Tag Archives: J.I. Packer

What is so Appealing about the Anglican Communion?

Over the weekend, I learned that a friend of mine is considering ordination in the Anglican Communion. While he’s no Scot McKnight or Michael Bird, both of which switch to the Anglican Communion in recent years, his reasons for joining … Continue reading

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Book Review: Weakness Is the Way by J.I. Packer

Hardcover: 128 pages Publisher: Crossway (May 31, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433536838 ISBN-13: 978-1433536830 Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.2 x 0.5 inches Crossway Amazon.com WTS Books Many thanks to Crossway for this review copy of J.I. Packer’s Weakness Is the … Continue reading

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About Weakness

“Sin, which disrupts all relationships, has disabled us all across the board.  We need to be aware of our limitations and to let this awareness work in us humility and self-distrust, and a realization of our helplessness on our own.  … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Our Observance of the Lord’s Supper

In Taking God Seriously (see my review here) noted theologian J.I. Packer has a chapter titled “Taking the Lord’s Supper Seriously.”  After saying things like “we are really more interested in the sermon than in the sacrament” and “We feel … Continue reading

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