Quotation Explorer - 'John Piper'

Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn't. - John Piper
Do you feel loved by God because you believe he makes much of you, or because you believe he frees you and empowers you to enjoy making much of him? - John Piper
Brand-new truths are probably not Truths. - John Piper
The horror of Hell is an echo of the infinite worth of God's glory. - John Piper
Every good thing in the Christian life grows in the soil of humility. Without humility, every virtue and every grace withers. That’s why Calvin said humility is first, second, and third in the Christian faith. - John Piper
Here was an absolutely compelling road sign. Stay on the road of objective truth - there is objective being and objective value. Stay on the road. There is Truth. There is a Point and Purpose and Essence to it all. Keep searching. You will find it. - John Piper
If truth does not lead to falling in love, it fails. - John Piper
Christmas cut history in two ages, the Age of Promise, and the Age of Fulfillment. - John Piper
humility is beyond our reach. if it were a product of reaching, we would instinctively be proud of reaching it. it is a gift. - John Piper
In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims of life if God withholds his saving power. - John Piper
Therefore everything that you enjoy in Christ - as a Christian, as a person who trusts Christ - is owing to the death of Christ. - John Piper
God created us for this: to live our lives in a way that makes him look more like the greatness and the beauty and the infinite worth that he really is. This is what it means to be created in the image of God. - John Piper
Love is the overflow of joy in God that meets the needs of others - John Piper
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. - John Piper
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him - John Piper
It is better to lose your life than to waste it. - John Piper
Sleep is a daily reminder from God that we are not God. Once a day God sends us to bed like patients with a sickness. The sickness is a chronic tendency to think we are in control and that our work is indispensable. To cure us of this disease God turns us into helpless sacks of sand once a day. - John Piper
Grace is the pleasure of God to magnify the worth of God by giving sinners the right and power to delight in God without obscuring the glory of God. - John Piper
Imagination is the faculty of the mind that God has given us to make the communication of his beauty beautiful. - John Piper
The most precious gifts you can think of are not ends in themselves. They all lead to God. Ultimately, that is what all His gifts are for. - John Piper
We ascribe to God. We don't add to Him. - John Piper
One great function of Bible verses: To keep us from drawing false inferences from other Bible verses. - John Piper
Tasks don't have to be high-impact to be worthy of high effort. Most things we do in any given day are relatively low impact. The cumulative impact of thousands of low-impact test is huge. These tasks can be transposed into worship. - John Piper
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