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Finally Alive: What Happens When We Are Born Again

Finally Alive: What Happens When We Are Born Again

by John Piper

When Jesus said to Nicodemus, 'You must be born again', the devout and learned religious leader was unsure what Jesus meant. It would seem nothing has changed. Today 'born again Christians' fill churches that are seen as ineffectual at best, and even characterized by the 'mosaic' generation as 'unchristian'. The term 'born again' has been devalued both in… Read more…

George Mueller

George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God

by John Piper

George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God: Simplicity of Faith, Sacred Scripture and Satisfaction in God. George Mueller's life began as a faithless and dissolute youth. It ended as one of the most remarkable men of God, who daily trusted God's provision for thousands of orphans, who never asked for money for himself or his work, who withstood the trial… Read more…

Charles Simeon: Meditations on the Life

Charles Simeon: Meditations on the Life

by John Piper

Brothers, We Must Not Mind a Little Suffering: Meditations on the Life of Charles Simeon A preacher in England in the late 1700's and early 1800's, Charles Simeon endured suffering in his ministry. As John Piper illustrates in this short biography, Simeon faced a hostile community and congregation that often opposed him. But Simeon, a once haughty yout… Read more…

John Calvin: The Man and His Preaching

John Calvin: The Man and His Preaching

by John Piper

John Calvin: The Divine Majesty of the Word: The Man and His Preaching John Calvin never failed in his ministry of the Word. For Calvin, the Bible was the basis of all his ministry and he was constant and unfailing in his adherence to the faithful Word of God. During his unique life, Calvin passed through many controversies and trials, but he never stra… Read more…

Martin Luther: Lessons from His Life and Labor

Martin Luther: Lessons from His Life and Labor

by John Piper

John Piper's short eBook biography of the most famous figure of the Reformation, Martin Luther, gleans important lessons from Luther's life and work. Piper points out that Luther had a true love for the Bible as a book and as the final repository of God's Word, over and above the claims of any council or leader. Luther cultivated a love for the Bible by … Read more…

David Brainerd: Reflections on the Life and Ministry

David Brainerd: Reflections on the Life and Ministry

by John Piper

Oh, That I May Never Loiter on My Heavenly Journey: Reflections on the Life and Ministry of David Brainerd The life of David Brainerd, the famous missionary to the Indians, has impacted missionaries all over the world. They have been inspired by his passion for missionary work and how he poured out his life as a sacrifice to God on behalf of the Iroq… Read more…

John Bunyan: Suffering and Service in the Life

John Bunyan: Suffering and Service in the Life

by John Piper

To Live Upon God That is Invisible: Suffering and Service in the Life of John Bunyan To Live Upon God That is Invisible: Suffering and Service in the Life of John Bunyan by John Piper is a free eBook taken from the 1999 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors. Piper places Bunyan's life and work in the context of suffering and service. Bunyan, the author of… Read more…

John Newton: The Tough Roots of his Habitual Tenderness

John Newton: The Tough Roots of his Habitual Tenderness

by John Piper

John Newton: The Tough Roots of his Habitual Tenderness by John Piper is a free eBook taken from the 2001 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors. John Newton, the wayward, debauched slave trader who came to Christ and wrote the beloved hymn "Amazing Grace," was much more than an example of God's saving power. He pastored congregations in Olney and London for 4… Read more…

John Owen: Reflections on the Life and Thought

John Owen: Reflections on the Life and Thought

by John Piper

The Chief Design of My Life: Mortification and Universal Holiness; Reflections on the Life and Thought of John Owen The impact and influence of John Owen's theology has been widespread throughout Christianity. This shorty biography by John Piper, The Chief Design of My Life: Mortification and Universal Holiness; Reflections on the Life and Thought of … Read more…

St. Augustine: The Life and Thought

St. Augustine: The Life and Thought

by John Piper

Beside Jesus and Paul, no one man has had a greater impact on Christianity than Augustine. His writings have influenced Catholics, Protestants and atheists. His life displays the power of Christ's redemptive love. He wrote five million words on Christianity. Yet, in the short biography The Swan Is Not Silent: Sovereign Joy in the Life and Thought of St. Au… Read more…

Jonathan Edwards: The Pastor as Theologian: Life and Ministry

Jonathan Edwards: The Pastor as Theologian: Life and Ministry

by John Piper

Jonathan Edwards has often been misunderstood as some gloomy preacher who spoke of sinners dangling over the burning fires of hell, but John Piper in this short biography illuminates Edwards as a man "besotted with God." Edwards knew that true joy and peace came not from easy sermons but from an all-encompassing faith in God. Such a vision was the purpose … Read more…

Value of Learning History, The

Value of Learning History, The

by John Piper

The book of Jude includes numerous references to Jewish history (Balaam, Cain, and Korah's rebellion), references Jude believed made all the more powerful his warnings against internal enemies of the church. "The Value of Learning History," an article from pastor John Piper, illuminates, using Jude as a context, the importance for each person to have a gr… Read more…


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