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Articles by John Piper

The Argument of Romans 9:14-16

John Piper
God's righteousness resounds most fully in his freely having mercy on whomever he wills.
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Thoughts on Worship and Culture

John Piper
Thoughts on Worship and Culture
Ten observations on musical style in the church.
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John Piper Responds to Don Garlington on the Imputation of Righteousness

John Piper

It may be most helpful to begin by going straight to Romans 4:3-6 to show why I believe in the imputation of divine righteousness to the ungodly through faith alone apart from any works. In verse 3 Paul quotes Genesis…

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Divorce & Remarriage: A Position Paper

John Piper
John Piper gives eleven reasons why he believes all remarriage after divorce is unbiblical when both of the spouses are still alive.
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Was Jonathan Edwards a Christian Hedonist?

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In this article, John Piper asks "What does it matter what Edwards thought?" and then lets Edwards teach us in his own words.
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Signs and Wonders: Then and Now

John Piper
The Bible teaches that spiritual gifts, including prophecy and tongues, will continue until Jesus comes. To neglect them is to risk disobedience.
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A Sign: United and Fearless with the Gift of Suffering

John Piper

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind…

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How to Speak About God When He Hurts Us

John Piper

The book of Lamentations is the heart-cry of Jeremiah when he and his people were being hurt by God, and by their enemies, and by their own sin. How he speaks of this divine hurting shows us some of the…

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An Open Letter to Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Temple Israel

John Piper

Dear Rabbi Zimmerman,

Thank you for your email of 2-27-04 addressed to some of us among the downtown clergy concerning Mel Gibson's movie, The Passion of the Christ. I read most of your letter to our people on Sunday…

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A Taste of Mueller and His God

John Piper
George Mueller's life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.
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My Dream for the Prayer Life of Bethlehem

John Piper

(In case you missed it in the sermon.)

1. Jesus said, in Matthew 6:6, “When you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in

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Bethlehem: A Culture of Peace

John Piper
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
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An Open Letter to Michael Prowse

John Piper
God loves us by commanding us to praise him, because we won't be happy until we give it.
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Jonathan Edwards and Our Fall Missions Focus

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Two Motives for Missions, or One?

As our fall Missions Focus approaches, Jonathan Edwards is still on my mind. One reason is that he helped me unite two motives for world missions that for years seemed at odds.

One motive…

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When to Be Merciful and When to Demand Justice

John Piper
Consider three criteria for deciding when to love others with mercy and when to love them with justice.
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Bethlehem's Position on Homosexuality

John Piper

Submission to God's authority implies these six beliefs about sexuality.

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A Passion for the "Mounds View Campus" Plants Urban Church!

John Piper

Consider and be amazed. The passion to plant a Bethlehem campus in Mounds View is about to result in an urban church plant in St. Paul. That is, if the congregation approves on Wednesday evening, August 25. Let me explain.

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Sex and the Supremacy of Christ: An Invitation

John Piper

Downtown Minneapolis hotel receptionists are being blown away by phone calls from around the country asking, "Are you taking reservations for the Sex and the Supremacy of Christ Conference?" One young non-religious hotel employee said, “I never thought I would…

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