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Articles by John Piper

Galatians 4:18 and “Being Made Much Of”

John Piper
John Piper looks at a passage that seems like it could cause problems for Christian Hedonism.
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The Gospel: Spread It or Lose It

John Piper

At Ralph Winter’s memorial service in Pasadena on June 28, I drew attention to one main reason for gratitude out of many that I feel

I thanked God that Dr. Winter’s relentless pressing of the global application of the…

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The Loving Meaning of the Leftovers

John Piper

After Jesus had fed both the 5,000 and the 4,000 with only a few loaves and fish, the disciples got in a boat without enough bread for themselves

When they began to discuss their plight, Jesus said, “Why are you…

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A Tribute to My Father

John Piper
My father was the happiest man I have ever known. Not that he never grumbled (he was a golfer who lost a lot of balls). But he was rooted so firmly in the glory of God’s grace that nothing could keep him down for long.
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America's Debt to John Calvin

John Piper

In this year of John Calvin’s 500th birthday, I don’t know of a better place to read about his impact on America than Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism given at Princeton Seminary in October 1898. Kuyper was a pastor, a…

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Discerning Idolatry in Desire

John Piper
12 ways to recognize the rise of covetousness
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Happy Birthday Dorothy (Dogma-loving) Sayers

John Piper

Born today 116 years ago, Dorothy Leigh Sayers was an English scholar, playwright, and writer of detective novels. She studied medieval literature at Oxford, and was one of the first women to graduate (in 1915) from that university

She may…

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God's Word in Battle with Homosexual Temptation

John Piper
The almighty mercy of God is able to break into any life and immediately change the desires of their heart.
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Why Some Spiritual Gifts Attract Unstable People

John Piper
It is wrong to view spiritual gifts as unpredictable, unconnected to reasoning processes, and free from the demands of objective observation.
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Hero Worship and Holy Emulation

John Piper
Thoughts on the dangers and value of "celebrity" status.
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God Made Black and God Made White

John Piper

We are a church in the city. A fairly big city—forty-second largest city in the country. We are fairly average when it comes to racial proportion: the U.S. has 80.3% white and 19.7% minority while Minneapolis has 78.4% white and…

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The Present Power of Heaven and Hell

John Piper
10 examples of how, for Jesus, desire for heaven and fear of hell were practical daily parts of living a glad and holy life.
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Inspired by the Incredible Early Church

John Piper
Six reasons for why the Christian movement spread so fast in its early years.
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Putting the Gods in Their Place

John Piper
The truth we must hold to through all the cosmic conflict of this age is: All the nations belong to God.
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The Lord's Touch

John Piper
The touch of God in the heart is an awesome thing.
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Imprecation and Supplication in Psalm 83

John Piper

I have tried to deal faithfully with curses in the Psalms, for example, in a sermon on Psalm 69

Psalm 83, however, presents a different challenge. At the end there is a strange mixture of supplication and imprecation:

Fill…

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A Passion for Holiness

John Piper
Not many leaders today state the goals of their lives in terms of holiness.
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Please Pray for the Pastors' Conference

John Piper

The seventh annual Bethlehem Conference for Pastors is coming January 24-26. The theme this year is “Sanctification by Faith Alone,” and the keynote speaker will be Daniel Fuller, Emeritus Professor of Hermeneutics at Fuller Theological Seminary

The fact…

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Today's Mercies for Today's Troubles

John Piper
Trusting Christ today includes trusting him to give you tomorrow’s trust when tomorrow comes.
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The Unmerited, Conditional Grace of God

John Piper
There is a profound difference between sinners who keep God’s covenant and those who don’t.
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How I Was Moved to Tears

John Piper

What prayer commitments might God be nudging you to make?

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