ANTHEM: Strategies for Fighting Lust
Nov 5, 2001
If you have been losing in the war against lust, you may be fighting with the wrong weapons. Here are six tested and proven strategies.
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.
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.
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.
Bikinis and Modesty
Jun 22, 2016
Until we supremely value Christ, our attitude toward clothing will be controlled by forces that don’t honor God.
In the Beginning Was the Word
Sep 21, 2008
Whatever else you may enjoy about Jesus, John’s Gospel wants you to know and treasure Jesus in his infinite majesty.
What Is Hope?
Apr 6, 1986
Our hope in God isn’t just a wish or a dream, but a sure confidence that what God says will happen will happen.
God's Covenant Through Moses
Dec 11, 1983
What was freely given under Moses was purchased by Christ.
Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love
Jan 28, 2007
Marriage is about keeping a covenant — just like Jesus does with his bride, the church.
How Are Women Saved Through Childbearing?
A Careful Study of 1 Timothy 2:15
Jun 10, 2014
“[Women] will be saved through childbearing — if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control.” What does that mean?
116 Been Real
Lecrae, “White Evangelicalism,” and Hope
Oct 6, 2017
What is my main response to Lecrae loosening his ties with “white evangelicalism”? Thankfulness. And to thankfulness, I would add hope. I feel hope.
Let Us Walk by the Spirit
Mar 1, 1981
From the moment you awake, till your head hits the pillow again, the Spirit waits to walk with you.
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.
Sex and the Single Person
Feb 8, 1981
God’s word is every Christian’s infallible guide to maximum sexual fulfillment. The good news for singles is that they are included.
What Does It Mean for a Man to Lead His Family Spiritually?
Jan 11, 2016
Husbands take their cues from Christ, who gave himself up for the church. How can Christian men serve their wives and kids while leading them?
Missions and Masturbation
Sep 10, 1984
Masturbation may seem small, but it has the power to keep someone from following God’s call to the mission field.
I Slept with My Girlfriend — Now What?
Mar 31, 2016
Unmarried couples who sleep together lose something precious. But if Christ is their treasure, his grace still reigns over their shame.
Christ’s Power Is Made Perfect in Weakness
Jul 14, 1991
Our culture wants power to escape weakness in leisure, but Christianity offers power to endure weakness in love.
How to Read the Bible for Yourself
Mar 17, 2015
When John Piper reads the Bible, how does he see the things he sees? Here are three steps to understanding and applying every passage in God’s word.
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart
Mar 2, 1986
It is not enough to clean up our act on the outside. Jesus is concerned about our heart. Because from the heart are all the issues of life.
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.
Hillary, Bernie, Donald, and Me
Feb 23, 2016
This year Hillary turns 69, Bernie turns 75, and Donald turns 70, and they’re running for the hardest job in the world. This is a call to 70 million Baby Boomers not to waste their lives.
Will God Ever Give Us More Than We Can Handle?
Sep 28, 2015
Many Christians say, “God will never give us more than we can handle.” But the truth of that statement depends on two key words.
Job: The Revelation of God in Suffering
Jul 28, 1985
It is presumptuous to assume you can counsel God about how to run a more just world.