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Desiring God by John Piper (Chapter 1 Excerpt)

Desiring God by John Piper (Chapter 1 Excerpt)

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

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

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.

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Published by: WaterBrook Multnomah on Jun 13, 2012
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 J
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D E S I R I N
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Meditations
of a
Christian Hedonist
 
D
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12265 Oracle Boulevard, Suite 200Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the The Holy Bible, EnglishStandard Version, © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by per-mission. All rights reserved. Scripture quotations marked (
NASB
) are taken from the New AmericanStandard Bible © 1960, 1977, 1995 by the Lockman Foundation. Used by permission. Scripturequotations marked (
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) are taken from the Revised Standard Version Bible © 1946, 1952 by theDivision of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the UnitedStates of America. Scripture quotations marked (
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) are taken from the King James Version.Italics added in Scripture are the author’s emphasis.ISBN: 978-1-60142-310-8ISBN: 978-1-60142-391-7 (electronic)Copyright © 1986, 1996, 2003, 2011 by Desiring God FoundationCover design by Kristopher K. OrrCover image by George Kavanagh All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any informationstorage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.Published in the United States by WaterBrook Multnomah, an imprint of the CrownPublishing Group, a division of Random House Inc., New York.M
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and its mountain colophon are registered trademarks of Random House Inc.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data:Piper, John, 1946–Desiring God / revised and expanded by John Piper.p. cm.Includes bibliographical references and indexes.1. God—Worship and love. 2. Desire for God. 3. Happiness—Religious aspects—Christianity.4. Praise of God. I. Title.BV4817 .P56 2003248.4dc19 2002154750Printed in the United States of America2011—First Revised Edition10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1S
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