John Piper's burden is to "plead for the supremacy of God in preaching — that the . . . grand object of preaching be the infinite and inexhaustible being of God." Then when preaching takes up the ordinary things of life, they are taken all the way up into God.
Part 1 examines why God should be supreme in preaching.
Part 2 uses the life of Jonathan Edwards to show how to make God supreme in preaching.