Articles by John Piper
This is our new world in the Twin Cities
- The Twin Cities’ Hispanic population more than doubled from 1990 to 2000. The Twin Cities was the eighth fastest growing Hispanic city in the United States during the 1990s.
- The Twin…
The most important prayer is that the most important person in the universe do the most important act in the universe
That’s why Jesus put this request at the beginning of the Lord’s prayer: “Hallowed be your name.”
God is…Continue Reading
It is not a sign of a seasoned Christian soul that steady joy is untinged with steady sorrow
Or to put it positively, the seasoned soul in Christ has a steady joy and a steady sorrow.
They protect each other…Continue Reading
When there is work to be done and you are sad, do it with tears, trusting that there will yet be a harvest of joy.Continue Reading
All night. Friday, June 21, 10 PM till Saturday at 6 AM. This will be the power booster behind all our efforts as we enter the new sanctuary. We want to enter with the power of God’s Spirit, not…Continue Reading
Beyond all our expectations and dreams God gave us a parade of power! What can I say? Lord, you are great! You are kind and good beyond all our deserving. You have blessed us. O how you have blessed us…Continue Reading
This is a plea that all of you would build into your lives both personal devotions and purposeful study of God’s word
Daily prayerful meditation seeking personal application of God’s word to your own heart and life.
Sometimes a fourth of our budget is given in December! This makes cash flow in the summer very difficult. This year especially. The reserves we have used for a cushion are being paid out to their designated ministries and SPAN…Continue Reading
The first nominees for the eldership of Bethlehem Baptist Church are Rollin Erickson, Ronn Kreps, David Livingston, Tom Ragstad, Daniel Runion, Tom Schreiner, Dennis Smith, Gene Sprinkel, Tom Steller, John Piper, Marty Wade. I say first nominees because the constitution…Continue Reading
I love to dedicate children. It is an exhausting mental challenge to remember all those names. But the immensity of the importance of what is happening makes it very satisfying. How I pray that the investment of my life at…Continue Reading
I can’t get over these numbers when applied to the Twin Cities. When revival came to Alliance, Nebraska in the spring of 1990 over half of the 9,000 population attended special evangelistic meetings, and one tenth of the population (900)…Continue Reading
Jesus is going to return to earth. I pray very soon. He said that before he comes—periodically throughout history—some people would think he has already come
If they say to you, "Look, he is in the wilderness," do not go…
Here is a simple exhortation that I have been trying to implement in our family
Seek to see and feel the gospel as bigger as years go by rather than smaller.
Our temptation is to think that the gospel is…Continue Reading
Jesus tells of two sons
What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, “Son, go and work in the vineyard today.” And he answered, “I will not,” but afterward he changed…