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Prepared Prayers, Impromptu Prayers, Sloppy Prayers

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 521, Pastor John discusses prepared prayers and spontaneous prayers.

You Have Been Greatly Loved

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 520, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2010 about being called by Christ.

Do You Love God?

Romans 8:28, Part 2

Labs

by John Piper

The Bible makes promises to those who love God. But how do we know if we do? In this lab, John Piper digs into the relationship between saving faith and loving God. He goes on to show why and how God works all things for good for those who love him.

Does Philippians 1:23 Prove Christian Hedonism Wrong?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 519, Pastor John shares why he believes Philippians 1:23 supports Christian Hedonism.

What Parts of My Suffering Are “Trials”?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 518, Pastor John discusses trials.

My Spouse Doesn’t Enjoy Sex

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 517, Pastor John counsels a husband whose wife does not seem to enjoy sex.

All Things Work Together for Good

Romans 8:28, Part 1

Labs

by John Piper

Romans 8:28 is one of the most important and most treasured verses and promises in the Bible. In this lab, John Piper begins a series of three labs pulling apart the critical pieces in these twenty-four words for understanding and embracing our sovereign and good God.

Is Sexual Pleasure Essential for Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 516, Pastor John responds to a question regarding sexual pleasure in marriage.

Love Jesus over Human Approval

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 515, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1999 about what it means to have God's spirit in us.

The Spirit Helps Us in Our Weakness

Romans 8:26–27

Labs

by John Piper

These two verses are two of the hardest in Romans 8. John Piper asks two important questions to uncover how the Holy Spirit helps us in our weaknesses. He shows how God — all three persons — is active in helping and keeping us through the hardest things in life.

Are My Septuplets in Heaven?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 514, Pastor John shares why he believes all infants who die will be saved.

Is the Threat of Eternal Punishment Manipulation?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 513, Pastor John answers a hard question on eternal punishment.

Why So Few African-American Calvinists?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 512, Pastor John discusses race and reformed theology.

The Redemption of Our Bodies

Romans 8:18–21

Labs

by John Piper

Knowing that the whole creation, including us, is suffering because of the corruption of sin, what hope can we have that things will get better? In this lab, John Piper talks about the tensions we feel as we strive to believe God’s promises while sometimes suffering greatly.

How Local Church Trumps Twitter and Facebook

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 511, Pastor John discusses culture shifts and the persecution of Christians.

Your Life’s Greatest Problem

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 510, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1996 about what God saves us from.

The Freedom of the Glory of the Children of God

Romans 8:18–21

Labs

by John Piper

Suffering might be the hardest, most confusing reality in the Christian life. In this lab, John Piper uncovers deep and durable truths that will help you suffer well. God made and saves the world in the way he did in to make Christ the center of the universe.

Dads and Family Leadership

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 509, guest Francis Chan discusses how to manage technology among his children.

Why Christian Singles Are Marrying Later

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 508, guest Francis Chan gives reasons why he thinks Christians are delaying marriage.

How to Argue with Your Spouse

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 507, guest Francis Chan shares how he argues with his wife.

Hallowed Be Your Name

Matthew 6:9–13, Part 3

Labs

by John Piper

There is no more familiar prayer in the Bible than the Lord’s Prayer. In the last lab of his three-part series, John Piper highlights two major new insights he’s seen over the years in the structure and relationships within this paradigm-creating prayer of Jesus.

Why Joy Is Essential to Leadership

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 506, guest Francis Chan explains why joy in leadership is essential.

Discerning Maturity in a Boyfriend Before Marriage

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 505, guest Francis Chan shares what girls should look for in a boyfriend.

Deliver Us from Evil

Matthew 6:9–13, Part 2

Labs

by John Piper

Jesus’s prayer for you is clear: Today, you need God to provide for you, forgive you, and deliver you. Every single day, you need God to move in these three ways. In this lab, John Piper unfolds these simple, but critical prayers.