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Why Our Happiness Makes God Happy

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 455, Pastor John discusses our happiness and why it matters to God.

How Do I Fight Same-Sex Desires?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 454, Pastor John gives advice for fighting same-sex desires.

When Enjoying Money and Possessions Is a Work of Grace

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 453, Pastor John discusses a couple of verses from Ecclesiastes related to wealth and possessions.

The Spirit Set You Free

Romans 8:1–4

Labs

by John Piper

The word “for” is one of the most common in the Bible. In this lab, Pastor John explains the relationship between our justification and sanctification by focusing on those three letters: f-o-r.

How Does Delight in God Fuel Delight in Creation?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 452, Pastor John discusses how delight in God relates to delight in creation.

A Prayer to Hold Your Life Together

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 451, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2007 where he shares a prayer to hold your life together.

Free in Christ Jesus

Romans 8:1–3

Labs

by John Piper

Some phrases are used so often in the Bible that we need to stop and do the work of understanding what they mean. Paul uses the phrase “in Christ Jesus” 47 times in his letters. Pastor John looks at several other passages to better understand these important words in Romans 8:1–2.

Does God Predestine People to Hell?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 450, Pastor John discusses predestination, and people sent to Hell.

Why Are Believers Threatened with Perishing?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 449, Pastor John addresses the threat in Romans 8:13 of believers perishing.

My Church Makes Ministry a Pain

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 448, Pastor John offers counsel to pastors who find the people in their church difficult.

No Condemnation

Romans 7:22–8:2

Labs

by John Piper

In your Bible reading, an author will often compare two things. It’s important to stop and study everything you learn about how those two things are similar and different. In this lab, Pastor John looks at our slavery to sin and freedom in Christ.

How Do I Prepare for the Rapture?

Interviews

by John Piper

in episode 447, Pastor John discusses the return of Christ.

Four Motivations to Pray

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 446, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2007 encouraging Christians to pray.

The Greatest Chapter

Romans 8

Labs

by John Piper

Pastor John introduces a new series focused on Romans 8. First, he spends a couple minutes helping you make the most of Look at the Book. Then, he gives you seven reasons why Romans 8 is the greatest chapter in all the Bible.

Why Save Sex for Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 445, Pastor John discusses the importance of saving sex for marriage.

Should I Eat Halal Meat?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 444, Pastor John discusses eating halal meat.

Why Parents Don’t Spank

Interviews

by Tedd Tripp

In episode 443, Tedd Tripp discusses the reasons why Christian parents choose not to spank their children.

The Book of Life

Exploring Key Words

Labs

by John Piper

When you come across an important word or phrase in your reading, stop to search for other uses of that same word or phrase. Look first within the book you’re reading, then within the same author, then in the rest of the Bible. In this lab, John Piper briefly looks at six different verses to better understand the Book of Life.

Why Parents Spank

Interviews

by Tedd Tripp

In episode 442, Tedd Tripp discusses spanking.

Helping Children Discover Heart Idols

Interviews

by Tedd Tripp

In episode 441, Tedd Tripp discusses how to discover heart idols in your children.

For My Name’s Sake

Isaiah 48:9–11

Labs

by John Piper

We should be constantly comparing lists of characteristics about God to determine if qualities are the same, different, or overlapping. This is especially important when statements seem contrary to each other. In this lab, John Piper models this and uncovers God's love for us and his commitment to his own glory.

The Greatest Threat To the Christian Family

Interviews

by Tedd Tripp

In episode 440, guest Tedd Tripp explains why he believes is the greatest threat to the Christian family.

Is Parenting Complicated or Simple?

Interviews

by Tedd Tripp

In episode 439, guest Tedd Tripp answers whether parenting is simple or complex.