A commander's patient restraint complements his raw power to bring him more glory.
Is God behind the hardening of a person's heart?
John Piper introduces the subject and speakers for the sixth annual pastors conference.
Neither resignation nor triumphalism is a safe place to live and minister.
16 resolutions for maintaining a healthy relationship between child and parent.
There is a precious experience of peace and assurance in the Christian life that is not unconditional.
The person who pleases God makes a covenant, knowing that it may hurt to keep it, but does not change.
If unstable people are often drawn to religion as a way of expressing their moral delusions, it may not mean that true religion is the problem.
Protecting persons with “preferences” should not automatically mean protecting them when they perpetrate their preferences.
Eight resolutions for an aging saint.
7 reasons why sexually stimulating advertisements are destructive to society.
What might God do when the whole congregation says, “Seeking the Lord in prayer is so important that we will give it prime time on Sunday morning, and not just a little sandwich slot on Wednesday evening”?
What kind of event could we invite people to that would not be too “churchy,” but would be a gateway into all the good things that “church” really means?
We do well not to kill unborn human beings created in the image of God when they only lack time or air.
The William Carey Wild Card is a challenge to think in a radically heaven-focused way about your treasure.
God means for the beauty of every individual plant to be an occasion for our worshipping his specific creativity.
Jesus did not say, “True religion is converting orphans," but “True religion is visiting orphans.” Results are God’s business. Obedience is ours.
Christianity means that deep, fundamental change is possible, no matter your background.
Should we wonder at all that humans are oblivious to the glory of God when there are such clear parables of our blindness built into everyday experience?
It is remarkable that again and again the apostle Paul confronts failure to do what’s right with failure to know what’s right.
What about the New Covenant promise that God will not remember the sins of his people? Will they be remembered at the judgment day?
Where do we get the strength to follow through on commitments that cost us?
God loves it when his people praise his Son in public.
John Piper announces a sermon series on 1 Peter.
Do you have a plan to do something for the children who cannot speak for themselves?
Our concern with truth is simply an echo of our concern with God.
We pray, not because the outcome is uncertain, but because it is certain.
The call of God creates what it commands.
John Piper introduces the Christian Hedonism Expansion Fund (CHEF) and its mission.
What kind of reading has made the biggest difference for John Piper?
The ability to think is a gift from God and an immensely powerful means of our becoming what we ought to be.
In grief and pain and despair people often say things they otherwise would not say, and we should not reprove them.
Hebrews 4:6 reminds us to seek God not only for the kind of grace we need but also for the timing of it.
From a human perspective 5000 people could not be fed from five loaves and two fish. But that was not Jesus’ perspective.
What prayer commitments might God be nudging you to make?
Hebrews 2:14-15 is a great passage for preparing for Christmas.
God's purpose in the blood of Jesus is our justification and our sanctification. They cannot be separated.
If Jesus comes first in relationships, then there is peace.