Here is what the Desiring God website says about this book:
Spiritual rebirth is precious and crucial. When Jesus said, “You must be born again,” he wasn't simply sharing interesting information; he was directing us toward eternal life.
It is essential to know what God intends when he uses this language of being born again, so that we may experience new birth and help others do the same.
So, Finally Alive is a book about the New Birth. John Piper takes the time to explore several different passages of scripture that deal with this teaching. That might be my favorite part about this book, it is truly an exploration of scripture, not a human-created mandate on a topic of interest to the author. In being so scripture-driven, he pulls together several different loose ends and shows the amazing power of God in the work of salvation. This is a topic that has been near to my heart over the last several months as I have been preaching through the book of Ephesians.
As I said, I want to encourage you to read this book. The understanding and the implications of the new birth can be life changing. Not only will you walk away encouraged by the power of God in saving sinners, you will have a clearer picture of the necessity of sharing the gospel so that others may be born again.
You can download the pdf version of this book by going to the Desiring God website or by clicking here.