Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Struggle to Rest

“The fight is not the oppressive struggle to earn God’s final rest, but the satisfying struggle to rest in the peace that Jesus freely gives.…Don’t think of striving to get his favor. Think of striving with the favor of his help.”

— John Piper What Jesus Demands of the World
(Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 2006), 184-185


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