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After 40 years of marriage, John and Noël Piper wrote This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence, where they share many of the insights they’ve gained over decades of pursuing Christ together, and offer biblical insight into the purpose of marriage.
Using the Visual Copy tool in Logos Bible Software, I’ve assembled some of the most frequently highlighted quotes from this book, as well as few quotes that stood out to me personally. These are some of the passages and sentiments that have resonated the most with people who read the book.
Here are 7 quotes on marriage from John and Noël Piper:
“Crass materialism sustains very few marriages. The vestiges of God’s vision for marriage remain. They may be distorted and nameless, but they still remain. God’s common grace grants many cut flowers to flourish for a lifetime.” —John and Noël Piper
“Marriage is meant by God to put that gospel reality on display in the world. That is why we are married. That is why all married people are married, even when they don’t know and embrace this gospel.” —John and Noël Piper
“Marriage is not mainly about being or staying in love. It’s mainly about telling the truth with our lives. It’s about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way he relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel.” —John and Noël Piper
“The most foundational thing to see from the Bible about marriage is that it is God’s doing. And the ultimate thing to see from the Bible about marriage is that it is for God’s glory. Those are the two points I have to make. Most foundationally, marriage is the doing of God. And ultimately, marriage is the display of God.” —John and Noël Piper
“The meaning of marriage is the display of the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his people.” —John and Noël Piper
For more biblical insight on marriage, get yourself a copy of This Momentary Marriage, and see what John and Noël Piper can share with you and your spouse about the divine purpose of your relationship to each other.
Get the Crossway John Piper Collection to get This Momentary Marriage and 38 other popular John Piper titles.
If you each snag a copy of the book, you and your spouse (or future spouse) can read together with a Faithlife Group. Create a reading plan, and share notes about what you’re reading, right inside the text!
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Join the Logos Author Collections group to filter your Logos searches by your favorite authors.
If your favorite author has only written a book or two, or that’s all you own by them, then a search like this is no problem. Every Logos book is built with Logos 5’s powerful tools is mind, so you can always isolate your search to an individual text.
But authors like Piper, Sproul, and Wright have a few more books to search through (each has contributed to over 50 Logos books). You need something more advanced.
Create a search rule
Logos trainer Morris Proctor wrote a great how-to guide for creating search rules in Logos. But did you know you can use this same concept to isolate your search to one author?
When you open Logos, click “Tools,” then “Collections.”
In the collection-name field, you will probably want to name the collection after the author.
Under “Start with resources matching,” use this format to create your new search rule:
Author: “Last, First”
Logos saves your rule automatically, so it’s there for you to use whenever you need it. Anytime you’re doing a search within Logos, now you can click “Entire Library” and select the collection you’ve created to narrow your search.
Want something even easier?
Faithlife Groups has a highly versatile documents tab. Within that tab, you can share 15 different types of documents. One of these is called a “resource collection.”
You can save the collections you create within Logos and share them with your colleagues using Faithlife Groups.
Right now, the Faithlife Group called Logos Author Collections has over 50 of these prepackaged search rules for some of the most prolific authors in Logos. When you copy a document from the group, it’s automatically sent to your Logos library, so it’s ready to use.
Join the Faithlife Group, copy the documents you want, and find out exactly what your favorite authors have written about . . . anything!
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Faithlife Groups give you more ways to connect with your Christian community. Join biblical scholars and explore theology together, stay connected to your small group, start a reading plan with your family, and more.
It’s little wonder that so many people love C.S. Lewis. He crafted his words like no one else, and his writings influenced much of Christian thought today. A number well-known believers—such as J.I. Packer, Chuck Colson, and Francis Collins—have pointed to Lewis’ Mere Christianity as an influence in their own conversions.
“Jack” (as he was known to friends and family) declared himself to be an atheist when he was 15 years old. However, influenced in part by the writings of George MacDonald and in part by his friend and colleague J.R.R. Tolkien, he converted to Christianity in his early 30s, and he went on to become one of the world’s best-known Christian apologists. He authored more than 30 books and hundreds of essays which are still being read and discussed today.
In celebration of C.S. Lewis, here are some great resources from Logos and Vyrso. You can read them from your Faithlife Study Bible app!
Two Pre-Pubs on C.S. Lewis
Perhaps more important than the books Lewis wrote are the conversations he started. He didn’t just present his beliefs; he provided us with his own unique way of thinking. Modern theologians have taken Lewis’ writings, studied and dissected them, and applied his thoughts in new ways to life and theology. Such is the case with these two products Logos currently has in Pre-Publication:
In C.S. Lewis vs the New Atheists, Peter S. Williams uses Lewis’ arguments to show that there is nothing especially “new” about the new atheism. He places Lewis in conversation with modern atheists like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens. Pre-order the Select Works of Peter S. Williams today to see how Lewis’ own journey from atheism to Christian belief illuminates and undercuts the objections of the new atheists.
How did Lewis understand topics like the church and salvation, sufferance and atonement, substitution and election, deliverance and salvation, and Christ’s work on the cross? What can the life and death of Lewis and his wife tell us about the triune God of love? P.H. Brazier explores these questions and more in C.S. Lewis—On the Christ of a Religious Economy: II. Knowing Salvation.
