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John Piper

Birthdate: 11. January 1946
Other names: ジョン・パイパー, Джон Пайпер

John Piper is an American Reformed Baptist continuationist pastor and author who is the founder and leader of desiringGod.org and is the chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Piper served as Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for 33 years. His books include ECPA Christian Book Award winners Spectacular Sins, What Jesus Demands from the World, Pierced by the Word, and God's Passion for His Glory, and bestsellers Don't Waste Your Life and The Passion of Jesus Christ. The organization Desiring God is named for his book Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist .



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„God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him“

—  John Piper

Variant: He is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.
Source: Don't Waste Your Life

„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

Variant: Do you love the cross because it makes much of you? Or do you love it because it enables you to enjoy and eternity of making much of God?

„The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours.“

—  John Piper

Source: Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure

„All heroes are shadows of Christ“

—  John Piper

Source: Don't Waste Your Life

„Books don’t change people; paragraphs do; sometimes even sentences.“

—  John Piper

Variant: Books don't change people; paragraphs do, Sometimes even sentences.
Source: A Godward Life: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life

„There is hope in forgiveness“

—  John Piper

Source: A Sweet and Bitter Providence: Sex, Race, and the Sovereignty of God

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