All Resources by John Piper

How to Repent

John Piper
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9) A vague, bad feeling that you are a crummy person is not the same as…
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Christian Concerns About the Yale Response to A Common Word

John Piper
[Stream or download the entire discussion from the 2009 Evangelical Theological Society.] I agree substantially with the second sentence of A Common Word Between Us and You: “Without peace and justice between these two religious communities [Muslims and Christians]…
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Reflections on 1 Thessalonians 5:14–18 in Relation to Carl Holmgren

John Piper
Bonnie Williams, Carl’s niece, suggested to me a few days ago that 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 is a suitable description of her uncle’s life. I read this, especially in context, and agreed. As I knew him, this is true. So what…
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He Knows Your Need

John Piper
Do not be anxious, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?” For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. (Matthew 6:31–32) Jesus…
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Piper One on One

John Piper

One Life: Enjoy It

John Piper

Desiring God's Younger Cousin

John Piper
I am overjoyed that The Pleasures of God is here in a new edition. You can order the book, DVD and study guide, all for $10 total. [Note: This special is no longer available.] Here’s how I would describe…
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The Giver Gets the Glory

John Piper
To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord
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The Stupendous Reality of Being “in Christ Jesus”

John Piper
Being “in Christ Jesus” is a stupendous reality. It is breathtaking what it means to be in Christ. United to Christ. Bound to Christ. If you are “in Christ” listen to what it means for you: In Christ Jesus you…
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Delayed Deliverances

John Piper
Immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s bonds were unfastened. (Acts 16:26) In this age, God rescues his people from some harm. Not all harm. That’s comforting to know, because otherwise we might conclude from our harm that he…
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Served in Serving Others

John Piper
Jesus said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened?” (Mark 8:17) After Jesus had fed both the 5,000 and the 4,000 with only…
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They Poured Out Innocent Blood

John Piper
Psalm 106:36–39, They served their idols, which became a snare to them. 37 They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons; 38 they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to…
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Five Ways to Fight Abortion and Serve the Unborn and Their Moms

John Piper
Because of the amazing mercy of God described in Psalm 106 we can cry out with hope, “O Lord, help me when you save your people” (verse 4). And what does he help us do? Obtain the fullest blessing of…
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Go Directly to God

John Piper
“In that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf; for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that
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We Will Rule All Things

John Piper
“The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I also conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.” (Revelation 3:21) What does Jesus mean when he says this to the…
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J. C. Ryle, Temperance, and Abortion

John Piper
J. C. Ryle’s strategy to reverse the destructive effects of drunkenness point to possibilities in our battle against abortion. Ryle was the first Bishop of Liverpool, England, starting in 1880 and ending with his death in 1900. He found that…
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The Anchor of Joy

John Piper
“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” (Matthew 5:11) Jesus revealed a secret that protects our happiness from the threat of suffering and the threat…
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A Short, Free eBook on Abortion

John Piper
We are children of the light. Abortion is a work of darkness. The apostle Paul said, “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them” (Ephesians 5:11). Our aim, by the power of the Holy Spirit…
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Psalm 135 and the Pleasure of God in All He Does

John Piper
Psalm 135:1–6 — Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord, give praise, O servants of the Lord, 2 who stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our…
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The Battle to Remind

John Piper
This I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end… (Lamentations 3:21–22) One of the great enemies of hope is forgetting God’s promises. Reminding is…
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How to Serve a Bad Boss

John Piper
Rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a bondservant or is free. (Ephesians 6:7–8) Consider these…
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The Remedy for Pride

John Piper
Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”—yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life?
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