May I Never Loiter On My Heavenly Journey!
Feb 1, 2012
God rescues the broken and uses them for his glory, weaving together a testimony of valor in lives of struggling saints.
John G. Paton
You Will Be Eaten By Cannibals!
Feb 1, 2012
To live and die serving the Lord means only gain. Therefore, with confidence in the Lord, faithful men can live for the singular purpose of God’s global glory.
Love Your Enemies
Jesus’ Love Command in the Synoptic Gospels and the Early Christian Paraenesis
Jun 30, 2012
Pastor Piper presents evidence that the early church earnestly advocated for non-retaliatory love, extending it to those who practiced evil in the world. Such love was key to the church’s own ethical tradition or paraenesis.
Take Care How You Listen
Sermons by John Piper on Receiving the Word
Jul 1, 2012
Skillful listening is a non-negotiable skill for everyone who enters a church building on Sunday or plays a sermon through headphones during the week. Scripture calls us not only to consider carefully what sermons we listen to, but also how…
Sanctification in the Everyday
Three Sermons by John Piper
Aug 1, 2012
Whether fighting a specific sin or walking by faith in normal life, this book will add to your arsenal for the everyday work of sanctification.
The Purifying Power of the Promises of God
Sep 18, 2012
John Piper shows how the promises of future grace provide the power to fight sin and stay faithful to Christ.
Sep 30, 2012
Having proven himself as a poet, John Piper has written another masterpiece, retelling the story of Esther. This two-part poem begins with Mordecai talking with his teenage cousin Hadassah (Esther), whom he is raising. He explains how her grandfather had…
Finish the Mission
Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged
Sep 30, 2012
John Piper and other pastor-theologians aim to breathe fresh missionary fire into a new generation, as together we seek to finish the Great Commission.
This Momentary Marriage
A Parable of Permanence
Sep 30, 2012
Reflecting on over forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage. This covenant portrays Christ’s love for the church.
Lessons from His Life and Labor
Oct 31, 2012
Martin Luther died in the early morning hours of February 18, 1546. His final words echo the seminal discoveries he made, and fought for: We are beggars. This is true. Beggars, indeed — because God demands a righteousness we cannot…
Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God
Nov 1, 2012
Disabilities break into life in various forms: as the product of genetic misalignments in the womb, as the result of tragic and regrettable accidents, as the byproducts of infectious disease, and from the degenerative effects of old age. They affect…
Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion
Three Sermons from John Piper
Jan 22, 2013
We are children of the light. Abortion is a work of darkness. The apostle Paul said, “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them” (Ephesians 5:11). God is calling passive, inactive Christians today to engage…
Risk Is Right
Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It
Jan 31, 2013
A choice lies before you: Either waste your life or live with risk. Either sit on the sidelines or get in the game. After all, life was no cakewalk for Jesus, and he didn’t promise it would be any easier…
Brothers, We Are Not Professionals
A Plea to Pastors for Radical Ministry
Feb 1, 2013
John Piper pleads with fellow pastors to abandon the secularization of the ministry and pursue the prophetic call of Scripture.
Love to the Uttermost
Devotional Readings for Holy Week
Mar 15, 2013
Love to the Uttermost: Devotional Readings for Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, ends on Easter Sunday, and aims to focus our attention on Jesus as he displays his love to the uttermost (John 13:1). These meditations on the self-giving…
A Hunger for God
Desiring God Through Fasting and Prayer
Apr 30, 2013
If we don’t feel desires for God, it’s not because we’ve drunk deeply and are satisfied. It’s because we’ve nibbled so long at the table of the world.
A Tribute to My Father
With Other Writings
May 1, 2013
“My father was the happiest man I ever knew. One of the reasons for this was his singing faith. To feel the significance of this, you need to understand that he was a fundamentalist. That’s not a bad word in…
Alive to Wonder
Celebrating the Influence of C.S. Lewis
Aug 7, 2013
In this collection of writings, John Piper celebrates the legacy of C.S. Lewis and his wide-eyed wonder.
And Their Global Purpose in the Glory of Christ
Aug 31, 2013
This book aims to strengthen your faith in God’s goodness and wisdom, not just in calamity, but in the very sins that are woven into the calamity.
Acting the Miracle
God’s Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification
Sep 30, 2013
In this little book, John Piper, David Mathis, and other theologians set out to help us see and savor God’s holiness that we might strive to be holy.
Does God Desire All to Be Saved?
Sep 30, 2013
In this short essay, John Piper builds a scriptural case that God’s unconditional election is compatible with his genuine desire for all to be saved.
When I Don’t Desire God
How to Fight for Joy
Oct 31, 2013
What should we do when we’re not most satisfied in God? John Piper offers strategies on how to fight for joy when our hearts have grown cold.
Towards a Deeper Experience of God’s Grace
Nov 20, 2013
John Piper dives into the five points of Calvinism to show how Christians come into being, and how they are kept forever.
Captive to Glory
Celebrating the Vision and Influence of Jonathan Edwards
Dec 18, 2013
In this collection of writings, John Piper celebrates the legacy of Jonathan Edwards and his God-entranced vision of the world.
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