All Resources by John Piper

Make Holy Week Holy to the Lord

John Piper

The week between Palm Sunday and Easter is not intrinsically holy, except that all time is holy, since it belongs to God. But we can make it holy by setting it apart for sacred focus.

May I encourage you to…

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Appreciation for Don Carson

John Piper

On the evening of April 12 in Chicago at The Gospel Coalition National Conference, I had the huge privilege of honoring D. A. Carson, as he was presented with a Festschrift by the president of Crossway Books, Lane Dennis. I…

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The Truth Will Set You Free

John Piper
Other ways of self-justification won't work. They won't work for the Jews, and they won't work for you or me. One thing works. "If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed."
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Who Rules the World to Come?

John Piper
The second Adam, Jesus Christ, defeated death and restored the hope of Psalm 8 for all who are in him.
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Memorizing Scripture: Why and How

John Piper

I wish I could persuade everyone to do this.

Here is inspiration and application on why and how to memorize Scripture.

Why Do It?

First, the inspiration.

Dallas Willard, professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, wrote,

Bible…

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Doing Well and Doing Better

John Piper
Even inside perfection, there is good, better, and best. And understanding this will help us love as we ought.
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Joy Recovered

John Piper
How do you become a Christian? How does the ransom Jesus paid become a ransom for me?
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Burning the Qur’an and Crucifying Christ

John Piper

The burning of the Qur’an and the murder of human beings are not morally equivalent. That’s true. And it is, frankly, outrageous the way some commentators speak with more moral indignation about the burning of holy books than the butchery…

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What Will the Final Judgment Mean for You?

John Piper
If we could see the final judgment, we would be the happiest and bravest people in 2008.
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The Holy Spirit Will Help You Die

John Piper
In their hour of greatest trial God gives his children courage and faith.
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God’s Love: Blocked, Then Accepted

John Piper

George Herbert was born on this day in 1593. He described his poems as echoes of the conflict between God and his own soul. Yes, but there is also resolution. He had been subdued by love.

Here we see the…

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Child-Sacrificing Incas and Us

John Piper

Here is another cultural jolt from the January issue of First Things:

A reader passed along this story from ScienceNews:

The remains of seven children apparently killed in a ritual, and buried beneath a 500- to 600-year-old building in…

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Think

John Piper

Focusing on the life of the mind helps us to know God better, love him more, and care for the world. Along with an emphasis on emotions and the experience of God, we also need to practice careful thinking about…

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The Pastor as Scholar & the Scholar as Pastor

John Piper and D. A. Carson

What will our scholarship and pastoral ministry be if we are heads without hearts or hearts without heads? Recognizing the need for pastors and scholars to embody both theological depth and practical focus, John Piper and D. A. Carson have…

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