Seeing Beauty and Saying Beautifully: The Power of Poetic Effort in the Work of George Herbert, George Whitefield, and C. S. Lewis
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In the sixth volume of The Swans Are Not Silent series, John Piper celebrates the importance of poetic effort by looking at three influential Christians whose words magnificently display a commitment to truth and a love of beauty.
Examining the lives of George Herbert, George Whitefield, and C.S. Lewis, Piper helps us appreciate the importance of carefully crafted words by exploring how Christians can use them to testify to God's glory, wonder at his grace, and rejoice in his salvation.
Whether exploring Herbert's moving poetry, Whitefield's dramatic preaching, or Lewis's imaginative writing, this book highlights the importance of Christ-exalting eloquence in our praise of God and proclamation of his gospel. Hardcover.
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Series: Swans Are Not Silent
The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David BrainerdJohn PiperCrossway / 2008 / Trade Paperback$12.49 Retail:
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The Legacy of Sovereign Joy: God's Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin; softcoverJohn PiperCrossway / 2006 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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The Roots of Endurance: Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce; softcoverJohn PiperCrossway / 2006 / Trade Paperback$12.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Filling up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John PatonJohn PiperCrossway / 2014 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Volume 6 in The Swans Are Not Silent series explores how God used the poetic eloquence of George Herbert, George Whitefield, and C. S. Lewis to build the church and spread the gospel.
John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is the founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and the chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He served for 33 years as the senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God, Dont Waste Your Life, This Momentary Marriage, Bloodlines, and Does God Desire All to Be Saved?
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