Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Spectacular Sins and Their Global Purpose in the Glory of Christ

What does the fall of Satan reveal about Christ’s glory? How does Adam’s sin magnify our Lord? How does the glory of Jesus shine through in Judas’ betrayal? How is the honor of Jesus at stake in the sin and evil, the suffering and the calamities and the wickedness, which abound in the world today?

In this book John Piper seeks to provide a biblical perspective on God’s sovereign and righteous governance over even the sinful acts of men. History’s greatest sins do not thwart God’s purposes to save his people and glorify his Son; they fulfill them. And being grounded in this

hope is the key to “Christ-exalting strength in calamity and Christ-exalting courage in conflict.”

Listen to John Piper read the introduction to this book.

Listen to, read, or watch the sermon series that inspired this book.

By John Piper. © Desiring God. Website: desiringGod.org.


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