He is not poor

I have been reading Job, Piper’s book of poetry inspired by the verses that tell his story. In light of what happened last week in Haiti, I wanted to share a piece that Piper wrote regarding Jesus and the weight of what He did. This is a great section with awe-inspiring truths about our savior:

And now come, broken, to the cross,

Where Christ embraced all human loss,

And let us bow before the throne

Of God, who gives and takes his own,

And promises – whatever toll

He takes – to satisfy our soul,

Come, learn the lesson of the rod:

The treasure that we have in God.

He is not poor nor much enticed

Who loses everything but Christ

(John Piper, Job p. 36)


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