All Resources on The Birth of Christ

What Child Is This?

Luke 1:30–37

Labs

by John Piper

What child is this, the baby boy we celebrate every Christmas? Mary met the true identity of her son in the words of an angel, recorded in Luke 1. In this lab, John Piper prepares our hearts for Christmas by slowing down over these verses.

What Christmas Is All About

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 243, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2005 about the purpose of Christmas.

The Virgin Birth and Human Sexuality

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 242, Pastor John discusses the connection between the virgin birth and human sexuality.

The Word Was Made Flesh

John 1:1-18

Sermons

by John Piper

Christians must know Jesus well so that they can discern between the Christ of Scripture and the Christ that other religions claim to honor.

Bless the Mother of Jesus, but Mainly Be the Mother of Jesus

Articles

by John Piper

Be inspired by Mary, but don't venerate her more than the New Testament does.

A Chapter Closes in Advent at Bethlehem

Articles

by John Piper

John Piper announces the end of Advent poems.

Six Shadows Flee at Christmas

Articles

by John Piper

The meaning of Christmas is that the substance of true religion belongs to Christ.

Born to Die for Freedom

Hebrews 2:14-15

Articles

by John Piper

Hebrews 2:14-15 is a great passage for preparing for Christmas.

12 Reasons for Christmas

Articles

by John Piper

Twelve arguments from the New Testament for why God became flesh.

Prepare the Way of the Lord!

Articles

by John Piper

Five ways to get spiritually prepared for Christmas.

Joseph and Jesus: God's Successful Setbacks

Articles

by John Piper

God has always delighted to show his power through apparent defeat.

Freed By Christmas And Calvary

Hebrews 2:14-15

Articles

by John Piper

Christ became a man because the death of a man who was more than man was needed.

How We See Christmas Symbols

Articles

by Noël Piper and John Piper

We want our Christmas decorating and festivities to be as explicitly Christ-centered and Christ-exalting as possible.

Christmas Solidarity

Articles

by John Piper

Christmas is a call to go on strike at the assembly plant of sin.

Advent Beauty

Poems

by John Piper