All Resources by John Piper

God Answers

John Piper
Is there a word to help us feel       the weight of Adam's fall?           All. How heavy will this burden weigh,      (Spare not!) on those who fell?          …
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God Answers

John Piper
Is there a word to help us feel       the weight of Adam's fall?           All. How heavy will this burden weigh,      (Spare not!) on those who fell?          …
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Life Hangs on the Word of God

John Piper
He said to them, “Take to heart all the words by which I am warning you today, that you may command them to your children, that they may be careful to do all the words of this law. For it
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Why Did God Create the World?

John Piper
Why Did God Create the World?
Isaiah 43:1–7, But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. 2 When you pass…
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Jesus’s Pursuit of Joy

John Piper
[Look] to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2) Does…
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Hope for the Worst of Sinners

John Piper
“I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.” (Exodus 33:19) Moses needed hope that God really could have mercy on a stiff-necked people who had just committed idolatry…
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Spiritual Awakening and the Knowledge of God

John Piper
I have never understood or empathized with the view that knowing more about God gets in the way of loving God. And yet there are people who, it seems, build their lives and ministries inside the fog of doctrinal ambiguity. …
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Let Goods and Kindred Go

John Piper
But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. For you had compassion on those in
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Actively Waiting

John Piper
The eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. (2 Chronicles 16:9) God aims to exalt himself by working for those who wait for…
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Ammunition Against Anxiety

John Piper
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Philippians 4:6) When I am anxious about my ministry being useless and empty, I fight unbelief with…
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My Life

John Piper
Shall I now live for him,       for you, for me? I shall.       And do you see: If not for him,        what good for you or me? If not for me,       …
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Not Nearly Hedonistic Enough

John Piper
“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not
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Same-Sex Attraction and the Inevitability of Change

John Piper
Whether sexual orientation can change or not, hearts can change and turn any sexual orientation into an occasion for the glory of Christ. When Paul says, "You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify…
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My Life

John Piper
Shall I now live for him,       for you, for me? I shall.       And do you see: If not for him,        what good for you or me? If not for me,       …
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Our Unspeakable Privilege

John Piper
God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” (Exodus 3:14) One implication of the magnificent name, I AM WHO I AM, is that this infinite, absolute, self-determining God has drawn near to us in Jesus Christ. In John 8:56–58…
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Sometimes the Lord Slays His Loved Ones

John Piper
Some people are by nature tough, blunt, matter-of-fact, unsentimental. Others are tender, warm, soft-spoken, emotionally sensitive. Some, amazingly, are a mixture. In general, what makes these different folks feel loved is very different. Being assessed by these different people can…
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Eternal Security Is a Community Project

John Piper
Eternal Security Is a Community Project
Hebrews 3:12–15, Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 13 But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that…
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Future Grace

John Piper
In Future Grace, author John Piper helps readers discover the key to overcoming sin and living a life that honors God. Many men and women attempt to walk upright out of gratitude for what Christ did in the past…
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The Only True Freedom

John Piper
Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31–32) What is true freedom? Are…
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Worship in a Lightning Storm

John Piper
“For as the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be in his day.” (Luke 17:24) I was flying at night from Chicago to Minneapolis, almost alone on…
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The Soul’s Final Feast

John Piper
One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire
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The Only Enduring Happiness

John Piper
“So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” (John 16:22) “No one will take your joy from you” because your joy comes…
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Calvary Love

John Piper
He held the world between his thumb and finger like a tender grape. And when the spike was driven through his hand, his muscles flinched with world-creating force, and crimson wine dripped from his fingertips. But with omnipotent resolve he…
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God Shall Supply All Your Needs

John Piper
My God shall supply all your needs according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:19) In Philippians 4:6, Paul says, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be…
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What Did Jesus Come to Save Us From?

John Piper
Let’s do this inductively. I ask. You answer. John 3:17, “God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” Why did God send his Son…
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