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When I don't desire God : how to fight for joy / by John Piper.

By: Piper, John, 1946- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Crossway Books, [2004]Copyright date: ©2004Description: 268 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1581346522 (paperback).Subject(s): God (Christianity) -- Worship and love | Desire for God | Happiness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Praise of GodOnline resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
Why I wrote this book : sustaining the sacrifice of love -- What is the difference between desire and delight? : discovering how both and neither is the goal -- The call to fight for joy in God : taking God's demand for delight seriously -- Joy in God is a gift of God : doing ourselves what must be done for us -- The fight for joy is a fight to see : valuing God through the eyes of the heart and the ears of the head -- Fighting for joy like a justified sinner : learning the secret of gutsy guilt -- The worth of God's Word in the fight for joy : seeing the measure of this mighty weapon -- How to wield the Word in the fight for joy : musing, memorizing, and the message of God -- The focus of prayer in the fight for joy : desiring all else only because we desire God -- The practice of prayer in the fight for joy : morning, noon, and evening without ceasing -- How to wield the world in the fight for joy : using all five senses to see the glory of God -- When the darkness does not lift : doing what we can while we wait for God--and joy.
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Grace Bible Church Library Holland Park
Library Room 1 (off the breezeway, thru the bookshop @ Holland Park) 248.4 pip whe 2004 c1 (Browse shelf) Available 2235

Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-253) and indexes.

Why I wrote this book : sustaining the sacrifice of love -- What is the difference between desire and delight? : discovering how both and neither is the goal -- The call to fight for joy in God : taking God's demand for delight seriously -- Joy in God is a gift of God : doing ourselves what must be done for us -- The fight for joy is a fight to see : valuing God through the eyes of the heart and the ears of the head -- Fighting for joy like a justified sinner : learning the secret of gutsy guilt -- The worth of God's Word in the fight for joy : seeing the measure of this mighty weapon -- How to wield the Word in the fight for joy : musing, memorizing, and the message of God -- The focus of prayer in the fight for joy : desiring all else only because we desire God -- The practice of prayer in the fight for joy : morning, noon, and evening without ceasing -- How to wield the world in the fight for joy : using all five senses to see the glory of God -- When the darkness does not lift : doing what we can while we wait for God--and joy.

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