John Piper’s S.W.I.M. Prayer

October 22, 2009 at 8:51 am | Posted in Hebrews, Quotes | 3 Comments
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Father, we fear our deadly fondness for floating toward the falls when we ought to be swimming against the current. Oh, God, have mercy to waken us again and again to the perils of drifting in the Christian life. Help us heed Hebrews 2:1… Woe to the drifters in a world where all the current is toward destruction!

John Piper

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Hebrews 2:1

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