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How to Stay Christian in Seminary

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

by John Piper, David Mathis and Jonathan Parnell

Seminary is exhilarating . . . and dangerous. Seminary can be thrilling, with the potential to inspire and equip church leaders for a lifetime of faithful ministry. But it’s not without its risks. For many who have ignored the perils, seminary has been crippling. But with an extra dose of intentionality, and God’s help, this season of preparation can inv… Read more…

Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

by R. Kent Hughes, Leland Ryken, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, John D. Currid, C. John Collins, Thomas R. Schreiner, Peter J. Gentry, Daniel B. Wallace, Peter J. Williams, Roger Beckwith, David Alan Black and Chapman

Originally featured as articles in the ESV Study Bible, these eighteen essays have been repurposed and republished in a convenient format. Covering a diverse range of essential subjects, including how to read the Bible well and why it is reliable, the essays delve into specific topics such as world religions, canon, and archaeology.Useful as both a general o… Read more…

Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

by John Piper

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? The answer to the last question is that God did. Jesus was God's Son. The suffering was unsurpassed, but the whole message of the Bible leads to this answer. The central issue of Jesu… Read more…

The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World

The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World

by Voddie Baucham, D.A. Carson, Justin Taylor, David Wells, Tim Keller, John Piper and Mark Driscoll

Six of today’s leading pastor-theologians—John Piper, Voddie Baucham, D. A. Carson, Tim Keller, Mark Driscoll, and David Wells—have joined together to offer Christians a practical, biblical vision of Christ’s supremacy, so they will be better prepared to present the undeniable truth to a searching society. After grounding readers in the important tru… Read more…

Worldliness (Foreword by John Piper): Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World

Worldliness (Foreword by John Piper): Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World

by Bob Kauflin, John Piper, C. J. Mahaney, Dave Harvey, Jeff Purswell and Craig Cabaniss

This resource uncovers the presence of worldliness and helps believers learn to relate to the world while resisting its influence in their lives.People today are saturated in technology and prosperity. They are bombarded with endless luxuries: clothes to wear, cars to buy, vacations to take, entertainment to enjoy. Yet this world, which offers so many pleasu… Read more…

When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God--and Joy

When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God--and Joy

by John Piper

"It is utterly crucial that in our darkness we affirm the wise, strong hand of God to hold us, even when we have no strength to hold him." John Piper Even the most faithful, focused Christians can encounter periods of depression and spiritual darkness when joy seems to stay just out of reach. It can happen because of sin, satanic assault, distressing… Read more…

God's Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards (With the Complete Text of The End for Which God Created the World)

God's Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards (With the Complete Text of The End for Which God Created the World)

by John Piper and Jonathan Edwards

In his essay The End for Which God Created the World, the great theologian Jonathan Edwards proclaimed that God's ultimate end is the manifestation of his glory in the highest happiness of his creatures. Pastor John Piper has devoted his years of ministry to exploring the implications of this stunning truth for life and ministry. Understanding that God i… Read more…

Don't Waste Your Life (Study Guide)

Don't Waste Your Life (Study Guide)

by John Piper

<p><em>This valuable resource is designed to be used in a ten-session, guided group study that examines each chapter of John Piper's best-selling book.</em></p> <p>The average person would sum up his ideal life in words that describe the American dream: College. Job. Marriage. House. Kids. Comfortable income. Retire. But did… Read more…

God is the Gospel Study Guide

God is the Gospel Study Guide

by John Piper

This eight-week companion to the God Is the Gospel DVD reinforces John Piper’s powerful teaching about the ultimate good of the good news with five assignments per week. It’s your best resource for leading your class, small group, church, or family to embrace God as the gospel in every area of their lives. John Piper awakens you to the… Read more…

Counted Righteous in Christ?: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness?

Counted Righteous in Christ?: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness?

by John Piper

Are Christians merely forgiven, or do they possess the righteousness of Christ? Recently the time-honored understanding of the doctrine of justification has come under attack. Many question how-or if-we receive the full righteousness of Christ. Martin Luther said that if we understand justification "we are in the clearest light; if we do not know it, we … Read more…

Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ (Revised Edition)

Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ (Revised Edition)

by John Piper

Who is Jesus Christ? You've never met him in person, and you don't know anyone who has. But there is a way to know who he is. How? Jesus Christ-the divine Person revealed in the Bible-has a unique excellence and a spiritual beauty that speaks directly to our souls and says, "Yes, this is truth." It's like seeing the sun and knowing that i… Read more…

Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce (Foreword by Jonathan Aitken)

Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce (Foreword by Jonathan Aitken)

by John Piper and Jonathan Aitken

"John Piper's succinct and superbly perceptive study of William Wilberforce deserves to become an acclaimed bestseller. It not only tells the story of a great man's life-it also tells us how to understand the ultimate source of his greatness and happiness. Moreover, that understanding goes far deeper than the abolitionist achievements for which W… Read more…


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