Christ Died to Give Us Christ-Exalting Friendships

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Staff writer, desiringGod.org

“Jesus never intended that the enjoyment of his presence would replace the enjoyment of the presence of Christian friends,” says John Piper in his most recent sermon on 2 Timothy 4:9–12. Although we have an infallible Savior, we still have need of our fickle, fallen, finite, fallible, and failing friends, a point Piper makes in this 5-minute clip:

 

This clip was taken from John Piper’s sermon: “He Stood by Me and Strengthened Me for the Sake of the Gospel” (2 Timothy 4:9–12).