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

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Baker Academic, Mar 15, 2010 - Religion - 288 pages
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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User Review  - Keith.Benjamin - LibraryThing

A great book to look at the Biblical basis for missions. Piper challenges while inspiring evangelism and discipleship from to the glory of God. I have some favorite quotes about missions from this one! Read full review

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User Review  - tim237 - LibraryThing

Let the Nations be Glad This book contains everything you never thought about missions. It was put on my pre-theological college reading list and you can see why. It gives a suitable overview of some ... 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
A Passion for Gods Supremacy and Compassion for Mans
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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