Articles on The Love of God

Transcendent Springs of Tenderness

Meditation on Deuteronomy 10:17-19

Deuteronomy 10:17-19

by John Piper

God’s tenderness towards the lowly is rooted in his transcendent self-sufficiency.

The Love of God: Past and Present

Romans 5:8

by John Piper

Spirit-given assurance and enjoyment of the love of God is the secret to growing in hope through tribulation.

Why God Tells Us He Delights in His Children

by John Piper

God praises us when we delight in him because it only confirms and increases our God-centeredness.

The Meanings of Love in the Bible

by John Piper

The Bible illustrates numerous kinds of love, such as the kind that seeks the good of unlovely or unwanted people.

The Goal of God's Love May Not Be What You Think It Is

by John Piper

True love aims at satisfying people in the glory of God. Any love that terminates on man is eventually destructive.

How Is God's Love Experienced in the Heart?

by John Piper

The experience of God's love is the Spirit giving unspeakable joy in response to the mind's perception of Jesus Christ.