All Resources by John Piper

Reflections on 1 Thessalonians 5:14–18 in Relation to Carl Holmgren

John Piper

Bonnie Williams, Carl’s niece, suggested to me a few days ago that 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 is a suitable description of her uncle’s life. I read this, especially in context, and agreed. As I knew him, this is true. So what…

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Piper One on One

John Piper

One Life: Enjoy It

John Piper

Desiring God's Younger Cousin

John Piper

I am overjoyed that The Pleasures of God is here in a new edition. You can order the book, DVD and study guide, all for $10 total. [Note: This special is no longer available.]

Here’s how I would describe…

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The Stupendous Reality of Being “in Christ Jesus”

John Piper

Being “in Christ Jesus” is a stupendous reality. It is breathtaking what it means to be in Christ. United to Christ. Bound to Christ. If you are “in Christ” listen to what it means for you:

  1. In Christ Jesus you…
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They Poured Out Innocent Blood

John Piper

Psalm 106:36–39,

They served their idols, which became a snare to them. 37 They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons; 38 they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to…

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Five Ways to Fight Abortion and Serve the Unborn and Their Moms

John Piper

Because of the amazing mercy of God described in Psalm 106 we can cry out with hope, “O Lord, help me when you save your people” (verse 4). And what does he help us do? Obtain the fullest blessing of…

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J. C. Ryle, Temperance, and Abortion

John Piper

J. C. Ryle’s strategy to reverse the destructive effects of drunkenness point to possibilities in our battle against abortion.

Ryle was the first Bishop of Liverpool, England, starting in 1880 and ending with his death in 1900. He found that…

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A Short, Free eBook on Abortion

John Piper

We are children of the light. Abortion is a work of darkness. The apostle Paul said, “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them” (Ephesians 5:11).

Our aim, by the power of the Holy Spirit…

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Psalm 135 and the Pleasure of God in All He Does

John Piper

Psalm 135:1–6 —

Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord, give praise, O servants of the Lord, 2 who stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our…

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Download Bloodlines for Free

John Piper

Bloodlines is one of the most autobiographical books I have written. It tells my story from racism to the path of redemption. I preached on the theme of Bloodlines yesterday to mark Martin Luther King weekend. The title of the…

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From Bloodlines to Bloodline

John Piper
In this sermon, John Piper explains how God takes all of us from our various racial and ethnic bloodlines and leads us to the one bloodline of Jesus Christ.
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Hope as the Motivation of Love: 1 Peter 3:9–12

John Piper

1. The problem and the approach

The specific question which this essay tries to answer came from 1 Peter 3:9, 'Do not return evil for evil or reviling for reviling but on the contrary bless, for to this you have…

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Specifically, Who Were the Puritans? What Were Their Names?

John Piper

You may have heard people vilify or extol the Puritans. J. I. Packer is among those who extol. Indeed, he thinks that this century of pastors was the greatest the church has ever known.

Some of us have found our…

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Inspired to Pray in 2012

John Piper

If you want to be inspired to pray in 2012 and don’t have time for a long book, Here is a short one.

Probably no book has had a greater effect on my prayer life in proportion to its size…

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The Word of God Is at Work in You

John Piper
APTAT: Admit, Pray, Trust, Act, Thank. I think this is what it means to walk by the Spirit. To walk by faith. I think this is what it means for the word of God to be at work in those who believe.
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Know a Christian Who Seems to Love Movies More Than Jesus?

John Piper

What should you do if you know someone who seems to be more excited about movies than Jesus?

Many professing Christians give little evidence of valuing Jesus more than the latest movie they have seen. Or the latest clothing they…

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What Is Freedom? — Filling Out the Passion 2012 Message

John Piper

Part of my message to Passion 2012 defined true Christian freedom. Here is a fuller statement of what that is taken from a sermon on John 8:32, “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

There…

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John Piper and Darrin Patrick on Biblical Manhood (Part 1)

John Piper and Darrin Patrick

Watch Part 2.

Time-markers:

00:35 — John Piper's pilgrimage on the issue of biblical complementarity.

05:03 — Darrin Patrick's pilgrimage on the issue. . . .

07:33 — Why biblical complementarity matters in ministry.

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John Piper and Darrin Patrick on Biblical Manhood (Part 2)

John Piper and Darrin Patrick

Watch Part 1

Time-markers:

00:42 — The absence of men and its implications.

03:01 — Definitions for manhood and womanhood.

07:47 — What can the church do to help this situation?

10: 00 — How does biblical complementarity aid…

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