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Seeing Beauty and Saying Beautifully: The Power of Poetic Effort in the Work of George Herbert, George Whitefield, and C. S. Lewis

Seeing Beauty and Saying Beautifully: The Power of Poetic Effort in the Work of George Herbert, George Whitefield, and C. S. Lewis

by John Piper

<p><strong>Herbert - Whitefield - Lewis</strong></p> <p>In the sixth volume of The Swans Are Not Silent series, John Piper celebrates the importance of poetic effort by looking at three influential Christians whose words magnificently display a commitment to truth and a love of beauty.</p> <p>Examining the lives of G… Read more…

The Supremacy of God in Preaching

The Supremacy of God in Preaching

by John Piper

According to Warren Wiersbe, The Supremacy of God in Preaching "calls us back to a biblical standard for preaching, a standard exemplified by many of the pulpit giants of the past, especially Jonathan Edwards and Charles Spurgeon." This newly revised and expanded edition is an essential guide for preachers who want to stir the embers of revival. Pi… Read more…

The Power of Words and the Wonder of God

The Power of Words and the Wonder of God

by Bob Kauflin, Justin Taylor, Paul David Tripp, John Piper, Mark Driscoll, Sinclair B. Ferguson and Daniel Taylor

<p>Words carry immeasurable significance: The universe was created with a word; Jesus healed and cast out demons with a word; rulers have risen and fallen by their words; Christians have worshiped through words of song, confession, and preaching. Even in our technological age, politics, education, business, and relationships center on words.</p> … Read more…

Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin With Superior Pleasure
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Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin With Superior Pleasure

by John Piper and Rob Lamont

The subtitle to this work, "defeating sin with superior pleasure," says it all.  There is godly pleasure in applying the faith that first saved us in everyday circumstances, defeating the unbelief and lies that Satan throws at us.  Fighting these lies, and the resultant anxiety, pride, impatience, and other sinful attitudes that trip us up,… Read more…

Charles Spurgeon: Preaching Through Adversity

Charles Spurgeon: Preaching Through Adversity

by John Piper

Charles Spurgeon, perhaps the most prolific of all preachers, faced adversity from many places. Ridiculed and criticized by preachers from across the Christian spectrum, suffering from gout, caring for his invalid wife, battling depression, and carrying a burden of personal tragedy, Spurgeon refused to cave to the overwhelming adversity in his lif… Read more…

Velvet Steel: The Joy of Being Married to You: Selections from the Poems of John Piper

Velvet Steel: The Joy of Being Married to You: Selections from the Poems of John Piper

by John Piper

<p>Beyond the tough love of covenant-keeping is a warmth and tenderness that can't be denied. So while John Piper's <em>This Momentary Marriage</em> focuses on the theological meaning of marriage, its companion volume, <em>Velvet Steel</em>, reveals the rich, emotional dimension.</p> <p>Within these pages Pip… Read more…

Bloodlines (Foreword by Tim Keller): Race, Cross, and the Christian

Bloodlines (Foreword by Tim Keller): Race, Cross, and the Christian

by John Piper, Timothy J. Keller and Timothy Keller

<p>Genocide. Terrorism. Hate crimes. In a world where racism is far from dead, is unity amidst diversities even remotely possible?</p><p>Sharing from his own experiences growing up in the segregated South, pastor John Piper thoughtfully exposes the unremitting problem of racism. Instead of turning finally to organizations, education, famous… 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…

Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton

Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton

by John Piper

<p><em>The fifth volume in Piper's acclaimed The Swans Are Not Silent series illustrates powerful and enduring lessons through the missional sufferings of Tyndale, Judson, and Paton.</em></p> <p>Jesus' words in John 12 are sobering: unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it will bear little fruit. The his… Read more…

With Calvin in the Theater of God: The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

With Calvin in the Theater of God: The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

by Marvin Olasky, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Sam Storms, Julius J. Kim and Mark Talbot

<p>John Calvin saw this world as God’s theater where his glory is always on display. Just as “day and night pour forth speech,” the universe and history are not silent either; they tell the glory of God. Reflecting on over 500 years of Calvin’s legacy, John Piper and this book’s other contributors invite us to join Calvin in the theater of Go… Read more…

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

by Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, David Mathis, Edward T. Welch, Russell D. Moore, Ed Welch, Jarvis Williams and Russell Moore

<p>We all struggle with sin, whether its pride, lust, anger, or something else. In this gospel-centered resource, five church leaders offer practical advice for “acting” the miracle of sanctification God has already worked within us.</p>… 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

<p>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 &ldquo;to be robustly biblical, richly theological, constantly elevating what God himself in his own Word makes ce… Read more…


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