I Know the Plans I Have for You

Tony Reinke:

Jeremiah 29:11 is a precious verse to many: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lᴏʀᴅ, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

So how can Gentile John Piper, or any of us, lay claim to this hopeful promise made to Israel, God’s covenant people? Pastor John explains in this 3-minute video:


Peter serves as a pastor-teacher, at home and abroad, resourcing gospel-centred communities.

2 thoughts on “I Know the Plans I Have for You

  1. I am not convinced that Jer 29:11 is for us but all scripture is to us. Following John Pipers reasoning, are we, then, to move everything from the OT forward?
    I think not.

    • Redemptive-history reveals progression in God’s covenantal relationship to his people, both in terms of understanding and efficacy, towards its ultimate fulfilment in Christ.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s