John Piper is an internationally known pastor and author. He serves as pastor for preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary, and the University of Munich, Germany (Doctor of Theology). Winner of three Gold Medallion book awards, he has written over forty books, including Future Grace, A Godward Life, The Dangerous Duty of Delight, and The Pleasures of God. John and his wife, Noel, have five children and an increasing number of grandchildren.
So overall, I think this book is worth the time invested to read and discuss.
I found this book to be very thought provoking, and it drew me to the Scriptures and to really think deeply about very serious theological issues.
Piper states that "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him."
John Piper is a deep thinker. My tiny brain cannot handle some of the concepts he puts forth. With that said, I love the concept of Christian Hedonism, glorifying God while seeking... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Gregg Stein
I encourage every person who calls themselves a Christian to read this book. John Piper has done it again!Published 1 month ago by Nikeeya Marshall
This came just as described, and was a wonderful gift for my sister, who asked for this book. It came in a timely way and was just as described.Published 1 month ago by Puzzledgal
The best book I have ever read beside the Bible! Clearly explains the way to finding pleasure, happiness, and joy in God Himself, the reason God demands our worship and praise, the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David B. Mathis