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William Wilberforce: Reflections on the Life and Labor

William Wilberforce: Reflections on the Life and Labor

by John Piper

Peculiar Doctrines, Public Morals, and the Political Welfare: Reflections on the Life and Labor of William Wilberforce William Wilberforce, the famous British politician who ended the slave trade, was a devout Christian. His opposition to the heinous slave trade grew from his Christian faith, and John Piper draws from Wilberforce's life the power of j… Read more…

William Tyndale: Why He Lived and Died

William Tyndale: Why He Lived and Died

by John Piper

William Tyndale : Always Singing One Note - A Vernacular Bible: Why He Lived and Died William Tyndale, who lived and died to translate the Greek and Hebrew Bible into English so that the common people could also read God's Word, died a martyr's death for his labor. Tyndale had caught hold of a vision that drove him beyond all else, and he refused to res… Read more…

Life and Ministry of Athanasius

Life and Ministry of Athanasius

by John Piper

Athanasius, a fourth century bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, fought his whole life against the Arianism belief that challenged the deity of Christ. For his trouble, he was exiled five times by Roman emperors, but he refused to concede the crucial ground of Christ's deity to the Arians. To Athanasius the deity of Christ was a personal reality, and he encourage… Read more…

A Hunger for God Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer

A Hunger for God Desiring God through Fasting and Prayer

by John Piper and John Piper

There is an appetite for God. And it can be awakened. I invite you to turn from the dulling effects of food and the dangers of idolatry, and to say with some simple fast: "This much, O God, I want you." Our appetites dictate the direction of our lives--whether it be the cravings of our stomachs, the passionate desire for possessions or power, or th… 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 life. In t… Read more…

William Cowper: Reflections on the Life

William Cowper: Reflections on the Life

by John Piper

Insanity and Spiritual Songs in the Soul of a Saint: Reflections on the Life of William Cowper The Life of William Cowper, author of famous and powerful hymns like "There is a Fountain Filled with Blood," is a testament to the devastating effects of depression and the saving power of Jesus. Cowper battled depression and despair his entire life, and, … Read more…

The Future of Justification

The Future of Justification

by John Piper

N. T. Wright, Bishop of Durham in the Anglican church, has studied, taught, and written on the New Testament for over twenty years, including historical scholarship focusing on Jesus and Paul. One of his most controversial topics has been Paul's view of justification, where Wright argues that Paul's understanding of the Gospel does not put its primary focus… Read more…

A God Entranced Vision of All Things The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by John Piper, Mark Dever, Sam Storms, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Justin Taylor, John Piper, Mark Dever, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Stephen J. Nichols, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney and Sherard Burns

'Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven.' Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preached those words, pastor and theologian Jonat… Read more…

Legacy of Sovereign Joy

Legacy of Sovereign Joy

by John Piper and John Piper

We admire these men for their greatness, but the truth is Augustine grappled with sexual passions. Martin Luther struggled to control his tongue. John Calvin fought the battle of faith with worldly weapons. Yet each man will always be remembered for the messages he declared-messages that still resound today. John Piper explores each of these men's lives, int… Read more…

Jesus, the Only Way to God

Jesus, the Only Way to God

by John Piper

Is Jesus still the only way? If the church was ever too confrontational in its evangelism, those days are gone. In our shrinking, pluralistic world, the belief that Jesus is the only way of salvation is increasingly called arrogant and even hateful. In the face of this criticism, many shrink back from affirming the global necessity of knowing and believin… Read more…

This Momentary Marriage

This Momentary Marriage

by John Piper, John Piper and Noël Piper

Reflecting on forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant for all the best reasons. Even in the days when people commonly stayed married ''til death do us part,' there has never been a generation whose view of marriage was high enough, says Pastor John Piper. That is … Read more…

Unadjusted Gospel

Unadjusted Gospel

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

Responding to the perennial temptation to “tame” the message about Jesus, leaders such as John MacArthur, John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile, and R. C. Sproul challenge Christians to hold fast to the faith by emphasizing the importance of maintaining a pure and unadulterated view of the gospel. Whether it’s looking back at the New Testament and … Read more…


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