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Articles by John Piper

Why Satan Is Left on Earth

John Piper
God's plan to glorify himself involves defeating Satan in stages.
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What Unites Us in Worship

John Piper
What are the essentials of worship that go deeper than style and form?
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Implications of Having 3,833 in Worship Last Weekend

John Piper

This article is information and exhortation about downtown crowding on Sunday Morning for corporate worship. The information is that on the weekend of September 11-12 there were 3,833 people in the five services In these five services (one downtown Saturday…

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What Is Good and Acceptable and Perfect

John Piper
No one can receive mercy at the cross and still be casual about the will of God.
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God Is Not Boring

John Piper
God is worthy enough to inspire an infinite number of new and imaginative expressions of his beauty.
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Don't Play the Lottery for Me!

John Piper
Why Christians should never knowingly take money won by gambling.
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God's Purpose Stands

John Piper
All the elect in Christ prevail: God's purpose stands and cannot fail.
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When the Bible Blows Your Mind

John Piper
What should we do when it seems like one Biblical truth cancels out another?
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Guilt, Grace, and the Global AIDS Crisis

John Piper
The fact that any sinner is healthy is Christ’s mercy. Therefore, the fact that some are sick should bring out Christian mercy.
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The Transforming Power of Feeling Mercy

John Piper
Let the horror you've been rescued from and the mercy you live in make you humble, thankful, patient, kind, and forgiving.
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Lilias Trotter and the Language Nobody Knows

John Piper
We shouldn't be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.
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God Is the Gospel

John Piper

Have you ever asked why God’s forgiveness is of any value? Or what about eternal life? Have you ever asked why a person would want to have eternal life? Why should we want to live forever? These questions matter because…

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A Letter to the Sniper

John Piper
Christ Jesus is a great hope, even for the worst of sinners.
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Lessons from Lisa

John Piper
September 11, 2001 has served to prove at least these ten truths about the sovereign love of God.
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That Great Steel Cross

John Piper
It was a gift to the world that God ordained a rugged cross to stand in the ruins of the World Trade Center towers.
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"Fact! Faith! Feeling!"

John Piper

The virtue of slogans is brevity. Their vice is ambiguity. So they are risky ways of communicating. They are powerful and perilous. So we should exploit the power and explain the peril. I would like to venture a corrective explanation…

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Justification by Faith

John Piper
The doctrine of justification is immeasurably precious to every area of life.
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A Summary Theology of Prayer

John Piper
Knowing God's purpose for prayer deepens our commitment to pray and helps us glorify God for why he does what he does.
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Piper's Mealtime Prayers

John Piper
Some memorable and meaningful ways to talk to God at the kitchen table.
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Another Major Milestone Is Passed: We Own the Building in Mounds View

John Piper

A little after 4:00 PM on Tuesday, June 15 Jon Grano, the Vice Chairman of the Council of Elders, signed the documents that transferred the building at I-35W and Highway 10 to the ownership of Bethlehem Baptist Church. That evening…

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Pastor John’s Writing Leave

John Piper

I am deeply thankful to the Council of Elders for giving me both the assignment and privilege of a writing leave from April 29 to June 3. I would like to use this article to explain my goals and ask…

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