All Resources on Joy

Can I Approach God with a Joyless Heart?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 403, Pastor John encourages listeners to come to God to receive joy.

Which Comes First, Obedience or Joy?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 402, Pastor John discusses the order of joy and obedience in the Christian life.

If God Is Joyful, Why Does He Seem So Mad?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 389, Pastor John discusses God's joy in relation to his suffering.

What Steals Your Joy?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 256, Pastor John talks about issues in our lives that may hinder our joy.

For Your Joy

Desiring God 2010 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the People, and the Pursuit of Joy)

2 Corinthians 1:23-24

Conference Messages

by Sam Storms

Begin by Blowing Out All His Lamps

The Light in Rutherford's Prison

Articles

by John Piper

Samuel Rutherford's great discovery about the source of enduring happiness.

A Joyful Meeting with Joseph Tson

Articles

by John Piper

John Piper recounts a conversation with Joseph Tson.

Where Does Joy Come From?

Articles

by John Piper

Seven sources of the kind of joy that Paul had.

A Guide for Gift Buying (and Happiness) at Christmas

Articles

by John Piper

Three guidelines for considering the relationship between wealth and happiness.

Alluring Joy

Articles

by John Piper

Christianity is a religion of joy. Are people drawn to yours?

Rejoice with Trembling

A Meditation on Psalm 2:11-12

Psalms 2:11-12

Articles

by John Piper

The only place safe from the wrath of God is in God.

We Exult in God Through Our Lord Jesus Christ

Romans 5:9-11

Sermons

by John Piper

The biblical portrait of Jesus must be the essential content of your joy in God.

I Will Go to God, My Exceeding Joy

Psalms 43

Sermons

by John Piper

Practical steps you can take when you feel distant from God.

We Exult in Our Tribulations

Romans 5:1-5

Sermons

by John Piper

In this world you will have trouble, but in Christ it will only increase your joy and hope.

Let Us Exult in the Hope of the Glory of God!

Romans 5:1-2

Sermons

by John Piper

Whatever else you do or say or feel, of this you can be certain: God wills that you rejoice in the hope of seeing his glory.