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"For Our People and for the Cities of God"

Articles

by John Piper

When it comes to persons, one plus one is more than two!

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 2

God's Will

Sermons

by John Piper

Our prayers should always aim not merely at our own satisfaction, but also at the benefit of others.

A Promise for You!

Articles

by John Piper

Can you think of any fact more encouraging than that God rejoices to do you good?

Pray for Kings and All in High Positions

1 Timothy 2:2

Sermons

by John Piper

Let your prayers embrace all kinds of people: high and low, white and black, democrats and republicans, Soviet premiers and Iranian Ayatollahs. Enlarge your heart until it embraces the world.

The New “Bethlehem Star” Is Rising

First Bethlehem Star Newsletter

Articles

by John Piper

Nine reasons why churches should have a weekly newsletter.

The Son of God at 12 Years Old

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 2:41-52

Sermons

by John Piper

I feel tremendously challenged by the example of Jesus to strive for increased wisdom and understanding of Scripture.

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 1

Obedience

Sermons

by John Piper

If we are unloving and unrepentant then we should not think that God is likely to answer our prayers.

The Line of Prayer

2 Corinthians 1:11

Sermons

by John Piper

Beware of a church that runs on the momentum of tradition rather than the power of prayer.

Simeon's Farewell to the World

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 2:21-40

Sermons

by John Piper

Jesus' birth brought a new era in the history of redemption, but one that is still in complete harmony with the old.

I Have Kept the Faith

2 Timothy 4:6-8

Sermons

by John Piper

For me, the end of a year is like the end of my life. And in these last hours, I face the inevitable question: Did I live it well? Will Jesus Christ, the righteous judge, say "Well done, good and faithful servant"?

A Big God for Little People

Seven Christmas Eve Meditations

Luke 2:1-20

Sermons

by John Piper

All the mammoth political forces and all the giant industrial complexes, without their even knowing it, are being guided by God, not for their own sake but for the sake of God's little people—the little Mary and the little Joseph who have to be got from Nazareth to Bethlehem.

Christmas and the Cause of Truth

John 18:37

Sermons

by John Piper

You can read every fairy tale that was ever written, every mystery thriller, every ghost story, and you will never find anything so shocking, so strange, so weird and spellbinding as the story of the incarnation of the Son of God.

Jesus Is the Horn of Salvation

Luke 1:67-79

Sermons

by John Piper

There is a deadly disease and an awesome enemy. And every one of us will die from this disease and be devoured by that enemy if there is no horn of salvation for us.

Meditation on the Magnificat

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:46-55

Sermons

by John Piper

God is about to change the course of all human history; the most important three decades in all of time are about to begin. And where is God? Occupying himself with two obscure, humble women—one old and barren, one young and virginal.

Christmas Joy Vs. the Kirchensteuer

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 and 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Sermons

by John Piper

If God values joyful, loving generosity so much as to give his beloved Son to create it in his people, then we can be absolutely assured that when we are more generous, we will be more happy and more fulfilled because God is bound to work mightily for those whose behavior he values so highly.

Historical Criticism in the Dock

Recent Developments in Germany

(Published in The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 23/4 (1980), pp. 325-334.)

Articles

by John Piper

All the Prophets Proclaimed These Days

Acts 3:17-26

Sermons

by John Piper

Since the first Christmas we have been living in the last days.

The Virgin Birth of the Son of God

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:26-38

Sermons

by John Piper

You may have never heard of Nazareth, and this young girl may be poor and obscure, but don't judge by merely human outward appearances. Her son is going to be great.

I Will Magnify God with Thanksgiving!

Psalms 69:30-32

Sermons

by John Piper

What does an all-sufficient God, who owns and controls all things, demand from the creature he has made? That we cease to be great in our own eyes and become small that he might appear great.

How Not to Talk to an Angel

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:5-25

Sermons

by John Piper

It is not wrong to want evidence for our faith. Belief is not groundless. But there is an evil in demanding signs beyond what a humble and open heart would require.