A Peculiar Glory (new Piper book)

It’s here, John Piper’s new book A Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness.

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TOC:

PART 1
A Place to Stand
“. . . the Lord revealed himself by the word of the Lord”
1 My Story: Held by the Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21

PART 2
What Books and Words Make Up the Christian Scriptures?
“. . . from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah”
2 Which Books Make Up the Old Testament? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
3 Which Books Make Up the New Testament? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
4 Do We Have the Very Words of the Biblical Authors? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

PART 3
What Do the Christian Scriptures Claim for Themselves?
“. . . words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit”
5 The Old Testament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
6 Jesus’s Estimate of the Old Testament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
7 The Authority of the Apostles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

PART 4
How Can We Know the Christian Scriptures Are True?
“. . . by a sight of its glory”
8 A Shared Concern with Jonathan Edwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
9 What It Is Like to See the Glory of God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
10 Pondering Pascal’s Wager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
11 John Calvin and the Internal Testimony of the Holy Spirit . . . . . . . 181

PART 5
How Are the Christian Scriptures Confirmed by the Peculiar Glory of God?
“. . . the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ”
12 The Glory of God as the Scope of the World and the Word . . . . . . 195
13 Majesty in Meekness: The Peculiar Glory in Jesus Christ . . . . . . . . . 211
14 In the Fulfillment of Prophecy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229
15 In the Miracles of Jesus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239
16 In the People the Word Creates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
17 The Place of Historical Reasoning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
General Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
Scripture Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
Desiring God Note on Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303

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