All Resources on New Testament Biblical Figures

Stephen's Crime: "Jesus Will Destroy the Temple"

Palm Sunday

Acts 6:8-15

Sermons

by John Piper

How did Jesus destroy the temple? Why did saying so cost Stephen his life?

Simon's Perversion of Signs and Wonders

Acts 8:9-24

Sermons

by John Piper

There is a "faith" or a "believing" that does not save, even though it rises in the presence of true preaching and true miracles.

Be Like Barnabas Not Like Ananias!

Acts 4:32 - 5:11

Sermons

by John Piper

Faking faith in the presence of God is a fearful thing.

The Death of a Spirit-Filled Man

Acts 7:54 - 8:1

Sermons

by John Piper

Death is not just defeated and kept from destroying us; it is enslaved and made the servant of God's people.

Overflowing Grace for All Who Believe

The Conversion of the Chief of Sinners

Acts 9:1-19 and 1 Timothy 1:12-16

Sermons

by John Piper

God's design in converting Paul is to give you hope for yourself and for the people you want to see converted.

The Innkeeper

Poems

by John Piper