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When I don't desire God : how to fight for joy

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explaining how to become a "Christian hedonist," a bestselling author offers guidance on how to find spiritual joy to readers who are unsure of where to seek it.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Piper
ISBN: 1581346522 9781581346527
OCLC Number: 55960838
Description: 268 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Why I wrote this book : sustaining the sacrifice of love --
What is the difference between desire and delight? : discovering how both and neither is the goal --
The call to fight for joy in God : taking God's demand for delight seriously --
Joy in God is a gift of God : doing ourselves what must be done for us --
The fight for joy is a fight to see : valuing God through the eyes of the heart and the ears of the head --
Fighting for joy like a justified sinner : learning the secret of gutsy guilt --
The worth of God's Word in the fight for joy : seeing the measure of this mighty weapon --
How to wield the Word in the fight for joy : musing, memorizing, and the message of God --
The focus of prayer in the fight for joy : desiring all else only because we desire God --
The practice of prayer in the fight for joy : morning, noon, and evening without ceasing --
How to wield the world in the fight for joy : using all five senses to see the glory of God --
When the darkness does not lift : doing what we can while we wait for God--and joy.
Responsibility: John Piper.
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Explaining how to become a "Christian hedonist," a bestselling author offers guidance on how to find spiritual joy to readers who are unsure of where to seek it.

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