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Articles by John Piper

God's Sovereignty, Paul's Conversion

John Piper

Ponder the conversion of Paul, the sovereignty of Christ, and what Paul's sins have to do with your salvation

Paul said that God “set me apart before I was born,” and then on the Damascus road “called me by his…

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Enjoy Something Bigger than Yourself

John Piper

Today a year ago, my father and grandfather were reunited. William S. H. Piper and Elmer Albert Piper were both preachers and both Bible-saturated

My father said several times to me that he felt his father could pick up and…

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Muslim and Christian Martyrdom

John Piper

In Monday’s Wall Street Journal, Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz wrote about some Muslims' love affair with death. It raises the question of how Christian martyrdom is different. He writes

“We are going to win, because they love…

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The Glory of God As the Ground of Faith

John Piper
If well-grounded, saving faith is to be available to all, it must be found in a more direct way than through detailed historical arguments.
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Calvinism, Arminianism, & Education

John Piper

In the notes that we posted from my talk last week at Resurgence I asked

But how should we regard these errors [Wesleyanism and Arminianism] in relationship to the teaching office of the church and other institutions?

The answer I…

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Christian Elders in the New Testament

John Piper
An exegetical study of the role and responsiblities of Christ's undershepherds.
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Sin No More

John Piper

Your life hangs on how you relate these two statements:

  1. “If anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous” (1 John 2:1).
  2. “Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you” (John 5:14).

Do…

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A Thankful Man

John Piper

What kind of man would send his wife and 12-year-old daughter to Kenya by themselves?

The answer I wish I could give is: The kind of man who was smart enough to marry such a woman.

But, alas, when I…

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Self-love and the Christian Counselor's Task

John Piper
The contentment of knowing that you're a faithful Christian is secondary to the contentment experienced in actively trusting and obeying Christ.
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Nothing Stands Against Christ

John Piper

What about those hungry fellows who promised not to eat till they ambushed Paul

We read about them in Acts 23:12, “When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor…

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Why Desiring God Exists

John Piper
Some of the passions we as a ministry want to pursue and spread.
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New Horizons in Staffing as a Multi-Campus Church

John Piper

This is an update on how the pastoral staff and elders are thinking about the way three campuses work. Little by little we are learning how to structure for being one church on multiple campuses. God has been very good…

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From Misplaced Shame to Mission Flame

John Piper
Bible promises remove the mountains of shame that can hinder your missions involvement.
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They Gave It Their Best Shot—In Vain

John Piper
When it looks like he is buried for good, Jesus is doing something awesome in the dark.
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What Can Keep a Missionary Going?

John Piper
Here are some of the stupendous promises to sustain us in a work that may be long and may be hard, but will triumph in the end.
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Cosmic-Level Spiritual Warfare

John Piper
Are there territorial spirits that darken whole regions or people? And should there be a concerted prayer effort to "bind" or disarm them?
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The Nature of the Christian Life

John Piper

John Piper uncovers the argument behind Paul's appeal to walk in newness of life.

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The Hope of the Resurrection

John Piper
John Piper uncovers the argument behind Paul's teaching about the future resurrection of believers.
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