All Resources by John Piper

Wartime Wisdom for the Wealthy

John Piper
In episode 420, Pastor John discusses a wartime lifestyle and wealth.
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How to Find Strength in the Strength of God

John Piper
How to Find Strength in the Strength of God
How do you do a task in the strength of another? How do you exert your will to do something in such a way that you are relying on the will of another to make it happen?
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The Podcast Pastor

John Piper
Flocks exist, and shepherds exist, and shepherds should have accountability for a particular flock; and flocks should submit joyfully to their particular shepherds. This is a structure that no podcasting pastor can replace.
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What Luxuries in My Life Are Sinful?

John Piper
In episode 419, Pastor John discusses what might constitute as a sinful luxury and how to test your heart.
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Are You Worthy of Jesus?

John Piper
I want to talk about the educational implications of the Biblical call to walk worthily of the Lord. Earlier this week there was an article I wrote at Desiring God called “Are You Worthy of Jesus?” This message is an…
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The Awl

John Piper
The Awl
Sometimes a story, a poem — a poem-story — can capture some of what social and political analyses can’t. How might you say in a story — flowing in the banks meter and rhyme — that life is never simple? Human experience is always deep, always ambiguous, always multilayered.
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The Dawning of Indestructible Joy

John Piper
Advent is for adoring Jesus. The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of the year. But it is also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming—the arrival of our eternal…
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The Awl

John Piper
         The Awl    Remembering Ferguson I saw a good Samaritan         Slow down and stop. “This is that kind of road; and none Of my sweet business here.” Atop The hill just to the east he saw         The restful spires Of…
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God’s Will and the Evil of the Cross

John Piper
In episode 416, we share an excerpt from a sermon John Piper preached in 2004 regarding God's will.
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Should I Let Unmarried Couples Stay in My House?

John Piper
In episode 415, Pastor John gives counsel to Christians who may host an unbelieving couple overnight in their home.
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Are You Worthy of Jesus?

John Piper
Are You Worthy of Jesus?
In what sense are Christians worthy of God or of Christ or of their calling? And in what sense are we unworthy?
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Precious and Great Promises

John Piper
Precious and Great Promises
When studying a paragraph of the Bible, break it down into individual propositions and ask questions about how each line relates to the one before it and after it. Focus in particular on connecting words (e.g. “for”, “so that”, “by”, etc.).
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Incentives to Kill My Love of Human Praise

John Piper
In episode 414, Pastor John offers incentive to kill your craving for human praise.
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Power, Police, and Another Shooting

John Piper
Power, Police, and Another Shooting
This new video from St. Louis forces the issue front and center: Are we putting appropriate restraints on the possible misuses of power? And are we pursuing every means available for subduing threatening people without killing them?
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I Caught My Husband Checking Out Another Woman

John Piper
In episode 412, Pastor John gives counsel to an aging wife who caught her husband checking out a younger woman.
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The Key to Christian Obedience

John Piper
In episode 411, Pastor John explains how to know God's will in 3 stages.
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What Is Idolatry?

John Piper
In episode 410, Pastor John discusses idols.
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Teach Believers What Happened to Them in Conversion

John Piper
Teach Believers What Happened to Them in Conversion
It is the task of parents and Sunday school teachers and small group leaders and pastors to teach people what happened to them. Never assume that people understand how God saved them. All of us have only partial knowledge of this.
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Why Do You Journal?

John Piper
In episode 409, Pastor John shares the reasons why he journals.
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