In this short book, John Piper explains how to fight eight of our most common sins by embracing God’s superior promises. Unbelief is dissatisfaction with God’s fellowship and fortunes. John Piper Therefore the battle against sinning must be a battle against. Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure [John Piper] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pastor John Piper shows how to.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Battling Unbelief by John Piper. We sin because it offers some promise of happiness. That promise enslaves us—until we believe that God is more desirable than life itself Psalm Pastor John Piper shows how to sever the clinging roots of sin that ensnare us, including anxiety, pride, shame, impatience, covetousness, bitterness, despondency, and lust.
Rooted in solid biblical reflection, this book aims to help guide you through the battles to the joys of victory by the power of the gospel and its superior pleasure. Hardcoverpages. Published February 20th by Multnomah first published January 12th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Feb 07, Ezra rated it it was amazing. Upon finishing, I put the book down and pondered for a good long while how I’d like to apply this book to my life. This is what I love about Piper: His serious love is infectious.
It makes me want to follow Jesus harder, to treasure Him more, and to know Him and his word better. Essentially, this book is all about how to fight sin by trusting in God and His precious promises. Piper, in the classic Piper way, argues for superior joy i Upon finishing, I put the book down and pondered for a good long while batling I’d like battoing apply this book to my life. Piper, in the classic Piper way, argues for superior joy in Christ as the proper method of sin-slaying, using the ‘Sword of the Spirit’, God’s word.
A thoroughly good book on fighting sin by trusting God. Jan 11, Cindy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I highly recommend this book for all people. John Piper is used by God as a voice calling out His great love and grace He so desires to pour out on His Creation, human beings.
I like the size of this book, not over powering, and right to the meat of his goal to share the way to battle unbelief and why. Either in hell, or at the cross. Moment battllng moment, as we bank on ever-arriving future grace, we go deeper and deeper into glorious debt. In the area of our time, all the disease, natural disaster, the poor and hungry, the neglected and abused, Christians can quickly start to doubt, and thus others begin to doubt our Faith and our Savior.
John Piper illustrates the freedom from such doubt using Biblical applications of Scripture. John Piper did an excellent job of narrowing down his first book Bagtling Grace to give us Battling Unbelief.
Apr 16, Isaac rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a really great book. Any follower of Christ will benefit and grow greatly as they prayerfully read and meditate on the contents of this book. Outstanding for it’s practical focus on various areas of sin that we all fail in many times e. Grab the audio book on audible and tune in while you wash mohn dishes, you’ll be better for it. Dec 10, Jonathan Roberts rated it it was amazing Shelves: The title of this book is a little misleading, it sounds like it’s an outreach book, not what it actually is an explanation of sin and how to defeat it.
The sub title really gives it plainly saying “defeating sin with superior pleasure”. I highly recommend this book. Jan 07, Bekah rated it it was amazing.
A lot to think on though. Jul 09, Mindy Denigan rated it really liked it. John Piper again evidences the wisdom of the Puritans in pier issues of the heart. His expounding on the definitions of various heart attitudes and laying them bare for what they are, namely unbelief, is both a challenge to my heart as well as a breath of fresh air to remove staleness in my walk with the Lord. Mind you, we can sometimes smell the mold growing in a space for a moment, only to have the olfactory nerve be overwhelmed and the smell is no longer so evident.
However, the odor, f John Piper again evidences the wisdom of the Puritans in addressing issues of the heart. However, the odor, faint though it may be, is still present. Sinful attitudes of the heart are much the unelief way. We may not be aware that our words of murmuring and disillusionment are truly sinful at the core, yet unvelief a heart truly is one dominated by unbelief.
Piper is pastoral in his tone, fully desiring that his reader grab hold of God’s faithfulness, love, compassion. I am being challenged all the more to trust God’s grace for today, a powerful grace which redeemed me in the bj and will sustain me until glory.
John Piper nesse livro inicia com uma tese a respeito da incredulidade: Com isso, Piper apresenta oito pecados que nos enganam e que frequentemente temos de lutar contra eles. Para vencer tais pecados, juntamente com a incredulidade que vem acompanhada, devemos crer nos praz John Piper nesse livro inicia com uma tese a respeito da incredulidade: Me bxttling com a abordagem de Piper sobre a incredulidade nesse livro, e me fez pensar em outra perspectiva sobre ela.
Um dos melhores livros de Sep 07, Matthew rated it it was amazing. Piper’s books are excellent because they continually point the reader away from themselves and towards Jesus Christ and his grace. This book is highly encouraging because it urges the reader not only to depend upon past grace displayed in salvation, which of course is incredible, but also lifts our eyes to focus on battlin grace’, which God will show to us as we trust in Him.
Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure by John Piper
Piper is real and practical about the difficulties of each of the sins he addresses. He gets to the heart issues behind the Piper’s books are excellent because they continually point the reader away from themselves and towards Jesus Christ and his grace.
He gets to the heart issues behind the sins and how they spring from a lack of faith in God’s goodness. Some of these sins are so prevalent and interconnected in my own life, that I can’t be reminded of these truths enough. The chapters are readable and short, as the book is condensed from a larger book called ‘Future Grace’ which I plan to read soon.
Great book that shows to us how many of daily challenges from the flesh can be won through the Word of God and by faith in future grace.
The lack of faith is the key to many disasters of sin, since one may try to find happiness in the brief pleasure of carnal desires than in the contentment in the promises of the glorious God! May 12, Phillip Howell rated it it was amazing. It’s a short, accessible, practical and biblical treatment of how to grow as a Christian.
Feb 18, Sandy Wright rated it it was amazing. Such an amazing book! If you worry or get anxious this is the best book.
Truth and explanation to what is really going on. This is freeing and great for anyone. Aug 30, Sara rated it really liked it.
Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure
A practical and refreshing study of faith in future grace. Lots of gems here.
Nov 29, James Blanchard rated it liked it. Mostly taken from Pipers larger book Future Grace. Apr 12, John rated it really liked it. A cracker of a book about the way our faith in God’s future grace to us helps us fight against unbelief. It’s a selection of the application chapters from the longer and more theological book Future Grace.
Worked very well as an audio book, although the bloke’s vo A cracker of a book about the way our faith in God’s future grace to us helps us fight against unbelief. Worked very well as an audio book, although the bloke’s voice did nearly send me to sleep — he sounded like he was narrating a kids story book: I think I’m figuring out that I should stick to practical life application type books for audio books, I struggle to concentrate enough for heavy theology when I’m driving.
La batalla contra la incredulidad. Mar 22, Ron Reffett added it. This is just a shortened version of Future Grace, I would definitely start here before tackling the much larger work of Future Grace.
The basic core of this book is about how so many other sins stem from the one core sin of unbelief. We just simply don’t believe that God is going to supply all of our needs, even though God sees the future, past and present much clearer than we can, He calls us to a relationship of trust and this book will help you in acquiring weapons to help you ubnelief the battl This is just a shortened version of Future Grace, I would definitely start here before tackling the much larger work of Future Grace.
We just simply don’t believe that God is going to supply all of our needs, even though God sees the future, past and present much clearer than we can, He calls us to a relationship of trust and this book will help you in acquiring weapons to help you fight the battle of unbelief and place your trust in a God who cares about every minute detail of your life. Mar 10, Matthew Moore rated it yb was bahtling. I struggle with John Piper’s writing style, and since he’s so ;iper I’m pretty confident that’s more about me than him.
But, I also struggle with his theology, and it was evident in this book.