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Put Sin to Death

Romans 8:12–13

Labs

by John Piper

Paul warns us about letting sin linger in our lives, so how do we kill sin? Beginning with Romans 8, John Piper walks through several passages to explain the weapons God has given us to defeat sin and its deception.

Doesn’t Prosperity Preaching Glorify Jesus?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 481, Pastor John discusses the failures of the prosperity gospel.

Sin Will Kill You

Romans 8:12–13

Labs

by John Piper

Sin will kill you. God gives warnings in the Bible, and sometimes they seem to call into question our security in Christ. How should we read the Bible’s warnings? And what role do they play in our salvation? John Piper answers in this lab.

Are Smart People Less Happy?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 480, Pastor John discusses knowledge and joy.

Does Happiness Require Apathy to Others’ Sorrows?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 479, Pastor John tells us why as Christians we are "sorrowful, but always rejoicing".

Avoid the Unrepentant — But What If They’re Family?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 478, Pastor John discusses how a person should relate to an unrepentant family member.

Have No Fear of Them

Matthew 10:25–31

Labs

by John Piper

“Do not fear.” Jesus’s command can be hard to obey, but it is filled with promise. In this lab, John Piper shows us how Jesus helps his disciples (and us) battle fear.

A Prayer for Those Stuck in Sin

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 477, Pastor John prays for those stuck in sin.

Good Motives for Bible Memory

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 476, we share an excerpt of a sermon that Pastor John preached in 2009 on the value of Bible memory.

Love Builds Up

1 Corinthians 8:1–3

Labs

by John Piper

Is knowledge good or bad? 1 Corinthians 8:1–3 says that knowledge can lead to pride or to love, so how do we know which our knowledge is? Pastor John unfolds the life of the mind in this new lab.

Is Sexual Attraction Essential for Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 475, Pastor John discusses why sexual attraction is not essential for marriage.

Must My Wedding Be in a Church?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 474, Pastor John discussions cultural forms and marriage.

Should I Look at Beheading Images?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 473, Pastor John gives reasons why you might consider looking at beheading images.

The Spirit in You Is Life

Romans 8:10–11

Labs

by John Piper

Even though we’ve been saved by Jesus, we all still die. What does it mean for us that the Spirit lives in us? What does it mean for our fight against sin, our relationship to Jesus, and our death? Piper answers in this lab.

Do You Regret Partnering with Mark Driscoll?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 472, Pastor John answers why he doesn't regret his partnership with Mark Driscoll.

Christ Reigns Over Every Inch

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 471, we share an excerpt from a conference message Pastor John gave in 2003 on the supremacy of Christ over all the earth.

You Are Not Your Own

Romans 8:9

Labs

by John Piper

What does it mean to belong to Jesus? As we study a passage slowly verse by verse, sometimes we need to step back and look for help from other places in the Bible. There are other verses that will help us see more in the one before us.

The Role of Family Worship

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 470, guest Tedd Tripp discusses the importance of family worship.

Can I Confess the Name of Jesus and Be Unsaved?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 469, Pastor John discusses the tension between 1 Corinthians 12:3 and Matthew 7: 21-23.

Did God Commission Terrorism in the Bible?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 468, Pastor John discusses the difference between Joshua in the Old Testament and current terrorist groups.

The Spirit Lives in You

Romans 8:9

Labs

by John Piper

Jesus bought us with his death and then sealed us with his Spirit. In this lab, John Piper unfolds the glory of the Trinity in our salvation and the role of the Spirit in showing that we belong to Jesus.

Is My Pastor a Bully?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 467, Pastor John suggests ways to identify a bullying pastor.