Products>Velvet Steel: The Joy of Being Married to You: Selections from the Poems of John Piper

Velvet Steel: The Joy of Being Married to You: Selections from the Poems of John Piper

Format: Digital
Publisher:
, 2009
ISBN: 9781433511325

Overview

In Velvet Steel, John Piper shares a series of poems written for his wife, Noël, during the first 42 years of their relationship, starting from the day of their engagement. In it he provides readers with a taste of one man’s tender affections for his wife—poems that he hopes will fan into flame reader’s affections for their own spouses and ultimately for the maker of marriage.

Interested in more? Check out the Crossway John Piper Collection (39 vols.).

Key Features

  • Personal poetry that speaks to a divine purpose for marriage
  • Christ’s connection to his church is highlighted through this collection of poetry
  • Readers gain insight into a pastor’s heart for his wife

Product Details

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About John Piper

John Piper (1946– ) is a widely respected theologian and bestselling author who served as pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church for 33 years. He still serves as chancellor of Bethlehem College and Seminary.

Piper attended Wheaton College where he majored in literature and minored in philosophy. He completed his bachelor of divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he studied under Daniel Fuller. Piper received his doctorate in theology from the University of Munich and taught biblical studies for six years at Bethel College.

In 1994, Piper founded Desiring God Ministries, which provides Piper’s sermons, articles, and information on titles he has authored. One of his bestsellers, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, prompted the name of the ministry.