All Resources by John Piper

Four Waves of Change in Missions

John Piper

If God would be pleased to breathe on the ripples from the pebbles these speakers drop at our conference this year, they might become waves that break over thousands of lives and churches. The waves I am praying for are:

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The Authority of Preaching for Readers and Non-Readers

John Piper

The authority of preaching is rooted finally in the absolute authority of God. That root passes through the infallible Word of God, the Bible. This book is the only access we have today to an infallible message from God.

Therefore…

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For Judgment I Came into This World

John Piper
Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” He answered, “And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?” Jesus said to him, “You
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Be Encouraged to Pray This Summer

John Piper

Where to pray is not the issue. But whether.

Let J. C. Ryle stir you up as he has me.

I dare not lay down too strict rules on such points as these. I leave them to your own conscience…

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Open My Eyes That I May See

John Piper

It is by prayer that our eyes will be opened to see wonder in God's Word and be changed.

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A Holy Ambition

John Piper

This collection of missions-oriented sermons by John Piper, compiled by Desiring God, challenges you to consider and cultivate a holy ambition to preach Christ where he has not yet been named.

The apostle Paul had a holy ambition - to…

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In the Beginning Was the Word

John Piper

When we come to know Jesus in John's Gospel, we come to know God.

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What Is Christian Hedonism?

John Piper
"Hedonism" is the pursuit of pleasure. How does it even make sense to speak of "Christian Hedonism"?
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Finding Care in the Calamity of Gay Pride

John Piper

For those caught in the calamity of the normalization, celebration, and institutionalization of homosexual behavior, there are resources for help. Today let me just mention one cluster.

Probably the most authoritative scholarly work on homosexuality and the Bible is Robert…

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“My Eyes Shed Streams of Tears”—
Thoughts on the New Calamity

John Piper

Jesus died so that heterosexual and homosexual sinners might be saved. Jesus created sexuality, and has a clear will for how it is to be experienced in holiness and joy.

His will is that a man might leave his father…

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Eternal and Temporal Goals of the Gospel

John Piper

J. C. Ryle quoted Whitefield about the social effects of the gospel:

The gospel keeps many a person from going to jail and from being hanged, if it does not keep him from hell (Thoughts For Young Men

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The Pleasure of God in His Creation

John Piper
God rejoices in his works because his works are an expression of his glory.
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It’s Now or Never: Love Your Enemies

John Piper

I have heard preachers say, the only thing we do on this earth that we won’t do in the age to come, is witness to unbelievers. So be about it. This is your only chance. It’s now or never.

Well…

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