A Reader’s Guide to a Christian Classic
Mar 19, 2022
How many claim to believe in God without spending much time really attempting to know him? This classic book is a masterclass in the most important being in the universe.
We Cannot Overestimate Heaven
Lessons on Happiness from Jonathan Edwards
Mar 29, 2021
Not only will heaven be filled with happiness, but that happiness will forever grow and mature. Every day’s joy will be greater than the day before.
How to Pray Against Satan
Jan 28, 2020
Satan is outmatched, outwitted, and outpowered — but he is not stupid. Do not underestimate his cunning. Be watchful in prayer against him.
Joy’s Eternal Sunrise
Why Heaven Will Never Be Boring
Oct 29, 2019
In the new earth, every day’s joy will be deeper than yesterday’s. No matter how much of God you enjoy, there will always be more glory to explore.
Seven Ways to Quench the Spirit
Apr 29, 2018
The Holy Spirit will do but a fraction of what he would in our midst if we deny that he is able, or willing, to do his more miraculous works.
Is Your Joy Real or an Imposter?
Jul 17, 2015
How do we know if we’re experiencing true joy or only a shadow? Sam Storms dives into J. I. Packer’s writing to try and determine what real and lasting joy is, and how we can have it. Biblical joy, he finds, is always deeper than and never dependent on physical, financial, or emotional pleasure.
Are You Insulting God in Worship?
Jun 7, 2015
A right understanding of one three-letter word will prevent an act of worship from becoming a colossal insult to God.
Praise: The Consummation of Joy
Nov 17, 2013
My understanding of the nature of worship was radically transformed by a fundamental truth I found in C.S. Lewis, who died 50 years ago this month. What Lewis helped me grasp is best explained by looking briefly at his own…
The Life-Changing Discovery of Christian Hedonism
Nov 17, 2011
There was a time when I thought the verb “enjoy” and the noun “God” should never be used in the same sentence. I could understand “fearing” God and “obeying” God, even “loving” God. But “enjoying” God struck me as inconsistent…
For the Fame of God's Name
Oct 5, 2010
Justin Taylor and I are excited that we are now free to talk openly about For the Fame of God’s Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper (Crossway, 2010).We’ve been diligent to protect the secrecy of this project ever since…
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