Articles by John Piper
In the parable of the tenants, the owner of the vineyard finally sends his son to collect the fruit that the tenants refused to give to his servants. The tenants had beaten and killed the servants. But the owner says,…Continue Reading
For the next six Sundays that remain through Labor Day weekend I feel strongly led of God to preach from biblical texts on suffering for the cause of Christ. Let me tell you how this theme has pressed itself on…Continue Reading
What does it mean to be the “church of God”?Continue Reading
I believe the Lord is calling us to seek him earnestly this fall concerning forms and focuses of church life for our future. We will do this in at least three ways: Preaching, Praying and Discussing.
Sunday mornings and Wednesday…Continue Reading
I love the Word of God. I love His promises and His commandments and His descriptions of reality. I say with the Psalmist, “More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold, sweeter also than honey and…Continue Reading
Sounds sort of sixties doesn’t it? I can’t seem to shake it. What I mean is that changes are always happening around Bethlehem.
Old Days Worship Planning
The first year I was at Bethlehem (July 1980 - August 1981) I…Continue Reading
- Question: What famous politician said, “I am personally pro-life but politically pro-choice?"
- Answer: Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:20-25)
- Question: How is a fetus like a freeway?
- Answer: Safe. Till someone cuts in.
The Battle for unborn life…Continue Reading