All Resources on Speech

Can Christians Cuss to Prove a Point?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 260, Pastor John discusses cussing and the Christian.

Talking to People Rather Than About Them

What I Left Out of the Sermon on August 6

Articles

by John Piper

Gossip doesn't satisfy in the long run, but loving others does.

"Do All Things without Grumbling"

Meditation on Philippians 2:14

Philippians 2:14

Articles

by John Piper

Grumbling is self-feeding because it obscures the light of God’s gracious, all-controlling providence.

What Were Some Practical Things You Did to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper shares about how God freed him from his inability to speak in public.

James 3: A Story

Desiring God 2008 National Conference

(The Power of Words and the Wonder of God)

James 3:10

Conference Messages

by Stefan Green

How Do You Define the Sin of Taking the Lord's Name In Vain?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that misusing God's name is more a matter of the heart than the tongue.

Prison Profanity and the Meaning of Advent

Articles

by John Piper

Foul language is a pitiful attempt to fill a void which God meant to be filled with gratitude to him and love to others.

How Should We Respond to Inappropriate Humor?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper suggests ways to promote serious joy over cheap humor.

Ten Reasons to Listen to Questions Before You Answer

Meditation on Proverbs 18:13

Proverbs 18:13

Articles

by John Piper

Why is it a bad idea to give an answer too soon?

Make Your Mouth a Means of Grace

Ephesians 4:29-30

Sermons

by John Piper

Four kinds of rotten language, and a whole new way to think about words.

Let the Young Speak

Job 32:7-11

Sermons

by John Piper

There is no necessary connection between age and wisdom, or youth and folly. Wisdom comes from the Lord and is offered to all ages.

The Mouth of the Righteous Is a Fountain of Life

Proverbs 10:11

Sermons

by John Piper

How does God make your mouth a fountain of life?