Elisabeth Elliot was one of the most influential Christian women of our time.For a half century, her best selling books, timeless teachings and courageous faith have influenced believers and seekers of Jesus Christ throughout the world.John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. Or in preaching I might say: “My word will not come back to me empty, John Piper” (see Isaiah ). For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. I have used that in the last 40 years a thousand times as I have faced challenges in my life. I will strengthen you.” “I will make all grace abound to you” (see 2 Corinthians 9:8). “It is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit who speaks through you” (see Matthew ). I consciously preach it to myself and put my faith in it. I act in obedience to God’s Word, expecting God to act under and in and through my acting so that it is decisively his acting. We did a whole conference on this theme and wrote a whole book about it called Act the Miracle. “I worked harder than any of them” (1 Corinthians ).
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. I trust a specific promise that God has tailor-made. It might be a financial situation or a sexual temptation or you name it. In fact, my book is nothing but an unpacking, you might say, of APTAT.
John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. I need a specific promise to believe right now, because I want to trust him and I don’t want to just trust in general.
Paul, for example, did not have to worry about the extra problems and stresses that come with marriage and/or family.
He devoted his entire life to spreading the Word of God.