Look at the Book
Look at the Book is John Piper's ongoing series of 8-12 minute videos to help you learn to read the Bible for yourself.
Only those who have their needs met in Christ can consistently meet the needs of others.
Posted: March 20, 2018, 6:00 am
Rest in parenting will not come from getting our children to nap during the day and sleep during the night. It comes from going to Jesus with your burdens.
Posted: March 17, 2018, 6:00 am
Jesus is not a fanatic CEO that needs you to render him anxious toil. He is a King that loves to give his beloved sleep.
Posted: March 13, 2018, 6:00 am
Although Satan tries to persuade us otherwise, believing God when he tells us to look to others’ interests doesn’t force us to look away from our own joy.
Posted: March 9, 2018, 6:00 pm
All whispers of “I deserve” are silenced at the foot of the cross. Go there with your pride and be set free.
Posted: March 5, 2018, 6:00 pm
Christian unity is not Christian uniformity. It is a beautiful painting comprised of various colors.
Posted: March 2, 2018, 6:00 pm
Jesus did not die so that we could merely tolerate one another. He died so that we would cherish one another.
Posted: February 26, 2018, 6:00 pm
It is biblically illogical to think we can live a life worthy of the gospel and be indifferent to Christian unity.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 6:00 pm
It is not for lack of compassion that men perish, but for lack of a heart that delights in the God of all compassion because of hard and rebellious hearts.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 6:00 pm
Christ’s blood is the great adhesive that unites the church together across time, racial divides, and class distinctions.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 6:01 pm
Unity among believers is not just a good thing or a normal thing. It is a God-given and sacred thing.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 6:00 pm
The church is crowned with love, clothed in Christ’s righteousness, and perfumed with Trinitarian unity.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 6:00 pm
Many of us read that it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God and think of millionaires. The rest of the world reads it and thinks of us.
Posted: February 5, 2018, 6:00 pm
Satan tells us that all suffering is a curse and proof that we are not loved by God. But God tells us it is a gift to show us our salvation.
Posted: February 2, 2018, 6:00 pm
Our love for one another in the face of persecution warns our opponents of the judgment to come.
Posted: January 29, 2018, 6:00 pm
Standing firm in fearful days shows that you have promises in the gospel that death, nor loss, nor prison can steal.
Posted: January 26, 2018, 6:00 pm
If Jesus “learned obedience” and “was made perfect” does that mean he was ever disobedient and imperfect?
Posted: January 22, 2018, 6:02 pm
In his darkest hour, Jesus did not run from his Father, but boldly wept and cried aloud in trust before him.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:00 pm
While the world gropes in the dark for significance, our God has told us how to live the worthy life.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 6:00 pm
We hear the word “gospel” used all the time. But what does it actually mean?
Posted: January 12, 2018, 6:01 pm
If you are Christ’s, your home address is not truly your home address. Live in the here and now as a citizen of your true country: heaven.
Posted: January 8, 2018, 6:00 pm
God is able to make all grace — not some grace — abound to you so that you may overflow in cheerful giving.
Posted: January 5, 2018, 6:00 pm
It is hard to say that we have trusted God with our lives when we do not trust him with our wallets.
Posted: January 1, 2018, 6:00 pm
God doesn’t want you to begrudgingly give. He wants to satisfy you with himself so that you would give cheerfully.
Posted: December 28, 2017, 5:00 am
God is sovereign over the ends and means of our salvation. Those who he has saved will continue to press on by the means of grace.
Posted: December 26, 2017, 5:00 am
The night wasn’t silent because people were spreading the good news to others. Will we join them this Christmas?
Posted: December 21, 2017, 5:00 am
Is our Christmas more about Santa Claus and cookies or Jesus Christ and his cross?
Posted: December 19, 2017, 5:00 am
The birth of Jesus is not a Greek myth nor a vision seen by a false prophet. It is a historical reality orchestrated by the Father.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 5:00 am
Those who make an impact in this world for Christ are those who labor for fruit and desire to be home with their Lord.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:00 am
It is not until a Christian is convinced that death is truly gain that he truly begins to live.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 5:00 am
Your life will only be lived to the fullest when you’re convinced that dying and going to be with Christ is truly gain.
Posted: December 5, 2017, 5:00 am
Joy is not optional for all those who seek to glorify God with their lives.
Posted: November 30, 2017, 5:02 am
The people of God are the dwelling place of God — and he cares how clean his house is.
Posted: November 28, 2017, 5:01 am
It is foolish to reason that God only cares about our theology and not how we live out that theology.
Posted: November 23, 2017, 5:00 am
Flee from sexual immorality to the Savior who holds all the joy and satisfaction you’re looking for.
Posted: November 21, 2017, 5:00 am
Walking in the light is a matter of life and death for the Christian. If we don’t walk in the light now, we won’t later.
Posted: November 16, 2017, 4:00 am
Fake Christians love darkness because it hides the sin that they love more than God.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 4:00 am
The honor of our Master is more important than our dreams, our ambitions, and our very lives.
Posted: November 9, 2017, 4:02 am
If our theology stops us from praying for others’ salvation, we should reconsider our theology.
Posted: November 7, 2017, 4:03 am
Pain comes, suffering invades, and tears fall. But the Christian faith is one of inescapable joy.
Posted: November 2, 2017, 5:03 am
Peter charges us to be ready in season and out of season to give a defense of the hope that is in us. If asked to give a defense tomorrow, would you be ready?
Posted: October 31, 2017, 5:03 am
Christians may, at times, have unchristian motives in their ministry. But they must not have a wrong gospel.
Posted: October 4, 2017, 5:00 am
Cultures change. Opinions come and go. God’s word stands forever.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:06 pm
Tigers exist, butterflies exist, mountains exist, forests exist, music exists, humans exist, the solas exist, everything ultimately exists for the glory of God alone.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:05 pm
A sinner is justified by faith alone or he is not justified at all.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:04 pm
Muhammed will not save you. Buddha will not save you. Mary will not save you. The Pope will not save you. Parents, president, and yoga pose will not save you. Christ alone!
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:02 pm
God’s grace alone makes the blind see, the lame walk, the dead live, and the sinner saved.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:01 pm
In an age of corruption and false teaching, the Protestant Reformers returned to the Scriptures.
Posted: October 2, 2017, 6:00 pm
Envy of other Christians makes us suspicious of their gifts and ungrateful for our own. But because of Christ, we need not live or minister from rivalry.
Posted: September 26, 2017, 5:01 am
What will make the timid speak, the cowardly stand, and the weak strong? Belief in their God.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:00 am