Articles on The Sovereignty of God

A Brief Theology of Sleep

by John Piper

God is not nearly so impressed with our late nights and early mornings as he is with the peaceful trust that casts all anxieties on him and sleeps.

I Believe in God's Self-Sufficiency

A Response to Thomas McCall

(Trinity Journal 29NS (2008) 227-234)

by John Piper

How was it loving for God to create the world, if he foreknew the horrors that would come upon it?

The Providence of God

Seeing to the Universe

by John Piper

God is not a passive participant in a world that exists without his sustaining it. Wherever he is looking, he is acting.

Rebuilding Some Basics of Bethlehem: 10 Reasons Why Believing in the Sovereignty of God Matters

by John Piper

God's sovereignty is a rock of confidence and comfort for those who are in Christ.

The President, the Passengers, and the Patience of God

by John Piper

What does the USAir crash have to do with the inauguration?

God Threw His Shoe on Edom

Or, The Dome is Dead

Psalms 108:9

by John Piper

What fools God makes of men who strive against their Maker!

Thoughts On Why Everything Exists

by John Piper

Consider the mystery that the entire universe and all the events in it serve to glorify Jesus Christ.

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

Meditations on 1 Samuel 2:22-25

1 Samuel 2:22-25

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

by John Piper

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

How A Roman Catholic Anti-Calvinist Can Serve Today’s Poet-Calvinists

by John Piper

Thoughts on G.K. Chesterton and Orthodoxy.

A Very Precious and Practical Doctrine

by John Piper

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

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

by John Piper

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

by John Piper

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

The Sovereignty of God and the Sin of the Believer

A Note on 1 Corinthians 10:13

1 Corinthians 10:13

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

by John Piper

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

How the Archbishop Got It Wrong: Humane Confidence vs. Destructive Doubt

by John Piper

We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.

Use Means, but Don’t Trust in Means; Trust in God

by John Piper

God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.