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Providence

by John Piper

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(1) The implications of pre-creation grace (56)
(2) Dimensions of God's name - Yahweh (90-91)
(3) The issue of Romans 9-11 (106)
(4) When does legitimate desire become covetousness? (114)
(5) How faith prays (142)
(6) What is the fear of the Lord? (160)
(7) The ultimate reason that suffering exists (171)
(8) God's providence works in more than one way (175)
(9) Progressive glorification (187)
(10) The goal of providence (192)
(11) The two great goals of Christ's incarnation (195)
(12) The eternal work of the Holy Spirit (200)
(13) Ten powers of Satan allowed and used by God (260-276)
(14) "Why I believe infants who die go to heaven" (359)
(15) God's providence over sin (411-509)
(16) Striking parallels between Joseph and Moses (432)
(17) What is grace? (541)
(18) "Yet not all of his desires govern God's actions." -- ponder that (549)
(19) What Christ purchased on our behalf (624)
(20) The essence of praising (688)
(21) The ultimate goal of providence (689) ( )
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To all the missionaries
who have given their lives,
or will yet give their lives,
to gather God's elect from all the peoples of the world,
in the confidence that the saving purposes
of Providence
in Christ Jesus
cannot fail.
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[Introduction] Four Invitations: God has revealed the goal and nature and extent of his providence.
The reason this book is about the providence of God rather than the sovereignty of God is that the term sovereigntydoes not contain the idea of purposeful action but the term providence does.
[Conclusion] The providence of God--his purposeful sovereignty--is all-embracing, all-pervasive, and invincible.
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Providence is "God's purposeful sovereignty."
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