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.
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God
Sep 2, 2009
Words carry an immeasurable significance: by his word God created the world, and by our words we worship God.
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.
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.
The Great Vision of Christian Education
Ten Foundational Truths
Aug 18, 2015
Christian education is as big as God and his revelation. It goes beyond parenting and teachers and classroom instruction to infuse every aspect of the Christian life. It involves not merely donning gospel-centered glasses when we study “spiritual” subjects, but seeing everything in relation to God.
No Turning Back
Monday of Holy Week
Apr 14, 2014
Jesus knew the heart of man — and that the acclaim of his disciples and the crowd was built on a messiah of their own imagination. It made for no meek and mild Monday.
Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer
Oct 2, 2007
Jesus’ “high priestly prayer” (John 17) is only about 650 words. It takes only 3 minutes and 30 seconds to read it aloud. But it will take all eternity for us to fully understand it I recently found…
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”…
The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World
Nov 2, 2007
In this short book, six pastor-theologians aim to help others live in light of Christ’s supremacy as we share truth to a postmodern society.
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.
Unbelief in an Elder's Children
Feb 1, 2007
1 Timothy 3:4-5 He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive, for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church Titus 1:6 …
What God Requires, Christ Provides
Jan 1, 2004
What God expects regarding human law-keeping, Christ accomplishes by becoming our substitute.
The Escalating Conflict
Tuesday of Holy Week
Apr 15, 2014
On Tuesday of Holy Week, the chief priests, scribes, and elders moved on Jesus to lay four traps for the Messiah.
A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
Aug 27, 2008
This short book will awaken rugged, Christ-exalting endurance in those who are weary or who simply long to remain firm to the end.
For the Fame of God’s Name
Essays in Honor of John Piper
Oct 4, 2010
John Piper has had a profound impact on countless men and women over his nearly thirty years of ministry. From his online ministry with Desiring God to his preaching ministry at Bethlehem Baptist to his writing ministry in over thirty…
The City of God and the City of Man: Recommended Reading on Christian Engagement in Culture
Jul 20, 2005
Suggested books and articles on Christians and civic life.
‘This Word Must Be Preached’
John Piper’s Call to the Pastorate
Oct 14, 2019
On the fortieth anniversary of John Piper’s call to be a pastor, Justin Taylor tells the story of a sleepless night, a journal, and a word burning to be spoken.
John Piper Bibliography
Jun 15, 2014
John Piper is author of the following books: Providence (Crossway, 2021). Coronavirus and Christ (Crossway, 2020). Why I Love the Apostle Paul: 30 Reasons (Crossway, 2019). Astonished by God: Ten Truths to Turn the World Upside Down (Desiring God, 2018). …
Brave Words with a Broken Heart
The Unusual Boldness of the Apostle Paul
Aug 7, 2020
Boldness without gentleness betrays the unrelenting kindness of God. Gentleness without courage betrays the God who never compromises.
What Is Plagiarism?
Jan 23, 2006
The definition of plagiarism, why it's a problem, and how to avoid it.
Friends You Need Are Buried in the Past
Q&A on Reading Christian Biographies
Jul 28, 2018
Christian biographies hold vast treasure for anyone willing to hunt. Don’t starve your soul of the riches they offer.
Interview with John Piper
Desiring God 2005 National Conference
Oct 7, 2005
The following transcript is of an interview with John Piper conducted by Justin Taylor on October 7, 2005. Justin Taylor: Pastor John, you’ve become known as a champion of and a celebrator of God’s control of all things. But I…
A Conversation with the Pastors
Desiring God 2006 National Conference
Sep 29, 2006
The following is a lightly edited transcript of a panel hosted at our 2006 National Conference. Justin Taylor: Pastor John, in the summer of 2006 you spent two months poring over the commands of Jesus in the Gospels in…
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