All Resources by Desiring God Staff

The Ethics of Interracial Marriage

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(This is the 5th message in a 7-part series we're posting on racial harmony.) Five arguments that are used to oppose interracial marriage and responses to counteract them: 1. Races are God's will and therefore amalgamating them is against his
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Does Father's Day Discourage You?

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Norman Fried writes about the value of fatherhood. He acknowledges that the feelings surrounding Father's Day are varied For some, it leaves us anxious, as we recall the man who couldn’t be there when we needed him, or the…
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America’s Ugly Exported “Gospel”

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Watch an excerpt of Piper protesting the prosperity gospel and exulting in God, whose glory shines in suffering. The audio in this clip is from the message Where Is God?
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Jesus Was Never Too Busy

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Sometimes I pretend I don't have time. All the tasks on my to-do list are incredibly important I'm too busy to answer that email. Too busy to help my neighbor—anyway, I don't even speak Spanish. And I can't give my…
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Don't Sell the Gospel

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Two things show if someone is selling the Gospel, and two things should be preached in order to avoid it: Only in Christ is there satisfaction and only in Christ is there justification Listen to Piper's message to this year's…
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Why Even Deal with Racial Issues?

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A few years ago Piper preached 7 Wednesday night messages on racial harmony. We are going to offer them here as a blog series. You can subscribe to the RSS feed if you would like to see when a new…
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Piper’s Pastoral Accountability

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Hearts can harden fast. The writer of Hebrews drives this point home: "But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called 'today,' that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin" (3:13). So…
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25 Ways to Help Kids Love to Read

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Noel Piper tells the story of one of her sons really enjoying the books The Cross and the Switchblade and Run, Baby, Run. This son did not generally like reading, so it was especially exciting that he had gotten…
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12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child

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12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child
Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.
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The Lord Is My Stockman

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The "Holi Baibul" is now completely translated into Kriol, a language spoken by 30,000 Australians. This is the first complete translation of the Bible into an indigenous Australian tongue According to "The Religion Report" from ABC…
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Tell Stories Like Life Depends on It

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The specific, nitty-gritty, sometimes disgusting, sometimes beautiful things that God has done really matter. We're saved by faith alone, but faith needs facts. We need to believe in something particular and concrete After Joshua and all his contemporaries died, we…
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40-Day Guided Fast

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Some of you may know Charlie Handren as the guy in charge of the prayer ministry at several past DG conferences. He is also Bethlehem Baptist's Church Planting Resident and will be going out to start a new church in…
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On Fraudulent "Christian" Fundraising

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I read an article a few days ago about the bleaker side of "Christian" fundraising--fake handwriting, ghostwriting, and all sorts of other manipulation (HT: SI). If I were on the outside of Christian ministry, I would be skeptical of…
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Make a Playdough Mountain

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Here's a messy way to draw your youngsters into the meaning of this weekend. Make a mountain out of playdough to tell the story of Jesus' death and then turn it around and you have the tomb he arises from …
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Be Wowed by God

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The more we know of the galaxies, the more intense our worship should be Piper made this point last weekend, noting that if the ancients were astounded by God's handiwork in the heavens, how much more should we be…
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Cliff Barrows' Eulogy

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Watch the remembrance that Cliff Barrows recorded for Bill Piper's funeral today: [Update: Apparently our videos are not showing up in all browsers. If this is the case for you, you can also view this clip through Google Video.]
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Some Pictures of Opa

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We call my dad's dad Opa because when my parents lived in Germany and my oldest brother, Karsten, was learning to talk, he called him by a German word for grandpa, Opa. That's been his name in our household…
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Giglio Interviews Piper

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More highlights from Louie Giglio's phone interview with John Piper in the latest Passion07 podcast: 3-minute refresher on Christian Hedonism The importance of Christ's supremacy How to fight sin Looking back on the Passion movement
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John Piper Is Bad

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John Piper responds to "John Piper Is Bad" in the Passion07 podcast.
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