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Set Your Mind on the Spirit

Romans 8:5–6

Labs

by John Piper

The Bible often presents two ways for us to live. In Romans 8:5–6, Paul describes two different lives, two different mindsets, and two different conditions. This lab carefully traces the serious differences in order to cause us to look to Christ.

We Pray to a Father

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 462, guest Tim Keller discusses praying to the Father.

Joy, Sorrow, and the Healthy Prayer Life

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 461, guest Tim Keller talks about lamenting during prayer.

What the Law Could Not Do

Romans 8:3–4

Labs

by John Piper

Purpose clauses (“in order that”) tell us why God does what he does. In this lab, Pastor John looks at why God gave us the law and why he sent his Son to die on the cross. All along, he asks how the Christian should relate to the law after Christ has come.

Fighting for Solitude

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 460, guest Tim Keller discusses the importance of solitude with God.

How to Pray the Psalms

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 459, guest Tim Keller discusses how to pray the Psalms.

Encouragement for Slow Readers

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 458, Pastor John offers encouragement to slow readers.

Love Fulfills the Law

Romans 8:3–4

Labs

by John Piper

Romans 8:3–4 says Christ died so that the law would be fulfilled in us. What does it mean for the law to be fulfilled? And how is it fulfilled in us? In this lab, John Piper tackles these two critical questions.

The Future of World Missions

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 457, Pastor John discusses the future of world missions.

Winning the War Against Lust

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 456, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 about battling lust.

God Sent His Own Son

Romans 8:3

Labs

by John Piper

Romans 8:3 holds some of the most precious truths of Christianity. Paul explains how God removes our guilt and ends our condemnation. Pastor John slows down to dig into the nitty-gritty details of our good news.

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.