Get A Bible With All The Words

A short clip from John PiperĀ“s sermon “Go, Your Son Will Live” (John 4:43-54), on the importance of using a Bible with all the words (in other words, a word-for-word translation like KJV, NKJV, NASB or ESV, rather than a thought-for-thought translation like NIV, TNIV, or NLT). Why? Although though-for-thought translations are good for devotionals and getting the idea of the text, word-for-word translations cause you to really need to understand it (wrestle with it).