All Resources by John Piper

Happy Birthday, John Wesley. Two Silver Spoons.
And Thousands of Souls.

John Piper

Thank you, John Wesley, for your practicing what you preached about money. John Wesley was born on this day 1703 (same year as Jonathan Edwards). He was one of the great evangelists of the 18th century. Today I want to…

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The Price of Freedom in Egypt

John Piper

Ramez Atallah is the General Director of the Bible Society of Egypt. This update from Cairo is a reminder that there are not unambiguous events in this fallen world. Things cut both ways. Reading this careful assessment from the inside…

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Foreknown, Predestined, Conformed to Christ

John Piper
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. 29 For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to
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The Mighty and Merciful Message of Romans 1-8

John Piper

Paul writes the letter to the Roman church to mobilize their support for his mission to Spain. In Romans 15:24 he writes, "I hope to see you in passing as I go to Spain, and to be helped on my…

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Going Deep with God by Having Him Carry Our Loads

John Piper
One of the reasons we don't know God deeply is that we don't venture much on his pledge to carry things for us.
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Be a Radically God-Centered Pastor

John Piper

My main message to you is very simple: Be a radically God-centered pastor. My text is the first petition of the Lord's prayer: "Hallowed by your name." I simply want to spend the few minutes we have together pressing the…

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The Word Was Made Flesh

John Piper
The Word Was Made Flesh

Christians must know Jesus well so that they can discern between the Christ of Scripture and the Christ that other religions claim to honor.

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Should I Want to Be "Such a Worm?"

John Piper

I tweeted this morning that I would like to be "such a worm". I said: "William Carey died today 1834. Epitaph: 'A wretched poor and helpless worm, on thy kind arms I fall.' O to be such a worm!"

Not…

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Why Was Jesus Put to Death and Raised Again?

John Piper
Therefore it was also credited to him as righteousness. 23 Now not for his sake only was it written that it was credited to him, 24 but for our sake also, to whom it will be credited, as those who
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The Church Was Spoken Against Everywhere

John Piper
Sometimes Christians have no favor in society. Even so, God can, and often does, pour out his power for effective witness.
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The Triumph of the Gospel in the New Heavens and the New Earth

John Piper

The first verse of the first chapter of the Bible says, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” In verse 27, God creates man as male and female in his own image, and then says in verse…

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You Will Never See Death

John Piper
The Jews answered him, "Are we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?" Jesus answered, "I do not have a demon, but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me. Yet I do not
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Why Was This Child Born Blind?

John Piper
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his
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What Tone Should Preachers Aim At?

John Piper

Phillips Brooks who died in 1893—and who along with Jesus, Paul, John Stott, Dick Lucas, and other preachers never married—most famously said that preaching is “truth through personality.”

This personality factor raises the question of preaching tone. What should a…

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God's Good News Concerning His Son

John Piper
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, 2 which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, 3 concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of
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How to Be a Refuge for Your Children

John Piper
Dads, fear God and put your confidence in him so your children will have a refuge in you.
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Holy, Holy, Holy Is the Lord of Hosts

John Piper

Revival happens when we see God majestic in holiness, and when we see ourselves disobedient dust.

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John Piper Interviews John Knight on Disability

John Piper

This video is serious, on-the-ground sermon "application." I preached, May 22, 2011, on disability—a man born blind—from John 9:1-4. This interview is with the father of a boy (almost 16) born blind. 

John Knight is the director of…

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Another Incentive to Read Christian Biography

John Piper

Perhaps, Hebrews 11 is still the most compelling biblical mandate for reading Christian biography. Together with Hebrews 13:7 all those biographical lessons in faith seem like an overwhelming summons to keep finding such stories and “considering” them.

Remember your

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John Piper Interviews Rick Warren on Doctrine

John Piper

See John Piper's blog post introducing the interview.

Introduction
3:29  The glory of God.
7:16  David Wells and the weight of God’s reality.
9:00  Would you write the book the same today?
12:00 The sovereignty of God.
18:47 How do…

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John Piper Interviews Rick Warren on Doctrine

John Piper

This 98 minute interview that I did with Rick Warren was recorded on May 1, 2011, during the Desiring God Regional Conference at Saddleback Church. It's the fulfillment of a commitment we made when Rick was not able to come…

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The Sale of Joseph and the Son of God

John Piper

The sins committed against Joseph made Christ's coming possible.

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