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40 Most Powerful Quotes from J.I. Packer That Inspire Faith

J.I. Packer will long be remembered as one of the most respected and influential theologians of all time. He spent many of his 93 years devoted to serving Christ and leading others to a closer relationship and knowledge of Him. Born on July 22, 1926 as James Innell Packer, he grew up in England, the son... Read more

Influential Theologian J.I. Packer, Author of Knowing God, Dies at 93

Influential Theologian J.I. Packer, Author of Knowing God, Dies at 93 J.I. Packer, one of the most influential theologians of the past century and the author of Knowing God and more than 40 other books, died July 17. He was 93.Born in England, Packer served as a professor at Regent College in Vancouver,... Read more

J.I. Packer (19262020) – Bible Gateway Blog

Bible scholar, author, professor, and speaker James Innell (“J.I.”) Packer (@DrJIPacker), died July 17 in Vancouver, British Columbia, five days shy of his 94th birthday. [Browse the many books written by J.I. Packer] Named in 2005 by TIME magazine one of the 25 most influential evangelicals, Packer authored his first book in 1958, Fundamentalism and... Read more

JI Packer dies aged 93

JI Packer, author of one of the bestselling Christian books of all time, Knowing GodLeading Christian thinker JI Packer has died at the age of 93.  The renowned theologian passed on Friday of natural causes in Vancouver, Canada.  His passing was announced by Regent College, Vancouver, where he was the Board of Governors' Professor of... Read more

Podcast: The Life and Legacy of J. I. Packer (Sam Storms)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. Remembering Packer In this special episode, we want to remember J. I. Packer, who went home to be with the Lord yesterday. Born in 1926, J. I. Packer is widely recognized as one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century. Sam Storms, author... Read more

Don Carson Pays Tribute to J. I. Packer

James Innell Packer, known in his writings as J. I. Packer and by his friends as Jim, has today learned by experience what the apostle meant when he said that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord, which is far better. His influence on worldwide evangelicalism, especially through his... Read more

J. I. Packer: A Personal Appreciation from Ray Ortlund

Our dear friend, James Innell Packer, has been released from this life. Many of us will feel, as I do, deep personal loss. We will miss himand for good reason. Packer embodied the personal characteristics and ministry ideals we evangelicals most revere. He was saintly and sensible, brilliant and practical, faithful and peaceable, courageous and... Read more

J. I. Packer, Devotional Theologian and Churchman

It’s not unheard of to sleep badly the night before preaching. This night, however, was particularly bad. I was still only a few weeks into regular Sunday preaching, and I had a particularly complex passage to expound. I wasnt entirely sure Id understood the passage correctly. Id rewritten the sermon a number of times. I... Read more

Jim Packer: Man of Immutable Integrity

There are two autographed items sitting on my desk at home, each a reflection of a dominant passion in my life. The first is a baseball, signed by my boyhood hero Mickey Mantle. To Sam. Best Wishes, and Merry Christmas. Mickey Mantle. Many years ago, my wife had a young lady in her class at... Read more

40 Quotes from J. I. Packer (19262020)

Today, J. I. Packer (19262020) went home to be with the Savior he loved. Dr. Packer, in addition to being a beloved and influential theologian, was a prolific writerwhose ministry cultivated a deeper love of God in generations of Christians. Dr. Packers devotion to the Lord resulted in soul-stirringly glorious thoughts. Here are 40 of... Read more

Unpacking the Incarnation with J. I. Packer

Unpacking the Incarnation with J. I. Packer

[ad_1] One in all my private traditions over the previous few Advents has been to learn J. I. Packers chapter on the incarnation in Understanding God. That is far and away my favourite chapter in my favourite extrabiblical ebook, and its my pleasure to revisit it typically. Packer’s basic ebook is thought for the simplicity... Read more