Popular pastor and author John Piper is also a big fan of C.S. Lewis. Alive to Wonder: Celebrating the Influence of C.S. Lewis is a collection of extended excerpts from Piper’s corpus where Lewis’s fingerprints are most vividly seen, including a significant introduction from Piper specially written for this project. Pick it up free from Vyrso!
Further reading on C.S. Lewis
We have many more resources on C.S. Lewis available for you. From Vyrso, you can pick up C.S. Lewis Remembered, with contributions from his personal friends, family, colleagues, and students. You’ll also find a number of biographies, including Alister McGrath’s recent C.S. Lewis—A Life, George Sayer’s Jack: A Life of C.S. Lewis, and Sam Wellman’s C.S. Lewis: Creator of Narnia.
Celebrate C.S. Lewis and learn from his wisdom by adding these resources to your library!
Christians constantly need to be refreshed in the amazing grace they live beneath. As we get yanked into busyness and to-do lists, we have tendencies to make light of the redemptive gift purchased on the cross. Here are seven quotes specifically chosen to revitalize your intimate connection with God:
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For even more powerful quotes like these, check out FaithSmiles.com! You’ll also find a collection of family-friendly videos for creating laughs and sharing encouragement for you and your love ones. FaithSmiles.com even lets you share these videos and quotes with the simple click of a button—allowing you to easily inspire the masses. Begin spreading smiles today.
Choose a sermon archive today, and study with teachings from some of America’s most popular preachers.
Sermons are a great way to add insights to your spiritual diet. With sermon archives and Logos 5, it’s easier than ever to get your daily dose of wisdom. Devotionals are excellent bite-sized nuggets of truth, but when you start or end your day with a sermon, you’re getting a full meal.
Listening to a sermon in church is an entirely different experience than reading a book—you read the pastor. A facial expression or hand gesture can change the way you process their words—positively or negatively. But have you ever listened to a sermon in church and thought, “Wait, what did that pastor say?” Even if you take great notes, chances are, without the manuscript right in front of you, you’re probably going to miss something.
Sermon archives help you experience sermons in new ways and use them how you want. Logos Bible Software compiles thousands of sermons by your favorite pastors and teachers, and provides you with manuscripts you can read right alongside your Bible or commentaries. Every archive is fully searchable. Some of these archives include audio and video formats as well, so you can choose the format that best fits your learning style.
You can get sermon archives by Timothy Keller, John Piper, and Greg Laurie, and you can pre-order the archives of John MacArthur, D.A. Carson, Jimmy Evans, and Skip Heitzig. If you’re a pastor, this means you have thousands of models right in front of you as you prepare your own sermons. And if you’re not a pastor, who better to learn from than some of the best teaching pastors in the country?
Find exactly what you’re looking for
When you get a sermon archive, Logos organizes all of those sermons, whether there are hundreds or thousands of them. The Sermon Finder synchronizes with Logos 5’s Passage Guide and Sermon Starter Guide, making it even easier to jump right into the sermons you want to study. The Passage Guide lets you search across your library for all references to a particular passage—so whether you’re teaching on that passage or just wanting to learn more about it, all your sermons that discuss that passage come up. The Sermon Starter Guide finds all the tools you need to write compelling sermons and puts them right at your feet. When you search a passage or sermon theme, the Sermon Starter Guide pulls up all related passages, illustrations, quotations, media, and even sermon outlines. When you add sermon archives to your library, you’ll find all your relevant sermons here too.
Add a sermon archive to your library today, and experience the teachings of some of America’s most popular pastors in a whole new way.
One hundred eighty years ago today, one of the nineteenth century’s greatest preachers was born. Charles Haddon Spurgeon made waves as a preacher, and his words of wisdom still encourage believers today. Celebrate his legacy with $100.00 off his collected works!
‘I have turned to Charles Spurgeon in these days for help, and I have not been disappointed. . . . I think the word “indefatigable” was created for people like Charles Spurgeon.’
Spurgeon’s legacy has reached far beyond the expectations of his early critics. His powerful voice and captivating insight earned him the nickname “Prince of Preachers,” and he’s had a tremendous influence on many of today’s most renowned pastors and biblical teachers.
‘The greatest Bible preacher outside of Scripture.’
A preacher from the past, Bible study tools for the present
When you add Spurgeon’s works to your library, Logos Bible Software helps you get more out of his wisdom. All his sermons and writings become fully searchable: as you’re studying a topic or passage, you can instantly pull up Spurgeon’s thoughts. Plus, with Logos’ free mobile apps, your entire library goes where you go. Whether you’re a pastor, a teacher, or just interested in growing in your personal Bible study, Spurgeon’s works are a must-have.
‘Charles Haddon Spurgeon is one of evangelical Christianity’s immortals.’
—Carl F.H. Henry
The Charles Spurgeon Collection gives you Spurgeon’s most famous works, including The Treasury of David and The Sword and the Trowel, as well as sermons and expositions from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21. No matter what you’re studying in Scripture, you’ll always find relevant insights. And, right now, you can get the collection for $100.00 off!
‘There was no voice in the Victorian pulpit as resonant, no preacher as beloved by the people, no orator as prodigious as Charles Haddon Spurgeon.’
—Hughes Oliphant Old
Enrich your library with the wisdom of the Prince of Preachers: get $100.00 off the Charles Spurgeon Collection today.