All Resources on Sanctification & Growth

Love Fulfills the Law

Romans 8:3–4

Labs

by John Piper

Romans 8:3–4 says Christ died so that the law would be fulfilled in us. What does it mean for the law to be fulfilled? And how is it fulfilled in us? In this lab, John Piper tackles these two critical questions.

How Do I Change?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 385, we use an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2009 to answer the question, "How do I change?"

The 8 Steps of Christian Obedience

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 367, Pastor John shares the 8 steps of sanctification.

Does Justification-Centered Sanctification Lead to Antinomianism?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 366, Pastor John talks about the importance of defining terms in relation to justification and sanctification.

Anti-Depressants, Sleep, Diet, and Exercise

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 283, Pastor John discusses ways to spiritually flourish through various challenges.

Union with Christ: Life-Transforming Implications

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Colossians 3:1-11

Conference Messages

by Sinclair Ferguson

Glorifying God by Bearing Fruit in Union with Christ

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

John 15:1-11

Conference Messages

by John Piper

How to Stay Christian in Seminary—And Any Season of Waiting

Desiring God 2014 Conference for Pastors

(The Pastor, the Vine, and the Branches: The Remarkable Reality of Union with Christ)

Conference Messages

by David Mathis

Has My Heart Sinned Even If I Stop Words from Exiting My Mouth?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 221, Pastor John talks about how the mouth speaks in relation to the heart and fighting sinful words at both levels

Make War Against Pouting

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 220, Pastor John talks about making war against sins that are sometimes considered to be less sinful, but shouldn't be

Dead To the World — What’s That?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 209, Pastor John talks about dying daily to the world and taking up your cross.

The Danger of Deserting Community

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 206, Pastor John talks about the importance of community.

Wisdom in Friendships with Non-Christians

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 203, Pastor John talks about discerning boundaries in friendships with non-Christians.

Why Did God Forbid One Tree in Eden?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 197, Pastor John talks about why God banned one tree in Eden.

How Do We Walk by the Spirit?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 193, Pastor John talks about life in the Spirit.

Must Christian Rap Have the Gospel in Every Song?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 188, Pastor John talks about rap that is “in step with the gospel.”

How Do I Own Biblical Truths for Myself?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 183, Pastor John talks about what we do when we feel that our affections don’t measure up to what we understand intellectually.

Should We Brag About Our Favorite Teachers?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 177, Pastor John talks explains Paul’s teaching in 1 Corinthians and the amazing privilege of the children of God.

Do We Need Christian Role Models?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 176, Pastor John explains why we should have role models.

What My Complaining Says About God

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 163, Pastor John talks about what our complaining says about God.

What Is Legalism?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 157, Pastor John defines legalism.

Future Grace (Q&A)

Desiring God 2013 Regional Conference

(Future Grace: The Purifying Power of the Promises of God)

Conference Messages

by John Piper