Occasionally, weep deeply over the life you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face. Trust God. And embrace the life you have. -John Piper

Occasionally, weep deeply over the life you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face. Trust God. And embrace the life you have. -John Piper

On April 4, 1968, American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated, leaving millions angry and disillusioned. In Indianapolis, a largely African-American crowd had gathered...

On April 4, 1968, American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated, leaving millions angry and disillusioned. In Indianapolis, a largely African-American crowd had gathered...

"Whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated, passion of your life, and find your way to say it, live it, and die for it." ~John Piper

"Whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated, passion of your life, and find your way to say it, live it, and die for it." ~John Piper

John Stephen Piper (born January 11, 1946) is a Calvinist Baptist preacher and author who served as Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years. Piper hit the evangelical scene after the publication of his book Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist (1986) and has continued to publish dozens of other books further articulating this theological perspective.In 1994, he founded Desiring God Ministries.

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John Stephen Piper (born January 11, 1946) is a Calvinist Baptist preacher and author who served as Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years. Piper hit the evangelical scene after the publication of his book Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist (1986) and has continued to publish dozens of other books further articulating this theological perspective.In 1994, he founded Desiring God Ministries.

Freedom is being so in love with Christ that you do exactly what you want to do and it accords with Christ.  -John Piper

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Freedom is being so in love with Christ that you do exactly what you want to do and it accords with Christ. -John Piper

"I begin each prayer with the phrase whatever it takes Lord because the Bible teaches us to be bold and wholehearted in our praying not reticent. I also use the phrase because it tests my heart. How much do I want God and all he promises to be for me in Jesus? Do I really want true joy enough to ask for my Fathers loving discipline to wean me from joy-stealing sin? And how much do I trust him? Do I really believe that he will only give me what is good when I ask in faith (Luke 11:1113)?…

"I begin each prayer with the phrase whatever it takes Lord because the Bible teaches us to be bold and wholehearted in our praying not reticent. I also use the phrase because it tests my heart. How much do I want God and all he promises to be for me in Jesus? Do I really want true joy enough to ask for my Fathers loving discipline to wean me from joy-stealing sin? And how much do I trust him? Do I really believe that he will only give me what is good when I ask in faith (Luke 11:1113)?…

We make a god out of whatever we find most joy in. So, find your joy in God and be done with all idolatry. - John Piper

We make a god out of whatever we find most joy in. So, find your joy in God and be done with all idolatry. - John Piper

"We embrace the hand we've been dealt because we know the Dealer, and he never…

"We embrace the hand we've been dealt because we know the Dealer, and he never…

"There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death." Proverbs 14:12 "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?" -Jeremiah 17:9

"There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death." Proverbs 14:12 "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?" -Jeremiah 17:9

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