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Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ"
Philippians 3:8

Do we live as described by the Apostle Paul above or has our love lost its fervor? As Christians we are commanded to know Jesus. Commanded to do that which is a glorious privilege. And this for our own good, so we may grow in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ to His glory. 

Inspired by J.I. Packer's Knowing God, which had a considerable impact on his life, reformation21.org contributor Mark Jones endeavors to give God's people a glimpse of the person of Christ in his new book, Knowing Christ.  Mark wrote this book "for God's people, not the academy." The goal of this book according to its author "is to look at the person of Christ and give readers - particularly those in the church - a reason to love him more."

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals has several copies of Knowing Christ to give away. Sign up to be in a drawing or purchase at ReformedResources.org.

"This is a work that will serve the church permanently in helping readers 'to know', whether much better or for the first time, 'the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge'. I commend it most highly." -Richard Gaffin

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J.I. Packer on "Cultivating Awe in the Presence of God"

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Our readers may be interested in this video, which looks at topics such as Cultivating Awe in the Presence of God, Christian Meditation and Knowing Christ. 

J.I. Packer is always worth listening to. We did manage to talk about his writing style, but, alas, that part of the conversation is (sadly) not in the video. 

A Conversation with J.I. Packer & Mark Jones: Cultivating Awe, Christian Meditation and Knowing Christ from Banner of Truth on Vimeo. Readers interested in purchasing Knowing Christ can find it at a great price here.