All Resources on Marriage

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.

What Can I Say to My Christian Friend Who Just Got Engaged to a Non-Christian?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that our love for Jesus should control our love for another, not the other way around.

What Is At Stake In the Battle to Redefine Marriage?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that our definition of marriage has great spiritual, cultural, and social effects.

How Can Wives Encourage Their Husbands?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper mentions three ways a Christian wife can bless her husband.

What Should a Wife Do When Her Husband Doesn't Lead Spiritually?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper offers several ideas for how a wife can help her husband take responsibility for the spiritual life of his family.

Is It Wrong for Married People to Have Friends of the Opposite Sex?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper explains how we can have friendships that don't threaten the exclusivity of our marriages.

How Can I Heal My Marriage After Committing Adultery?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper reaffirms God's design to help his people—and their marriages—through others in their local church.

Marriage: Forgiving and Forbearing

Colossians 3:12-19

Sermons

by John Piper

Where can you find the grace to see your spouse the way Jesus does?

Marriage: Pursuing Conformity to Christ in the Covenant

Ephesians 5:21-33

Sermons

by John Piper

Grace is not just forgiving and forbearing but also changing to become more like Jesus.

Marriage Is Meant for Making Children . . . Disciples of Jesus, Part 1

Ephesians 6:1-4

Sermons

by John Piper

Marriage is not just about filling the earth with warm bodies but filling the earth with worshipers of Jesus.

Married or Single: For Better or Worse

Articles

by John Piper

If what Piper says about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?

How Is Marriage a Mystery?

Interviews

by John Piper

Listen to John Piper talk about why Paul calls marriage a mystery.

Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 2

Genesis 2:18-25

Sermons

by John Piper

Why were Adam and Eve unashamedly naked? And why did they become ashamed when they sinned?

Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 1

Genesis 2:18-25

Sermons

by John Piper

Marriage is about keeping a covenant, as Jesus does with his bride, the church.

Marriage: God’s Showcase of Covenant-Keeping Grace

Colossians 2:13-15 and Colossians 3:12-19

Sermons

by John Piper

We ought to treat our spouses with the same grace that God treats us.

Marriage: Is It Only Forgive and Forbear, or Also Confront?

Articles

by John Piper

If a man and woman are totally commited to each other—even if neither changes—the call for change is grace, not an ultimatum.

God, Marriage and Children

Mark 10:1-16

Sermons

by John Piper

Let Marriage Be Held in Honor Among All

Hebrews 13:1-6

Sermons

by John Piper

Be in sync with God about marriage and out of sync with secular western culture.

Let None Be Faithless to the Wife of His Youth

Malachi 2:10-16

Sermons

by John Piper

Don't back out on your commitments, don't marry an unbeliever, and don't divorce your covenant wife.

Husbands Who Love Like Christ and the Wives Who Submit to Them

Ephesians 5:21-33 and 1 Peter 3:1-7

Sermons

by John Piper

Sin didn't create headship and submission; it ruined them, distorted them, and made them ugly and destructive.