Episode 1097

What Does It Mean to ‘Abide in Christ’?

Topic: Perseverance of the Saints
Jesus is clear that abiding in him is not optional. But what does it actually mean to daily remain attached to him?
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Episode 1096

What’s the Origin of Desiring God’s Slogan?

Topic: Christian Hedonism
This slogan became the heartbeat of John Piper’s life and the hallmark of Desiring God’s ministry. So where did it come from?
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Episode 1095

Did Adam and Eve Sin Before the Bite?

Topic: Sin
The ultimate sin in the garden was not eating the fruit. Adam and Eve lost their taste for God’s beauty before they reached for the tree.
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Episode 1094

Does God Control All Things All the Time?

Topic: The Sovereignty of God
We know that God has the ability to control everything, but does he always choose to exercise his full sovereignty?
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Episode 1093

Popular Author Stumbles — What Should We Do With His Books?

Topic: Truth
All authors are flawed, but what should we do with an author’s work when a public failure discredits them as a sound teacher?
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Episode 1092

Are We Called to Thank God for Our Severest Suffering?

Topic: Suffering
We don’t have to pretend we don’t feel pain from our losses. Grieving with hope means something far greater than moving on from the pain.
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Special Episode

John Piper’s Prayer in the Path of Hurricanes

Topic: Natural Disasters
God doesn’t mean for us to forget him or minimize him when hurricanes devastate human life. John Piper turns Godward and prays in the path of hurricanes.
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Episode 1091

What Is the Kingdom of God?

Topic: Kingdom of God
Jesus focused a lot on the kingdom of God. But what is the kingdom? And why does the rest of the New Testament hardly mention the theme?
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Episode 1090

Are Small Churches Less Fruitful?

Topic: Church Membership, Church & Ministry
A pastor’s job is not to count how many people come on Sunday, but to make faith-filled, self-denying, fruit-bearing disciples.
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Episode 1089

How Did I Fail My Unbelieving Children?

Topic: Parenting, Children
Parents will fail hundreds of times as they strive to raise their kids biblically. So how can we find hope in the midst of these many shortcomings?
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