All Resources on The Power & Effects of Sin

Are All Sins Equal Before God?

by John Piper

John Piper says consequences matter when it comes to weighing sin.

Does Being Totally Depraved Mean We're Always Sinning No Matter What?

by John Piper

Even though we're always sinning, John Piper says that shouldn't paralyze us.

Discerning Idolatry in Desire

12 Ways to Recognize the Rise of Covetousness

by John Piper

12 ways to recognize the rise of covetousness

Rethinking the "Carnal Christian"

by John Piper

The difference between the spiritual Christian and the carnal Christian is one of degree.

Consequences of Forgiven Sin

by John Piper

We must not equate forgiveness with absence of painful impact.

How Could David Say to God—After Sleeping With Uriah's Wife and Then Killing Him—"Against You and You Only Have I Sinned"?

by John Piper

John Piper explains that all sin is ultimately an assualt on the glory of God.

The Perils of Disapproving God

Romans 1:28-32

by John Piper

Every form of evil ultimately comes from failing to know, approve, and love God above all things.

Doing and Endorsing Evil

Romans 1:28-32

by John Piper

The gospel of Jesus Christ is the perfect and only remedy for what people already know about themselves.

God's Response to Hypocrisy: Kindness and Judgment

Romans 2:1-5

by John Piper

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 First Dark Exchange: Idolatry

Romans 1:21-23

by John Piper