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Title:
Desiring God : meditations of a Christian hedonist
Author:
Piper, John, 1946-
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Publication Information:
Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Books, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
358 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What's new in the 1996 edition? -- Preface -- Introduction : How I became a Christian hedonist -- The happiness of God: foundation for Christian hedonism -- Conversion: the creation of a Christian hedonist -- Worship: the feast of Christian hedonism - Love: the labor of Christian hedonism -- Scripture: kindling for Christian hedonism -- Prayer: the power of Christian hedonism -- Money: the currency of Christian hedonism -- Marriage: a matrix for Christian hedonism -- Missions: the battle cry of Christian hedonism -- Suffering: the sacrifice of Christian hedonism. -- Eipologue: Why I have written this book, seven reasons -- The goal of God in redemptive history -- Is the Bible a reliable guide to lasting joy? -- What does it mean to love your neighbor as you love yourself? -- Why call it Christian hedonsim?
ISBN:
9780880708692
Format :
Book

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Scripture reveals that the great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. In this paradigm-shattering classic, newly revised and expanded, John Piper reveals that the debate between duty and delight doesn't truly exist: Delight is our duty. Readers will embark on a dramatically different and joyful experience of their faith 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 forever. In this paradigm-shattering work, John Piper reveals that the debate between duty and delight doesnrsquo;t truly exist: Delightisour duty. Join him as he unveils stunning, life-impacting truths you saw in the Bible but never dared to believe.