Where people do not pray, churches either die or become human management “successes”. Three suggestions for staying inspired.
Is it OK to witness to the lost for our own joy?
Gratitude seeks to show the value of God’s good will, which it does best in words of praise, a heart of trust, and a life of love.
Why does the Spirit limit himself to bring about love only through conscious faith in the word of Jesus?
Christians should seek the good of the cities in which they live.
A meditation on goodness in Psalm 119:65–72.
How do we understand God's punishing children for their parents' sins?
John Piper shares in detail his new Sunday routine.
What prayer commitments might God be nudging you to make?
The experience of God's love is the Spirit giving unspeakable joy in response to the mind's perception of Jesus Christ.
10 ways Jesus related to the poor.
We never move beyond the need for grace, so let us trust God to do great things with our little faith.
God is not glorified if the foundation of our gratitude is the worth of the gift and not the excellency of the Giver.
What do the biblical references to "households" being baptized mean?
If we deny God's power over evil and suffering, do we deny his wisdom?
11 ways that Paul undermines slavery in his letter to Philemon.
9 answers that need to be emphasized.
Twenty one ways to love people and honor Christ in any tragedy.
John Piper quotes Spurgeon on how he came to believe in God's sovereign grace.
Let's not doubt Jesus' love—let's watch and learn what love really is.
We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.
Why do some who are “dead in trespasses and sins” come to believe and some do not?
Dads, fear God and put your confidence in him so your children will have a refuge in you.
Being filled with the Spirit is parallel to getting drunk with wine.
What does Mac vs. PC have to do with spiritual-mindedness? Seventeen practical ways to align your attitude with God's.
Finishing the race means you must recover the joy of the Lord again and again.
If we believe and love then we can have assurance that God abides in us.
How can we do everything, whether we eat or drink, to the glory of God?
What strategies can help me forget myself and enjoy more of Christ?
Three suggestions for how to persevere and profit in prayer.
Eight gifts to ask God to give to your church's leadership.
How you pray is based on what you believe God can do.
Here are 7 things to ask God to do for your soul and others'.
What would a Pharisee pray at his conversion?
It is okay to question God if you do it humbly and teachably.
What should our hearts and minds do when we hear Jesus speak so horrifically about the slaughter of the wicked?
Preach exegetically, explaining and applying what is in the text. If it sounds Arminian, let it sound Arminian.
We want our Christmas decorating and festivities to be as explicitly Christ-centered and Christ-exalting as possible.
Does anyone stand by the Lake of Fire and jump in?
Nine reasons from the Bible for believing that God wills to do great things with the gospel through prayer.
How was it loving for God to create the world, if he foreknew the horrors that would come upon it?
John Piper shares an unforgettable moment from seminary.
No church can remain fruitless if it soaks the seed of the Word in fervent, hungry prayer week after week.
5 ways for focus on God during prayer week.
God ordains that some wars happen. Ours is to pray that justice, peace, and the proclamation of the gospel prevail.
Why we believe that the main Christian hope is the resurrection of the body, not just the immortality of the soul.
It is acceptable to conduct your worship service on a day other than the Lord's Day?
Truth is important, but there is more to godliness than knowing about God.
If you want Christ to be with you, you must depend on him.
The law is not our primary means for bearing fruit. It serves mostly to teach us that we don't bear fruit apart from the gospel.
How can you experience more of the fullness of God? Consider taking a personal prayer retreat.
John Piper expresses his gratitude for three fellow staffers at Bethlehem.
How do we not resist imperfections when the Bible says, “Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect”?
One reason to admire and trust Jesus above all other persons is that he knows more than anyone else.
Differences between entertainment-oriented preachers and bible-oriented preachers.
If we cherish our citizenship in heaven above all earthly allegiances, we may be able to invite non-Americans to join us there.
A pastor expresses his gratitude to those who minister in his church through music.
We are unendingly restless until we take up Christ's yoke and learn from him.
Six reasons for why the Christian movement spread so fast in its early years.
Is it God’s will revealed in Scripture to advance the influence of biblical truth through human institutions?
5 ways of seeing Christ’s intentionality in dying for us.
The goal of interpreting a text should be to discover what the author willed to convey.
In Christ ethnic differences are not barriers. Rather, they are blessings that visibly express the glory of the gospel.
Five reasons why ordinary Christians should consider coming to the Desiring God Conference next month.
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God, September 26-28
Part of the charter for a new group at BBC called Frontier Missions Prayer and Study Group.
One way to raise up church leaders is to provide in-house training opportunities.
God means for the beauty of every individual plant to be an occasion for our worshipping his specific creativity.
Put the pressures of your life into missionary perspective and lose the self-pity.
John Piper talks about the connection between abortion and racism.
Faith is not a decision made in spite of lacking evidence. It is the affection that results when glory is truly seen.
Does a person earn salvation by believing in Jesus?
Your agonizing, unplanned detour is not a waste—not if you look to the Lord for his unexpected work, and do what you must do in his name.