Desiring God

Meditations Of A Christian Hedonist

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Release Date: Jan 01, 1986
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Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook, Kindle, Audible Audio Edition, PDF
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About The Book

For 25 years, pastor John Piper has been provoking Christians with the simple but paradigm-shattering truth that useful source God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.

Satisfaction. Happiness. Joy. The pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible; it’s essential.

Building his message on hundreds of Scriptures, especially from the Psalms, the apostle Paul, and Jesus himself—and echoing the likes of Blaise Pascal, Jonathan Edwards, and C.S. Lewis—Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus not only as our Lord and Savior, but also our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure.

As important today as ever, click to find out more Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy.

This 25th-anniversary reference edition includes an updated introduction by John Piper, appendices and supplemental resources, and brief testimonials from readers profoundly affected by website link Desiring God.

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Excerpt

One of the most paradigm shifting books you’ll ever read. This book brings so much of the Christian life into the proper perspective that you won’t ever think of your life, this world, and your relationship with God the same again after reading this. Give it a try and see if it’s not true. We’d also highly recommend the audio version for car drives.