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John Piper writes, "I will tell you what a tragedy is. I will show you how to waste your life. Consider this story from the February 1998 Reader's Digest: A couple 'took early retirement from their jobs in the Northeast five years ago when he was 59 and she was 51. Now they live in Punta Gorda, Florida, where they cruise on their 30-foot trawler, play softball and collect shells. . . .' Picture them before Christ at the great day of judgment: 'Look, Lord. See my shells.' That is a tragedy. "God created us to live with a single passion: to joyfully display his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life. The wasted life is the life without this passion. God calls us to pray and think and dream and plan and work not to be made much of, but to make much of him in every part of our lives."
This work is a passionate call for this generation to make their lives count for eternity. John Piper acknowledges that the risks for those who seek to accomplish something in life - risks in relationships for the sake of righteousness and authenticity, risks with money for the cause of the Gospel, and risks in witnessing to the truth and beauty of Christ. Readers will find their passion for the cross of Christ enlarged as a result of listening to this title.
©2007 John Piper (P)2008 christianaudio.com
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By Dan on 05-17-09

Piper is Passionate about an unwasted life

This book is an essential for any christian who wants to seek God and live in a way that radiates love and truth to the world. Piper uses bible passages throughout this book and weaves in compelling ideas that are supported by scripture. This book contains wisdom and guidance on how to not waste our lives. This book has changed my life.

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By Luann Baker on 03-18-18

A must read!

An eye opening book to rethink your life! We need to live each day for the Glory of God! How much time have we wasted?

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By Michael on 08-13-17

I don't want to waste my life

If you feel like this then please listen to this book carefully. Then read the word of God and then go do what it says! Praying all the way!

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By Amazon Customer on 06-06-17

Go for it

Definitely worth buying, listening and listening again! Covered all of the areas that a Christian should live for God.

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