Easter needs to be made Godly and glorious and perhaps none are better for the task than John Piper. Here are three reasons Christ came to die. 1. To bring us to God 2. To take away our condemnation 3. So that we would escape the curse of the law Source John Piper book 50 Reasons Christ came to die. Most only preach a God loves you and only preach the resurrection on Easter but avoid elaborating on our sin, Hell fire, and our condemnation. Easter is more glorious when we hear the bad news first.