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 a number of the maximum benefits of a humans. To have many such is extra for a people's happiness than nearly whatever, except it's God's personal gracious, religious presence among them; they're beneficial presents of heaven."
Certainly essentially the most worthwhile 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 elements of Edwards's existence and legacy and convey how his teachings are only as suitable this day as they have been 3 centuries ago.
Even in the church, many folks comprehend little extra approximately Edwards than what's published in American background textbooks-most frequently, excerpts from his best-known sermon, "Sinners within the palms of an offended God." They unjustly envision Edwards preaching in simple terms fireplace and brimstone to anxious listeners. yet he knew and preached God's heaven up to Satan's hell. He was once a humble and cheerful servant, striving to glorify God in his own existence and public ministry.
This book's members examine the nature and teachings of the fellow who preached from a deep obstacle for the unsaved and a passionate hope for God. learning the existence and works of this dynamic nice Awakening determine will rouse sound asleep Christians, prompting them to view the area 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