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.
Christ is the Messiah. So is it arrogant or loving to proclaim him to Jews?
Anything that helps you express your heart for God and does not hinder other people is good.
When God predestines someone's salvation, he usually predestines a human agent too.
Can people still be saved even if they never hear the name of Jesus?
He says marriage is not about staying in love, so is he in love with his wife?
The work of the Holy Spirit is a clarification and application and certification of the incarnation of the Son of God.
Is there injustice with our God / When he decrees our ways? / No! This is but his righteousness / And root of all our praise.
Is your routine so harmless in this evil world that it fits nicely with the way things are going?
There's no biblical support for excluding people from church membership whose consciences condone occasional drinking.
9 key texts about the wrath of God.
It's never right to be angry with God. And it's never right to hide your anger from him, if you feel it.
Let us learn how to help each other die. It will not be easy, but, by grace, we will help each other say in our final pain, "To die is gain."
The Lord grows his church by prayer, not by advertising alone.
Something is deeply amiss in the soul that does not descend to love a child.
It does not dishonor Christ to say that he is the only one who can service us with what we need most.
There was a kind of God-forsakenness on the cross, but the abandonment was not final.
If Jesus and the Pharisees didn't worship the same God, then surely Muslims and Christians don't either.
The impact of a father's faith, love, and discipline can be immeasurable.
John Piper announces an 8 month leave of absence and explains why he's taking it.
Husbands, don't contradict the gospel by how you treat your wives.
Do you have a plan to do something for the children who cannot speak for themselves?
We are a singing people because we are the children of a singing God.
What characteristics ought to mark the life of a Christian sojourner?
The primary value of historical arguments is that they cause us to consider the gospel more carefully.
God has always delighted to show his power through apparent defeat.
John Piper recounts a conversation with Joseph Tson.
Thoughts on Bethlehem Baptist's new relational commitments.
The doctrine of justification is immeasurably precious to every area of life.
John Piper celebrates the Stokes's 10 years of ministry at Bethlehem.
Anger is often a worse enemy than lust in marriage. What can you do to keep it from ruining yours?
John Piper shares the surprising source of Spurgeon's first lessons in theology.
What does it mean to be written in the Lamb's book of life?
We do well not to kill unborn human beings created in the image of God when they only lack time or air.
Saint Francis left a legacy of delight and gratitude to God.
Eight biblical devotions to read in preparation for Easter.
Seven ways to prepare yourself and others for commemorating the death of Christ.
By the time we know a problem exists, God has already been working on it and his solution is on the way.
September 11, 2001 has served to prove at least these ten truths about the sovereign love of God.
How should our thoughts on voting be affected by the age to come?
John Piper reflects on the Supreme Court's decision to ban partial birth abortion.
Reminders of what the resurrection is for.
What kept William Carey going in the midst of great trial and loss?
Hebrews 4:6 reminds us to seek God not only for the kind of grace we need but also for the timing of it.
John Piper offers help in seeking the mind of the Lord in an agonizingly difficult and painful situation.
John Piper celebrates the gift Noel has been in this birthday letter.
Screwtape scolds Wormword for not doing more to undermine prayer at Bethlehem.
Jesus seems more eager to explode the false assurance of faith than he is to give assurance to people who are intent on living in sin.
Christ Jesus is a great hope, even for the worst of sinners.
It's always good to resolve to do good if we're resolving through faith.
Let every loss and every delight send your hearts homing after heaven.
Pastors should yearn for their people like Isaiah yearned for Israel.
We shouldn't be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.
Jesus wants to give assurance to those who read the Gospel of John in the 21st century.
We must seek to experience supernatural power daily in order to be the church.
Fourteen passages of spiritual firepower for overcoming the devil.
What is God's attitude toward pride? What is the remedy for pride?
How can Jesus say that God is "not the God of the dead" and Paul say that Jesus is "Lord of the dead?"
Five applications from Scripture on how you carry out your vocation.
The touch of God in the heart is an awesome thing.
Spirit-given assurance and enjoyment of the love of God is the secret to growing in hope through tribulation.
A nutshell explanation of the doctrine of the Trinity, with a little help from Jonathan Edwards.