All Resources on Regeneration / New Birth

The New Birth Produces Love

1 John 4:7-21

Sermons

by John Piper

By nature, those who are born again love others like God who gave his Son for them.

No One Born of God Makes a Practice of Sinning

1 John 3:1-10

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by John Piper

Being born again doesn't mean being sinless. It means coming to Jesus as your advocate.

Regeneration, Faith, Love: In That Order

1 John 5:1-5

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by John Piper

Faith must come first and be the root of love. Otherwise, love will be destroyed.

Through the Washing of Regeneration

Titus 3:1-8

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by John Piper

New birth is God's kindness, philanthropy, and mercy to us. It has nothing to do with even our best deeds.

What Man Does in the New Birth

1 Peter 1:13-25

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by John Piper

Our believing does not cause new birth. The new birth causes our belief.

Faith: Unique and Fruitful Effect of the New Birth

John 1:1-14

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by John Piper

The Gospel is news and we are born again by believing that it is true and embracing it.

Everyone Who Has Been Born of God Overcomes the World

A Wide-Angle View of John’s First Letter

1 John 5:1-5

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by John Piper

Newborn believers obey God's commandments, knowing that even when they fail they will never ultimately fall away.

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 2

1 John 1

Sermons

by John Piper

What do we need that new birth gives us?

Born Again Through the Living and Abiding Word

1 Peter 1:13-25

Sermons

by John Piper

The new birth does not give us a mere temporary resuscitation. It gives indestructible, imperishable life.

The Reason the Son of God Appeared Was to Destroy the Works of the Devil

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 3

1 John 3:1-10

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by John Piper

For human beings to be saved, Jesus had to become a human being.

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 1

Ephesians 2:1-10

Sermons

by John Piper

7 reasons why new birth is essential to our salvation.

You Must Be Born Again: Why This Series and Where Are We Going?

John 3:1-18

Sermons

by John Piper

Being "born again" means something very different than how many understand that phrase today.

How Do You Obey the Command to Be Born?

Articles

by John Piper

The call of God creates what it commands.

What Is a Christian?

Articles

by John Piper

Christianity is not merely believing a set of ideas about Christ’s love. It is an experience of being constrained by that love.

Magnificent Manumission

Articles

by John Piper

The whole concept of slavery as we know it is blown out of the water when God becomes the “Slavemaster.”

The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up—Like the Serpent

John 3:1-15

Sermons

by John Piper

What does Jesus mean by comparing himself to the bronze snake Moses raised in Numbers 21?

What Is Your Book Finally Alive About, and What Insights Did You Gain While Writing It?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper shares how our understanding of the new birth affects evangelism.

Do I Need to Understand the Nuances of How I Got Saved?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that understanding the role of good works in our salvation is really significant.

From a Pastor’s Journal

Sunday morning, November 18, 1984

Articles

by John Piper

In that terrible moment when we see ourselves standing guilty before the Almighty, nothing shines forth but the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How the Lord of Life Gives Life

A Meditation on Acts 16:14

Acts 16:14

Articles

by John Piper

Why do some who are “dead in trespasses and sins” come to believe and some do not?

Is Being Born Again Up to Us?

Interviews

by John Piper

Listen to John Piper clarify how people come to believe in Jesus.