John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.
John Piper’s Ministry in One Bible Text
20:27John Piper’s ministry has been marked by rigorous attention to God’s word paired with deep delight in God’s word — a double emphasis captured in Psalm 119:97.
The God Who Turns Hearts to God
10:22The story of Elijah on Mount Carmel shows that God rules over fire and rain, bulls and rocks — and even over every human heart.
Does Righteous Anger Kill Our Joy?
14:09If we allow anger to come quickly and stay long, it will eventually consume love, consume gratitude, consume mercy, and consume true perceptions of reality.
How Do I Write a Personal Mission Statement?
20:39God has reasons for everything he does — and an ultimate purpose driving it all. Personal mission statements help us align all of life with that great purpose.
The Glorious Duty of Thanksgiving
7:07Gratitude is a duty — we ought to thank God for the grace he has given. But genuine Christian gratitude is far more than mere duty.
How Can I Serve My Disabled Friends?
12:47Jesus healed people with deep, lifelong disabilities. So should we pray that he would heal loved ones with disabilities like Down syndrome or cerebral palsy?
Is Violent Crime Under God’s Providence?
11:16When we don’t understand God and his ways, we can still rest here: God is always totally sovereign, and God is always infinitely good.
Only Jesus Knows the Full Force of Temptation
13:51Jesus never lied, stole, coveted, grumbled, lusted, or sinned in any other way. And that means Jesus alone knows the full force of temptation.
Parenting Young Children Through Life’s Pains
11:41When suffering overshadows the life of a family, how can parents help their children embrace God’s all-good, all-wise, all-governing providence?
Is Complementarity Merely Functional?
13:06Are God’s callings for men and women merely functional and practical, or do they flow from something deeper in his design?