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Great Quote from John Piper on Worldliness

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Posted by on April 7, 2019 in worldliness

 

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2 responses to “Great Quote from John Piper on Worldliness

  1. Bruce Toews

    April 7, 2019 at 9:40 am

    What was the quotation? I believe you just inserted a graphic.

    Bruce

     
  2. Dr. Larry Dixon

    April 8, 2019 at 6:31 am

    Bruce: How good to hear from you! Here’s the quote that I made into a graphic with Piper’s picture: Dr. John Piper gives a good description of worldliness: “I am wired by nature to love the same toys that the world loves. I start to fit in. I start to love what others love. I start to call earth ‘home.’ Before you know it, I am calling luxuries ‘needs’ and using my money just the way unbelievers do. I begin to forget the war. I don’t think much about people perishing. Missions and unreached people drop out of my mind. I stop dreaming about the triumphs of grace. I sink into a secular mind-set that looks first to what man can do, not what God can do. It is a terrible sickness. And I thank God for those who have forced me again and again toward a wartime mind-set.” (Don’t Waste Your life) Blessings on you, my friend. Dr. D.

     

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