Articles by John Piper
I had the privilege of sitting with my family while Tom Steller and Sam Crabtree ministered to us at the funeral of Felicity Margaret Piper who was stillborn at full term on September 22, 2007. Her father Abraham asked me…
In the hopes that you will pray for us, I’ll give you the news about Abraham’s daughter. Abraham is my son who serves as the Web Content Manager for Desiring God. He and Molly were expecting their second child on…Continue Reading
When I pray that Christ may increase and Desiring God may decrease what do I mean?
I do not mean that I want God to help us have less influence in awakening a passion for the supremacy of Christ.
Ross and Barbara Anderson have a wide and deep network of friends who love them and continue to bear with them the weight of losing their son Luke Kenneth Anderson on August 27, 2007. Many have asked that we work…Continue Reading
The death of James Kennedy on September 5 is marked by Al Mohler with more than the usual recollections about a leader's great achievements. There is the personal touch on Dr. Mohler’s life that adds the kind of thing we…Continue Reading
1. Usage of "Hope"
The word "hope" (elpis) occurs in Hebrews in five places:
- 3:6 Christ was faithful as a son over his house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence (parresian) and…
How did John Piper come to appreciate the life and work of Edwards?Continue Reading
There are two ways that the soul can resist the truth of God’s sovereign governance over all evil that is implied in Genesis 50:20—“As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.”
- The soul can…
Eric Johnson’s magnum opus has just been published by IVP Academic. It is titled Foundations for Soul Care: A Christian Psychology Proposal. Knowing Eric and his love for God, and his allegiance to Scripture, and his deep appreciation for…Continue Reading
From 1974: John Piper is currently completing his doctoral studies in New Testament at the University of Munich, Germany, where he began his work under the late Leonhard Goppelt. He is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary.
A Glance at… Continue Reading
Tyndale House is where I did my sabbatical last year. It is an evangelical study center in Cambridge, England. Bruce Winter was the "warden" then (like a president). I saw first hand what a crucial role that was. Now after…Continue Reading
Last Sunday, for the first time in my life, I sang on request in a Sunday morning worship service. Another one of those milestones I said I could never do. The pastor saw me in the audience and said that…Continue Reading
My plan for this fall—and I want to stress it is a plan, not a promise—is a 7-part series on historically significant sins. It will be entitled “Spectacular Sins and Their Global Purpose in the Glory of Christ.”…Continue Reading