The Beauty and Behavior of a Godly Woman
May 29, 2015
What does it mean to be a strong woman? The world and all the media will answer one way, but the gospel and the Bible paint a more beautiful and satisfying picture.
Ten Reasons to Revel in Being Chosen
Oct 27, 2015
For the writers of the New Testament, few things were more breathtaking than the humbling, hope-giving fact that they were chosen.
Prepare the Way
Advent | Day 1
Dec 1, 2012
This Advent, bend the efforts of your imagination to make the wonder of Jesus’s arrival visible for your children.
Three Christmas Presents
Dec 25, 2012
Jesus offers you a clear purpose for living, hope that your failures will be forgiven, and help in your fight against sin.
Will You Use Target’s Transgender Bathroom?
May 16, 2016
How should Christians respond to cultural evil? Not mainly by criticizing the culture, but by building a grand alternative vision of reality.
You Can Believe the Promises of God and Be Lost
May 27, 2015
Saving faith reveals itself not only by good works, but also by joy. God’s children not only obey him; they also enjoy him.
If I’m Dead to Sin, Why Must I Kill It Every Day?
Aug 22, 2016
If Christians are born again and have therefore died to sin, why do we need to fight so hard to put sin to death?
Mercy for Today
Apr 16, 2012
We won’t bear tomorrow’s load on today’s resources. Today’s mercies are for today’s troubles. Tomorrow’s mercies are for tomorrow’s troubles.
Precious Clarity on Human Sexuality
Introducing the Nashville Statement
Aug 29, 2017
The Nashville Statement is a Christian manifesto concerning issues of human sexuality. It speaks with forthright clarity, biblical conviction, gospel compassion, cultural relevance, and practical helpfulness.
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.
Plunge Your Mind into the Ocean of God’s Sovereignty
Dec 1, 2015
Sometimes, we need God himself to remind us that there are no limits to his rule — that he is never helpless, never frustrated, and never at a loss.
Has My Sexual Sin Made Me Unsavable?
Feb 29, 2016
Pastor John extends biblical counsel to those who struggle with sexual sin and worry that they may be beyond repentance.
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.
The Strength of a Godly Woman
Hope in Her God
Sep 22, 2017
At the heart of true womanhood isn’t the right looks or the best husband, but unceasing hope in God.
Can I Take a Vaccine Made from Aborted Babies?
Jan 4, 2021
Several vaccines in current use are developed from the cells of aborted babies. Can Christians use these vaccines in good conscience?
What Is the Will of God and How Do We Know It?
Aug 22, 2004
God wills all things. But that does not mean he wants all things in the same way.
Love Is More Than a Choice
Jun 18, 2013
Is love really a choice? Will love compel us to do good for others even when we don’t want to? Here’s some gentle pushback on a popular slogan.
When I Am Anxious
Nov 16, 2012
Take up the Bible, ask the Holy Spirit for help, lay the promises up in your heart, and fight the good fight — to live by faith in future grace.
Satan and Sodomy
Understated and Inflammatory Words
Aug 3, 2015
Loving people with same-sex attraction requires naming the beauty of the light and the dreadfulness of the darkness.
Grace for the New Year
Jan 1, 2012
Be thankful for the past grace from the last year, and be confident in the future grace for the new year.
Seven Simple Tips to Refresh Your Prayer Life
Mar 22, 2016
God loves when his children pray. Pastor John shares seven practical ways to refresh your prayer life.
I Read the Bible and Feel Nothing — What Should I Do?
Dec 11, 2015
Never settle for passionless Bible reading. Lean in, pray for God to open your eyes, and keep searching for treasure for your heart.
Is My Repentance Real If I Keep Committing the Same Sin?
May 7, 2021
Some of us find ourselves confessing the same sins over and over. How do we know our repentance is real if we repeatedly lose the same battles?
Is There a Place for Female Professors at Seminary?
Jan 22, 2018
Seminary professors need to be more than competent exegetes, linguists, or theologians. They need to embody the pastoral office.
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