Water from the Rock for Undeserving People
Aug 7, 2022
God promises us his life-sustaining presence, even as he leads us into waterless regions of suffering and loss.
Seventy Years Without Shipwreck
Five Reasons That Some Fall Away
Jul 3, 2022
Faith does not shipwreck upon the rocks of history, logic, science, or ethics, but on the mountains of sinful desire.
The Uncommon Virtue of Humility
Jun 26, 2022
Humility flourishes in hearts that focus not on being humble, but on gladly exalting Jesus, who is superior to us in every possible way.
The Gospel in All Caps
Glorified Scars in the Body of Christ
Jun 5, 2022
We boast on Sunday because Christ died on Friday. No cross, no favor with God. No crucifixion, no resurrection. We live because he died.
What Is ‘Freedom in Christ’?
May 15, 2022
What is freedom in Christ? Freedom from trying to earn God’s acceptance, and freedom to know and enjoy God forever.
Christ Died to Make Us Holy
And Why Some Preachers Avoid It
May 8, 2022
There is a kind of unhealthy preaching that fails to make plain the effective connection between the sin-bearing work of Christ and the sin-killing work of the Christian.
We Rejoice to Suffer for You
Pastoral Pain and the People’s Joy
May 1, 2022
Why does the apostle Paul speak so much about himself and his suffering? Because his suffering for the sake of others makes the love of Christ tangible to them.
Stewarding the Body as Christian Hedonists
Apr 24, 2022
Why would Christians exercise? Working and pushing these bodies, as God designed them, serves our learning, our joy, and our love.
Behind the Times
Survival in a Day of Suffocating News
Apr 17, 2022
What if, with some intentionality, the news could become a source of refreshment rather than a continual distraction and discouragement?
The Supremacy of Christ in Everything
Apr 14, 2022
The sovereign supremacy of Christ both keeps us from error and enables us to persevere through hardships with patience and joyful thankfulness.
‘The Joy of the Lord Is Your Stronghold’
Apr 10, 2022
Joy in God becomes our stronghold when we are awakened to see and savor him as our greatest joy.
Bible Reading Has Been My Life
Personal Reflections for Christian Fathers
Mar 27, 2022
What does Bible reading look like for John Piper? In this message to fathers, he tells personal stories and shares how he has weaved Bible reading into all of life.
How to Meet with God for a Lifetime
Mar 20, 2022
How do we meet with God in his word for a lifetime? Every morning, seek to gather a day’s portion.
Harnessing the Lightning
Tesla’s 3,000-Year Backstory
Mar 13, 2022
Is a lightning rod — and by extension, all other tech — an act of faith or an act of God-thwarting unbelief?
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