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Future Grace Paperback – January 5, 2005
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I'm in no danger of "blowing" the book with a 1,000 word review, so I'll let you in on the premise. (1) No one sins out of duty, but rather because of the promise of pleasure that sin offers. (2) The key to destroying sin's power is by prizing the pleasure of biblical promises regarding obedience above sin. Dr. Piper than offers up some VERY practical examples regarding different sorts of sin.
This book was the expansion I was looking for after reading Dr. Dan Fuller's great book "The Unity Of The Bible."
Warning: the book gives you two options - really change, or invent another excuse for staying like you are.
I really appreciated Piper's emphasis on the eschatological aspect of Christ's redemptive work. Too many evangelical Christians are too past or present oriented rather than future oriented in how they see the Christian life. They do not realize that salvation is not only a past fact and a present reality, but a future gift to those who trust in Jesus Christ. This is something that must be addressed behind the pulpits in many of our churches today. I also liked the fact that Piper always forces us to really look hard on where our affections lie. Does it lie with the present and the world or does it lie with God and the future?Read more ›
Future Grace is a long book, stretching to 399 pages, and ranging across 31 chapters. The book is purportedly designed in such a way that the reader can cover one chapter per day, pace him or herself through it, and take time to meditate on it with application and prayer. Whether it actually works in this way will be covered a little later on in this review.
One of the real successes of Future Grace is its potent mingling of theological argument and practical application. There are ten sections in the volume, and eight of them have a chapter at the end entitled 'Applying the Purifying Power' where the theological convictions of previous chapters are brought into confrontation with modern issues for godly living.
Piper begins by discrediting what he describes as 'The Debtor's Ethic', whereby Christians seek to 'pay God back' for what He has done in the past. The author eschews this approach, and instead advocates a view of God which puts faith in Him for the future, falling as much on His mercy for what is to come as we have done in the past.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I recommend this book to every woman that I lead or counsel. Such a great reminder for Christians to cling to Gods promises. Read morePublished 3 months ago by KPerez
Excellent book for understanding God's grace. This is one of the most important things we can understand in this life.Published 6 months ago by Eric McIntosh
Really enjoyed this book. Helpful and clarifying in thinking about grace and putting the theological concepts into practice.Published 6 months ago by PHMcLaughlin
Powerful and amazing read. We are going through this at our church. The seller was amazaing. John Piper is my fave. author.Published 6 months ago by lapen
This book will absolutely change your life for the better. Especially when you understand from God's perspective. I highly recommend this book!Published 12 months ago by Darrell R Gant