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Faith stands or falls on the truth that the future with God is more satisfying than the one promised by sin. Where this truth is embraced and God is cherished above all, the power of sin is broken. The power of sin is the power of deceit. - John Piper // Future Grace // Read more at desiringGod.org/...

God made man small and the universe big to say something about himself. And he says it for us to learn and enjoy-namely, that he is infinitely great and powerful and wise and beautiful. The more the Hubble Telescope sends back to us about the unfathomable dept... - John Piper // Don't Waste Your Life // Read more at desiringgod.org/...

The rock-solid foundation of Christian hedonism. John Piper, Desiring God (Multnomah, 2011), 10: "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." (Design submitted by Jacob Abshire.)

The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours. - John Piper // desiringGod.org

John Piper, Desiring God, page 18: "The chief end of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever." (Design submitted by Jennifer Knight.)

"God is most glorified in me with I am most satisfied in Him." -John Piper || yes. ♥ || John Piper Quote 8x10 Print by elleizahbeth on Etsy, $10.00

John Stephen Piper (born January 11, 1946) is a Calvinist Baptist preacher and author who served as Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years. Piper hit the evangelical scene after the publication of his book Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist (1986) and has continued to publish dozens of other books further articulating this theological perspective.In 1994, he founded Desiring God Ministries.

"God calls us to pray and think and dream and plan and work not to be made much of, but to make much of him in every part of our lives." –John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life, page 37. [Art by Karalee Reinke, colorized by Alex Medina.]

~John Piper : Something to ponder, deeply. :)