All Resources on The Sovereignty of God

When God’s Will Is That His Will Not Be Done

Meditations on 1 Samuel 2:22-25

1 Samuel 2:22-25

Articles

by John Piper

Sometimes God ordains that sin continue for holy and just reasons, which is not sin on his part.

Revolt Against the Sovereignty of God

Exploiting Heartache to Push Heresy

Articles

by John Piper

Denying God's control over evil does not bring the healing it purports to.

Is God's Sovereignty Limited?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper argues that it is both right and good to believe in God's absolute control over all things.

How Can I Believe That God Is In Control When Something Bad Happens?

Interviews

by John Piper

Two things convince John Piper to trust God's sovereignty no matter what.

A Very Precious and Practical Doctrine

Articles

by John Piper

God's mercy and sovereignty are the twin pillars of the Christian life.

How Can I Trust God's Goodness When He Allowed Me to Be Abused?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper illustrates how time can prove the goodness of God, even when he has permitted much suffering.

All Things for Good, Part 1

Romans 8:28-32

Sermons

by John Piper

Three things that love for God is not.

How Can We Hate What is Evil If God Has Ordained It to Happen?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper discusses how, under God's sovereignty, we should be able to both hate and give thanks for what he might will.

Prolegomena To Understanding Romans 9:14-15

An Interpretation of Exodus 33:19

(Published in The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 22/3 (1979), pp. 203-216.)

Exodus 33:19

Articles

by John Piper

Response to Rabbi Kushner on the Collapse of the 35W Bridge

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by John Piper

John Piper responds to the idea that God is not supreme over tragedies.

The Great Work of the Only Wise God

Romans 16:25-27

Sermons

by John Piper

God is infinitely able to know the best possible outcome of any situation and then achieve it.

If God Is Sovereign Over What We Do, How Can He Get Angry At Us?

Interviews

by John Piper

Listen to John Piper explain how God can be both all-powerful and justifiably angry at what he has ordained.

The Sovereignty of God and the Sin of the Believer

A Note on 1 Corinthians 10:13

1 Corinthians 10:13

Articles

by John Piper

When we give in to temptation is that ultimately self-determination or God's sovereign will?

Are There Two Wills in God?

Divine Election and God's Desire for All to Be Saved

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by John Piper

If God wants everyone to be saved, why does he choose that some won't be?