Shows us how valuing Christ as the blazing centre of our lives enables us to rightly enjoy money, sex and power.
Whether we’re rich or poor, married or single, in a position of great influence or not—all of us face temptation in the areas of money, sex and power. They are the dangerous opportunities of our time—opportunities to destroy our own souls, or to experience the true joy of using them for God’s glory. John Piper shows us that when we have the blazing glory of Christ at the centre of our spiritual solar system, the planets of money, sex and power find their true and beautiful orbits.
This book is for every Christian and will help you to wake up to the all-satisfying glory of God, and discover what you were made for.
|Dimensions||129mm x 178mm|
|Publisher||The Good Book Company|
This book is searching in its analysis, searing in its challenge, and yet wonderfully invigorating in its encouragement. When the glory of God is at the centre, money, sex and power can be instruments for Christ's name and our good. This book is urgently needed.
Money, sex and power are the three towering gods of our age, and the greatest temptations for those both inside and outside the church. In this short, pithy and powerful book, John Piper brings biblical wisdom, practical insight and a pastor's passion to the subject, and shows how living in the light will eclipse all the idols this world has to offer—and put money, sex and power in their rightful, God-glorifying place.
This is a brilliant book. John radically re-thinks the dangers of money, sex and power and explains why our culture is enslaved to them—but he also shows that God had good purposes in mind when creating these gifts and they become more satisfying in themselves when we realise that He is more desirable than all of them.
This holy/unholy trio is the subject of John Piper’s latest book Living in the Light. While the book began as a series of conference messages, this is no lazy port from one format to another, but a careful, skillful rewrite and expansion.... continue reading
For someone looking to press on as a follower of Christ, Living in the Light will be a fullsome and unshrinking read. If you’ve never read any Piper, it’s a great way to begin. If you’re a JP junkie, you’ll still appreciate how he pushes seeing Christ as supreme into the specifics of our lives.... continue reading