Friday, December 05, 2008

God Centeredness

John Piper was recently challenged to speak to a group of people who don't necessarily agree with him theologically. He presented seven theses on why he is on this planet. I particularly like his third:

I press on this because I believe that if we are God-centered simply because we consciously or unconsciously believe God is man-centered, then our God-centeredness is in reality man-centeredness. Teaching God’s God-centeredness forces this issue of whether we treasure God because of his excellence or mainly because he endorses ours.

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