All Resources by John Piper

Stop Living a Half-Life with God

John Piper
Stop Living a Half-Life with God
In this sermon excerpt, Pastor John explains why God's sovereignty in our salvation matters for life.
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Honor Your Wife as the Weaker Vessel

John Piper
Honor Your Wife as the Weaker Vessel
Peter calls wives the weaker vessel. Is that out-dated analysis, offensive sexisim, or just generally true? The right answer will help men honor women well.
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A Beautiful Woman Is a Person, Not a Body

John Piper
A Beautiful Woman Is a Person, Not a Body
Women in the world chase sexiness because they want power. The Bible tells us real power and real beauty are found and cultivated in the heart.
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Did Biblical Writers Mature over Time?

John Piper
Did Biblical Writers Mature over Time?
Pastor John shares his principles on Bible interpretation related to Paul's maturity over time.
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Love Your Wife for the Lord’s Sake

John Piper
Love Your Wife for the Lord’s Sake
Husbands are called to love their wives differently than wives love their husbands, but not completely differently. For instance, husbands submit in marriage, too.
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Gospel Hope for Cultural Pessimists

John Piper
Pastor John gives gospel hope for cultural pessimists.
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You Were Made to Celebrate

John Piper
You Were Made to Celebrate
In this sermon excerpt, Pastor John preaches that celebration comes naturally to us because we were made to rejoice.
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God’s Love Allows Pain and Loss

John Piper
God’s Love Allows Pain and Loss
If Jesus loved Lazarus enough to let him die, what can we learn from this about love? Here are three important principles for how we should love one another.
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Living in the Light

John Piper
Living in the Light
When Christ is our supreme treasure, we are able to keep money, sex and power in their proper place, enjoying them and glorifying God with them, instead of rejecting them or worshiping them.
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The Root of Mental Health

John Piper
The Root of Mental Health
Many people, even Christians, make self-esteem the root of mental health. Minor evangelical adjustments to the world’s way of making people happy on the way to hell are not radical enough for me.
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Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

John Piper, Jon Bloom, Johnathon Bowers, Andreas Köstenberger, Donald Macleod, David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Joe Rigney, Marshall Segal, and Justin Taylor
Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy
A team of eleven pastors and scholars walk us through Holy Week with short meditations for each morning and evening from Palm Sunday to the triumph of Easter.
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Is My Dating Relationship Idolatrous?

John Piper
Is My Dating Relationship Idolatrous?
Pastor John gives counsel to a young woman who fears her relationship with her boyfriend is idolatrous.
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God’s Good News in Bad News

John Piper
God’s Good News in Bad News
When tragedy strikes, in the world or in your life, many refuse to ask why. Because of the Bible, Christians never have to be at a loss to answer that question about their suffering.
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Seven Resolutions for Finishing Well

John Piper
Seven Resolutions for Finishing Well
There won’t be any phoniness in heaven. There will only be complete authenticity. We will discover what childlikeness was really meant to be.
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Why Did Jesus Let Lazarus Die?

John Piper
Why Did Jesus Let Lazarus Die?
Jesus loved Lazarus, and Jesus let Lazarus die. Is that possible? Love does not always look like what we expect.
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Is Oprah Right on Psalm 37:4?

John Piper
Is Oprah Right on Psalm 37:4?
Pastor John discusses Oprah’s interpretation of Psalm 37:4, and explains his take on it.
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How Do We Read the Bible’s Stories?

John Piper
How Do We Read the Bible’s Stories?
The New Testament letters are some of most straightforward books in the Bible to interpret and apply. Should we read the other parts of the Bible, like the stories, differently?
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Justification Is the Gate, Not the Garden

John Piper
Justification Is the Gate, Not the Garden
Justification is not the crescendo of the symphony of God’s glory in the Christian life; it is the creation of the symphony.
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Speed Limits Are a Call to Worship

John Piper
Speed Limits Are a Call to Worship
Why do people ignore speed limits? Because we are in bondage to our cravings. The free person worships while obeying the law for the Lord’s sake.
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