Every Morning There’s War in the Piper Household

Jesus is the most valuable treasure in the world, John Piper reminds us in the following sermon excerpt from his recent sermon. “The fight of faith is the fight for joy,” he says. “I wake up every morning and fight that fight. Am I wanting to look at Twitter before I look at Jesus? It sounds stupid. That’s how stupid sin is. Every morning there’s war in the Piper household, and it’s not against my family, it’s against me.”

Here is John Piper on the preciousness of Christ, and the daily fight to be happy in him (2 minutes):

This excerpt was taken from the recent sermon, "God Is Most Glorified in Us When We Are Most Satisfied in Him."

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Tony Reinke is a staff writer for Desiring God and the author of three books: Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (2011), Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015), and The Joy Project: A True Story of Inescapable Happiness (2015). He hosts the popular Ask Pastor John podcast, and lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their three children. He also blogs at tonyreinke.com.