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What Jesus demands from the world

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction : the aim of the book --; A word to biblical scholars (and those who wonder what they are doing) --; Demand #1 : you must be born again --; Demand #2 : repent --; Demand #3 : come to me --; Demand #4 : believe in me --; Demand #5 : love me --; Demand #6 : listen to me --; Demand #7 : abide in me --; Demand #8 : take up your cross and follow me --; Demand #9 : love God with all your heart, soul, mind,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Piper
ISBN: 9781581348453 1581348452 9781433520570 1433520575
OCLC Number: 70258945
Description: 400 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the aim of the book --
A word to biblical scholars (and those who wonder what they are doing) --
Demand #1 : you must be born again --
Demand #2 : repent --
Demand #3 : come to me --
Demand #4 : believe in me --
Demand #5 : love me --
Demand #6 : listen to me --
Demand #7 : abide in me --
Demand #8 : take up your cross and follow me --
Demand #9 : love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength --
Demand #10 : rejoice and leap for joy --
Demand #11 : fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell --
Demand #12 : worship God in spirit and truth --
Demand #13 : always pray and do not lose heart --
Demand #14 : do not be anxious about the necessities of daily life --
Demand #15 : do not be anxious about the threats of man --
Demand #16 : humble yourself by making war on pride --
Demand #17 : humble yourself in childlikeness, servanthood, and broken-hearted boldness --
Demand #18 : do not be angry--trust God's providence --
Demand #19 : do not be angry--embrace mercy and forgiveness --
Demand #20 : do the will of my Father who is in heaven--be justified by trusting Jesus --
Demand #21 : do the will of my Father who is in heaven--be transformed by trusting Jesus --
Demand #22 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for all of life is war --
Demand #23 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for Jesus fulfills the new covenant --
Demand #24 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for you are already in the kingdom's power --
Demand #25 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees, for it was hypocritical and ugly --
Demand #26 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees--clean the inside of the cup --
Demand #27 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees, for every healthy tree bears good fruit --
Demand #28 : love your enemies--lead them to the truth --
Demand #29 : love your enemies--pray for those who abuse you --
Demand #30 : love your enemies--do good to those who hate you, give to the one who asks --
Demand #31 : love your enemies to show that you are children of God --
Demand #32 : love your neighbor as yourself, for this is the Law and the Prophets --
Demand #33 : love your neighbor with the same commitment you have to your own well-being --
Demand #34 : love your neighbor as yourself and as Jesus loved us --
Demand #35 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven by giving sacrificially and generously --
Demand #36 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven and increase your joy in Jesus --
Demand #37 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven--"It is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom" --
Demand #38 : do not take an oath--cherish the truth and speak it simply --
Demand #39 : do not take an oath--let what you say be simply "yes" or "no" --
Demand #40 : what God has joined together let no man separate, for marriage mirrors God's covenant with us --
Demand #41 : what God has joined together let no man separate, for whoever divorces and marries another commits adultery --
Demand #42 : what God has joined together let no man separate--one man, one woman, by grace, till death --
Demand #43 : render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's --
Demand #44 : render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's as an act of rendering to God what is God's --
Demand #45 : do this in remembrance of me, for I will build my church --
Demand #46 : do this in remembrance of me--baptize disciples and eat the Lord's Supper --
Demand #47 : let your light shine before others that they may glorify your Father who is in heaven --
Demand #48 : let your light shine before others--the joyful sacrifice of love in suffering --
Demand #49 : make disciples of all nations, for all authority belongs to Jesus --
Demand #50 : make disciples of all nations, for the mission cannot fail.
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Introduction : the aim of the book --; A word to biblical scholars (and those who wonder what they are doing) --; Demand #1 : you must be born again --; Demand #2 : repent --; Demand #3 : come to me --; Demand #4 : believe in me --; Demand #5 : love me --; Demand #6 : listen to me --; Demand #7 : abide in me --; Demand #8 : take up your cross and follow me --; Demand #9 : love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength --; Demand #10 : rejoice and leap for joy --; Demand #11 : fear Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell --; Demand #12 : worship God in spirit and truth --; Demand #13 : always pray and do not lose heart --; Demand #14 : do not be anxious about the necessities of daily life --; Demand #15 : do not be anxious about the threats of man --; Demand #16 : humble yourself by making war on pride --; Demand #17 : humble yourself in childlikeness, servanthood, and broken-hearted boldness --; Demand #18 : do not be angry--trust God's providence --; Demand #19 : do not be angry--embrace mercy and forgiveness --; Demand #20 : do the will of my Father who is in heaven--be justified by trusting Jesus --; Demand #21 : do the will of my Father who is in heaven--be transformed by trusting Jesus --; Demand #22 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for all of life is war --; Demand #23 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for Jesus fulfills the new covenant --; Demand #24 : strive to enter through the narrow door, for you are already in the kingdom's power --; Demand #25 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees, for it was hypocritical and ugly --; Demand #26 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees--clean the inside of the cup --; Demand #27 : your righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees, for every healthy tree bears good fruit --; Demand #28 : love your enemies--lead them to the truth --; Demand #29 : love your enemies--pray for those who abuse you --; Demand #30 : love your enemies--do good to those who hate you, give to the one who asks --; Demand #31 : love your enemies to show that you are children of God --; Demand #32 : love your neighbor as yourself, for this is the Law and the Prophets --; Demand #33 : love your neighbor with the same commitment you have to your own well-being --; Demand #34 : love your neighbor as yourself and as Jesus loved us --; Demand #35 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven by giving sacrificially and generously --; Demand #36 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven and increase your joy in Jesus --; Demand #37 : lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven--"It is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom"--; Demand #38 : do not take an oath--cherish the truth and speak it simply --; Demand #39 : do not take an oath--let what you say be simply "yes" or "no"--; Demand #40 : what God has joined together let no man separate, for marriage mirrors God's covenant with us --; Demand #41 : what God has joined together let no man separate, for whoever divorces and marries another commits adultery --; Demand #42 : what God has joined together let no man separate--one man, one woman, by grace, till death --; Demand #43 : render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's --; Demand #44 : render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's as an act of rendering to God what is God's --; Demand #45 : do this in remembrance of me, for I will build my church --; Demand #46 : do this in remembrance of me--baptize disciples and eat the Lord's Supper --; Demand #47 : let your light shine before others that they may glorify your Father who is in heaven --; Demand #48 : let your light shine before others--the joyful sacrifice of love in suffering --; Demand #49 : make disciples of all nations, for all authority belongs to Jesus --; Demand #50 : make disciples of all nations, for the mission cannot fail.

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