The Jonah Principle
This week I’ve been indexing the forthcoming book, The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World, and have been significantly blessed. What an especially excellent book! Piper on joy. Carson on love. Driscoll on the church. Now I’m to Keller on the gospel, and I found his section on “gospel humiliation” so helpful and so complementary to John Piper's messages at Wheaton and his recent sermon on Joseph, I asked Crossway for permission to give our Desiring God blogees a foretaste of the book to come. (It's due out November 12.) Thanks to Crossway for giving this the go-ahead.
[The following is from Tim Keller's chapter, “The Gospel and the Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World.”]
I know this heading [“Gospel Humiliation”] sounds pretty strong, but I want to get your attention. In Jonah 3:1–2 we read, “Then the word of the Lord came to…