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About A Godward Heart

To Satisfy Your Soul — with God
 
John Piper invites you to experience deeper intimacy with God through these thought-provoking and soul-enriching meditations. Whether you are just discovering the divine richness of Scripture or have long been a passionate student, you’ll find a deeper understanding of God and renewed insight for your journey.

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“As a longtime admirer of John Piper’s powerful proclamation of the ‘supreme-ness’ of Christ in all things, I found this collection of short devotions to be comforting, thought provoking, and disturbing—all at the same time. Applying your understanding of the gospel to the real world has inescapable consequences. What you believe about the gospel determines the world you build. Here are, in a sense, John Piper’s blueprints.”
—Kirk Cameron, actor, writer, producer

“Pastor John Piper has a way, through these devotions, of waking me up from spiritual slumber. God has used these meditations to open my eyes to truth that sets me free.”
—Shane Barnard, recording artist

“My thirsty heart has often been directed to streams of living water through the devotional writings of Pastor John Piper. A Godward Heart is a fresh invitation to seek the Lord, to sit at the feet of the Savior, to savor Him as your greatest treasure, and to find deep satisfaction for your soul as you drink from His well that never runs dry.”
—Nancy Leigh DeMoss, author, Revive Our Hearts teacher/host

About John Piper

John Piper, Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis , Minnesota , since 1980, is a respected theologian and author. More than two million volumes of his works have sold, including The Passion of Jesus Christ, Desiring God, Pierced by the Word, The Pleasures of God, and Life as a Vapor. He received his doctorate in theology from the University of Munich and taught biblical studies for six years at Bethel College before becoming a pastor. He and his wife, Noel, have four sons and one daughter.

Product Details

224 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Jan 21, 2014

Trim Size: 5 x 7-1/4

Carton Quantity: 12

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To Satisfy Your Soul — with God

Click here to download chapter one of A Godward Heart.

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Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
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Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf

John Piper invites you to experience deeper intimacy with God through these thought-provoking and soul-enriching meditations. Whether you are just discovering the divine richness of Scripture or have long been a passionate student, you’ll find a deeper understanding of God and renewed insight for your journey.

Click here to download chapter one of A Godward Heart.

Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. She longs for Jacob to fully be free of his past, so they can work towards the future together.But as Rhoda uses her gift to unpack an old secret with her Englisch neighbors, it is not her beau but an unlikely ally that cheers her on. With the orchard on shaky ground and Jacob’s plans in question, Rhoda is determined to see things through to harvest. But can she trust her insight to direct her path in matters of the heart? - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.iEe3za7V.dpuf

 

By John Turner

A Godward Heart is one of the richest devotionals that I have ever read.  John Pipe does a superb job of connecting everyday experiences with the Word of God. I have and will continue to recommend this book to anyone looking for a devotional.  

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By Jon Herron

Dr. John Piper delivers in this stirring, rich tome on chasing after God with full abandon.I especially appreciated how each chapter is brimming with theological truth, yet short enough to digest easily.I highly recommend Dr. Piper's book, "A Godward Heart."

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By Joanna Suich

John Piper's January release, "A Godward Heart", is a collection of 50 short meditations on various topics.  His subtitle states "Treasuring the God Who Loves You" and this book truly does that.  Each meditation is filled with Scriptural truths and the Word itself.  He discusses a variety of subjects, including seeking God, politics and what they really mean, God's sovereignty in the midst of trials, and how Paul worked to...

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By Brian Lively

The culture of today is one that is busy and fast paced, many today will claim that they do not have time for anything. It is this type of influence that will give way even into the life of the child of God, which will take you to a place that like many today do not put any real effort into their spiritual growth. What does it really take to have a growing, vibrant faith?Simply spending time with The Lord! In this fast pace world that we live...

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By Mathew Sims

A Godward Heart is classic John Piper. It's full of passion, full of delight in God, full of awe and wonder. It reminds me of a narrative Psalms. As I was journeying through, I was searching for a unifying element. The meditations seemed so different, but the further I read the more I understoond that God himself held all of these meditations together. All of these meditations drive our hearts to God. They drive our minds to...

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