When I Don’t Desire God – How to fight for joy (John Piper)(Listed)

by John Piper

FOREWORD AND A PRAYER 9

1 WHY I WROTE THIS BOOK 13
Sustaining the Sacrifice of Love

2 WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DESIRE AND DELIGHT? 23
Discovering How Both and Neither Is the Goal

3 THE CALL TO FIGHT FOR JOY IN GOD 33
Taking God’s Demand for Delight Seriously

4 JOY IN GOD IS A GIFT OF GOD 47
Doing Ourselves What Must Be Done for Us

5 THE FIGHT FOR JOY IS A FIGHT TO SEE 57
Valuing God Through the Eyes of the Heart and the Ears of the Head

6 FIGHTING FOR JOY LIKE A JUSTIFIED SINNER 71
Learning the Secret of Gutsy Guilt

7 THE WORTH OF GOD’S WORD IN THE FIGHT FOR JOY 95
Seeing the Measure of This Mighty Weapon

8 HOW TO WIELD THE WORD IN THE FIGHT FOR JOY 115
Musing, Memorizing, and the Message of God

9 THE FOCUS OF PRAYER IN THE FIGHT FOR JOY 137
Desiring All Else Only Because We Desire God

10 THE PRACTICE OF PRAYER IN THE FIGHT FOR JOY 155
Morning, Noon, and Evening Without Ceasing

11 HOW TO WIELD THE WORLD IN THE FIGHT FOR JOY 175
Using All Five Senses to See the Glory of God

12 WHEN THE DARKNESS DOES NOT LIFT 209
Doing What We Can While We Wait for God—and Joy

NOTES 235

DESIRING GOD: A NOTE ON RESOURCES 254

SCRIPTURE INDEX 255

PERSON INDEX 263

SUBJECT INDEX 265