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.
Thoughts on using Twitter for God's glory.
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.
Indoctrination is not the only alternative to faith-weakening education.
Being a “one issue voter” does not mean that only one issue matters. It means that some issues matter enough to disqualify a person from public office.
Beware of rendering too much to Caesar the way Pilate did (John 19:12). And when you render to Caesar do it only “for the Lord’s sake.”
17 verses about fearing the Lord.
Three guidelines for considering the relationship between wealth and happiness.
Has the church come to depend on the world for too much of our education, leisure, entertainment and interpretation of current events?
5 ways for focus on God during prayer week.
Husbands, don't contradict the gospel by how you treat your wives.
Until God is given his rights, no human rights will have significance beyond convenience.
The Bible teaches that hell is everlasting torment, not the loss of existence.
One test of our love is the way we support the ministry financially during the summer.
Christianity is not merely believing a set of ideas about Christ’s love. It is an experience of being constrained by that love.
It is possible for the sick and aged to win the fight of faith because it is a fight against lost hope, not against lost health.
What does it mean to be the “church of God”?
The business of education is God’s business. To ignore him in it is to be profoundly uneducated.
We must seek to experience supernatural power daily in order to be the church.
The whole concept of slavery as we know it is blown out of the water when God becomes the “Slavemaster.”
How does the gospel avoid contradicting God's righteous standards?
No tree was ever meant to be / A never-ending shade for me / Or you. Save one: where Jesus died / With bleeding branches spread as wide / And far as faith for sinful men.
How do we not resist imperfections when the Bible says, “Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect”?
If the answer to our prayer doesn't come as we want, let us not assume that the Lord has no affection for us nor any tugs to do what we want.