Articles on The Power & Effects of Sin

How God Visits Sins on the Third and Fourth Generation

by John Piper

How do we understand God's punishing children for their parents' sins?

Why I Don’t Have a Television and Rarely Go to Movies

by John Piper

John Piper gives a different answer than the one he gave at Advance09.

What? Me Hostile to God?

Meditation on Colossians 1:21-22

Colossians 1:21-22

by John Piper

Most people imagine God to be the way they want him to be, which seldom includes the possibility that they might be his enemy.

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.