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Articles by John Piper

The Claims of the New Life in Christ

John Piper
John Piper uncovers the argument behind Paul's appeal to glorify God in your body.
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Sometimes He Kills Us to Save Us

John Piper

Last November I blogged on my son Karsten Piper's poetry. I celebrated some of his awards and ended by saying "Perhaps we will post a few more of Karsten’s poems in the coming months."

Well, now that the winter…

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Devotion, Criticism and the Bible

John Piper
It's important to keep the intellectual study of Scripture together with heart application.
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Confidence Kindles Commitment to the Cause!

John Piper
Confidence in missions comes mainly from the unshakable promises of God. But historical trends can help too.
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The Poverty of Theological Vocabulary

John Piper

Without a language of the sense, theology can become lifeless and ineffective.

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What Makes The Humble Happy?

John Piper

The humble are happy when they see other people boasting in the Lord

“My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad” (Psalm 34:2).

The humble are happy when other people magnify the Lord…

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Thoughts from Lausanne II in Manila

John Piper
John Piper shares thoughts, prayers, and gleanings from his time at a conference on world evangelization.
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Sometimes Only God Can Feel Hope

John Piper

Was the carnage of this past week in the USA extraordinary? These things came at us so fast that we did not click on them. Only when someone assembles them do they take our breath away

Consider this from AP

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Bombing, Abortion, & Down Syndrome

John Piper

Al Qaida has moved another step toward western standards of abortion barbarity in using Down Syndrome women to blow boys and girls to pieces. The news is that this was not suicide bombing, but the detonation of retarded girls at…

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Something to Keep in Mind

John Piper

"You can be so interested in great theological and intellectual and philosophical problems that you tend to forget that you are going to die."

-Martin Lloyd-Jones, Preaching and Preachers, p. 193.

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Perseverance and Eternal Security

John Piper

Here is the voice of my father for 4 minutes on how final salvation is contingent on perseverance, and yet eternal security and assurance are possible. It comes from an exposition of Colossians 1:21-23

And you, who once were alienated…

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Generous Conservatives

John Piper

Surveys and statistics are maddeningly fickle. So don’t exult too much in what follows. I only cite it in case you have been discouraged or elated by surveys saying the opposite

It’s better just to be a good follower of…

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Don’t Waste Martin Luther King Weekend

John Piper
Don’t Waste Martin Luther King Weekend
The point is not to celebrate all that MLK was, but to lift up some magnificent things he stood for and some necessary and amazing achievements of the civil rights era.
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A Kind of Cold You Don’t Play With

John Piper
A Kind of Cold You Don’t Play With

Tonight it will be 40 degrees warmer in our kitchen freezer than it is outside here in Minneapolis. The high temperature tomorrow will be five below zero (Fahrenheit). We receive this from the Lord’s hand.

He gives snow like wool;

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Historical Criticism in the Dock

John Piper

In Germany the intensity and fervor of the ongoing debate over the historical-critical method rises and falls with the emergence and disappearance of powerful, articulate spokesmen on one side or the other. In the NT discipline (to which I am…

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It May Be Time to Pluck Your Eye

John Piper

When to quit your good work—not just scholarly work, but any work

As the author of the Theologia Germanica says, we may come to love knowledge—our knowing—more than the thing known: to delight not in the exercise of our…

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Why I Invited Carson to Speak at the Pastors Conference

John Piper

I'll go out of my way to listen to Don Carson any chance I get. He is a scholar of the first rank, and a pastoral scholar who has a love for the church. He is an evangelist who does…

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When Grieving May Save Your Life

John Piper

Sometimes the best mark of holiness is not griping that sin abounds but groaning and grieving

Woe to those who lie on beds of ivory and stretch themselves out on their couches, and eat lambs from the flock and calves…

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