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 nearly something, except it's God's personal gracious, religious presence among them; they're worthwhile presents of heaven."
Certainly the most worthy males in evangelical background used to be the fellow who preached these phrases, pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards. Commemorating his three hundredth birthday, basic editors John Piper and Justin Taylor selected ten essays that spotlight various elements of Edwards's existence and legacy and convey how his teachings are only as proper this present day as they have been 3 centuries ago.
Even in the church, many of us recognize little extra approximately Edwards than what's revealed 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 purely fireplace and brimstone to anxious listeners. yet he knew and preached God's heaven up to Satan's hell. He used to be a humble and pleased 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 quandary for the unsaved and a passionate wish for God. learning the existence and works of this dynamic nice Awakening determine will rouse sound asleep 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