Articles by John Piper
1. Read for the author’s meaning, not your own.
When we read, we want to know what an author intended us to see and experience in his writing. He had an intention when he wrote. Nothing will ever change…Continue Reading
Thinking about Pascal’s Wager helps us clarify our relationship with God. The Wager is not simple. In its true complexity, it is a wise and sobering challenge. But in its popular simplicity, it becomes misleading.
The Wager goes like this…Continue Reading
What I want you to enjoy as you read this is the destiny of your calling, the aim — the God-appointed, blood-bought, Spirit-assured goal of your life. What is the final, highest enjoyment in your future?
God chose you as…
Jesus said, “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44). He also said, “Do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:27–28).
So whether someone…Continue Reading