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)