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.
Weekends with Spurgeon — Our Heart is Christ’s Garden
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.
“That They May Be One” – The Metanarrative of Race and The Church
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.
Technology and the Kingdom of God Part 2 – Abiding in Christ
These verses contain a clear message about the idolatry of technology. When the gifts of God become our Alpha and Omega, they are an idol, hard stop. We become like the things we desire and worship.
Grace Over Porn Part 2 – Walking in Repentance
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.
Grace over Porn Part 1 – Receiving the Gift
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.