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?
Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.
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.
Why do some who are “dead in trespasses and sins” come to believe and some do not?
A Christmas Meditation on John 1:14-16
If we could see the final judgment, we would be the happiest and bravest people in 2008.