John Piper

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(Swedish) Translation Project: Fifty Reasons Jesus Came to Die

The Language & People

Sweden has a history of being a stronghold for the Reformation and of influential Evangelical movements. Today this is just history, and Sweden has become one of the most secular nations of the world, with less than 5 percent of the population attending church. 

Instead of sending missionaries all over the world, as the churches of Sweden used to do, the political elite has adopted a radical agenda of promoting free abortion and same sex marriages globally. A strong secular and postmodern worldview dominates society and, “it is difficult to express a biblical faith in public or in the academic sphere without deprecation and opposition,” according to Operation World.
Due to secularization, the preaching of liberal theology, humanistic thoughts, and prosperity “gospels,” many churches are weak. On average one evangelical church is closing down every week, and some are even converted into Islamic centers.
In the midst of this are positive signs among evangelicals, and an increased hunger for the Bible—especially among young people and future leaders. But there is a great need of strengthening those positive signs, and Evangelical leaders have targeted one major need—solid theological resources for the next generation of pastors.


Population: 9,293,026    
Annual Growth: 0.49%
Urbanites: 84.7%
Official language: Swedish
Native Speakers: 8,840,000
Evangelicals: 6.9%  
Annual Growth: -0.6

*Operation World; Ethnologue, Joshua Project


The Resource

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? The answer to the last question is that God did. Jesus was God's Son. The suffering was unsurpassed, but the whole message of the Bible leads to this answer.

The central issue of Jesus' death is not the cause, but the meaning. That is what this book is about. John Piper has gathered from the New Testament fifty reasons in answer to the most important question that each of us must face: What did God achieve for sinners like us in sending his Son to die?

NOTE: These cases are located in Sweden and for shipment in-country only.


Project Details

Author: John Piper
Title: Fifty Reasons Jesus Came to Die
Language: Swedish
Format: Soft Cover
Stock: Located in Sweden
Project Cost: $7.700.00

NOTE: These cases are located in Sweden and for shipment in-country only.


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