Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Pleasures Evermore: The Life-Changing Power of Enjoying God [Paperback]

By Sam Storms (Author), Jerry White (Author) & C. Samuel Storms (Author)
Our Price $ 12.59  
Retail Value $ 17.99  
You Save $ 5.40  (30%)  
Item Number 42509  
Buy New $12.59
Quantity:
Out Of Stock!
Discontinued - Out Of Print
The manufacturer has discontinued this product and no longer offers it for sale. We are unable to obtain more stock.
Currently unavailable...

Experiencing God - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Experiencing God Youth Edition-Leaders Guide (Limited Ed)   $ 10.33   In Stock  
  Habits of a Child's Heart: Raising Your Kids with the Spiritual Disciplines   $ 10.49   In Stock  
  Message New Testament In Contemporary Language   $ 5.43   In Stock  


Item description for Pleasures Evermore: The Life-Changing Power of Enjoying God by Sam Storms, Jerry White & C. Samuel Storms...

Overview
In this compelling and highly readable book, Sam Storms presents a fresh and liberating perspective on why a relationship with God is not only possible but irresistibly pleasurable. This Christian Hedonism seems contradictory, but Storms explains that a life devoted to God should also be a life devoted to the pleasure of reveling in Him and all He has done. Pleasures Evermore offers real solutions for hard-to-change areas of life and challenges the assumption that holiness comes through following a list of rules. Perfect for the person of any denomination who's struggling to find lasting joy in the seeming drudgery of daily obedience.

Publishers Description
You know how to enjoy friends and family, good food, and good times, but do you enjoy being a Christian? Author Sam Storms presents a fresh and liberating perspective on why a relationship with God is not only possible but also irresistibly pleasurable.
Once you discover that God delights in your company, your desire for Him will only be satisfied by drawing closer to His unquenchable love through a life of passionate service.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!

Item Specifications...


Studio: NavPress
Pages   317
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.4" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   0.85 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2000
Publisher   NAV PRESS #111
ISBN  1576831884  
ISBN13  9781576831885  


Availability  0 units.


More About Sam Storms, Jerry White & C. Samuel Storms


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

Sam Storms (PhD, University of Texas at Dallas) has spent more than four decades in ministry as a pastor, professor, and author. He is currently the senior pastor at Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and was previously a visiting associate professor of theology at Wheaton College from 2000 to 2004. He is the founder of Enjoying God Ministries and blogs regularly at SamStorms.com.



Sam Storms currently resides in Wheaton, in the state of Illinois.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > General
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > Inspirational


Christian Product Categories
Books > Christian Living > Practical Life > General



Reviews - What do customers think about Pleasures Evermore: The Life-Changing Power of Enjoying God?

God probably takes pleasure in Pleasures Evermore  Oct 10, 2008
Quick Summary

Some in our church have a difficult time reading the writings of John Piper. Although Piper is worth every ounce of effort, the casual reader may appreciate reading this book by Sam Storms more. If you find yourself getting lost in the writing style of Piper then Storms will be a breath of fresh air. The key statement in Pleasures Evermore is its first: The key to holiness is falling in love. The first five chapters build the theological foundation for the practicality of the latter chapters. In this book Storms covers such weighty things as "God's Passion for God" as well as its everyday implications on things like "Sex and Integrity".

What I Liked:

Every page. The back cover gets it right when it calls this book, "compelling and readable". I think I went through a couple of pens highlighting this book. In fact I am going to try to order a copy with everything underlined, to save me time from highlighting as I read and re-read this excellent work.

I get John Piper and I love John Piper. Some in my church do not; I think he can get "too technical for them". They can get lost in some of the weighty things that Piper says about the glory of God. Not so with Sam Storms. If its possible I think Storms does a better job of describing Christian Hedonism to the everyday believer than, dare I say, Piper himself. I love the fact that I could hand this book to a farmer with an eight-grade education and he could "get it". Yet, I could also hand this book to a life-long pastor and he would not be bored but instead would be struck by the awesomeness of God.

Should You Buy It?

Absolutely. This book is probably in my Top 10, there are few books that are as deep, transforming, and readable as this one. So, don't question it just buy this book.
 
Brad's review  Jun 12, 2007
If you're a John Piper fan---I think you'll love & enjoy this book. this one isn't quite as "technical" as reading Piper. It's all about seeking pleasure & enjoyment in Christ. GREAT read.
 
An excellent sequel to John Piper's desiring God...  Oct 9, 2006
If you like John Piper's "Desiring God" as I do (I've re-read it at least once a year since '99 when I first stumbled upon it), this is it's perfect sequel. Storms passionately paints a Biblical picture of how a passion for God is central to sanctification and holiness. This is an excellent read, and I often suggest Storms to those who can't get into Piper, as he's a bit less academic, yet paints the same HUGE God-soaked picture of the universe. I love the God Sam writes of here, and I look forward to his future books.
 
Life-changing!!  May 30, 2003
I have read this book several times as I've led others through it. I've seen lives deeply impacted by the radical approach to pleasing God that Sam Storms presents in Pleasures Evermore.

Just a glimpse... The key to your holiness is pursuing pleasure in God. When your heart is satisfied in God's all-sufficient love and grace, you will not be lured by the fleeting pleasures of sin. "But I thought we were supposed to live for the glory of God?" Yes, Exactly right. As John Piper says, "God is most glorified in you when you are most satisfied in Him."

I highly recommend this book you. Read it slowly. Let the implications to your life sink in. You'll be forever changed. Much of the church is stuck in a man-centered effort trying to please God. Don't try harder, ENJOY MORE!

 
OUTSTANDING  Nov 27, 2001
Sam Storms has a vibrant relationship with the Lord & it radiates through every page in this book. He is a disciple of John Piper who wrote THE book on the subject (Desiring God) and Sam Storms explains in a slightly different voice the joys of knowing and enjoying Almighty God. This book will deepen your desire for God.
 

Write your own review about Pleasures Evermore: The Life-Changing Power of Enjoying God



Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Pleasures Evermore: The Life-Changing Power of Enjoying God


Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :



Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!



Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter


Resources
Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
Corporate
About Us
Contact Us
Policies
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy