When looking for new reading material I often browse the web to see what others are reading. At the top of several 2009 book lists I noticed Finally Alive by John Piper. So I begun reading it. While only 3 chapters into this book, I am greatly impressed and encouraged by its message. This book talks about regeneration: what it is and why it is important.
I have always been a fan of John Piper's works and this is one of his finest efforts. It is excellent reading for both mature and young Christians.
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