Don Carson Pays Tribute to J. I. Packer

Posted on July 18, 2020 
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“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 writings but scarcely less through his far-flung lecturing, can scarcely be measured. …”

– D A Carson writes at The Gospel Coalition.