All Resources on Encouragement

How To Bless Your Pastor

by John Piper

In episode 298, Pastor John shares what encouraged him most in his pastoral ministry.

He Cannot Deny Himself

2 Timothy 2:8-19

by John Piper

Looking Back to Witnesses, Up to Jesus, and Forward to Joy

Hebrews 11:39 - 12:2

by John Piper

The author of Hebrews knows nothing of coasting Christianity.

What Is That to You? You Follow Me!

Freed from Comparing by Blunt Words

John 21:18-22

Articles

by John Piper

We're wired to compare ourselves to others, so it's freeing to hear Jesus say, "Mind your own business and the work I have for you."

Encouraging Each Other at the End of the Age

Hebrews 10:19-25

by John Piper

God's command to us to meet with and encourage each other is for our happiness.

What Are Some Ways I Can Encourage My Mentor?

by John Piper

John Piper mentions 3 ways that a student can encourage his or her mentor.

Who Was Your Source of Encouragement During Your Early Years of Ministry?

by John Piper

John Piper recalls three men who helped steady him with Scripture in his first years at Bethlehem.

An Invitation to an Unusual Conference

Articles

by John Piper

The Power of Words and the Wonder of God, September 26-28

Does God Really Want You to Be Encouraged?

Hebrews 6:17-18

Articles

by John Piper

God goes the second (and third and fourth) mile for us to feel encouraged.

How Can I Bless My Pastor?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about how he is most encouraged by his people.

How Do You Keep From Getting Discouraged By Christians Who Aren't Passionate for God and His Word?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about how to keep from being dragged down by the shortcomings of others.

Resting and Wrestling for the Cause of Christ—Together

Romans 15:28-33

by John Piper

Christian fellowship cuts our burdens in half and doubles our joy.

The Shepherd, the Host, and the Highway Patrol

Summer Psalms

(Sunday Evening Message)

Psalms 23

by John Piper

I feel myself drawn with David not so much to love the green pastures but the good shepherd, not so much to love the lavish banquet but the bountiful host, and not so much to love the trip to Miami or the bungalow but to love the highway patrolman.

You Have Come to Mount Zion

Hebrews 12:18-29

by John Piper

Obedience is not our way of getting God to do something. It is how we act when we trust that God is already working for us.

Restful Words for Labor Day

Summer Psalms

(Sunday Evening Message)

Psalms 23

by John Piper

It seems that with this passage of Scripture, more than any other, to recite it is also to experience its reality. The psalm itself is green pasture, the psalm itself is still water, the psalm itself restores my soul.

Sustained by the Faithfulness of God

1 Corinthians 1:1-9

by John Piper

The freedom of God in the calling of sinners gives us hope. No one is too bad. No one is too hard. No one is too far gone. God is free.

The Third Word from the Cross

Good Friday

John 19:26-27

by John Piper

When Jesus commits his mother to John's care, he is showing us how our needs will be met when we leave everything to follow him.

Be Strengthened By Grace

Hebrews 13:7-16

by John Piper

How can I find and keep the strength I need to obey God's commands?