Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

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Crossway Books, 2006 - Religion - 127 pages
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The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his sdeath? The answer to the last question is that God did. Jesus was Godís Son. The suffering was unsurpassed, but the whole message of the Bible leads to this answer.

The central issue of Jesusí death is not the cause, but the meaningóGodís meaning. That is what this book is about. John Piper has gathered from the New Testament fifty reasons. Not fifty causes, but fifty purposesóin answer to the most important question that each of us must face: What did God achieve for sinners like us in sending his Son to die?

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User Review  - Enrico Dimayuga - Goodreads

For Once in a while, I practice myself reading this kind of books. These kind of books are such an eye-opener. The Passion of Jesus Christ talks about the 50 Reasons why Jesus Christ died for us. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

This book is more scripture than it is John Piper's own thoughts, which is why I love this book so much. It is a poignant meditation on the person and work of Jesus Christ. Scriptures came alive to me that I had not truly reflected on before reading this book. Read full review

About the author (2006)

John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is teacher and founder of and chancellor of Bethlehem College and Seminary. He served for 33 years as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis and is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God, Don't Waste Your Life, This Momentary Marriage, Bloodlines, and Does God Desire All to Be Saved?

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