Sneak Peek

Each month, WaterBrook Multnomah gives readers a sneak peek into an upcoming title. See below for our most recent peek.

SNEAK PEEK: A Godward Heart by John Piper


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This Christmas, experience learning to trust alongside the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania in this heart-warming tale of second chances. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again? – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=219085#sthash.2GHMxE02.dpuf
Turn your fleeting minutes into defining moments.
They were two of Jesus’s closest friends. Each had something to offer Him. But one offered “the better part.” – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=223010#sthash.s6voIUKK.dpuf

To Satisfy Your Soul — with God

Click here to download chapter one of A Godward Heart.

Ten Days Without is a compelling story and practical guide that will equip you and your friends to break through walls of convenience and indifference, and join a movement that is confronting apathy and ignorance around the world to make an impact on people’s lives in a God-honoring way. Ten Days Without is where our good intentions end and making a difference in the world begins. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=223380#sthash.vc9QufxP.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Sadie enjoys her freedom away from home and her mission trips to Peru, but after four years, her Old Order Amish family insists it’s time to come home and settle down. Levi, a bachelor who distrusts women after a family heartbreak, also has no desire for romance. To keep their families from meddling in their lives, Sadie and Levi devise a plan—but soon discover that the walls around their hearts are breaking down. Can they let go of their prejudices, learn to trust each other, and embrace a future together? – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf

John Piper invites you to experience deeper intimacy with God through these thought-provoking and soul-enriching meditations. Whether you are just discovering the divine richness of Scripture or have long been a passionate student, you’ll find a deeper understanding of God and renewed insight for your journey.

Click here to download chapter one of A Godward Heart.

Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. She longs for Jacob to fully be free of his past, so they can work towards the future together.But as Rhoda uses her gift to unpack an old secret with her Englisch neighbors, it is not her beau but an unlikely ally that cheers her on. With the orchard on shaky ground and Jacob’s plans in question, Rhoda is determined to see things through to harvest. But can she trust her insight to direct her path in matters of the heart? – See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.iEe3za7V.dpuf

 


Altared, a new book by two anonymous authors,  examines the “marriage-happy” phenomenon among young Christians and consider the greater vision of Christ’s call to love. 

Publishers Weekly gives  the book a starred review and says, “This book is a must for evangelicals who come anywhere near to offering premarital counseling or young adult ministry.”

On Sale September 18

SNEAK PEEK: Future Grace DVD Study Guide by John Piper


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Freedom from Sin Through the Promises of God

Click here to download chapter one of the Future Grace DVD Study Guide.

This study guide companion to the DVD version of Future Grace—the foundational book by John Piper on the expansive reach of God’s grace—will help individuals and groups understand that victory over sin comes not from a herculean effort to avoid worldly pleasures, but through fixing one’s focus on the reality that God is far more desirable than even life itself. Delighting in the bounty of God’s promises frees us from sinful patterns, to the glory of Christ!

The DVD and this guide create an ideal package for adult and youth Sunday school classes, small groups, retreats, classrooms, families, as well as for individual study.

Click here to download chapter one of the Future Grace DVD Study Guide.

SNEAK PEEK: Future Grace, Revised Edition by John Piper


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Explore the stunning quality of God’s grace:  It never ends!

Click here to download chapter one of Future Grace.

In this revision of a foundational work, John Piper reveals how grace is not only God’s undeserved gift to us in the past, but also God’s power to make good happen for us today, tomorrow, and forever.

True life for the follower of Jesus really is a moment-by-moment trust that God is dependable and fulfills his promises.  This is living by faith in future grace, which provides God’s mercy, provision, and wisdom—everything we need—to accomplish his good plans for us.

Click here to download chapter one of Future Grace.

VIDEO: David Platt on The Glory of God, the Lostness of Man, and the Gospel of Christ


SNEAK PEEK: The Pleasures of God by John Piper


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Be most satisfied in God…because GOD is most satisfied in God

Click here to download the first chapter of The Pleasures of God now.

You don’t truly know someone until you know what makes him happy. Our pleasure is the measure of our character. So it is with God. We can only know the greatness of His glory if we know what makes Him glad. Therefore we must understand “the pleasures of God.”


SPOTLIGHT: Desiring God


“Only one thing ultimately matters: glorifying God the way He has appointed. That is why I am a Christian Hedonist. That is why I wrote this book.”   —John Piper

 ”Mind-hammering and heart-warming.” – Os Guiness

A must read for every Christian and a feast for the spiritually hungry.” – John MacArthur

Download a sample chapter.

VIDEO: John Piper Talks About Desiring God…25 Years Later


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SPOTLIGHT: Desiring God, 25th Anniversary Reference Edition


 

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS

THE MODERN CLASSIC THAT HAS TRANSFORMED OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HOW WE RELATE TO GOD.

Download a sample chapter.

“Only one thing ultimately matters: glorifying God the way He has appointed. That is why I am a Christian Hedonist. That is why I wrote this book.”   —John Piper

 ”Mind-hammering and heart-warming.” – Os Guiness

A must read for every Christian and a feast for the spiritually hungry.” – John MacArthur

Download a sample chapter.

SNEAK PEEK: The Dangerous Duty of Delight by John Piper


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Jesus Is Not Safe…But He Is Satisfying

 Click here to download chapter one of The Dangerous Duty of Delight.

Come along on a journey from desperate desire to infinite delight. Learn how you were created for ultimate satisfaction in Him, and how this new perspective will change your attitudes toward worship, relationships, material goods—and everything.

Click here to download chapter one of The Dangerous Duty of Delight.

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