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A Woman Who Fears the Lord Is to Be Praised

Mother's Day

Proverbs 31:30

Sermons

by John Piper

What does it mean to "fear the Lord"? And why is it so important that we praise a woman who fears the Lord?

On Laboring in Vain

Articles

by John Piper

The Lord measures the faithfulness of our labor, not our success.

The Education of a Prophet: Jonah

Jonah

Sermons

by John Piper

You can't bless somebody if you desire their harm. If you are a follower of Jesus, you must desire the good of everyone, no matter what their race or nationality.

Bethlehem: House of Bread

Articles

by John Piper

Can we be a people who embrace with gratitude both the scholarly enterprise and the simple joy of breaking bread together?

The Sifting of Simon Peter

Luke 22:31-34

Sermons

by John Piper

It is relatively unimportant to Satan whether we are healthy or sick, rich or poor; what he wants is to sift out our faith. If he can do it by suffering, he will try that; if he can do it by wealth, he will try that.

Is There Good Anxiety?

Bethel College Chapel

(Twin Cities, MN )

2 Corinthians 11:28

Conference Messages

by John Piper

In Praise of Those Who Help Us Praise

Articles

by John Piper

A pastor expresses his gratitude to those who minister in his church through music.

The Power of Hope

Easter Sunday

1 Peter 1:3-9

Sermons

by John Piper

If we are going to love like Jesus loved, even in times of great stress and worry, then we must be filled with living hope.

Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise

Good Friday

Luke 23:43

Sermons

by John Piper

Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.

The Holiness of God, Our Sin, and the Love of Jesus

Maundy Thursday

Sermons

by John Piper

God loves his holiness with infinite love and cherishes his purity. This is the starting point for understanding God and man and the world. If we don't start here everything goes askew.

Our Incense Before the Lamb

Articles

by John Piper

Have you ever thought of your prayers as the aroma of heaven?

O, That You Knew the Terms of Peace!

Palm Sunday

Luke 19:41-44

Sermons

by John Piper

Jesus Christ is always eager and willing to make peace with anyone who will accept the terms of peace he offers.

Pow-Wow with the Pastor

Articles

by John Piper

How do you satisfy your pastor-congregation communication needs?

Bethlehem's Nerve System

How it Works

Articles

by John Piper

A church's nerve system needs the divine stimuli that comes through its fingers and toes.

The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum

Acts 2:36-47

Sermons

by John Piper

There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.

New Year's Resolutions? Oops.

Articles

by John Piper

The possibilities of joyful service are too great to let yourself be paralyzed by the past.

The Cosmic Church

Ephesians 3:10

Sermons

by John Piper

The church is the cosmic showcase of God's mercy, but he gets cosmic reproach when we fail to receive his mercy with joy.

Early Services in History

Articles

by John Piper

An early church service is the mark of a vibrant church.

Spiritual Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:1

Sermons

by John Piper

God gives us spiritual gifts so that we can help others keep the faith in the midst of life's storms.

The Spirit of Thankfulness

Articles

by John Piper

One of the things you do when you are full of the Holy Spirit is spill over with gratitude to God for everything.

Be Filled with the Spirit

Ephesians 5:18

Sermons

by John Piper

The fundamental meaning of being filled with the Spirit is being filled with joy that comes from God and overflows in song.

The Spirit of Joy

Articles

by John Piper

Is it really possible for one's face and heart to be filled with sorrow and joy?

Let Us Walk by the Spirit

Galatians 5:25

Sermons

by John Piper

The great problem in contemporary Christian living is not learning the right things to do but how to do the right things. The problem is not to discover what love looks like but how to love by the Spirit.

The Spirit of Encouragement

Articles

by John Piper

The Holy Wind of God will not break or quench. He will lift up your head and fan your spark into a flame.

The Baptism and the Genealogy of Jesus

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 3:21-38

Sermons

by John Piper

You can learn more from a book if you stop and ask it questions than if you just read it passively. That includes the Bible too.