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John Piper is an American pastor and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minnesota. He is a prolific author and founder of Desiring God ministries.

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Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully
Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully
John Piper

Seeing beauty and saying beautifullyJohn PiperIVP158 pages, £7.99ISBN: 978-1783591107Star rating : 3 The subtitle of this book is ‘The power of poetic effort: George Herbert, George Whitefield and C. S. Lewis’. The book’s central argument is that ‘poetic effort’, or…

With Calvin in the Theatre of God
John Piper

John Calvin saw this world as God’s theater where his glory is always on display. Just as “day and night pour forth speech,” the universe and history are not silent either; they tell the glory of God. Reflecting on over…

Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God
John Piper

This is a book to help Christians to think about thinking. Focusing on the life of the mind helps us to know God better, love him more, and care for the world. Along with an emphasis on emotions and the…

A Sweet and Bitter Providence
John Piper

In 'A Sweet and Bitter Providence', John Piper teaches through the book of Ruth to reveal how God can use the most dangerous and tenuous circumstances to accomplish his purposes. Read the narrative of Ruth in a new way and…

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence
John Piper

There has never been a generation whose view of marriage has been high enough. And this is all the more true today. Though selfishness and cultural bondage obstruct the wonder of God's purpose, his vision for marriage in the Bible…

Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure
John Piper

No one sins out of duty. We sin because it offers some promise of happiness. That promise enslaves us - until we believe that God is more desirable than life itself (Psalm 63:3). Only the power of God's superior promises…

Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton
John Piper

This book explores the relationship between mission and suffering. It represents an excellent combination of theology, biography and challenge. The theology is contained in the introduction. This short chapter is vital, establishing the grid through which we should view the…

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