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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 … Read more…

Romantic Rationalist

Romantic Rationalist

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

“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… Read more…

Camaraderie of Confidence

Camaraderie of Confidence

by John Piper

In his seventh book in The Swans Are Not Silent series, John Piper explores the lives of Charles Spurgeon, George Müller, and Hudson Taylor. All three men were known for extraordinary faith in God and untiring service to others. Each of them continues to motivate and inspire God’s people today. Rooted in their nineteenth-centur… 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…

Faithful Preacher (Foreword by John Piper)

Faithful Preacher (Foreword by John Piper)

by John Piper, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John Piper and Thabiti M. Anyabwile

The cliché is that those who do not learn from the mistakes of the past are doomed to repeat them. But Thabiti Anyabwile contends that it is not the mistakes we must study; it is the people who have overcome them. So he presents three of the most influential African-American pastors in American history who can teach us what faithful ministry entails. … 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 Pip… Read more…

What's the Difference? Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible

What's the Difference? Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible

by John Piper, John Piper and Elisabeth Elliot

The topic of manhood and womanhood is still strongly debatedtoday and still greatly impacts our society. For Christians thereis no doubt that the Bible must be the last word. But what does itteach about true manhood and womanhood? In what ways are men andwomen essentially the same? In what ways are they essentiallydifferent? And how do these differences affe… Read more…

Dawning of Indestructible Joy

Dawning of Indestructible Joy

by John Piper and John Piper

Advent is for adoring Jesus. The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of year. But it’s also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming—the arrival of our eternal God in our own frail humanity. This is the greatest of history’s many wonders, something too stupendous to celebrate … Read more…

What's Best Next

What's Best Next

by John Piper and Matthew Aaron Perman

Do Work That Matters Productivity isn’t just about getting more things done. It’s about getting the right things done—the things that count, make a difference, and move the world forward. In our current era of massive overload, this is harder than ever before. So how do you get more of the right things done without confusing mere activity for actua… Read more…

God Entranced Vision of All Things

God Entranced Vision of All Things

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 … Read more…

Risk Is Right

Risk Is Right

by John Piper, David Platt and John Piper

A choice lies before you: Either waste your life or live with risk. Either sit on the sidelines or get in the game. After all, life was no cakewalk for Jesus, and he didn’t promise it would be any easier for his followers. We shouldn’t be surprised by resistance and persecution. Yet most of us play it safe. We pursue comfort. We sp… 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 depre… Read more…


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