All Resources by John Piper

The Redwoods and the Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment

John Piper
The Redwoods and the Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment
“How can a Christian enjoy deep contentment while having little in this life?” That is, little by way of material possessions and other advantages of the world.
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My Church Makes Ministry a Pain

John Piper
In episode 448, Pastor John offers counsel to pastors who find the people in their church difficult.
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No Condemnation

John Piper
No Condemnation
In your Bible reading, an author will often compare two things. It’s important to stop and study everything you learn about how those two things are similar and different. In this lab, Pastor John looks at our slavery to sin and freedom in Christ.
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How Do I Prepare for the Rapture?

John Piper
in episode 447, Pastor John discusses the return of Christ.
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Four Motivations to Pray

John Piper
In episode 446, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2007 encouraging Christians to pray.
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The Greatest Chapter

John Piper
The Greatest Chapter
Pastor John introduces a new series focused on Romans 8. First, he spends a couple minutes helping you make the most of Look at the Book. Then, he gives you seven reasons why Romans 8 is the greatest chapter in all the Bible.
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Why Save Sex for Marriage?

John Piper
In episode 445, Pastor John discusses the importance of saving sex for marriage.
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Should I Eat Halal Meat?

John Piper
In episode 444, Pastor John discusses eating halal meat.
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The Book of Life

John Piper
The Book of Life
When you come across an important word or phrase in your reading, stop to search for other uses of that same word or phrase. In this lab, John Piper briefly looks at six different verses to better understand the Book of Life.
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Exploring Key Texts

John Piper
Exploring Key Texts
When you come across an important word or phrase in our reading, stop to search for other uses of that same word or phrase. Look first within the book you’re reading, then within the same author, then in the rest of the Bible.
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For My Name’s Sake

John Piper
For My Name’s Sake
We should be constantly comparing lists of characteristics about God to determine if qualities are the same, different, or overlapping. In this lab, John Piper models this and uncovers God's love for us and his commitment to his own glory.
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Boomers’ Bodies — And Yours

John Piper
Boomers’ Bodies — And Yours
All of the 10,000 people in America who turn 65 each day have wrinkles. For Christians, God takes the deep creases of our bondage to corruption and turns them into the dignity of spiritual beauty.
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The Romantic Rationalist

John Piper, Randy Alcorn, David Mathis, Phillip Ryken, Kevin Vanhoozer, and Douglas Wilson
“We are far too easily pleased.” C.S. Lewis stands as one of the most influential Christians of the twentieth century. His commitment to the life of the mind and the life of the heart is evident in classics like the…
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Greatest Book, Greatest Chapter, Greatest Joy

John Piper
Greatest Book, Greatest Chapter, Greatest Joy. The greatest book is the Bible — and we saw why on Friday night. The main reason, we argued, is that the Bible is only book without which God’s ultimate purpose for the…
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6 Tips If You Find the Bible Hard to Read

John Piper
In episode 438, Pastor John gives practical tips for how to read your Bible if you find it too difficult.
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Scripture: The Kindling of Christian Hedonism

John Piper
Scripture: The Kindling of Christian Hedonism
My aim in this message is to awaken, and deepen, and intensify your love for the Bible as a divine gift that is absolutely essential and indispensible in accomplishing God’s ultimate aim in the universe, namely, that he be supremely…
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Bible Time for Busy Moms

John Piper
In episode 437, Pastor John gives advice to mothers who find themselves too busy for Bible reading.
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Fear Not, Little Flock

John Piper
Fear Not, Little Flock
There are often riches and depths of meaning in the simplest verses. Luke 12:32 is one verse with two short propositions, but there are riches buried in its simplicity. In this lab, John Piper reveals several profound reasons not to fear.
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The High Cost of Sexual Sin

John Piper
In episode 436, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 where he explains why sexual sin is an act of unbelief.
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I Am with You Always

John Piper
I Am with You Always
Some of God’s commands in the Bible are very difficult, if not impossible. Therefore, we need to pay close attention to the promises in Scripture that accompany God’s commands and equip us with God’s power to do the impossible.
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