J.I. Packer was a titan of theology. A prolific writer, as well as a sought after professor, he faithfully served the church for over 70 years. In honour of his recent passing, here are Converge’s top 20 JI Packer quotes.
The genuine Christian must seek to be more excellent in his life than the best moralist, because Christ’s garden ought to produce the best flowers in all the world.
Beneath these various manifestations, racial tension and a cry for justice remain the cardinal issues. As Christians, we have a unique calling and destiny, and it is much broader in scope than renaming a football team.
There are key strategies which, if done in faith by grace (i.e. not striving in your own flesh, but believing that the victory has already been won) will help you walk in freedom from sexual sin.
These articles seek to provide a framework for walking in freedom and victory in regards to sexual purity issues. However, it’s a paradigm that applies to all of life.
If “complicated” means too many rules, “simplistic-ness” means too few. Simplistic-ness is what you get when you try to simplify a complicated system. The issue is with the system itself. The solution is to do away with the system completely.