The Bedrock Under Christian Hedonism
What foundational biblical texts provide the bedrock for Christian hedonism, the idea that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him?
This was a question asked of Pastor John in a discussion recorded back in 2011. He responded with a cluster of texts: Psalm 16:11, Psalm 37:4, and Philippians 1:20–21. Here’s his brief exposition (3 minutes):
For more on the basics of Christian Hedonism, see:
- John Piper, article, “Rebuilding Some Basics of Bethlehem: Christian Hedonism” (2009)
- John Piper, book, The Dangerous Duty of Delight (112 pages)
- John Piper, book, Desiring God (368 pages)