An letter of gratitude to the staff, elders, and people of Bethlehem Baptist Church at the end of John Piper's writing leave.
A spring satisfies thirst not by removing the need you have for water, but by being there to drink from when you get thirsty.
The cross remains precious to us because we continually find new reasons why we need its power.
Perseverance and assurance are maintained by taking both the promises and threats of Scripture seriously.
The difference between the spiritual Christian and the carnal Christian is one of degree.
We should give as radical as we can in pursuit of our best biblical judgment.
Why is “because the Bible tells me so” less acceptable these days than “because the scientists tell me so”?
Fifteen things Pastor John appreciates about Noël.
We are partners with the Holy Spirit and should be alert to those who are beginning to be awakened by his grace.
Christ is the source of all satisfaction and total satisfaction. But the depth of this satisfaction is not drunk all at once.
John Piper commemorates the life of an elder at Bethlehem who went to be with Jesus.
What does it mean to let our words be "seasoned with salt"?
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.
John Piper's life as a pastor hangs on his people's firm and growing stand in the Lord.
We must not equate forgiveness with absence of painful impact.
Bethlehem exists to reassert God’s rightful place in all of life.
It is not a crime or sin to trespass in order to save a human life.
Broken societies are the kind that Jesus came to claim and heal.
Satan loves it when men drift and coast and let their lives be molded by the whimsical pressures of every day.
The absence of fasting probably means the absence of deep longings for God’s power. And the absence of deep longing is one reason he waits to bless us.
What unique things would your city contribute to the cause of Christ if his Lordship were established more fully there?
The church gets its greatest spiritual advantage when its elders are leading with joy.
Can you honestly say with the psalmist, “the steadfast love of the Lord is better than life”?
All truth should lead us to love God more.
You never know when the open statement of your conviction will strike a deep chord of rightness in some secular group.
A life of suffering and a ministry of signs and wonders are not inconsistent with one another.
How do we understand God's punishing children for their parents' sins?
The diversity of Christ's church is what allows for the diversity of ministries that the world so desperately needs.
What are revivals and why should we want them?
The evidence of extraordinary longing is extraordinary praying.
Love for people doesn’t just say, “Here’s the seed, take it or leave it.”
God loves to be God for the childlike, who look to him for all they need.
John Piper shares a method for remembering all day what you read in the morning.
John Piper introduces his preaching series on 1 Corinthians 1-3.