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Jesus Is Precious Because Through Him We Become Authentic

Romans 14:1-9

Sermons

by John Piper

We don't have a deep sense of peace and fulfillment when we have successfully deluded everybody about who we really are or what we really feel or think. There is a deep (and I believe God-given) longing to be authentic, not to be hypocrites.

Why I Am Opposed To A State Lottery

Articles

by John Piper

Lotteries feed bad desires and lead to bad stewardship.

In Quest of Rest

Articles

by John Piper

We are unendingly restless until we take up Christ's yoke and learn from him.

Jesus Is Precious Because He Gives Eternal Life

John 10:22-30

Sermons

by John Piper

There is no true freedom where happiness depends on denying the inevitable; there is only slavery disguised in a thousand forms of fun and busyness.

Early Morning at the Manse

Articles

by John Piper

John Piper narrates his start-of-the-day fight for faith.

Jesus Is Precious Because He Removes Our Guilt

Romans 3:19-26

Sermons

by John Piper

Turn away from all the intellectual, physical, and religious tactics the world uses to evade its guilt, and rest in Jesus.

I Plant, You Water

Articles

by John Piper

No church can remain fruitless if it soaks the seed of the Word in fervent, hungry prayer week after week.

Jesus Is Precious Because His Biblical Portrait Is True, Part 2

John 7:1-18

Sermons

by John Piper

If you ever meet a man who cares nothing for the praise and approval of men (Mark 12:14), but whose one controlling desire is to glorify God whom he loves with all his heart, believe that man. He is true.

If You Sit On Your Horse It’s Under You

Articles

by John Piper

If you want Christ to be with you, you must depend on him.

Jesus Is Precious Because His Biblical Portrait Is True, Part 1

1 Corinthians 15:17

Sermons

by John Piper

If the church has no compelling reasons for believing the biblical portrait of Jesus, then we are acting like well-trained animals who can be turned this way and that by arbitrary incentives.

Two Audiences 'Til April

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

Articles

by John Piper

We ought to seek to win people to Christ by giving valid reasons for the Bible’s claims about him.

I Seek Not What Is Yours but You

A Sermon on Tithing

2 Corinthians 12:15

Sermons

by John Piper

The question that Jesus drives us to ask again and again is not, "How much should I give?" but rather, "How much dare I keep?"

The Ministry of Waiting

Articles

by John Piper

Our love for one another should make us eager to help one another get to God.

Persevere in Prayer!

Colossians 4:2-4

Articles

by John Piper

It is God who works in us to will our prayers, but we always experience it as our own resolve and decision.

Flesh Tank and Peashooter Regulations

Colossians 2:16-23

Sermons

by John Piper

Legalism is a more dangerous disease than alcoholism because it doesn't look like one.

“To You Who Believe He is Precious”

Articles

by John Piper

To be ruled by the Spirit is to be ruled by the love that the Father has for Jesus.

How Much Is Jesus Worth?

1 Peter 2:7

Sermons

by John Piper

Your power to give a compassionate witness about Jesus is in direct proportion to how precious Jesus is to you.

How To Pray For Half-an-Hour

Articles

by John Piper

Three suggestions for how to persevere and profit in prayer.

Prayer at Harvest Time: Now!

Matthew 9:35-38

Sermons

by John Piper

Before God enables his people to bring in a harvest, he pours out a Spirit of prayer upon them. The surest sign that God is about to send power upon us is a great movement of prayer in our midst.

"We Have Not Because We Ask Not"

Articles

by John Piper

When God aims to do a great work, he starts by planting a spark of desire in a few hearts. Then he fans it into flame through prayer.

Remember That You Were Hopeless

Ephesians 2:11-12

Sermons

by John Piper

You can't cleave to Christ with white-hot devotion if you don't remember and feel what your plight would be without him.

Meditation on a Manger-Mustard Seed

For the People of Bethlehem on Christmas

Articles

by John Piper

A poem on the glory of the Incarnate God and the gain of believing in him.

Lenin, Francis and Paul

Articles

by John Piper

Saint Francis left a legacy of delight and gratitude to God.

Christmas as the End of History

Celebration of Christmas

Sermons

by John Piper

Christmas marks the arrival of the end of history, which will soon be consummated by Christ's second appearing.

I Will Raise Up for David a Righteous Branch

Sermons

by John Piper

The promise will be fulfilled in spite of all judgment.