Articles on The Death of Christ

The Greatest Event in History

Two Paradoxes in the Death of Christ

by John Piper

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

Lenten Preparations for Good Friday and Easter

by John Piper

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

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

by John Piper

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

Foreword to “Pierced for Our Transgressions”

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

by John Piper

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

Did Christ Die for Us or for God?

Romans 3:25-26

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

by John Piper

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

Christ Suffered and Died to Deliver Us from the Present Evil

Galatians 1:4

by John Piper

Don't follow a defeated foe; follow Christ. You will be an exile in this age, but you will be free.