The double weapon of hope and encouragement

This is a long quote today, but very encouraging (even double-encouraging)  if you read to the end!  John Piper explains Luke 22:31-32 “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat,  but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” … More The double weapon of hope and encouragement