"A short but exceedingly powerful book. Packer shows that rather
than precluding evangelism, God's sovereignty provides the most
powerful incentive and support for it. . . . [C]ontains impressive
depth and contains a thorough and satisfying treatment of the
"I've often recommended this book to faithful Christians who are confused about how they are to think about prayer, missions, giving--any area in which our efforts could be wrongly pitted against God's own necessary action. Packer introduces us to clear truths, handles Scripture with exemplary care, and supplies us with just the right amount of illustrations and application."--From the foreword by Mark Dever, Senior Pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.