The Word of God

Posted: July 15, 2009 in Uncategorized

From the Resurgence article “The Reformed Resurgence: John Piper and Bethlehem Baptist Church“:

Piper’s rigorous eloquence wins larger crowds wherever he travels. But you’ve missed his point if you hear him speak and walk away marveling at anything but the source of his renowned passion.

While I’ve never seen the man in person, I’ve read several of his books, countless articles and listened to many of his sermons and conference messages.  When I read or listen to the man, I am blown away time and again, but not by his eloquence.

I am reminded of a saying the Puritans had regarding preaching:

The preaching of the Word of God, is the Word of God.

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