All Resources by John Piper

A Possible Marriage Saver in Nine Steps

John Piper
The grace of God is patient and works both instantaneously and over time. A mistake we sometimes make is thinking too idealistically, as though if we blow our first apology, there is no chance for a second. The way to…
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7 Reasons Not to Worry, Part 1

John Piper
“For this reason I say to you, do not be anxious for your life, as to what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor for your body, as to what you shall put on. Is not life more
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I AM WHO I AM

John Piper
I AM WHO I AM
Exodus 3:13–15, Then Moses said to God, “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what shall I…
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How to Fight Anxiety

John Piper
Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares about you. (1 Peter 5:7) Psalm 56:3 says, “When I am afraid, I put my trust in thee.” Notice: it does not say, “I never struggle with fear.” Fear strikes, and…
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Grace Must Be Free

John Piper
We walk by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7) Picture salvation as a house that you live in. It provides you with protection. It is stocked with food and drink that will last forever. It never decays or crumbles…
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How to Repay God

John Piper
What shall I render to the Lord for all his benefits toward me? I shall lift up the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord. I shall pay my vows to the Lord. (Psalm 116:12–14) What…
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The Surpassing Goal: Marriage Lived for the Glory of God

John Piper
My topic for this chapter is "Marriage lived for the glory of God." The decisive word in that topic is the word "for." "Marriage lived for the glory of God." The topic is not: "The glory of God for the…
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Why God Loves

John Piper
In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. (1 John 4:10) Do you believe both of these statements? God loved us before…
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When God Is Totally For You

John Piper
Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. (Ephesians 1:4) I have asked the question in public, “When does God become 100% for us?” And I…
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The Joys of Love

John Piper
I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh. For though we walk in
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The Gift of Conversion

John Piper
When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.” (Acts 11:18) We will never fully appreciate what a deep and awesome thing conversion…
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God-Given Foes and Faith

John Piper
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ . . . not frightened in anything by your opponents. For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only
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In Sync with the Gospel

John Piper
When you finally hear and believe the drumbeat of the gospel, the rhythm of your step changes. There is a life in step with the gospel, and there is a life out of step with the gospel.
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Present and Powerful Love

John Piper
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? (Romans 8:35) Notice three things in Romans 8:35. 1. Christ is loving us now. A wife might…
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The Pleasures of God (Session 1)

John Piper
Session 2 and Session 3. Download the seminar slides.
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The Pleasures of God (Session 3)

John Piper
Session 1 and Session 2. Download the seminar slides.
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The Pleasures of God (Session 2)

John Piper
Session 1 and Session 3. Download the seminar slides.
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The Goal of Christ’s Love

John Piper
“Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory.” (John 17:24) Believers in Jesus are precious to God (we're his bride!). And he loves us so much…
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Base Your Life on This

John Piper
The god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. (2 Corinthians 4:4) Test yourself. What is…
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The “I Will” of God

John Piper
Jerusalem shall be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of people and livestock in it. And I will be to her a wall of fire all around, declares the Lord, and I will be the glory in
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Devastated and Delighted

John Piper
The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. (Deuteronomy 7:6) What would the doctrines of grace sound like if every…
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He Does All That He Pleases

John Piper
Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases. (Psalm 115:3) This verse teaches that whenever God acts, he acts in a way that pleases him. God is never constrained to do a thing that he despises…
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The Lion and the Lamb

John Piper
“Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved with whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles. He will not quarrel or cry aloud, nor will
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More Thoughts on Friends Who Fail You

John Piper
Last Sunday’s message struck a chord with many when I spoke of Christian friends letting you down. I argued that sometimes they forsake you never to return — like Demas. He loved “the present world,” and so abandoned the great…
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Yes to All God’s Promises and More

John Piper
All the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory. (2 Corinthians 1:20) Being “in Christ Jesus” is a stupendous reality. It is…
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