All Resources by John Piper

God Justified the Ungodly

John Piper
Being justified means being forgiven, being reckoned righteous, being loved by God, and being secured by God forever.
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Getting Old for the Glory of God

John Piper

So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come

Getting old to the glory of God means getting old in…

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Jesus Is Able to Help Those Who Are Tempted

John Piper

Since then the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil; 15 and might deliver those…

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Bob Dylan Turns Seventy Today

John Piper

Yes, I still pray that he will find that the encounter with Jesus in 1978 was real, and that he will come to the end singing and believing his song, “Saved.”

Saved

I was blinded by the devil
Born already…

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Thoughts on the Minnesota Marriage Amendment

John Piper

On May 21, 2011, the proposed Minnesota Marriage Amendment passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 70 to 62. This means that the question will be put on the ballot in the 2012 election.

If the amendment passes in…

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Wonderful Things from Your Word

John Piper
Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.

Our Desperate Need for God's Illumination

The three points we saw in this verse last week were: 1) there are wonderful things in the Word of God; 2)…

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All the Angels Are Coming with Him

John Piper
Have you ever wondered what joy and hope sustained Jesus in his horrific hours of suffering?
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No One Will Take Your Joy from You

John Piper
"A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a little while, and you will see me." So some of his disciples said to one another, "What is this that he says to us, 'A little while,
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For Whom Did Jesus Taste Death?

John Piper

Christ tasted death for everyone who has faith. Because the faith of everyone who believes was purchased by the death of Christ.

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By This Time You Ought to Be Teachers

John Piper

Do you have the disease of "dullness of hearing," and if so, how can you get well?

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The Word of God: Living, Active, Sharp

John Piper

The Word of God is living and active and penetrates to the bottom of our lives and rips the pleasant mask off the ugly face of sin.

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Let Us Press On to Maturity

John Piper
The writer of Hebrews calls you to grow and press on to maturity. And you will—if God permits.
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Piper’s First Published Poem for Money ($5)

John Piper

Since I preached on this text last Sunday (John 8:57), I decided to dig into my files to find the first poem I ever published for money. Five dollars. It was in the September, 1969 issue of Christian Life (p…

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Has the Gospel Been Preached to the Whole Creation Already?

John Piper

From Rob Bell to Peter O’Brien, Colossians 1:23 proves a challenge. Paul refers to the gospel of his day as “the gospel . . . which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven” (ESV). Commentators multiply explanations of how…

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Be Diligent to Enter God's Rest!

John Piper
There is a rest open to you today. The door is not shut. The time is not past.
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When Is Saving Repentance Impossible?

John Piper

It is possible that we who believe we are chosen might slide into a slow process of hardening and fall away from Christ.

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Bethlehem's Antioch Moment

John Piper
Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting,
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