Christian Hedonism

Abundant joy and total commitment to the glory of God is the basic idea of Christian Hedonism1. The term itself comes from the writings of John Piper. John specifically describes Christian Hedonism as

the shortest description of Christian Hedonism is God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.2

The Westminister Shorter Catechism leads off with

What is the chief end of man?
In this

Let's dive into a few questions about Christian Hedonism from my personal perspective. With my thoughts, your thoughts, and some reference material from John Piper himself I think we can really get a good handle on this important concept.

How can I have Joy in the Glory of God?

Good question.

Is joy in God as good as the joy I get from __________?

Why does God care about my joy in him?

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