All Resources on Marriage

Will You Marry a Couple Already Living Together?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 365, Pastor John discusses the conditions in which he would marry a couple living together.

Are We Too Financially Unstable To Get Married?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 295, Pastor John discusses financial stability and getting married.

Must a Wife Take Her Husband’s Last Name?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 222, Pastor John talks about a wife taking her husband's last name

Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 191, Pastor John explains why he would not attend the wedding of a same-sex couple.

Why Adam’s Singleness Was Not Good

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 169, Pastor John explains why Adam’s singleness was “not good.”

Is My Husband’s Porn a Marriage Deal Breaker?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 165, Pastor John explains that marriage is a covenant to max, namely, a symbol of how Christ is bonded to his church.

What Advice Would You Give Newly Married John Piper?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 144, Pastor John shares the advice he would hypothetically give a “younger John Piper” about marriage.

Not Halves

Poems

by John Piper

Kill Anger Before It Kills You or Your Marriage

Articles

by John Piper

Anger is often a worse enemy than lust in marriage. What can you do to keep it from ruining yours?

What Is a Wife's Responsibility In Solving Marital Conflict?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says a wife is to prayerfully and humbly bring her perspective to her husband.

Is It Important to Have Your Parents' Blessing in Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says it is important to have your parents' blessing, but not absolutely necessary.

What Is Your Stance on Married Couples Using Birth Control Pills?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper tells why and how he thinks it's OK to use "conception control."

What Should a Pastor Think About Marrying Non-Believers?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says God approves of non-Christians getting married, even though it's sin.

What Can I Do to Help My Parents Stay Together?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper suggests several ways a child might help his parents' marriage endure.

"The Slow Fires of Misery"

Enduring the Pain of Flawed Marriage

Articles

by John Piper

Abraham Lincoln’s marriage was a mess, but accepting the pain brought deep strength in the long run.

Is It Foolish to Marry Someone I Know Will Die Soon?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that illness is not among the factors that make marriage foolish.

If a Husband or Wife Has Cheated, but Then Decides to Stay With Their Spouse, Where Do They Go From Here?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that unfaithful spouses should confess their sin and humbly seek to win their partners back.

What Do You Think of Using the Internet to Find a Spouse?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper acknowledges the merits of online matchmaking and wonders how it might inform the church.

John's Crazy Joy: More on Bridegrooms and Purification

John 3:22-30

Articles

by John Piper

Husbands, don't contradict the gospel by how you treat your wives.

What Should I Do If My Wife Says She Doesn't Love Me?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that an unloved spouse should stay compassionately committed.

How Should a Couple Considering Marriage Deal With Sexual Sins From Previous Relationships?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that all sin should be given to God first and then spoken about openly with your spouse-to-be.

Is It Biblical to Think That Physical Attraction Must Be a Component of a Godly Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says spouses should focus mainly on cultivating attractive spirits, not attractive bodies.

How Do You Decide What to Preach At Weddings?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that any biblical truth can be a marriage sermon.