Coronavirus and Christ
Apr 7, 2020
What is God doing through the coronavirus pandemic? He is not silent about what he is doing in the world. He has given us the Scriptures. John Piper listens carefully to God’s word and leads us to six answers.
Good News of Great Joy
25 Devotional Readings for Advent
Aug 27, 2021
This book of Advent meditations aims to put Jesus at the center of your holiday season. Enjoy these 25 devotions December 1 through Christmas day.
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.
Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
Jan 18, 2011
The world sells cheap joy at your expense. God dispenses fullness of joy at the expense of his own Son, that you may be eternally happy in him.
Preparing for Marriage
Help for Christian Couples
May 1, 2018
This short book from John Piper will help couples arrive at a better understanding of each other, God, and marriage.
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.
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.
The Dawning of Indestructible Joy
Daily Readings for Advent
Aug 31, 2014
Christmas is one of the busiest times. But it’s also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming.
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.
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.
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.
50 Crucial Questions About Manhood and Womanhood
An Overview of Central Concerns About Manhood and Womanhood
Jun 30, 2016
In this booklet of fifty questions and answers, John Piper and Wayne Grudem explain and defend biblical complementarianism.
Reading the Bible Supernaturally
Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture
Apr 30, 2017
In this book, John Piper helps us read the Bible for ourselves so that we might take part in God’s glorious purpose — to see and enjoy his glory.
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?
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…
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.
Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy
Morning & Evening Meditations for Holy Week
Mar 14, 2016
A team of pastors and scholars walk us through Holy Week with short meditations for each morning and evening, from Palm Sunday to the triumph of Easter.
Happily Ever After
Finding Grace in the Messes of Marriage
Jan 24, 2017
These short devotionals by John Piper, Francis Chan, and others are designed to shape, challenge, and inspire your own vision of marriage and God.
Astonished by God
Ten Truths to Turn the World Upside Down
Sep 11, 2018
When John Piper needed to capture a generation of joy in one final sermon series, he turned to ten trademark truths to leave ringing in his people’s ears.
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.
A Peculiar Glory
How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness
Mar 31, 2016
God’s peculiar glory shines through every page of the Bible. From beginning to end, his word is self-authenticating, giving us assurance and joy.
Designed for Joy
How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice
Jul 31, 2015
God created men and women in his image — equal in value and complementary in roles, which are integral to God’s good design for humanity.
The Seven Deadly Sins
Jan 13, 2015
Our hearts were designed to enjoy a full and forever happiness, not the pitiful, temporary pleasures for which we’re too prone to settle.
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.
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