All Resources on Old Testament Biblical Figures

Asa's Folly

2 Chronicles 16

Sermons

by John Piper

The very nature of God is that he is eager to show his power on behalf of people who trust him.

God Meant It for Good

The Lives of Joseph and John the Baptist

(Sunday Evening Message)

Sermons

by John Piper

As I was reading about Joseph's unjust imprisonment the other day, I was struck all of a sudden with the similarity and contrast between Joseph and John the Baptist.

Ruth: Under the Wings of God

Ruth 2

Sermons

by John Piper

God will reward Ruth because she has sought refuge under his wings.

Cry of Distress and Voice of Thanks

The Prayer of Jonah

Jonah 2

Sermons

by John Piper

The belly of a fish hardly seems like salvation. But it was.

Job: Reversal in Suffering

Job 42:7-17

Sermons

by John Piper

What God is after in all his dealings with his children is a brokenhearted joy that trusts like a little child in God and returns good for evil.

Job: The Revelation of God in Suffering

Job 38:1 - 42:6

Sermons

by John Piper

It is presumptuous to assume you can counsel God about how to run a more just world.

Job: Rebuked in Suffering

Job 32:1 - 37:24

Sermons

by John Piper

The suffering of the righteous is not a token of God's enmity but of his love. It is not a punishment of their sins but a refinement of their righteousness.

Job: Reverent in Suffering

Job 1:1 - 2:10

Sermons

by John Piper

Job's worship was remarkable because it came in the midst of great suffering.

Job: Wrestling with Suffering

Job 2:11 - 31:40

Sermons

by John Piper

Why did God prolong Job's suffering? Didn't his initial reaction prove his faith?

Why Did You Dedicate Spectacular Sins to Joseph?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that Joseph's life typifies God's intentions for human sin.

Ruth: Under the Wings of God

UCCF Forum

(Oswestry, England)

Ruth 2

Conference Messages

by John Piper

Ruth: Strategic Righteousness

UCCF Forum

(Oswestry, England)

Ruth 3

Conference Messages

by John Piper

Warrior Mystic

Articles

by John Piper

Where are the Joshuas? Where are those whose knees are as calloused as their hands?

Jonah, Part 3

Poems

by John Piper