In this short book, John Piper explains how to fight eight of our most common sins by embracing God’s superior promises. Unbelief is dissatisfaction with God’s fellowship and fortunes. John Piper Therefore the battle against sinning must be a battle against. Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure [John Piper] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pastor John Piper shows how to.

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Piper, in the classic Piper way, argues for superior joy in Christ as the proper method of sin-slaying, using the ‘Sword of the Spirit’, God’s word. joun

We may not be aware that our words of murmuring and disillusionment are truly sinful at the core, yet such a heart truly is one dominated by unbelief.

The sub title really gives it plainly saying “defeating sin with superior pleasure”. John Piper nesse livro inicia com uma tese a respeito da incredulidade: A great book that I re-read a lot. Sep 30, Wade rated it really liked it Shelves: John Piper again evidences the wisdom of the Puritans in addressing issues of the heart.

This is what John Piper says. Upon finishing, I put the book down and pondered for a good long while unbelieff I’d like to apply this book to my life. Some of these sins are so prevalent and interconnected in my own life, that I can’t be reminded of these truths enough.

May 12, Phillip Howell rated it it was amazing.

Simply put this book is excellent. I was a tad miffed about that at first, but then I decided this compact version was probably what I needed, anyway. Jan 11, Cindy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Piper, in the classic Piper way, argues for superior joy i Upon finishing, I put the book down and pondered for a good long while unbeliff I’d like piepr apply this book to my life. A lot to think on though. That promise enslaves us—until we believe that God is more desirable than life itself Psalm There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


But the message I also heard was that I need to worry a lot about walking a particularly fine line between saved and unsaved as well as if I have the “right” kind of ppiper. Want to Read saving….

Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure

This book is highly encouraging because it urges the reader not only to depend upon past grace displayed in salvation, which of course is incredible, but also lifts our eyes to focus on ‘future grace’, which God will show to us as we trust in Him. Hardcoverpages. John Piper is used by God as a voice calling out His great love and grace He so desires to pour out on Unbellief Creation, human beings. This is a really great book.

In the area ny our time, all the disease, natural disaster, the poor and hungry, the neglected and abused, Christians can quickly start to doubt, and thus others begin to doubt our Faith and our Savior. Jun 06, Josh batling it really liked it Shelves: He terms the object of this belief “future grace” or the grace that you are promised to experience.

Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure by John Piper

The title of this book is a little misleading, it sounds like it’s an outreach book, not what it actually is an explanation of sin and how to defeat it. This book is basically made up from the Application chapters from Future Grace. Books by John Piper.


The lack of faith is the key to many disasters of sin, since one may try to find happiness in the brief pleasure of carnal desires than in the contentment in the promises of the glorious God! I would absolutely recommend Battling Unbelief to anyone who is struggling with introspective or doubtful thoughts about their faith.

It provides solid theology and practical advice to biblically combat sin. I highly recommend this book for all people. However, the odor, faint though it may be, is still present. One of the most practically helpful resources on effectively fighting sin that I’ve found yet.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you think you have faith, this book is a good re-evaluation or checkpoint for you. A cracker of a book about the way our faith in God’s future grace to us helps us fight against unbelief.

Grab the audio book on audible and tune in while you wash the dishes, you’ll be better for it. I studied through this book with my pastor a chapter per week. It makes me want to follow Jesus harder, to treasure Pipef more, and to know Him and his word better. John is the author of more than 50 books and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available free at desiringGod.