The Chief End of Missions: The Supremacy of God in the Joy of All Peoples (Session I)

John Piper | CROSS 2013

“The chief end of missions is the supremacy of God in the joy of all peoples.” These two ends are of an identical essence, totally and completely inseparable, for the only gladness that lasts is a gladness in the glory of God. This reality frees us from choosing either the glory of God or compassion for the lost as the primary desire for missions.