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God’s Love for the Worst

God’s Love for the Worst

John Piper
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?

When Should We Pray for God to Take Us Home?

John Piper
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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Truths You Will Need When Cancer Hits

Truths You Will Need When Cancer Hits

John Piper
In episode 691, Pastor John encourages those in the midst of trials.
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Forgiveness Leads to Love

Forgiveness Leads to Love

John Piper
What do you do when a verse in the Bible (even words from Jesus himself) seem to contradict core beliefs at the heart of Christianity? In this lab, John Piper models a way forward with difficult texts, not ignoring the problem, but digging deeper to find the harmony with the rest of Scripture.
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Seven Tips for College Students

Seven Tips for College Students

John Piper
You have one life to live. And it is not a good thing to experiment with it. What will make life work? What will make my eternity happy? God did not give you life to experiment with. He gave you life and he gave you a book. God has spoken. It is not a matter of experimentation.
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The Joy Project

The Joy Project

John Piper
We want to be happy, and yet we find that we are chronic failures when it comes to finding the kind of joy that will last for more than a fleeting moment. What if the deepest joy that we seek really can’t be found at all?
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God’s Power Will Guard You

God’s Power Will Guard You

John Piper
God is guarding an infinitely valuable inheritance for you in heaven, and guarding you through faith to make sure you receive it. In this lab, John Piper pulls parts several implications from the new birth, explaining the new hope we have, and the sovereign hands that hold us.
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If My Work Can Be Used for Evil, What Should I Do?

If My Work Can Be Used for Evil, What Should I Do?

John Piper
In episode 687, Pastor John gives advice to a Christian developer who is worried that his work will be used for evil in the future.
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The Only Escape from Our Boasting

The Only Escape from Our Boasting

John Piper
In episode 686, we share an excerpt from a 2004 sermon Pastor John preached on what makes the gospel good ultimately.
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Born Again to a Living Hope

Born Again to a Living Hope

John Piper
According to the Bible, every believer in Jesus Christ is born a second time by the Spirit. In this lab, John Piper looks at this beautiful and spectacular mystery, asking what it means and how it happens. He also draws out the implications of serious study of the Bible for our worship.
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Your Neighbor Knows About the Wrath of God

Your Neighbor Knows About the Wrath of God

John Piper
Winning people to Christ involves the recognition of a need that only Christ can meet. There is one need, among many, which, if not met, will nullify the good of any other needs being met. We all need to escape…
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If My Government Funds Abortions, Why Pay Taxes?

If My Government Funds Abortions, Why Pay Taxes?

John Piper
In episode 685, Pastor John shares a principle that guides him in paying taxes to the government, and his practice behind it.
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If Babies Go to Heaven, Why Oppose Abortion?

If Babies Go to Heaven, Why Oppose Abortion?

John Piper
Do aborted babies go to heaven, even not having the chance to be born? Critics of the pro-life movement say if aborted babies do go to heaven, then why is abortion such a big deal?
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You Are Not Appointed for Wrath

You Are Not Appointed for Wrath

John Piper
Do you have a few, precious, deep, memorized, go-to words of God — verses from the Bible — that will always be there for you when that dreaded phone call comes? All Scripture is profitable in its place and time. But some Scriptures are supremely suited for times when tragedy strikes.
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Is Kim Davis Right to Refuse Marriage Licenses?

Is Kim Davis Right to Refuse Marriage Licenses?

John Piper
In this special weekend episode Pastor John addresses Kim Davis, a county clerk in the state of Kentucky in the news. Is she wrong for not signing same sex marriage licenses?
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How to Engage Culture and Swim Against It

How to Engage Culture and Swim Against It

John Piper
In episode 683, Pastor John explains why Christians should be like dolphins in the ocean of culture and not jellyfish.
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Bought with Blood for Obedience

Bought with Blood for Obedience

John Piper
The Bible stabilizes us in the storms of life by reminding us who we are. In this lab, John Piper highlights our unfathomable relationship to God — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit — all in the very first words of Peter’s letter. God has ransomed us, set us apart from the world, and made us new.
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Are Comfortable Christians Compromisers?

Are Comfortable Christians Compromisers?

John Piper
In episode 682, Pastor John discusses why he has devoted so much time to the topic of suffering, and how Christians can form a theology of contentment in joy or pain.
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The Love You’ll Never Get from Hollywood

John Piper
In episode 681, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John gave on how God loves us.
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Known by God Before You Were Born

Known by God Before You Were Born

John Piper
When did God know you would be his adopted son or daughter? Peter says that our election is “according to the foreknowledge of God.” In this lab, John Piper asks what it means for God to foreknow us, and then explores the relationship between our election and God’s foreknowledge.
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This Is the Best of Times, And the Worst of Times

This Is the Best of Times, And the Worst of Times

John Piper
Perhaps this is true at every point in the history of a God-ruled, sin-pervaded world. It was true in 1859, and it is true today. Charles Dickens wrote The Tale of Two Cities in 1859. It begins, It was the…
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Hope for Hard Marriages

John Piper
In episode 680, Pastor John counsels a wife who is married to an unbelieving husband.
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Should Energy Drinks Fuel the Christian Life?

Should Energy Drinks Fuel the Christian Life?

John Piper
In episode 679, Pastor John addresses Paul's words in 1 Corinthians in relation to drinking energy drinks. They are lawful, but are they beneficial?
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The Passions That Prevent Adultery

The Passions That Prevent Adultery

John Piper and Eshon Burgundy
New passions, new affections, produce new conduct. I am a Christian Hedonist for theological reasons. I am after people’s affections because all of our behaviors come from this.
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