Preparing for Marriage
Help for Christian Couples
May 1, 2015
This short book from John Piper will help couples arrive at a better understanding of each other, God, and marriage.
‘I Am Who I Am’
Sep 16, 1984
Contained in the name Yahweh is the first and most important truth about God: he exists.
The Meanings of Love in the Bible
Jan 1, 1975
The Bible illustrates numerous kinds of love, such as the kind that seeks the good of unlovely or unwanted people.
Why Is Jesus Called “Son of Man”?
Apr 4, 2008
John Piper explains the significance of Jesus' favorite self-designation.
We Are Not Our Own
On God, Brittany Maynard, and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Oct 31, 2014
No matter what they’ve told Brittany Maynard, we are not our own. These lives are not ours to take.
10 Resolutions for Mental Health
Dec 31, 2007
On October 22, 1976, Clyde Kilby, who is now with Christ in heaven, gave an unforgettable lecture. Here were his ten points for greater mental health.
‘Vengeance Is Mine, I Will Repay’
Feb 27, 2005
God’s wrath is more horrifying than we can ever imagine, but he will pardon any who take refuge in the shelter Jesus provides.
What Is Baptism and How Important Is It?
Jul 20, 2008
Baptism: Immersion or sprinkling? Infants or adults? Does it matter?
What Should We Pray For?
Nov 10, 2006
Paying attention to what the early church prayed for can help keep your prayer life from falling into a rut.
Slain in the Shadow of the Almighty
Jan 8, 2016
On January 8, 1956, Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Ed McCully, Peter Flemming, and Roger Youderian were speared to death in the Curaray River of Ecuador.
Six Things Submission Is Not
Feb 26, 2016
Leadership and submission in marriage are beautiful, but the roles can be applied poorly. John Piper shares six things submission to a husband is not.
How Do You Define Joy?
Jul 25, 2015
How do you define joy? John Piper offers his definition in ten minutes. This video is the first of a six-part series on the theme of joy in the book of Philippians.
The Marks of a Spiritual Leader
Jan 1, 1995
What kind of spiritual leadership actually helps people change?
What Does It Mean to Serve God?
Jul 21, 2011
How do you serve a God who has no needs? By receiving from him, moment by moment, all the grace you need for everything he commands.
A Broken and Contrite Heart God Will Not Despise
Jun 8, 2008
Brokenhearted joy colors the entire Christian life. We might struggle along, but in the end, we have ultimate victory in Jesus.
God Is Most Glorified in Us When We Are Most Satisfied in Him
Oct 13, 2012
God’s design to pursue his own glory turns out to be love. And our duty to pursue God’s glory turns out to be a quest for joy.
Beyond Forgiveness: Blasphemy Against the Spirit
Apr 1, 1984
None of us knows when our toying with sin will pass over into irrevocable hardness of heart. Very few people feel how serious sin is.
How to Glorify God at Work
Sep 6, 2011
How can teachers, engineers, and cashiers glorify God in their jobs? A lot could be said, but here is a short list of ideas to get you started.
What to Do If You Wake Up Feeling Fragile
Dec 26, 2011
Cry out to God and trust in his promises when you feel weak and vulnerable. We are fragile, but he is mighty.
Seven Reasons Not to Play the Lottery
Jan 5, 2016
Here are seven reasons, among others, I have often rehearsed to make the case that you should not gamble with your money by playing the lottery.
Present Your Bodies As a Living Sacrifice to God
Jun 13, 2004
God gave us bodies to make his glory more visible. The aim of showing mercy is showing God.
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.
Read the Bible to Your Anxiety
May 5, 2015
Anxiety is an emotion, not a decision. So Jesus doesn’t give just a command; he attacks anxiety with truth, facts, promises, and reasons.
Divorce & Remarriage: A Position Paper
Jul 21, 1986
John Piper gives eleven reasons why he believes all remarriage after divorce is unbiblical when both of the spouses are still alive.