Articles by 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…Continue Reading
Thank you for praying for me. I cannot survive in the ministry without your "Epaphras Effort." What! You didn’t know you were making the "Epaphras Effort"? That’s OK. Making it is more important than knowing that you are making it…Continue Reading
Submission to God's authority implies these six beliefs about sexuality.Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
(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…Continue Reading
God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading