Finally Alive John Piper

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Finally Alive  by  John Piper

Finally Alive by John Piper
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When Jesus said to Nicodemus, You must be born again, the devout and learned religious leader was unsure what Jesus meant. It would seem nothing has changed. Today born again Christians fill churches that are seen as ineffectual at best, and evenMoreWhen Jesus said to Nicodemus, You must be born again, the devout and learned religious leader was unsure what Jesus meant. It would seem nothing has changed. Today born again Christians fill churches that are seen as ineffectual at best, and even characterised by the mosaic generation as unchristian.The term born again has been devalued both in society and in the church.

Those claiming to be born again live lives that are indistinguishable from those who dont- they sin the same, embrace injustice the same, covert the same, do almost everything the same.Being born again is now defined by what people say they believe. The New Testament however defines Christians very differently.When Jesus said to Nicodemus, You must be born again (John 3:7), he was not sharing interesting and unimportant information.

He was leading him to eternal life... If he does that for you (or if he already has), then you are (or you will be) truly, invincibly, finally alive. John PiperJohn Piper is Senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota with specific responsibility for preaching and vision. He is the author of many books and a respected conference speaker. He holds degrees from Wheaton College, Fuller Seminary and the University of Munich (Doctor of Theology). He is married to Noel and they have four sons and a daughter.ReviewsIt is an incisive examination of a topic of profound importance.

I think it represents Piper at his very best as an author...Pipers tone is gracious and compassionate throughout this book. He shows the heart of a pastor from the first page to the last. But he also shows the skill of a theologian and the passion of a prophet...I cannot recommend this book too highly. I really believe it is Pipers best.Tim Challies ~ Blogger at www.challies.comFor those curious about the Christian faith to those deeply committed to Christ and his ways, come read and behold the glory of any and every sinners only hope—the miracle of the new birth that brings forth new life in Christ that will never end.Bruce Ware ~ Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KentuckyRegeneration, or new birth, meaning simply the new you through, with, in, and under Christ, is a largely neglected theme today, but this fine set of sermons, criss-crossing the New Testament data with great precision, goes far to fill the gap.

Highly recommended.J I Packer ~ Board of Governors Professor of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, CanadaNothing could be more eternally important than Christian people knowing what the Bible teaches about the new birth and knowing that they have experienced it. One wonders why its taken so long for a book on the new birth to be written!

But now it has and I pray every reader rejoices in God for the rich beauties of Christ Jesus so compellingly shared in its pages.Thabiti Anyabwile ~ Pastor, First Baptist Church, Grand Cayman, Cayman IslandsWhen I was a boy my grandmother asked me, ‘Have you been born again? Though I didnt understand what she meant at the time, that question led to my conversion to Christ. In this wonderful book, Pastor John Piper rescues the term ‘born again from the abuse and overuse to which it is subject in our culture today.

This is a fresh presentation of the evangelical doctrine of the new birth, a work filled with theological insight and pastoral wisdom.Timothy George ~ Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, AlabamaClassic Piper—crystal clear exposition and a must read.



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