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Articles by John Piper

The Good, Insane Concordance Maker

John Piper
Don't belittle God’s crooked sticks. With them he may write the message that makes a thousand people glad.
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How to Pray for the Pastoral Staff

John Piper
Eight gifts to ask God to give to your church's leadership.
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When Unclothed Is Unfitting

John Piper
There are at least nine reasons--even from a secular perspective--for why sexually-explicit advertising is socially irresponsible.
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Do I Not Hate Those Who Hate You, O Lord?

John Piper
How are we to understand those psalms that express hatred and call down curses upon the enemies of God?
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Is "Growing Without Growing" Working?

John Piper

God does not always wait for our strategies. In fact, our idea of "growing without growing" was an effort to catch up with what he seemed to be about. The train was moving. We thought it would be good to…

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A Call to Greatness

John Piper

Greatness in Jesus' eyes is serving the needs of others. And Jesus' eyes are the only ones that count in the end. He said "Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant" (Mark 10:43). So I am…

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We Took a Good Stand and Made a Bad Mistake

John Piper

Reflections on the Baptist General Conference Annual Meeting, St Paul

One of the most significant issues before us as a Conference at the recent annual meeting was whether we would embrace open theism as part of our corporate identity. Open…

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The Joy and Ministry of Leaving

John Piper

Earlier this year God gave us, we believe, the vision of GROWING WITHOUT GROWING. This means that not growing is not a Biblical option. "The Lord added to the church daily as many as were being saved" (Acts 2:47) -…

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Thank You, Bethlehem, for Overflowing Love

John Piper

You have washed us with love. You have covered us with the aroma of kindness. You have clothed us with the garments of peace. You have adorned us with the flowers of praise. We have become still and quiet, lest…

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Dorothy Sayers on Why Hell Is a Non-Negotiable

John Piper
It is not out of antiquarian allegiance that we love the truth—even the hard ones. It is out of love to Christ and to the people who need his truth.
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The Overflow of Easter

John Piper
In just one chapter Paul outlines a whole theology of the resurrection.
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John G Paton's Father

John Piper
The impact of a father's faith, love, and discipline can be immeasurable.
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Talitha, the Person Who Is Adopted

John Piper

Our daughter, Talitha, is a human being. Only one thing greater could be said of her. I pray daily that it will be said, namely that she is reconciled to God through Christ. That is one truth Talitha is a…

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How Is God's Love Experienced in the Heart?

John Piper
The experience of God's love is the Spirit giving unspeakable joy in response to the mind's perception of Jesus Christ.
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A Passion for Purity vs. Passive Prayers

John Piper
The fight against lust is image against image. Don't just pray and wait and try to avoid. Actively put effort into seeing Jesus.
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Setting Our Minds on Things Above in Summer

John Piper

Originally published in A Godward Life (Multnomah, 1997).

If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not…

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Whence and Why the Earthquake in Turkey?

John Piper
Whence and Why the Earthquake in Turkey?
When love has wept and worked, it must have some answers. Not all the answers, but some.
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How to Query God

John Piper
It is okay to question God if you do it humbly and teachably.
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By What Death Will You Glorify God?

John Piper
Will the pain of losing all that you have on earth fade at the prospect of seeing and being with Christ?
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Wilderness, Worship, Treason and God

John Piper
Learn from David what to do in a brokenhearted, terrifying moment: Worship.
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