Why Does ‘Atonement’ Disappear in the New Testament?
Jul 6, 2020
The word “atonement” appears all over the ESV’s translation of the Old Testament, but never in the New. Didn’t Jesus make atonement for our sins?
Why Did God Choose Whom He Chose?
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 8
Jul 4, 2020
Why did God choose anybody for eternal life? And as he did choose some for eternal life, how did he choose those he chose?
How Much Patriotism Is Too Much Patriotism?
Jul 3, 2020
If Christians are first and foremost citizens of heaven, then is it ever appropriate to show patriotism for a homeland?
How Can I Be Free from Materialism?
Jul 1, 2020
For many Western Christians, materialism has transformed our wants into needs and distorted our view of biblical Christianity. How can we be free?
Were We Chosen as Sinful or Innocent?
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 7
Jun 30, 2020
When God chose us before the foundation of the world, did he consider us blameless or sinful?
Did Moses Think Sinners Could Keep the Law?
Jun 29, 2020
The Mosaic law requires obedience over and over again. Does that mean old-covenant believers earned their way to a right standing with God?
Exposition or Imposition?
How Gospel-Centered Preaching Can Go Wrong
Jun 28, 2020
Preachers, instead of taking your text and making a beeline to the cross, take the cross and make a beeline to your text.
Was Election Based on Foreknown Faith?
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 6
Jun 27, 2020
Did God choose his people because he saw their faith ahead of time?
Do I Need to Understand the Trinity to Be Saved?
Jun 26, 2020
What does someone need to know about the Trinity in order to have saving faith in Jesus?
How Do I Find Freedom from Worry?
Jun 24, 2020
In the moment when troubles come or worries rise, we need the precious truth of specific promises from God’s word.
Did God Really Choose Individuals to Be Saved?
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 5
Jun 23, 2020
Did God really choose individuals to be saved before the foundation of the world?
Would God Have Been More Loving Not to Create Anyone?
Jun 22, 2020
If God knew before he created the world that millions of people would suffer eternally in hell, would he have been more loving not to create at all?
The Second Coming: Not Before the ‘Man of Lawlessness’
Jun 21, 2020
As we look forward to Christ’s second coming, what matters most is not that we have the timing and details down, but that we hold fast to Jesus as our great hope.
Under God, I Owe Him Everything
Bill Piper (1919–2007)
Jun 21, 2020
Before John Piper read Lewis, Pascal, Edwards, or even Paul, he heard the gospel — and felt its power — from his father.
What God Did Before the World Began
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 4
Jun 20, 2020
God did not look at our works and consider us worthy of eternal life. Before the foundation of the world, he blessed us in his Son by grace alone.
Which Characters in Job Can We Trust?
Jun 19, 2020
Job is a famously difficult book to understand and apply. But God has not left us without interpretive guides to help us discern the book’s message.
Update from John Piper and How You Can Help Us
Jun 18, 2020
Hear from Pastor John on his latest ministry projects, and learn how you can partner with us to spread joy in Jesus Christ for years to come.
What Do You See When You Look at the Sky?
Jun 17, 2020
All creation rings with its Maker’s praise. If we pause to look and listen, God can show us glory in all that he has made.
Destined for Everything Heaven Can Offer
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 3
Jun 16, 2020
If we knew what awaits us in Christ, we would hold to this world with a far weaker grip.
Why Does Christ Want Some Not to Believe?
Jun 15, 2020
If God desires all people to be saved, why did Jesus sometimes speak in a way that kept people from believing?
Does God Intend Evil for Our Good?
Providential Peril for Joseph, Jesus, and You
Jun 14, 2020
What sinners and Satan intend for evil, God always superintends for good. Our all-wise God brings restoration from ruin and deliverance out of danger.
Does the Lord Jesus Have a God?
Ephesians 1:3–6, Part 2
Jun 13, 2020
If Jesus is God, why does Scripture say that the Father is the God of Jesus?
How Should Christians Respond to Climate Change?
Jun 12, 2020
Climate-change activists warn of dire consequences if nations and individuals refuse to care for the environment. How should Christians respond?
Why Must Our Bodies Get Resurrected?
Jun 10, 2020
Our resurrection bodies will allow us not only to experience life without disease and decay, but also to enjoy God in the bliss he intended.