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In episode 437, Pastor John gives advice to mothers who find themselves too busy for Bible reading.
There are often riches and depths of meaning in the simplest verses. Luke 12:32 is one verse with two short propositions, but there are riches buried in its simplicity. In this lab, John Piper reveals several profound reasons not to fear.
In episode 436, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 where he explains why sexual sin is an act of unbelief.
Some of God’s commands in the Bible are very difficult, if not impossible. Therefore, we need to pay close attention to the promises in Scripture that accompany God’s commands and equip us with God’s power to do the impossible.
There are two major ground clauses (“for” or “because”) in 1 John 5:3–4. Pastor John focuses in on these two for’s to see the relationship between our love for God, our love for others, and our obedience to God's commands. In doing so, he uncovers our victory in Christ.
Look for promises in Scripture that rest in the never-changing character of God, and therefore are true for his people throughout all of history, even for us today. God gives us a broader, general principle about himself and his ways using a specific event in biblical history.
When you see personal pronouns (e.g. he, she, etc.), identify to whom they are referring. Is the writer speaking about his audience? If so, who is the audience? Is he speaking about believers or nonbelievers? To understand the passage, we have to identify the relevant parties.
God is completely consistent in all he does, but he is also very complicated. What looks like a contradiction in God is always only a limitation in our understanding. In this lab, Pastor John asks how God could cause his children grief and remain compassionate towards them.
In episode 435, Pastor John discusses the importance of reading the Bible for yourself.
In episode 434, Pastor John discusses the relevance the Bible has to every Christian's daily life.
In episode 433, Pastor John discusses the importance of church membership.
In episode 432, Pastor John discusses how Christians should respond to their sin.
In episode 431, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 about the dangers of lust.
In episode 430, Pastor John discusses how Christians should respond to secular companies.
In episode 429, Pastor John offers counsel to pastors who find themselves discouraged on Monday mornings.
God is most satisfied in us when we are most satisfied in him. A fresh angle for the Christian Hedonist from Psalm 131.
In episode 428, Pastor John discusses his thoughts on the price of a Bible.
In episode 427, Pastor John discusses his new title and role at Bethlehem Baptist Church.
In episode 426, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in November 1988 on the topic of lust.
In episode 425, Pastor John discusses how we should respond to the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
In episode 424, Pastor John discusses the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.
In episode 423, Pastor John discusses how scripture produces faith.