All Resources by John Piper

How Do I Praise Others but Avoid Flattery?

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How Do I Praise Others but Avoid Flattery?
In episode 719, Pastor John talks about the difference between flattery and encouragement.
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No Creed but the Bible?

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No Creed but the Bible?
In episode 718, Pastor John discusses the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith.
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Jesus Christ, the Beginning and the End

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Jesus Christ, the Beginning and the End
Lots of people identify Jesus as their Lord and Savior. But do they live in way that also says he is their Treasure? In this lab, John Piper uncovers a couple of precious truths about our infinitely valuable Jesus. There are at least two paths in these verses to grow our love for and hope in him.
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The Major Obstacle in Forgiving Others

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The Major Obstacle in Forgiving Others
In episode 717, we recap a conversation Pastor John had with a man wondering about forgiving someone who hasn't asked for forgiveness.
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Would You Settle for One Million Dollars?

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Would You Settle for One Million Dollars?
In episode 716, we share an excerpt from a 1999 sermon of Pastor John preaching about Christians inheriting the world.
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Fear Treating God as Trash

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Fear Treating God as Trash
Do you fear God? The Bible seems to be confusing about fear. In some places, God calls us to live in fear. Elsewhere, he says he’s delivered us from fear. In this lab, John Piper focuses on 1 Peter 1:17–19, but pulls in lots of verses to help us understand what it means for us to fear God.
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Ten Reasons to Revel in Being Chosen

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Ten Reasons to Revel in Being Chosen
For the writers of the New Testament few things were more breathtaking than the humbling, hope-giving, fact that they were a chosen race! It was almost too good to be true. John Piper beckons us, with ten reasons to revel with them.
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Does God Delight in Destroying Sinners?

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Does God Delight in Destroying Sinners?
In episode 713, Pastor John shares his efforts on how he stays faithful to the Scriptures and comes to terms with the infinitely complex emotional life of God.
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Grace Supplies Strength for Today

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Grace Supplies Strength for Today
If grace empowers us to live like Christ, how do we access that grace day after day? What does it mean to live in the strength that God supplies? In this lab, John Piper unpacks a life sustained by faith in God’s future grace, where God’s power meets our needs for his glory moment by moment.
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Everything About God Is About Everything

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Everything About God Is About Everything
In episode 712, Pastor John explains how everything about God is about everything.
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When Depression Descends, Do the Next Thing

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When Depression Descends, Do the Next Thing
In episode 711, John Piper addresses Christians who are facing spiritual darkness, and calls them to sing and preach.
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Grace Empowers the Best Work

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Grace Empowers the Best Work
For many, the message of grace means the end of all effort. But the Bible will not let us settle for that kind of Christian life. In this lab, John Piper connects key texts to inspire real, consistent, passionate effort to live like Jesus today. The grace that saves us also empowers change in us.
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Is the Refugee Crisis an End-Times Event?

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Is the Refugee Crisis an End-Times Event?
In episode 709, Pastor John reflects on the current refugee crisis in Europe and what it might mean for Christian freedom.
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Letter to a Perplexed Eleven-Year-Old

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Letter to a Perplexed Eleven-Year-Old
Recently, a father asked John Piper to write his eleven-year-old to encourage him. The family had been going through some hard times, and struggling to put food on the table. Pastor John writes with sensitivity and care to strengthen the boy in his faith and hope in Jesus.
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Should I Care at All What People Think of Me?

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Should I Care at All What People Think of Me?
In episode 708, Pastor John advises Christians on how much they should care about what others think of them.
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Grace Redeems the Worst Pasts

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Grace Redeems the Worst Pasts
God’s grace rescued one of the worst sinners in history, a man who by his own admission was a persecutor, blasphemer, and murderer. Paul’s story gives every sinner hope. In this lab, John Piper defines grace and explains how it meets us in the midst of our brokenness and rebellion.
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Loving Money Is Suicide

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Loving Money Is Suicide
In episode 706, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached on loving money more than loving Jesus.
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Put Away Ignorant Passions

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Put Away Ignorant Passions
All of us have remaining sin still inside of us making war against our souls. In this lab, John Piper looks at strategies for bringing our hearts and lives further and further into conformity to God and his word. We need to see the relationship between what we know, what we feel, and how we live.
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You Are Not Enslaved to Your Past

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You Are Not Enslaved to Your Past
Christianity means change is possible. Deep, fundamental change. It is possible to become tender-hearted when once you were callous and insensitive. It is possible to stop being dominated by bitterness and anger. It is possible to become a loving person…
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Do Arminians Preach a Sufficient Gospel?

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Do Arminians Preach a Sufficient Gospel?
In episode 703, Pastor John shows how God can use Calvinists and Arminians to preach the gospel effectively.
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