All Resources on The Power & Effects of Sin
Romans 8:5–8 gets down to the bottom of our sin, untangling the reasons we rebel against God. Pastor John highlights the meaning of two “for” statements to show the relationship between sin, hostility to God, death, and worldliness.
The Bible often presents two ways for us to live. In Romans 8:5–6, Paul describes two different lives, two different mindsets, and two different conditions. This lab carefully traces the serious differences in order to cause us to look to Christ.
In episode 410, Pastor John discusses idols.
In episode 344, Pastor John encourages Christians struggling with sin and failure.
In episode 322, Pastor John discusses how Christians should think about the speed limit.
In episode 269, Pastor John gives ways of identifying weaknesses from sins.
In Episode 159, Pastor John gives the biblical definition of gossip.
In Episode 149, Pastor John talks about whether Christians should watch movies with nudity.
In Episode 141, Pastor John talks about what is behind why we lie.
How do we understand God's punishing children for their parents' sins?
John Piper gives a different answer than the one he gave at Advance09.
Most people imagine God to be the way they want him to be, which seldom includes the possibility that they might be his enemy.
Christianity is not a narrow, provincial, or tribal religion. It declares things that have to do with the whole world.
John Piper says consequences matter when it comes to weighing sin.
Even though we're always sinning, John Piper says that shouldn't paralyze us.
12 ways to recognize the rise of covetousness
The difference between the spiritual Christian and the carnal Christian is one of degree.
We must not equate forgiveness with absence of painful impact.
John Piper explains that all sin is ultimately an assualt on the glory of God.
God's justice does not demand that he punish us for our sins immediately. His kindness leads him to forbear and to be patient with us, to a point.
The gospel of Jesus Christ is the perfect and only remedy for what people already know about themselves.
Every form of evil ultimately comes from failing to know, approve, and love God above all things.