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All through college I listened as John unpacked Hebrews 11:6 and John and Psalm 34:8 and 1 Corinthians and all of the other passages that say that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” And like many of you, it cut me to the core. I could see it for myself in the Bible, plain as day. Christian Hedonism doesn’t just solve the central problem of how the pursuit of God relates to the pursuit of happiness. If I am to pursue my maximal joy in God, then how do I enjoy earthly things? If I am increasingly satisfied in God alone, then should my delight in my wife and my kids and my Chipotle burrito diminish? And so I thought and prayed and read the Bible and tried to answer those questions, and the result was , my attempt to press Christian Hedonism into the earthly corners of life. And I believe it is the only safe air in which to write such a book.

The flow of this conference illustrates the context in which I wrote that book. The first time I was going to preach the core message of was about four years ago.

But Jesus never said to forget the Sabbath completely.

This, of course, begs the question: are tapioca pearls healthy?

The answer, according to, unfortunately appears to be “not really.” Made from tapioca starch, the pearls are comprised mostly of carbohydrates, and not the nutritious and fiber-rich kinds found in whole grains.

Twice in his epistles, the apostle Paul made it clear that Sabbath observance, like other external signs of piety, is insufficient for salvation. with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day.

As he wrote to the Colossians, "Therefore do not let anyone judge you . These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ" (Colossians -17).

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