By John Piper on Sep 14, 2017
Studying the Bible does not need to be complex. Simple tools can help us glean amazing insights from the word.
By John Piper on Sep 11, 2017
A prayer for those facing the impact of the recent hurricanes.
By John Piper on Sep 1, 2017
The great tragedy of the universe is that while human beings were made to glorify God because of who they are and what they see, we have all fallen short of this purpose.
By John Piper on Aug 25, 2017
“Think over what I say,” commands the Lord. How can a faithful student of the Bible do this without leaning on commentaries and scholars?
By John Piper on Aug 21, 2017
I suppose, in my little prayer nook in my study, where I have a little prayer bench that I built in 1975, as I’ve bent over that bench thousands of times, the most common prayer has been, “Lead me not into temptation. Deliver me from evil (see Matthew 6:13). Keep me. Keep me. I feel so utterly unable to do the next thing. My kids are at the breakfast table. I have nothing. I’m supposed to model joyful fatherhood, and I’m so depressed I can hardly remember their names. Help me.”
By John Piper on Jul 22, 2017
"But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” (John 4:23-24)
By John Piper on Jul 3, 2017
“Is this depression? I have almost no motivation for anything. I have been praying and I will keep praying for God to be my strength but how do you fight when you don’t feel like fighting?"
By John Piper on Jun 22, 2017
Ten effects of seeing God’s sovereignty in Romans 9 and their effects on the life and ministry of John Piper.
By John Piper on Mar 7, 2016
That's not always easy to judge. If you commit a sin, it may ripple out in a lot of ways—more than you think—and you may have a lot of tracks to cover. Basically, a public sin or a public consequence of sin is going to need public confession and repentance.
By John Piper on Mar 3, 2016
In part 2 of this powerful message, John Piper relates marriage to the gospel, and its importance for our lives.
By John Piper on Feb 28, 2016
1 Timothy 3:2 records that "the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife . . .". This means that marriage is a crucial element for a pastor. But what happens when you drift apart?
By John Piper on Mar 20, 2015
"A saving knowledge of Christ crucified and risen is not the mere result of right reasoning about historical facts. It is the result of spiritual illumination to see those facts for what they really are."
By John Piper on Mar 9, 2015
The truth is not enough. We need wisdom, prayer and excellence.
By John Piper on Dec 6, 2014
John Piper takes six reasons for Christ's coming one at a time and lets the Bible witness to each one in its own words.
By John Piper on Nov 19, 2014
The preacher's job is to minimize his own opinions and deliver the truth of God.
By John Piper on May 15, 2014
John Piper reminds us that preaching has purposes far beyond merely interesting information.
By John Piper on Mar 3, 2014
John Piper shares what works for him--but cautions that it may not work for you.
By John Piper on Jan 22, 2014
John Piper's antidote to keep a preacher from going crazy.
By John Piper on Dec 12, 2013
John Piper helps connect the pain of the holidays--felt by so many--to the preacher's task.
By John Piper on Oct 28, 2013
John Piper examines the intersection between the miracle of God's sovereign work and the role we play as his partners.
By John Piper on Oct 14, 2013
Self-talking is self-defeating. Self-preaching is (biblically) powerful.
By John Piper on Sep 24, 2013
How John Piper understands the intersection of New Testament proclamation and miracles.
By John Piper on May 27, 2013
"The preacher's job is to minimize his own opinion and explain what the Bible says."
By John Piper on Apr 18, 2013
John Piper managed to offend people by simply preaching the truth at weddings. Maybe you should, too.
By John Piper on Apr 15, 2013
Peddlers are driven by greed for money and fear of pain. But let us preach Christ as the all-satisfying treasure and God-satisfying obedience.
By John Piper on Mar 29, 2013
Master preacher John Piper asks his listeners three questions, then leads them to the empty tomb.
By John Piper on Feb 27, 2013
"No other pastoral duty should be treated as solemnly and forcefully as this one simple exhortation from the Apostle Paul: Preach the Word."
By John Piper on Nov 24, 2012
John Piper and Matt Chandler discuss how they decide when to put the gospel message front and center.
By John Piper on Nov 22, 2012
Jonathan Edwards has a word for our time that could hardly be more pointed if he were living today. It has to do with the foundation of gratitude.
By John Piper on Sep 15, 2012
John Piper talks about the little-known task of "spiritual midwifery."