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Ruth: Under the Wings of God

Ruth: Under the Wings of God

by John Piper

Life was bleak for Naomi. Her husband was dead, as were her sons. She found herself in a foreign land with only one friend-her daughter-in-law Ruth. But as she returned to her hometown of Bethlehem, a ray of divine hope broke through the dark clouds of providence. It was the barley harvest, and she wasn't alone. This cycle of poems by John Piper tells t… Read more…

Does God Desire All to Be Saved?

Does God Desire All to Be Saved?

by John Piper

Are There Two Wills in God?Divine Election and God’s Desire for All to Be Saved  In this short, theological essay, John Piper builds a scriptural case that God’s unconditional election unto salvation is compatible with God’s genuine desire and offer for all to be saved. Helping us to make sense of this seemingly paradoxical relationship, Piper wisely … Read more…

When I Don't Desire God (Study Guide): How to Fight for Joy

When I Don't Desire God (Study Guide): How to Fight for Joy

by John Piper

A guided group study that focuses on John Piper's DVD teachingregarding how to fight for true delight in Christ and obtain properaffections for God.Does the command to love God with all our heart, soul, and mindreally obligate us to enjoy God above all things? Joy and delightare emotions after all, so isn't such love simply a decision of thewill, not… Read more…

Contending for Our All: Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen

Contending for Our All: Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen

by John Piper

Athanasius. John Owen. J. Gresham Machen. Each of these men stood for the truth of God's Word in the face of opposition-all out of a deep love for Christ and a desire for people to know God in his fullness. Popularity was not a concern, and they took no joy in controversy for argument's sake. However, these men were willing to suffer for the sake of … Read more…

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology (Contributors: Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, John Piper, R.C. Sproul)

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology (Contributors: Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, John Piper, R.C. Sproul)

by Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan, John Piper, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul and CJ Mahaney

Some of the leading voices in evangelical Christianity reaffirm the importance of preaching biblical theology for the health of our churches. Loving, teaching, and rightly dividing the Word of God is every pastor's privilege and responsibility. If a pastor understands what the Word says about God, man, and the curse, about Christ and his substitutionary … Read more…

Reading the Bible Supernaturally: Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture

Reading the Bible Supernaturally: Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture

by John Piper

Does it take a miracle to read the Bible? God wrote a book, and its pages are full of his glory. But we cannot see his beauty on our own, with mere human eyes. In Reading the Bible Supernaturally, John Piper aims to show us how God works through his written Word when we pursue the natural act of reading the Bible, so that we experience his sightgiving power… Read more…

What Jesus Demands from the World (All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

What Jesus Demands from the World (All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

by John Piper

The four Gospels are filled with demands straight from the mouth of Jesus Christ. These demands are Jesus' way of showing us who he is and what he expects of us. They are not the harsh demands of a taskmaster. For example, the demand that we come to Jesus is like the demand of a father to his child in a burning window, "Jump to me!" Or like the d… Read more…

Esther

Esther

by John Piper and Glenn Harrington

Having proven himself as a poet, John Piper has written another masterpiece, retelling the story of Esther. This two-part poem begins with Mordecai talking with his teenage cousin Hadassah (Esther), whom he is raising. He explains how her grandfather had a prophetic dream about freedom in the land of Susa, and how his aunt and uncle (Esther’s parents) … Read more…

The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis

The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis

by Randy Alcorn, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Philip Graham Ryken and Kevin J. Vanhoozer

“We are far too easily pleased.” C. S. Lewis stands as one of the most influential Christians of the twentieth century. His commitment to the life of the mind and the life of the heart is evident in classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity—books that illustrate the unbreakable connection between rigorous thought and deep affection. … Read more…

Entrusted with the Gospel: Pastoral Expositions of 2 Timothy by John Piper, Philip Ryken, Mark Driscoll, K. Edward Copeland, Bryan Chapell, J. Ligon Duncan

Entrusted with the Gospel: Pastoral Expositions of 2 Timothy by John Piper, Philip Ryken, Mark Driscoll, K. Edward Copeland, Bryan Chapell, J. Ligon Duncan

by J. Ligon Duncan, D. A. Carson, John Piper, Mark Driscoll, Philip Graham Ryken, Bryan Chapell and K. Edward Copeland

The church needs a strong reminder of the glorious weight of Scripture. The Bible is preached from the pulpit less and less, and we need to return to what is most important. The Gospel Coalition seeks to address this need. It exists “to be robustly biblical, richly theological, constantly elevating what God himself in his own Word makes central.”… Read more…

Practicing Affirmation (Foreword by John Piper): God-Centered Praise of Those Who Are Not God

Practicing Affirmation (Foreword by John Piper): God-Centered Praise of Those Who Are Not God

by John Piper and Sam Crabtree

It happens in marriages, parent-child relationships, friendships, workplaces, and churches: Communication falters, friendships wane, teenagers withdraw, marriages fail, and bitter rifts sever once-strong ties. Christian communities are no exception. Why do so many of our relationships suffer from alienation, indifference, and even hostility?  Author Sam Cra… Read more…

The Essential Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to the Life and Teaching of America's Greatest Theologian

The Essential Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to the Life and Teaching of America's Greatest Theologian

by John Piper, Owen Strachan and Douglas Allen Sweeney

You've heard his name, you've probably heard your pastor quote him, but who is he really?250 years later, Jonathan Edwards, America’s consummate pastor-theologian, continues to capture the attention of Christians around the world. Yet Edwards left us over 1,200 sermons and thousands of pages of other publications, not to mention the literal… Read more…


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