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Intimacy With God

Do You Really Love Him?

BY OSWALD CHAMBERS

If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is characterized as cautious, wise, sensible, shrewd, and never taken to extremes, we have missed the true meaning. This may describe affection and it may bring us a warm feeling, but it is not a true and accurate description of love.

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There Is No Greater Satisfaction

BY JOHN PIPER

A lot of people think that if I do something because it makes me happy, it can't honor another person. But it can! Why? Because delighting in someone is a very high compliment. If you enjoy someone, two amazing things happen: You get the joy; they get the glory. Pleasure is the measure of your treasure. This is a revolutionary insight in relation to God...

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Do You Draw Near?

BY JOHN MACARTHUR

Do you remember that time? Your appetite for truth was insatiable, you attended every Bible conference you could, and you were faithfully involved in every ministry and program the church had to offer. Everything you learned about God filled you with joy and ignited zealous activity. So, what happened? Sadly, I've watched many Christians lose the wonder of worship as the years pass. Life for them grinds on monotonously and church attendance becomes rote behavior–you sing, you listen to a sermon, you greet a few people with handshakes and smiles, and you go home.

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Are You Satisfied With God?

BY JOHN PIPER

One of the most important discoveries I have ever made is this truth: God is most glorified in me when I am satisfied in Him.
My wife is most honored when I say, “It makes me happy to spend time with you.” My happiness is the echo of her excellence. And so it is with God. He is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.

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