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Articles by John Piper

God Gives the Equipment and Makes It Successful

John Piper

What does the blood of the eternal covenant secure for us? It secures both God’s equipping of us and the successful use of that equipment to make our lives pleasing to God

Now may the God of peace who brought…

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Real Choice, Divine Sway, and the Way Paul Lived

John Piper

One of the most influential passages in the Bible that God used to open my mind to his sovereignty over my will is Philippians 2:12-13.

Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works…

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We Will Be Glorified for the Glory of God

John Piper

Someday, at the coming of the Lord Jesus, all who are in Christ will be glorified

Those whom he justified he also glorified. (Romans 8:30)

The creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the…

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Two Anniversaries: Bethlehem and “Desiring God”

John Piper

Psalm 90:17

Confirm for us the work of our hands, O Lord,
yes, confirm the work of our hands

The 125th anniversary of Bethlehem on June 14-16 and the publication of the Tenth Anniversary Edition of Desiring God give me…

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Is the Holy Spirit Phase Three of God’s Word?

John Piper
The work of the Holy Spirit is a clarification and application and certification of the incarnation of the Son of God.
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Ten Lessons I Learned from My Father

John Piper

1) When things don’t go the way they should, God always makes them turn for good.

Romans 8:28 was as prominent as John 3:16 in our home. “God works all things together for good for those who love him and…

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"Go, Sell Your Oil and Pay Your Debt"

John Piper
What counts is not the amount you have but if it is utterly devoted to the purposes of God.
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A Joyful Meeting with Joseph Tson

John Piper
John Piper recounts a conversation with Joseph Tson.
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Foundations for Thinking About Race

John Piper
7 reasons racial harmony is worth pursuing, and 1 resolve for doing it.
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Help Us Find the New Lead Worshipper

John Piper

Planning is hard work, but it feels like waiting. Only the wise know it’s not. The English language has a string of words for the un-planning unwise: impetuous, hasty, rash, impulsive, precipitate, reckless, etc. The patience and perseverance of this…

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O That You Might Be Strong Like a Tree!

John Piper
It is impossible to meditate on God’s word as continually as we should if portions of it are not in our mind.
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No Debt in '97

John Piper

For five years we had three Sunday morning services back to back (1986-1991). It was exhausting and exhilarating. But it couldn’t last. At least I couldn’t. We tried a Saturday night service in 1985-86. There was a faithful core of…

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A 250-yr-old Model: How Calvinist Simeon Related to Wesley

John Piper

Today, 250 years ago a great pastor was born, Charles Simeon. He was called to Trinity Church, Cambridge in May of 1782. And he endured fruitfully there through much fire for 54 years until his death November 13, 1836

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The Goodness of God and the Fear of God

John Piper

Consider two important truths in Psalm 31:19

Oh, how abundant is your goodness,
which you have stored up for those who fear you
and worked for those who take refuge in you,
in the sight of the children of mankind!

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Talitha Ruth Piper

John Piper
Announcing the adoption of John and Noël's fifth child and first daughter.
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William Wilberforce and the Launchers of Love

John Piper
If we love people, we will be like William Wilberforce and spend time thinking about how to point them to Jesus.
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