Articles on Loving Others

How to Become a Good Listener

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by Janet Dunn

High-quality listening brings good results. But it takes an awareness of how much people need to be listened to, plus time and practice

What to Say to the Depressed, Doubting, Skeptical, Confused, Angry

Colossians 2:13-15

by John Piper

How to interact with those who are struggling in their faith.

Doing Well and Doing Better

by John Piper

Even inside perfection, there is good, better, and best. And understanding this will help us love as we ought.

"The Greatest of These Is Love"

Thoughts on the New Sermon Series

by John Piper

Something tremendous is at stake in the practical unity of love in the body of Christ.

What I Said to the Pastoral Staff About Unity Amid Differences

by John Piper

Six biblical guidelines for loving each other.

Joyful, Serious Church Life Together

by John Piper

Thoughts on Bethlehem Baptist's new relational commitments.

"As Yourself"

by John Piper

How can I admit that I am a worm and yet “love my neighbor as myself”?

Find a New Way to Love

by John Piper

God is wakening people to the astonishing reality that they can be different and better in the way they love others.

"Only Wounded Soldiers Can Serve"

by John Piper

When a person strikes rock bottom with a sense of helplessness he may find that he has struck the Rock of Ages.

On the Possibility of Saying “I Love You, But I Don’t Like You”

The Opinion, v10 n2, pp. 5-7

by John Piper

The command to love is a call to the deepest and most thoroughgoing sanctification.

What Love Does and Does Not Do

Anniversary Thoughts on 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

by John Piper

Paul isn't abstractly defining love 1 Corinthians 13. He is showing how it applies to the church.

If You Want to Love, You Must Die to the Law

by John Piper

The law is not our primary means for bearing fruit. It serves mostly to teach us that we don't bear fruit apart from the gospel.

Can Christians Be Held Hostage by the Sins of the Beloved?

by John Piper

Should the sins of others keep us captive in a prison of sorrow?

Surrendering and Demanding Rights: Two Kinds of Love

Thoughts on Mercy and Justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15

by John Piper

Thoughts on mercy and justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.