Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure

Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure
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Piper, John


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No one sins out of duty. We sin becaue it offers some promise of happiness. That promise enslaves us until we believe that God is more desirable than life itself (Psalm 63:3). Only the power of God's superior promises in the gospel can emancipate our hearts from servitude to the shallow promises and fleeting pleasures of sin.

Pastor John Piper shows how to sever the clinging roots of sin that ensnare us, including anxiety, pride, shame, impatience, covetousness, bitterness, despondency, and lust.

Delighting in the bounty of God's glorious gospel promise will free us for a less sin-encumbered life, to the glory of Christ. Rooted in solid biblical reflection, this book aims to help guide you through the battles to the joys of victory by the power of the gospel and its superior pleasure.

This book contains chapters formerly appearing in Future Grace

Note: All resources excerpted from Battling Unbelief (c) 2007 by John Piper. Excerpt may not be reproduced without written consent of WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group.

About the Author

John Piper is pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied at Wheaton College, where he first sensed God’s call to enter the ministry. He went on to earn degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary (BD) and the University of Munich (DTheol). For six years he taught biblical studies at Bethel College in Minnesota, and in 1980 accepted the call to serve as pastor at Bethlehem. John is the author of more than 30 books including Desiring God, Don’t Waste Your Life, This Momentary Marriage, and Spectacular Sins, and more than 25 years of his preaching and teaching is available for download at John and his wife, Noel, have four sons, one daughter, and an increasing number of grandchildren.

Book Details

162 Pages
Publisher: Multnomah Publishers
Publication Date: February 2007
ISBN 10: 159052960X
ISBN 13: 9781590529607