’ our beds. when the thoughts of… Continue reading introduction one: why and how this book was written