Let the Nations Be Glad!: The Supremacy of God in Missions

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Baker Academic, Mar 15, 2010 - Religion - 288 pages
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This new edition of a bestselling textbook (over 185,000 copies sold) draws on key biblical texts to demonstrate that worship is the ultimate goal of the church and that proper worship fuels missionary outreach. John Piper offers a biblical defense of God's supremacy in all things, providing readers with a sound theological foundation for missions. He examines whether Jesus is the only way to salvation and issues a passionate plea for God-centeredness in the missionary enterprise, seeking to define the scope of the task and the means for reaching "all nations." The third edition has been revised and expanded throughout and includes new material on the prosperity gospel. The book is essential reading for those involved in or preparing for missions work. It also offers enlightenment for college and seminary students, pastors, youth workers, campus ministers, and all who want to connect their labors to God's global purposes.

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Review: Let the Nations Be Glad!: The Supremacy of God in Missions

User Review  - Mark A Powell - Goodreads

“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is.” With these words, Piper begins his extensive treatment of missions as the means by which God is ultimately glorified and worshipped ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeice - Goodreads

This book, in terms of quality of writing, intelligence and completeness of arguments and teaching, and thoroughness in fulfilling its objectives, probably deserves five stars. John Piper, as usual ... Read full review


Preface to the Third Edition
New Realities in World
The Purpose the Power
The Supremacy of Christ as the Conscious Focus of All Saving
The Supremacy of God among All the Nations
The Practical Outworking
The Inner Simplicity and Outer Freedom of Worldwide
The Supremacy of God in Going
Person Index
Desiring God

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John Piper (BD, Fuller Theological Seminary; DTheol, University of Munich) is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For over 30 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. John is the author of more than 50 books and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available free at desiringGod.org. John and his wife, Noel, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren.

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