"My Mama Told Me It Was So"

Why does John Piper believe the Bible is true? When recently asked this question he responded that it is first because his mother had taught him it was so.

Grateful for his mother's influence, Pastor John gave a message last month at the Bethlehem Women's Conference on the indispensable priority of the Bible. He explained, "Nothing is more crucial for being the woman God made you to be and knowing how to make your life count than being saturated with the Bible."

Stream or download the hour-long message, The Sum of God's Word Is Truth.

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Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God, and is the lead planter of Cities Church in Minneapolis–St. Paul, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their five children. He is co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary, author of Reading to Walk: Meditations for the Christian Life, and co-editor of Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice.