Since 1980 John Piper has labored in the ministry of preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church under the conviction that “People are starving for the greatness of God.” Join John Piper as he exults in God through the exposition of the biblical text, and taste and see that the Lord is good.
“We should, then, hear in every rumor of war and every famine and every earthquake, first, the voice of the Lord saying ‘I reign! And I am a God of holiness and justice and wrath and will not condone sin.’ We should also hear in this great quaking, ‘I am a God of mercy, a God of hope. I am bringing in the kingdom. I do not want it to happen suddenly without warning. I have warned again and again and again with shakings that should have broken you loose from your love of the world.’ That’s what the meaning of this earthquake is. Believe in God. Put your hand in him.” (source)
“by describing the Christian life with three biblical phrases.” (source)
“The only people whose soul can truly magnify the Lord are people like Elizabeth and Mary—people who acknowledge their lowly estate and are overwhelmed by the condescension of the magnificent God.” (source)
“Since God has given power for godliness, strive to become godly! This is the heart of New Testament ethics. We labor for virtue because God has already labored for us and is at work in us.” (source)
“Before a person can perform the best of all acts, he must become a new person.” (source)