Desiring God

Desiring God

Meditations of a Christian hedonist

Piper reveals that delighting in God is our duty.

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The pursuit of pleasure is not optional. It is essential. Scripture reveals that the great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him for ever. In this paradigm-shattering work, John Piper reveals that the debate between duty and delight doesn't truly exist: delight is our duty. Join him as he stuns you again and again with life-impacting truths you saw in the Bible, but never dared to believe.

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  • What's new in the 2003 edition?
    Introduction: How I became a Christian Hedonist

  • 1. The Happiness of God: Foundation for Christian Hedonism
    2. Conversion: The Creation of a Christian Hedonist
    3. Worship: The Feast of Christian Hedonism
    4. Love: The Labour of Christian Hedonism
    5. Scripture: Kindling for Christian Hedonism
    6. Prayer: The Power of Christian Hedonism
    7. Money: The Currency of Christian Hedonism
    8. Marriage: A Matrix for Christian Hedonism
    9. Missions: The Battle Cry of Christian Hedonism
    10. Suffering: The Sacrifice of Christian Hedonism

  • Epilogue: Why I Have Written This Book: Seven Reasons

  • Appendix 1: The Goal of God in Redemptive History
    Appendix 2: Is the Bible a Reliable Guide to Lasting Joy?
    Appendix 3: Is God Less Glorious Because He Ordained That Evil Be?
    Appendix 4: How Then Shall We Fight For Joy? An Outline
    Appendix 5: Why Call It Christian Hedonism?

  • Scripture Index
    Person Index
    Subject index
    A Note on Resources-Desiring God Ministries
    Other Books by the Author


Contributors John Piper
ISBN 9781601423108
Format Paperback
First published June 2016
Dimensions 152mm x 229mm x 20mm
Weight 0.35 kg
Language English
Pages 368
Publisher Multnomah Books
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