Whiter Than Snow: Meditations on Sin and Mercy


Through these meditations on David's words in Psalm 51, readers discover there is mercy for every wrong and grace for every new beginning.

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Through these meditations on David's words in Psalm 51, readers discover there is mercy for every wrong and grace for every new beginning.

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"Whiter Than Snow is music for the sinner's soul. In fifty-two personal, creative, and sometimes poetic devotionals, Paul Tripp responds to Psalm 51 the way a jazz musician improvises on a familiar tune. In making this sweet music, Dr. Tripp makes King David's confession our own, helping us get honest about our sin and opening our hearts to the mercy of Jesus."
Philip Graham Ryken, President, Wheaton College

"Convicting and encouraging, cutting and healing. Paul Tripp delves into the misery of sin and the goodness of grace with insight and inspiration. This book wonderfully blessed me, and I pray for its widest possible reading."
Daniel L. Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433502309
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 7/31/2008
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 521,834
  • Product dimensions: 6.82 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul David Tripp is the president of Paul Tripp Ministries, professor of pastoral life and care at Redeemer Seminary, and the executive director of the Center for Pastoral Life and Care, under the auspices of the Association of Biblical Counselors. He is the author of a number of popular books on Christian living, including What Did You Expect?, Whiter Than Snow, A Shelter in the Time of Storm, Dangerous Calling, Sex and Money, and New Morning Mercies. He has been married for many years to Luella and they have four grown children. For more information and resources visit paultrippministries.org.

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Table of Contents

Preface: Once a Week with Mercy     11
The Story     15
Mercy Me: Psalm 51 and Everyday Life     21
On Being Sustained     23
Something in My Hands I Bring     25
Big Grace     27
A Rabbi and Two Imams     30
Accurate Self-assessment     32
Violent Grace     34
Aren't You Glad You're Not Like David?     36
No More "If Only"     38
Something Bigger     41
Romans 7     43
Darkness and Light     45
The Dance of Redemption     48
Sin-It's Everywhere, It's Everywhere!     50
Sinners and Unafraid     53
The Gospel of Prosperity     55
Somebody Else     57
Unfailing Love     59
The Lord's Prayer     61
Nathan's Legacy     63
What in the World Is Hyssop?     65
Moral Vulnerability     68
Everyone's a Teacher     71
Natal Trauma     73
Wrecking Balls and Restoration     76
When God Is Glad     78
Sin Is a Relationship     81
The Holy of Holies     83
TheTerrible Trinity     86
Longing for Jesus     89
Already, Not Yet     91
Your Ultimate Fear     93
Building the Walls     95
Enough     98
What Does It Have to Do with Me?     100
Immanuel     102
Hoping for a Broken Heart     104
Wisdom Is a Person     108
The Hardening of the Heart     110
The Grace of a Clean Heart     113
Righteous Judgment     116
God's Pleasure     119
Sermon on the Mount     123
Appealing to God's Glory     126
Sacrifices     129
The Amazing Grace of Self-knowledge     132
Forgiveness     135
Grace That Hides     138
Broken Bones     140
Ready, Willing, and Waiting     143
Reductionism     146
Celebrating Redemption     150
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