All Resources by John Piper

Why Don’t You Like the Christians You Know?

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Why Don’t You Like the Christians You Know?
In three minutes, John Piper asks why so many Christians don’t enjoy other Christians. In fact, many of us, if honest, would rather spend time with their nonbelieving friends. Piper gives us all two important and practical questions to ask about our feelings toward other believers in our lives.
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How Culturally Up-to-Date Must My Pastor Be?

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In episode 662, Pastor John advises a fellow Pastor on the importance of focusing on a few key issues in ministry.
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What Will Please God?

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What Will Please God?
What kind of heart and faith pleases God? In this lab, John Piper looks at several texts to try and understand what it means for us to fear God. How can we be terrified of God and still find hope in him at the same time?
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Do We Have to Enjoy God to Believe?

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Do We Have to Enjoy God to Believe?
If joy is so critical to the Christian life, then how does it relate to saving faith? Is it the happy product of faith, or is it an essential piece of all saving faith? In eight minutes, John Piper explores the relationship between our faith in Jesus and our joy in him.
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Should Women Be Police Officers?

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In episode 661, Pastor John shares guidelines for men and women who desire to be submissive to the Bible.
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The God Who Commands Our Emotions

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In episode 660, we share an excerpt from a 2015 message on loving and obeying God.
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The Great Antidote to Shame

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The Great Antidote to Shame
Has God’s word of promise failed because so many in Israel have failed to believe and receive it? In the last lab in this Romans 9 series, John Piper looks at a second major piece of Paul’s argument for the faithfulness of God. He also summarizes what we’ve learned from the whole chapter.
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The Path to Full and Lasting Pleasure

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The Path to Full and Lasting Pleasure
Psalm 16 gives us some of the clearest, most powerful words about our greatest happiness as humans. “In your presence there is fullness of joy; At your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” In this sermon, John Piper unfolds all of Psalm 16, climaxing in this chorus of Christian Hedonism.
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Am I Overworking?

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In episode 658, Pastor John discusses work and rest.
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Satan Eats Faith for Breakfast

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Satan Eats Faith for Breakfast
In five minutes, John Piper talks about the daily warfare for your faith. With Satan against you, and temptation around every corner, how do you know you will be a believer tomorrow morning? Piper reminds us about the seriousness of Satan’s desire for you and the absolute security we have in Christ.
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How Do I Choose Between Two Good Things?

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In episode 657, Pastor John gives insight into how to balance two good things.
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Partakers of God’s Promises

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Partakers of God’s Promises
When did God decide to include the nations in his chosen people? The apostle Paul cites Old Testament passages to show that God always intended to bring Gentiles into his family. In this lab, John Piper explores Paul’s use of the Old Testament to give us outside of Israel hope.
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What Is the Secret of Joy in Suffering?

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What Is the Secret of Joy in Suffering?
How are Christians supposed to rejoice when there is so much wrong in the world and in our lives? Paul makes it clear that joy is not optional for the believer, and that we will suffer if we follow Christ. In eight minutes, John Piper uncovers the secret to unshakeable joy in pain and loss.
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Biblical Hope for Breakups

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In episode 656, Pastor John addresses rejection in relationships.
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The Single Key to Personal Change

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In episode 655, we share an excerpt from a 2007 sermon where Pastor John talks about marriage and how seeing glory changes everything.
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The Circumcision of the Heart

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The Circumcision of the Heart
How could God be faithful to his promises if so many in Israel have fallen away, rejected the Messiah, and not been saved? In this lab, John Piper uncovers the next progression in Paul’s argument for God’s trustworthiness: the Gentiles are included as children in God’s invincible plan and promises.
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Salary for Pastors

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Interviews from This Series: The Genesis of Look at the Book Transition from the Pastorate Hardships in Marriage and Parenting Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church
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Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church

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Interviews from This Series: The Genesis of Look at the Book Transition from the Pastorate Hardships in Marriage and Parenting Salary for Pastors
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Hardships in Marriage and Parenting

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Interviews from This Series: The Genesis of Look at the Book Transition from the Pastorate Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church Salary for Pastors
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My Transition from the Pastorate

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Interviews from This Series: The Genesis of Look at the Book Hardships in Marriage and Parenting Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church Salary for Pastors
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The Genesis of ‘Look at the Book’

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Interviews from This Series: Transition from the Pastorate Hardships in Marriage and Parenting Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church Salary for Pastors
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Satan and Sodomy

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Satan and Sodomy
The supernatural monster who orchestrates the kidnapping, enslaving, and thousand-fold drugging, selling, raping, and killing of girls around the globe is the same one who has masterminded the murderous cultural delusion — from the highest court to the lowest porn-flick…
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