John Piper

What Good Is a Food Fast?

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Years ago, before I knew John Piper was John Piper, I read his book A Hunger for God: Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer. It shook me up, in a good way. This quote sums up what has stayed with me: “If we don’t feel strong desires for the manifestation…

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Bemoaning My Inner–Miss Piggy

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No, this isn’t some bizarre reference to H1N1. Miss Piggy just happened to be the example that came to mind as I prepared this third and final post on John Piper’s book The Legacy of Sovereign Joy: God’s Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin. (I do…

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