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Tribute to William Wilberforce, #1

John Piper

The movie about William Wilberforce opens today. I suppose that’s because, with the time zone difference, the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave is technically today. Actually it was 4 A.M. February 24, 1807. Wilberforce was the…

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Abolition and the Roots of Public Justice

John Piper

One of the most important and least known facts about the battle to abolish the slave trade in Britain two hundred years ago is that it was sustained by a passion for the doctrine of justification by faith alone. William…

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How Eating and Fasting Magnify Christ

John Piper

Here is one of the truths we will try to unpack in the seminar this weekend on Prayer, Meditation, and Fasting.

Bread magnifies Christ in two ways: by being eaten with gratitude for his goodness, and by being forfeited out
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When Is Confrontation Grace

John Piper

Last Sunday’s sermon was originally misnamed “Marriage: Confronting, Forgiving, Forbearing.” In the end, I struck the word confronting—not because it shouldn’t happen, but because I had no time. So this is what I would have said if I there…

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What Will We Remember in Heaven?

John Piper

A friend wrote me and asked a question about Isaiah 65:17, which says (in the NASB), “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be remembered or come to mind.” He asked…

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Personal Tribute to Bruce Manning Metzger

John Piper

Bruce Metzger died on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at the age of 93. He was the George L. Collord Professor Emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary. I think it would be fair to say that…

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When Hearts Are Better than Heads, and Vice Versa.

John Piper

In my preparations for Tuesday’s talk on Andrew Fuller, I came across this quote. It stirred up ten thoughts about heads being better than hearts and hearts being better than heads. Here is what Fuller said:

I perceived that men's
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Is Pastor John in Love with His Wife?

John Piper
He says marriage is not about staying in love, so is he in love with his wife?
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Why a Conference Commission on Prayer?

John Piper

Some of My Prayer Practices

Tuesdays and Thursdays I get up, put on my running shoes, and jog to the Metrodome five blocks from our house. I have Navigator memory cards in my right hand and a tract called “Comfort…

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Sources to Help You Speak Against Abortion

John Piper

Dear friends of life created in God's image,

This is mainly for pastors and teachers who want to say something in connection with the January sanctity of life effort. Don't think you don't know enough. One of the young men…

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Stereotypes, Generalizations, and Racism

John Piper
What is the difference between a stereotype and a generalization? Is either racist?
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What Love Does and Does Not Do

John Piper
Paul isn't abstractly defining love 1 Corinthians 13. He is showing how it applies to the church.
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Letter for Noël on Her Birthday

John Piper
John Piper celebrates the gift Noel has been in this birthday letter.
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God Alone Is Wise

John Piper
A hymn written to celebrate the wisdom of the only wise God.
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Nudity in Drama and the Clothing of Christ

John Piper
John Piper responds to a newspaper article about the increase of nudity on the stages of Minneapolis theaters.
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Unexpected Blows to Fatalistic Thinking

John Piper
What does it mean for the global cause of Christ that all things are possible with God?
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