Saturday, August 27, 2016

{Book Review} "Taste and See" by John Piper

Rating: 5/5

John Piper's devotional Taste and See gets its title from Psalm 34:8:

"O taste and see that the Lord is good;

How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!"

Piper's purpose for this devotional is to help readers taste and see God's supremacy. The book is broken down into 125 short devotions. The topics vary from "The Exuberant Omnipotence of God" to "If You Believe You Will See the Glory or God" to How to Speak About God When He Hurts Us." 

Each devotion takes only minutes to read but leaves me reflecting on it throughout the day. The topics are revealing of God's character, and everything Piper says is based on Scripture. Piper does a great job integrating Scripture into everything he writes. 

I have thoroughly enjoyed beginning my mornings with a cup of coffee and Piper's Taste and See. I recommend this book to anyone that wants to taste and see God's supremacy. Piper's writing is honest, direct and Biblical. 

About the Author
 JOHN PIPER is founder and teacher of and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For over 30 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied at Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary (B.D.), and the University of Munich (D.theol.). For six years he taught Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in 1980 accepted the call to serve as pastor at Bethlehem. John is the author of more than 50 books. He and his wife, Noel, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren. 

I received this book as a part of the Blogging for Books program. All opinions are my own.

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