Articles on Sexual Purity

ANTHEM: Strategies for Fighting Lust

by John Piper

One set of strategies in the war against wrong desires.

Sexual Intimacy and the Rights Over a Spouse's Body in Marriage

Thoughts on the Application of 1 Corinthians 7:3–5

1 Corinthians 7:3-5

by John Piper

How can married couples break the sexual stalemate that Paul puts them in?

"Safe Sex" Is the Slam-Dunk of the Devil

by John Piper

Sin has a very high price tag. And it isn’t worth it.

An Exchange of Letters

by John Piper

John Piper dialogues with an unbeliever about human sexuality.

Missions and Masturbation

by John Piper

A frank warning that lust has the power to ruin your ability to obey God.

The Most Controversial Star Article Yet

by John Piper

We need to know each other's battles so that we can fight for each other.

Two Sundays on Sex

by John Piper

The great tragedy of sin is the good we miss, not the evil we attain.

The Rebellion of Nudity and the Meaning of Clothing

by John Piper

Our clothes are a witness both to our past and present failure and to our future glory.

The Claims of the New Life in Christ

1 Corinthians 6:12-20

by John Piper

John Piper uncovers the argument behind Paul's appeal to glorify God in your body.

Nudity in Drama and the Clothing of Christ

by John Piper

John Piper responds to a newspaper article about the increase of nudity on the stages of Minneapolis theaters.

A Passion for Purity vs. Passive Prayers

Matthew 5:28-29

by John Piper

The fight against lust is image against image. Don't just pray and wait and try to avoid. Actively put effort into seeing Jesus.

When Unclothed Is Unfitting

Thoughts on Selling with Sex

by John Piper

There are at least nine reasons--even from a secular perspective--for why sexually-explicit advertising is socially irresponsible.