Don’t Waste Your Life
Jan 31, 2010
Not wasting your life is about living to make others glad in God. If you do, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God
Sep 2, 2009
Words carry an immeasurable significance: by his word God created the world, and by our words we worship God.
Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ
The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton
Jul 7, 2009
In this short book, John Piper illustrates powerful and enduring lessons through the sufferings of Tyndale, Judson, and Paton.
The Joy of Being Married to You
Apr 3, 2009
Beyond the tough love of covenant-keeping is a warmth and tenderness that can't be denied. So while John Piper's This Momentary Marriage focuses on the theological meaning of marriage, its companion volume, Velvet Steel, reveals the rich, emotional dimension.…
Finishing Life for the Glory of Christ
Mar 27, 2009
A Christian’s retirement years are not about accumulating comforts and toys, but about finishing life in a way that makes Christ look glorious.
What Happens When We Are Born Again
Mar 20, 2009
In this book, John Piper explains the Bible’s teaching on the new birth: what it is, how it happens, and how we can help others experience it.
John Calvin and His Passion for the Majesty of God
Dec 5, 2008
John Piper fires readers' passion for the centrality and supremacy of God by unfolding Calvin's exemplary zeal for the glory of God. God rests all too lightly on the church's mind in our time. Consequently, the self-saturation of his people…
A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
Aug 27, 2008
This short book will awaken rugged, Christ-exalting endurance in those who are weary or who simply long to remain firm to the end.
What’s the Difference?
Mar 10, 2008
What does the Bible teach about manhood and womanhood? In what ways are men and women essentially the same and essentially different?
The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World
Nov 2, 2007
In this short book, six pastor-theologians aim to help others live in light of Christ’s supremacy as we share truth to a postmodern society.
The Future of Justification
A Response to N.T. Wright
Nov 1, 2007
N. T. Wright, a world-renowned New Testament scholar and bishop of Durham in the Church of England, has spent years studying the apostle Paul's writings and has offered a "fresh perspective" on Paul's theology. Among his conclusions are that "the…
In Our Joy
Jul 1, 2007
This pocket-sized discipleship book was designed to encourage and challenge professing Christians to truly and fully follow Christ.
Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure
Feb 20, 2007
In this short book, John Piper explains how to fight eight of our most common sins by embracing God’s superior promises.
Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce
Jan 9, 2007
In this little book, John Piper writes of William Wilberforce’s life and how his deep spirituality helped to change the moral outlook of a nation.
When the Darkness Will Not Lift
Doing What We Can While We Wait for God — and Joy
Dec 14, 2006
It is utterly crucial that in our darkness we affirm the wise, strong hand of God to hold us — even when we have no strength to hold him.
Suffering and the Sovereignty of God
Sep 13, 2006
John Piper and six contributors urge readers to look to Christ in suffering to find the deepest comfort and sweetest fellowship they have ever known.
Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
A Response to Evangelical Feminism
Aug 8, 2006
John Piper, Wayne Grudem, and a host of others offer a defense of biblical marriage: one man and one woman, reflecting Christ and his church.
Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die
Jan 27, 2006
John Piper has gathered fifty reasons from the New Testament to answer this question: What did God achieve for sinners in sending his Son to die?
God’s Passion for His Glory
Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards
Jan 6, 2006
Jonathan Edwards is in a class by himself in American history, perhaps in the history of Christendom.
Contending for Our All
Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen
Jan 5, 2006
Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen loved unity more than controversy. But they would not stand by when the truth of the gospel was at stake.
Taste and See
Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life
Aug 9, 2005
These contemporary meditations from John Piper will whet your appetite for more of God and bring refreshment in your daily communion with Christ.
For Your Joy
Jul 1, 2005
The Almighty wants you to be happy! This evangelistic book addresses several key questions about God and us that everyone needs answers to. Use it to share with unbelievers that Jesus, the greatest being in the universe, is not just calling them to come, but calling them to come for their joy!
Sex and the Supremacy of Christ
Jun 14, 2005
We can’t just celebrate sex for what God made it to be. We have to fight what sin has turned it into. Sex is ultimately for the glory of God.
Life as a Vapor
Thirty-One Meditations for Your Faith
Sep 2, 2004
"You do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away" (James 4:14). Living knowing that your life is a vapor is different…
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