All Resources by John Piper

You Are Not Enslaved to Your Past

John Piper
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?

John Piper
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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Think Hard for the Sake of Your Heart

John Piper
Think Hard for the Sake of Your Heart
Hope is a human emotion, and the Bible commands us to have it. So how do we pursue it if we do not feel it? In this lab, John Piper explains how God has wired the relationship between the mind and the heart. Scripture tells us that biblical thinking serves passionate hoping.
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All Authority in Heaven and Earth

John Piper
All Authority in Heaven and Earth
The audacity to make disciples for Jesus from followers of other lords and other religions is based on the rock solid foundation of the words — and the reality — “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.”
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You Were Made for the Godward Life

John Piper
You Were Made for the Godward Life
I invite you into the Godward life. Trying to live as a Christian while God is at the margins is a miserable life. You were not made to be central, while God is marginal. You were made to make God central. Central to everything.
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Consistent Spiritual Discipline Is Not Legalism

John Piper
Consistent Spiritual Discipline Is Not Legalism
In episode 701, we share an excerpt from a sermon that Pastor John preached on consistent spiritual discipline and why it is not legalistic.
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The Immeasurable Value of Grace

John Piper
The Immeasurable Value of Grace
We’ll never be able to estimate the value of the grace God has shown us as sinners. In this lab, John Piper highlights the preciousness of our salvation by looking at three groups of people: prophets, preachers, and angels. Each saw the grace Jesus brings, and responded in their own way.
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A Godward Life

John Piper

A Godward Life is the first of three devotional volumes by John Piper, each feature 120 vignettes that focus on the radical difference it makes when we choose to live with God at the center of all that we do…

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Don’t Neglect the Work of Speck Removing

John Piper
Don’t Neglect the Work of Speck Removing
In episode 698, Pastor John explains why Jesus really does intend for us to remove specks from each other’s eyes.
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Love by Faith, Not by Sight

John Piper
Love by Faith, Not by Sight
Do you love Jesus? A genuine affection for and devotion to Jesus is a miracle made possible only by God’s work. In this lab, John Piper looks at the affect of the new birth on our heart’s response to Christ. He also asks how the promise of God’s glory in the future affects our lives today.
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Does Netflix Make Christ More Precious to You?

John Piper
Does Netflix Make Christ More Precious to You?
I am appalled at what Christians do for entertainment by taking it for granted that if it is in the theater it should be watched. I will not watch certain scenes because my mind is contaminated for months, and Christ is more precious than the pleasure of the other 124 minutes.
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God Gives Us Joy in Grief

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God Gives Us Joy in Grief
What role do trials play in the Christian life? In this lab, John Piper explains a hard, but beautiful truth. God writes hardship and suffering into every believer’s story for the sake of their faith. He wants to secure and deepen our joy in himself, and so he carries us through various trials.
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Will God Ever Give Us More Than We Can Handle?

John Piper
Will God Ever Give Us More Than We Can Handle?
In episode 694, Pastor John addresses a common Christian cliché, and whether it stands up to biblical scrutiny.
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Sex Belongs to Believers

John Piper
Sex Belongs to Believers
Hollywood has ripped the curtains off the sacred marriage bed and turned a luxuriant, holy pleasure into a cheap spectator sport. So we might be tempted to think that sex is so sinfully misused, maybe we should have nothing to do with it. The Bible says the opposite.
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How to Know the Will of God

John Piper
How to Know the Will of God
Do you want to know God’s will for your life — your job, your marriage, your ministry? In this sermon, John Piper helps us understand the will of God and how to know it. More than revealing his secret plans for tomorrow, God wants to make you new. That’s his good purpose for you in all things.
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God’s Love for the Worst

John Piper
God’s Love for the Worst
Who will love Jesus more, the one who has been forgiven much or the one who has been forgiven little? If so, why do we not sin more? In this lab, John Piper tackles another difficult question raised by Jesus. His answer helps us understand Jesus’s words and cultivate a deeper love for him.
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When Should We Pray for God to Take Us Home?

John Piper
When Should We Pray for God to Take Us Home?
In episode 692, Pastor John gives encouragement to saints who are near death, but who find it hard to keep fighting for joy during the remainder of their days.
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