Articles on The Birth of Christ

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

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

by John Piper

John Piper announces the end of Advent poems.

Six Shadows Flee at Christmas

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

by John Piper

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

12 Reasons for Christmas

by John Piper

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

Prepare the Way of the Lord!

by John Piper

Five ways to get spiritually prepared for Christmas.

Joseph and Jesus: God's Successful Setbacks

by John Piper

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

Freed By Christmas And Calvary

Hebrews 2:14-15

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

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

by John Piper

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