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…
A God-Entranced Vision of All Things
The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards
Aug 10, 2004
These ten essays explore the life and legacy of Jonathan Edwards, and show the lasting relevance of his God-centered teaching.
Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ
Jun 14, 2004
If you don’t savor Christ, you haven’t seen Christ for who he is. If you don’t prize him above all things, you haven’t apprehended his true worth.
The Prodigal’s Sister
Oct 9, 2003
The Grace of God is so astonishing that we cannot adequately describe it. But Jesus knew how to say it-in a parable. With the drawings of Robert Doares depicting the setting, The Prodigal's Sister poetically and imaginatively retells the parable…
Pierced by the Word
Thirty-One Meditations for Your Soul
Sep 11, 2003
Pierced by the Word takes up thirty-one subjects as unique as "How to Be a Refuge for Your Children," "How to Drink Orange Juice to the Glory of God," and "Embracing the Pain of Shame." Some are longer, some shorter…
Beyond the Bounds
Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity
Jan 30, 2003
“Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow.” –C. S. Lewis This understanding of God's foreknowledge has united the church for twenty centuries. But advocates of “open theism”…
Counted Righteous in Christ
Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness?
Nov 15, 2002
Are Christians merely forgiven, or do they possess the righteousness of Christ? Recently the time-honored understanding of the doctrine of justification has come under attack. Many question how-or if-we receive the full righteousness of Christ. Martin Luther said that if…
The Roots of Endurance
Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce
Aug 18, 2002
John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce endured lifelong opposition for the causes of gospel truth, missionary zeal, and political justice.
The Misery of Job and the Mercy of God
Jun 26, 2002
The story of Job is not only a story of misery, but also of mercy. Through every flame of pain and flood of fear, God’s sovereign goodness sustains.
The Dangerous Duty of Delight
Daring to Make God Your Greatest Desire
Oct 10, 2001
This book turns our heart toward the one true object of human desire and happiness: God. Our happiness in Christ is not optional. It’s essential.
The Hidden Smile of God
The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd
Feb 28, 2001
John Piper draws lessons from the trials of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd — men who displayed God’s supreme worth through pain.
The Pleasures of God
Meditations on God’s Delight in Being God
Jun 26, 2000
We can only know the greatness of God’s glory if we know what makes him glad. Therefore, we must understand the pleasures of God.
The Legacy of Sovereign Joy
God’s Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin
May 1, 2000
As we consider the flawed but fruitful lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin, we behold the glory of God and find strength to overcome our weaknesses.
The Justification of God
An Exegetical and Theological Study of Romans 9:1-23
Feb 1, 1993
The Justification Of God is a compelling exposition of Romans 9:1-23. Piper incorporates exegetical study as discusses the texts presentation of God's sovereignty from a Calvinist standpoint Originally published in 1983, this study was conceived as an attempt to understand…
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