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  • ISBN: 978-1581346527
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 268
  • Publisher: Crossway

When I Don’t Desire God: How to Fight for Joy (John Piper)

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When the urgent question to you becomes, “How can I remedy my lack of joy in God?”, you’ll find reading When I Don’t Desire God, Piper offers help from a thoughtful pastor’s heart, who yearns to inspire his readers with a radical passion for Christ.

For over 25 years, John Piper has been widely known for trumpeting the truth that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” Sometimes this truth encourages us, and sometimes it devastates us, when it dawns on us that we do not desire God as we ought to.

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When I Don’t Desire God

How to Fight for Joy

When the urgent question to you becomes, “How can I remedy my lack of joy in God?”, you’ll find reading When I Don’t Desire God, Piper offers help from a thoughtful pastor’s heart, who yearns to inspire his readers with a radical passion for Christ.

For over twenty-five years John Piper has trumpeted the truth that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” He calls it Christian Hedonism. The problem is that many people, after being persuaded, find that this truth is both liberating and devastating.

It’s liberating because it endorses our inborn desire for joy. And it’s devastating because it reveals that we don’t desire God the way we should. What do you do when you discover the good news that God wants you to be content in him, but then find that you aren’t?

About the Author

John Piper is founder and teacher of Desiring God and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For 33 years, he served as pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of more than 50 books, and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available free of charge at desiringGod.org. John and his wife, Noël, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren.

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