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A Godward Life by John Piper – WaterBrook & Multnomah

Granted, I didn’t adore every single one A good devotional which covers a variety of topics. Four stars and not five because of the chapter on Lincoln.

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I read a fodward a day for two months, but didn’t gain any new inspiration – I don’t even remember what most of them were about. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Lists with This Book. Have not read much of this book as yet but I already am sure I will give it 5 stars. It is the strong wood of the tree that keeps our lives from being blown over by the joohn of adversity.

While I did find some parts worth reading and re-reading – overall this book just provided too much of some things and not enough of others.

Dec 26, Susan Walker rated it liked it. Piper is like that, you have to read him mindfully to reap the benefits. Some readings I enjoyed and some I didn’t. It is a scandal that there is not a single Jew who is a beggar, and that the godless Galileans care not only for their own poor but for ours as well; while those who belong to us look in vain for the help that we should render them.


Overall, I didn’t really like the randomness of the topics, but I guess that comes with the territory with these type of books. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life. One of the things I appreciate about John Piper is that he writes with the purpose of giving his readers something meaty to chew on. A Godward Life is the first of three devotional volumes by John Piper, each feature vignettes that focus on the radical difference it makes when we choose to live with God at the center of all that we do.

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Piper can take a verse I’ve read hundreds of times and make me see it and learn from it in a completely different way. See this thread for more information.

But who can say, in this brief vapor’s breath of life, what light might break upon the soul that looks, unwavering, and long enough at some dark spot, with prayer and pondering and hope that it may turn into a portal for the sun? Open Preview See a Problem? May 15, Marguerite Harrell rated it really liked it. Great book to keep at your bedside to dip gkdward here and there.


This book delivers for the most part. Feb 08, Sean Post rated it liked it. I am reading a chapter a day, so it’ll probably take me all year to finish. Interesting book with many meditations and scriptures. Jul 27, Bryan McWhite added it.

A Godward Life: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life

It is a series of short devotionals, in all, that I read as part of my morning devotions. Ficarei atento aos jovens e lhes falarei sobre o poder de Deus.

Eu me refugiarei em Deus, em vez de me ofender por causa de meus problemas. To view it, llife here. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Excellent compliment to daily devotion In very short godwadr, Piper sheds new light on familiar verses and takes obscure or difficult verses and makes them more clear.

Great book to read but not as a book to read through but as a daily Devotional book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His devotion to the glory of God and to encouraging the reader to find full satisfaction in Jesus comes through on every page. I struggled between two and three stars for this book. John is the author of more than 50 books and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available free at desiringGod.

John and his wife, Noel, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren. Jun 26, Kaedberg rated it liked it Shelves: