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…
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 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 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 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 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 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.
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…
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”…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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