By John Piper,Justin Taylor,Stephen J. Nichols,Noël Piper,J. I. Packer,Donald S. Whitney,Mark Dever,Paul Helm,Sam Storms,Mark Talbot,Sherard Burns
"Useful males are the various maximum advantages of a humans. To have many such is extra for a people's happiness than virtually something, except or not it's God's personal gracious, religious presence among them; they're beneficial presents of heaven."
Certainly probably the most helpful males in evangelical historical past was once the guy who preached these phrases, pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards. Commemorating his three hundredth birthday, normal editors John Piper and Justin Taylor selected ten essays that spotlight assorted features of Edwards's lifestyles and legacy and exhibit how his teachings are only as suitable at the present time as they have been 3 centuries ago.
Even in the church, many folks be aware of little extra approximately Edwards than what's revealed in American heritage textbooks-most usually, excerpts from his best-known sermon, "Sinners within the fingers of an offended God." They unjustly envision Edwards preaching in basic terms hearth and brimstone to fearful listeners. yet he knew and preached God's heaven up to Satan's hell. He used to be a humble and cheerful servant, striving to glorify God in his own lifestyles and public ministry.
This book's participants examine the nature and teachings of the fellow who preached from a deep hindrance for the unsaved and a passionate wish for God. learning the existence and works of this dynamic nice Awakening determine will rouse snoozing Christians, prompting them to view the realm via Edwards's God-centered lens.
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A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards by John Piper,Justin Taylor,Stephen J. Nichols,Noël Piper,J. I. Packer,Donald S. Whitney,Mark Dever,Paul Helm,Sam Storms,Mark Talbot,Sherard Burns