John Piper: ‘Christ-Exalting’ New Years Resolution For Christians

John Piper Cross ConferenceThe „Don’t Waste Your Life” author then highlights three reasons  why „Christ-exalting” makes a great New Years resolution.

First, God teaches us in the Bible that the primary aim in the life of a Christian is to live a Christ-exalting life and a Christ-exalting death.

Piper quotes the apostle Paul’s writings in 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12, which states, „fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by God’s power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in [us].”

Second, Piper writes that making a „verb into an adjective shows that it modifies a hundred things you do rather than simply being just another thing.” In other words, using „Christ-exalting” as an adjective emphasizes to the heart, soul and mind of the believer that glorifying Christ is the highest goal of all emotions, thoughts, and actions…..

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