Pursuing your joy in God

Strengthened by Grace

I spent some time yesterday reading Sam Storms’ essay in For the Fame of the God’s Name and here are some take aways that I have been mulling over.  As you read them, if they sound very similar to Jonathan Edwards’ or John Piper’s writing, it’s because they are (see title of chapter below).

“If God is to be supremely glorified in us, it is critically essential that we be supremely glad in him and in what he as done for us in Jesus.”

“The alternative to resisting the passing pleasures of sin isn’t religious misery but relishing the permanent pleasures of God.”

“The divine invitation is that we would satisfy our voracious appetite for spiritual delight by indulging our souls in every delicacy that God has to offer.”

“Sin is the misguided and selfish determination to seek happiness in places where ultimately only emptiness and disillusionment are found.  Spiritual…

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