Featured Resources by Jonathan Parnell

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Sanctification in the Everyday (Free eBook)

Jonathan Parnell

How does the cross and victory of Jesus affect your everyday sanctification?

Over the past 30 years John Piper has preached several messages that equip listeners to apply the Bible in their daily lives. Stretching three decades, this e-book includes…

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J. I. Packer on the Puritan Vision of Sanctification

Jonathan Parnell

We recently had the opportunity to ask J. I. Packer a few questions related to sanctification, including how the Puritans have influenced him personally. He noted in his answer, "This is a question I welcome, because in fact, it was…

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Helpful Quotes from The Unbelievable Gospel

Jonathan Parnell

Here are some helpful quotes from Jonathan Dodson's new ebook, The Unbelievable Gospel (GCD Books, 2012).

"Too many Christians look to clear their evangelistic conscience by simply mentioning the name of Jesus or saying that he died on the cross…

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Behind the Blog: No Place for Middle Earth

Jonathan Parnell

"How we listen reveals who we are," Tony explains, is at the heart of the new eBook, Take Care How You Listen. This resource is the first wave of a new eBook initiative at Desiring God that repackages unedited…

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Husbands, Spend Time with Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell

A marriage counselor in Minnesota is encouraging couples to spend time together, the StarTribune reports. Findings are that spending at least 5 1/2 hours a week interacting with your spouse can strengthen your marriage.

Now this is interesting. Spending

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David Brainerd Biography (Free eBook)

Jonathan Parnell

In 1742 Yale College expelled David Brainerd.

He had made some prohibited comments about some of the faculty and, though at the top of his class academically, Yale booted him. Add to this that in order to be an established…

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A Clear Job Description: Date Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell

We recently sat down with Justin Buzzard, lead pastor of Garden City Church in Silicon Valley, to discuss book, Date Your Wife. We diced up the interview into a handful of segments that we'll be featuring over the next…

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How Romans 8 Helps Trip Lee

Jonathan Parnell

Trip Lee explained in an interview this Spring how hip hop is a genre of music uniquely suited to wield the Word in our fight against sin. So it's no surprise that his new album is saturated with Scripture. And…

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Only One Life: Focus on the Text

Jonathan Parnell

I would not write it this way today.

That is one of John Piper’s reflections almost forty years later on his 1974 dissertation, Love Your Enemies, just republished by Crossway. It has to do with how he approached the…

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Free Download of John Piper's Oldest (and Newest) Book

Jonathan Parnell

One addition to Crossway's republication of Love Your Enemies is a new preface from John Piper in which he explains why this book is a monument to God's mercy and faithfulness. He writes,

Monuments are usually built much later than…

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Pastors, Politics, and the American Republic

Jonathan Parnell

For those reading from the States, today is Independence Day, the peak of America's summer. So in the midst of cookouts and fireworks, let's do a quick dial back to the founders.

America and its founders. Now that's a…

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20 Quotes from Date Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell

I recently asked Justin Buzzard how he would sum up his new book in less than ten seconds. "If you want to change a marriage, change the man," he replied, "and Jesus changes the man."

Simple and straightforward, Date Your

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The Gospel in Two Minutes

Jonathan Parnell

Earlier this Spring we had the chance to hear from Trip Lee on his new album and its connection to the gospel and on-the-ground sanctification. In this video he explains the gospel in two minutes.


More Videos from Trip Lee

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100 Quotes from You on Sanctification

Jonathan Parnell

Without further ado . . . the randomly selected winner of the quote contest is Andrew Donth, who shared some Spurgeon with us. Here's the quote:

Charles Spurgeon: "If he gives you the grace to make you believe, he will…

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YouVersion Releases Daily Devotional from John Piper

Jonathan Parnell

The YouVersion Bible app recently reached 50 million downloads. A true leader in the market, they provide a free Bible app in over 144 languages, are ranked as the first Bible app on iTunes, and have a 5-star rating based…

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Hip Hop and the Fight Against Sin

Jonathan Parnell

Earlier this Spring we had the chance to hear from Trip Lee on his new album and its connection to on-the-ground sanctification. In this two-minute video, he explains how hip hop is uniquely suited to address believers' fight against…

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Send Us a Quote, Win Some Books

Jonathan Parnell

Books don't change lives, sentences do.

In an early sermon at Bethlehem, John Piper explains that sometimes the most life-altering insight from reading is concentrated in a sentence or two. It happens when in the midst of plodding along we…

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Your Pastor Is Not Your Political Activist

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 43:44 mark of his most recent sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Don’t press the organization of the church or her pastors into political activism. Pray that the church and her ministers would feed…

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The Good News for All Sinners

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 24:03 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

The good news of Jesus is that God saves heterosexual sinners and homosexual sinners who trust Jesus, by counting them righteous because…

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When Silence Is the Real Hate

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 21:53 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Therefore, it would contradict love and contradict the gospel of Jesus to approve homosexual practice, whether by silence, or by endorsing so-called…

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Where Same-Sex Attraction Originates; and Where It Ends

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 10:52 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Same-sex desires and same-sex orientation are part of our broken and disordered sexuality owing to the God’s subjection of the created order to futility because…

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11 Truths John Piper Learned from His Father

Jonathan Parnell

In a Father's Day sermon in 2005 John Piper shared eleven "precious truths" his father had imparted to him — truths, he explained, that were no mere transmission of information, but involved a whole life that demonstrated what was taught.

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