All Resources on The Death of Christ

Did Christ Die for the Whole World?

Interviews

by John Piper and Tony Reinke

In episode 252, Pastor John discusses the nature and extent of Christ’s atonement.

What Is Definite Atonement, and Why Does It Matter?

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

John Piper explains definite atonement.

Calvary Love

Poems

by John Piper

For Whom Did Jesus Taste Death?

Hebrews 2:9

Sermons

by John Piper

Christ tasted death for everyone who has faith. Because the faith of everyone who believes was purchased by the death of Christ.

The Son of Man Must Suffer Many Things

Mark 8:31-38

Sermons

by John Piper

The death of Christ was planned by the Father and approved by the Son to ransom many people from their sins.

The Greatest Event in History

Two Paradoxes in the Death of Christ

Articles

by John Piper

Christ's death on the cross was emotionally and theologically complex, to the greater glory of God.

The Pleasure of God in Bruising the Son

Isaiah 53:10

Sermons

by John Piper

God's pleasure in his name and his pleasure in doing good to sinners meet and marry in his pleasure in bruising his Son.

Did the Death of Jesus Accomplish Anything for the Non-Elect?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper believes every grace was bought by Christ—but there's a catch.

If Our Sins Are Punished By Eternal Separation From God, Why Did Jesus Only Have to Suffer Momentary Separation?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that Christ's death should be evaluated according to his dignity, not its duration.

Lenten Preparations for Good Friday and Easter

Articles

by John Piper

Seven ways to prepare yourself and others for commemorating the death of Christ.

Behold the Lamb of God

John 1:19-34

Sermons

by John Piper

Those who embrace Jesus as their Lamb and their Lord will be sheltered from God's otherwise inescapable wrath.

Did Christ Ever Descend to Hell?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper explains why he doesn't think Jesus visited hell after his death.

The Intensity of Christ’s Love and the Intentionality of His Death

Articles

by John Piper

5 ways of seeing Christ’s intentionality in dying for us.

Foreword to Pierced for Our Transgressions

Articles

by John Piper

What Jesus accomplished when he died is not a mere academic dispute. Our present peace and our eternal life hangs on this work of Christ.

God’s Deliverance from God Is the Foundation of God’s Deliverance from Satan

How the Cross of Christ Corresponds to and Conquers Satan’s Work

Articles

by John Piper

Satan’s accusations have no condemning power--nor his temptations any corrupting power--against those delivered through the death of Christ.

What's the Main Reason Jesus Died?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper talks about the ultimate goal of Jesus dying on the cross.

Did Christ Die for Us or for God?

Romans 3:25-26

Articles

by John Piper

The root reason for why the cross is folly to the world is that it means the end of human self-exaltation.

Jesus' Finest Hour—His Last

Articles

by John Piper

There was a kind of God-forsakenness on the cross, but the abandonment was not final.