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The Pleasures of God

by John Piper

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Christian Focus Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Religion - Christian Life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9002057M
    ISBN 101857927001
    ISBN 109781857927009

    Unlike so much of what is written today, this is not a book about us. It is about the One we were made for --God Himself. In this theological masterpiece--chosen by World Magazine as one of the 20th Century's top books, John Piper reveals the biblical evidence to help us see and savor what the pleasures of God show us about Him. Therefore, we must comprehend “the pleasures of God.” Unlike so much of what is written today, this is not a book about us. It is about the One we were made for—God Himself. In this theological masterpiece—chosen by World Magazine as one of the 20th Century’s top books, John Piper reveals the biblical evidence to help us see and.

    The Pleasures of God is an invitation to meditate on what makes God happy. If what makes God happy reveals His glory, and if we become like Him as we behold His glory (2 Corinthians ), then meditating on the pleasures of God will be a means for increased joy . About Desiring God JOHN PIPER is pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Twin Cities, has written over forty books, including Desiring God, God Is the Gospel, Don’t Waste Your Life, and The Pleasures of God. John and his .

    In this study, The Pleasures of God, John Piper fully discusses the question: "What brings delight to the happiest Being in the universe?" The answer is crucial to joyful Christian maturity, because it's knowing what makes God glad that we can drink deeply-and satisfying-from the only well that offers living water. What followers of Jesus need now, more than anything else, is to know and love. The book itself came from his ernest seeking to better understand who God is and what brings God pleasure. It was not to dig through the nitty-gritty of a passage in order to write a new paper/book on the matter, but Piper truly was seeking out the heart of God (and, in turn, the heart of man).


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The Pleasures of God surely ranks with J. Packer’s Knowing God as one of the most profoundly moving and world-view forming Christian books of modern times.” —Reverend Richard M. Cunningham, CEO of Intervarsity UK “Few books are genuinely life-changing. The Pleasures of Cited by: 2.

Read the absolutely masterful book, The Pleasures of God, and find out. The work is a transcription of Piper's meditation upon a central thought, namely: If it is true, as Henry Scougal says, that "the worth and excellency of a soul is to be measured by the object of its love," /5.

The Pleasures of God surely ranks with J. Packer’s Knowing God as one of the most profoundly moving and world-view forming Christian books of modern times. Reverend Richard M.

Cunningham, CEO of Intervarsity UK The Pleasures of God is perhaps the most important book that John Piper has written. It is certainly the freshest and most. The Pleasures of God: God’s Delight in Being God is a course that considers the worth and excellency of God through the lens of God’s pleasures.

The curriculum simply investigates the biblical teaching on one pleasure of God in each lesson. Students will carefully examine the biblical text, thoughtfully interact with John Piper’s book, The Pleasures [ ].

The Pleasures of God surely ranks with J. Packer’s Knowing God as one of the most profoundly moving and world-view forming Christian books of modern times." —Reverend Richard M. Cunningham, CEO of Intervarsity UK "Few books are genuinely life-changing. The Pleasures of God book Pleasures of 5/5(9).

The title of this book makes you think it will be about the pleasures to be found in God, when really it is about what brings GOD pleasure - not what brings man pleasure. The great thing is though, that when we are aligned with God, what brings him pleasure also brings us pleasure/5().

Meditations on God's Delight in Being God. Author: Desiring God; Publisher: Multnomah ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Find the Source of True Satisfaction This study companion to the DVD version of The Pleasures of God--the landmark book by John Piper--will help individuals and groups answer the question, “What brings delight to the happiest.

(d) How is this question related to the pleasures of God. (3) Now read the epilogue of The Pleasures of God.

Also, glance back at the table of contents, recalling the order of the book, and the reason for the order. Skim through the chapters, looking at passages you have underlined or marked.

Look back at these study guides. The Pleasures of God is an invitation to meditate on what makes God happy. If what makes God happy reveals His glory, and if we become like Him as we behold His glory (2 Corinthians ), then meditating on the pleasures of God will be a means for increased joy in God and gradual conformity into His likeness/5(K).

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Brothers, We Are Not Professionals A Plea to Pastors. The Pleasures of God is by far one of the great books of our generation. John Piper is not only a clear and easy to follow theologian, he has a zeal and enthusiasm for the Person of God that is contagious. The genre of this book is hard to peg.

Its theology runs deep - very deep, yet it is at the same time devotional; it stretches the intellect /5(82).

Buy a cheap copy of The Pleasures of God: Meditations on book by John Piper. Beginning where the foundational truth of Desiring God left off, that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him, this expanded rerelease of Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.

About The Pleasures of God. Find the Source of True Satisfaction In this DVD version of his landmark book, The Pleasures of God, John Piper fully discusses the question: “What brings delight to the happiest Being in the universe?”The answer is crucial to joyful Christian maturity, because it’s by knowing what makes God glad that we can drink deeply—and satisfyingly—from the only well.

The Pleasures of God God's Delight in Being God syllabus • Course Description The Pleasures of God is a course that considers the worth and excellency of God through the lens of God’s pleasures. The curriculum simply investigates the biblical teaching on one. The Pleasures of God surely ranks with J.

Packer’s Knowing God as one of the most profoundly moving and world-view forming Christian books of modern times.” —Reverend Richard M. Cunningham, CEO of Intervarsity UK “Few books are genuinely life-changing.

The Pleasures of God by John Piper is clearly one of. The weight of glory is a happy burden. Thus God is the happiest Being in the Universe. To know Him in His pleasures is to see Him as He is - and to have a fresh encounter with His transforming presence.

If you are hungry for this deep delight, consider the gladness of His great heart. The things that make God glad are the measures of His greatness. Therefore, we must comprehend “the pleasures of God.” Unlike so much of what is written today, this is not a book about us.

It is about the One we were made for —God Himself. In this theological masterpiece—chosen by World Magazine as one of the 20th Century’s top books, John Piper reveals the biblical evidence to help us.

“The Pleasures of God is perhaps the most important book that John Piper has written. It is certainly the freshest and most penetrating. It is certainly the freshest and most penetrating. Many preachers and writers are calling Christians today to be more : The Crown Publishing Group.

Therefore we must understand “the pleasures of God.” This is not a book about you. It’s about the One you were made for– God Himself.

In this theological tour de force, Piper navigates the biblical evidence to help us see and savor what the pleasures of God show us. Let me recommend starting with either Desiring God (Multnomah, ), The Pleasures of God (Multnomah, ), or When I Don’t Desire God (Crossway, ).

Secondly, there is very little in this book on the glory of God seen in His Church universal, or in local churches, as His people live these things out in community. The heart of the book is the first six chapters, dealing with the pleasures of God in his Son, in all he does, in creation, in his fame, in election and in bruising the Son.

The next three chapters set forth his delight in doing believers good, listening to their prayers and in their personal obedience.The Pleasures of God DVD is ideal for use in adult and youth Sunday school classes, small groups, retreats, classrooms, and families. Ten sessions. 2 Discs. The Pleasures of God DVD: Meditations on God's Delight in Being God () by John PiperBrand: Multnomah.Find the Source of True Satisfaction.

This study companion to the DVD version of The Pleasures of God--the landmark book by John Piper--will help individuals and groups answer the question, "What brings delight to the happiest Being in the universe?"Because it's by knowing what makes God glad that we can drink deeply--and satisfyingly--from the only well that offers living water.