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The Christ-Centered Family

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 504, guest Francis Chan talks about the importance of a Christ-centered family.

Francis Chan’s Daily Fight for Joy

Interviews

by Francis Chan

In episode 503, guest Francis Chan shares about his daily fight for joy.

Your Kingdom Come

Matthew 6:9–13, Part 1

Labs

by John Piper

In five short verses in Matthew, Jesus taught us to pray. There are prayer-life-changing glories to be seen in these most familiar words *if* we slow down enough to see them. In this lab, John Piper begins a three-part series on the Lord’s Prayer.

Jesus’s Aggressive, Relentless, Surgical Love

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 502, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2009 about God's relentless love towards us.

New Year’s Resolutions

2 Thessalonians 1:11–12

Labs

by John Piper

At the beginning of another year, people will make new resolutions. But should Christians make these New Years commitments? In this lab, John Piper shows that resolutions can be deeply Christian and grace-filled.

Best Piper Books for Beginners

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 501, Pastor John shares what he considers the best of his books for new believers to read.

Incredible Growth in 2014, Goals for 2015

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 500, Pastor John gives an update about the ways God worked through Desiring God in 2014, and shares goals of the ministry for 2015.

Christmas at the Piper Home

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 499, Pastor John and Noel talk about how they celebrate Christmas in their home.

Why Christmas?

Hebrews 2:14–15

Labs

by John Piper

God wrote the Christmas story, and yet we don’t often stop to ask why he wrote it the way he did. In this lab, John Piper uncovers four reasons for Christmas from these two verses.

How Do Men and Women Show Physical Affection in the Church?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 498, Pastor John discusses hugging in the church.

Is God Less Glorified in the Judgment of Sinners?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 497, Pastor John addresses a question related to us and God's glory.

How Does Scripture Serve Our Prayers?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 496, Pastor John shares how he prepares his heart for prayer.

To Die Is Gain

Philippians 1:20–23

Labs

by John Piper

John Piper says this passage has been one of the most pivotal for him and his ministry. These four verses hold profound and precious truths about life and about death. In this lab, Piper shows why Christ is most magnified in us when we are most satisfied in him.

What Will Submission to My Husband Look Like?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 495, Pastor John discusses what submission for a wife looks like.

The Message of the Magi’s Star

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 494, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1997 about the message of the Magi's star.

What Child Is This?

Luke 1:30–37

Labs

by John Piper

What child is this, the baby boy we celebrate every Christmas? Mary met the true identity of her son in the words of an angel, recorded in Luke 1. In this lab, John Piper prepares our hearts for Christmas by slowing down over these verses.

Is My Relationship with God Healthy?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 493, Pastor John gives advice to a young girl who is wondering how to tell if her relationship with God is healthy.

Are New Testament Ethics Final or Trajectory-Setting?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 492, Pastor John discusses ethics in the New Testament.

Can a Spiritually Dead Soul Thirst for God?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 491, Pastor John discusses the longings of a spiritually dead soul.

Heirs of God

Romans 8:17

Labs

by John Piper

Our adoption as sons and daughters of God is a deep and glorious blessing. In this lab, drawing on several other texts, John Piper asks what it means that we will be glorified with Christ and share in his inheritance.

How Open Should I Be with My Parents?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 490, Pastor John counsels a young girl to be open and honest with her parents.

Declare War on Sin

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 489, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2002 on how to kill sin.