Eight gifts to ask God to give to your church's leadership.
No sorrow in the Christian's life will end ultimately in grief. Jesus' blood will have the final say.
Don't belittle God’s crooked sticks. With them he may write the message that makes a thousand people glad.
Something is deeply amiss in the soul that does not descend to love a child.
What is superior to moral and religious achievements is knowing, gaining, and being found in Christ.
There are at least nine reasons--even from a secular perspective--for why sexually-explicit advertising is socially irresponsible.
The Bible often requires us to read thoroughly, not skim lightly. How should this affect the way we train our minds?
How do we express a passion for the supremacy of God in a pluralistic world?
If your emotions are drawn more by material things than by Christ then you probably aren't seeing the beauty of grace.
God will always be guilty of high crimes for those who think they’ve never committed any.
It is acceptable to conduct your worship service on a day other than the Lord's Day?
Why is it a bad idea to give an answer too soon?
Consider these 8 potential excuses for why a person can't do missions and what the Bible has to say about them.
Christians should never take up arms to proclaim or defend Christ. We must die to make him known.
How do John and Noel make Jesus a part of their marriage?
The only place safe from the wrath of God is in God.
What should our hearts and minds do when we hear Jesus speak so horrifically about the slaughter of the wicked?
Repentance is more than a change in outward behavior. It is the inner change that gives rise to genuinely God-centered, Christ-exalting behavior.
Before God adopted me through Jesus Christ his terrible wrath was upon me.
Gossip doesn't satisfy in the long run, but loving others does.
God praises us when we delight in him because it only confirms and increases our God-centeredness.
Six reasons to learn Bible verses by heart.
What does it mean to be be "steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord"?
Ten biblical responses.
John Piper expresses his gratitude for God's work in the life of Dr. Packer.
We're wired to compare ourselves to others, so it's freeing to hear Jesus say, "Mind your own business and the work I have for you."
Thoughts on Christians in culture, postmodernism, truth, and story.
A Christian's suffering shows the world that Jesus is more valuable than whatever life can give and death can take.
What does Mac vs. PC have to do with spiritual-mindedness? Seventeen practical ways to align your attitude with God's.
One small step our church is taking toward diversity and unity in the body of Christ.
Paying attention to what the early church prayed for can help keep your prayer life from falling in a rut.
What does it mean for the global cause of Christ that all things are possible with God?
John Piper responds to a newspaper article about the increase of nudity on the stages of Minneapolis theaters.
What's so amazing about the Bible, and why should we be grateful for it?
John Piper responds to a Christian materialist's denial of the human soul.
If Jesus and the Pharisees didn't worship the same God, then surely Muslims and Christians don't either.
We know no truth aright if we do not know and love Christ himself as the ground and the goal of it.
Perseverance isn't ours without a struggle, but we struggle as victors.
John Piper celebrates the gift Noel has been in this birthday letter.
Paul isn't abstractly defining love 1 Corinthians 13. He is showing how it applies to the church.
Satan’s accusations have no condemning power--nor his temptations any corrupting power--against those delivered through the death of Christ.
What is the difference between a stereotype and a generalization? Is either racist?
Is it okay for a church to prefer minorities when looking for pastors and elders?
He says marriage is not about staying in love, so is he in love with his wife?
Consider these seven concerns about the danger of prosperity preaching.
If a man and woman are totally commited to each other—even if neither changes—the call for change is grace, not an ultimatum.
For Christianity to stand, Christ must have been resurrected. How can we be confident that he was?
John Piper’s journal entry narrating his father’s death on Tuesday, March 6, 2007.
Further reflections from the sermon John Piper preached at his father's funeral.
John Piper shares some insights he found while he was going through his father's papers.
How can our hope of future resurrection kill our current materialism and consumerism?
John Piper tells how his parents exemplified Christian marriage.
John Piper reflects on the Supreme Court's decision to ban partial birth abortion.
If what Piper says about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?
If we are made right with God because of Christ’s obedient life, does this mean that the cross itself is not enough to justify us?
An excerpt from the conclusion to the upcoming book, The Future of Justification.
John Piper looks at what it means for fathers to nourish, admonish, and instruct their children so that they will love Christ.
John Piper invites you to our national conference this September.
Thoughts after the collapse of the bridge in Minneapolis.
Thoughts on whether a different opinion on baptism should be reason to exclude you from a church's membership.
Growing a church by serious biblical teaching is difficult, but it bears more radical fruit than less doctrinally serious strategies.
Three warnings to church leaders.
What did everything that happened before Jesus have to do with him?
The greatest tribute we can pay those who have died is to live for Christ, who is in control.
John Piper expresses his happiness at the 10-year anniversaries of Bethlehem's executive pastor and worship pastor.
John Piper shares seven ways that he has felt the loss of his granddaughter, Felicity Margaret Piper.
John Piper explains how God’s disposition towards us changes at the moment of our justification.
John Piper reflects on the insights and errors of Ayn Rand's writings on the 50th anniversary of her best-selling novel.
John Piper responds to David Instone-Brewer's article on divorce from Christianity Today.
How can we know whether to persevere through persecution or run away from it?
Men are not wired to follow women, let alone follow them into danger.
How should the church respond to the postponement of adulthood in our culture?
A response to both a bishop and an atheist who warn against thankfulness.
John Piper introduces Desiring God's International Outreach.
Reflections on why Christians suffer losses.