All Resources by John Piper

Three Ways Our Deeds Relate to Our Salvation

John Piper
Three Ways Our Deeds Relate to Our Salvation
I invite you to ponder the following three ways to speak of our works in relationship to our salvation. And, if you agree that these are biblical, let’s strive to speak with the kind of care that does not nullify one when affirming another.
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Goodbye, Burger King?

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In episode 394, Pastor John gives his reasons for why he is choosing not to eat at Burger King.
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Responding to God According to His Word

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One of the main lessons from Nehemiah 9 and 10 — indeed from all the Bible — is that God does not exist for the sake our enjoying Biblical stories; biblical stories exist for the sake of our enjoying God.

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Does God Delight in Me?

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In episode 393, Pastor John discusses how God loves us by making much of us.
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J.I. Packer on Living to the End “Flat Out”

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J.I. Packer on Living to the End “Flat Out”
If we are to live “flat out” and full of zeal to the end, the key is hope. “Zeal should be unflagging every day, all day, and all the way. But if this is to happen, zeal must be fed by hope.”
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Don’t Waste Your Life

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In episode 392, we share an excerpt from a message given by Pastor John in 2008 on the unwasted life.
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Is God Fed Up with Me?

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In episode 391, Pastor John gives hope to those who feel like God may be fed up with them.
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What Is God’s Glory?

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In episode 390, Pastor John attempts to define the glory of God.
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A First Glimpse at ‘Look at the Book’

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A First Glimpse at ‘Look at the Book’

UPDATE: Look at the Book is now live.

Some of you may recall from my legacy post that I feel an excited sense of calling for this next chapter of my life to take people with me into the…

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Breathed Out by God

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Breathed Out by God
When we find lists in the Bible, we should ask how the items in the list relate to one another. In 2 Timothy 3:14–17, Paul says Scripture is profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training. Pastor John tries to identify, explain, and differentiate each reason for continuing in the Word.
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Satan Disarmed, Sin Forgiven, Soul Alive

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Satan Disarmed, Sin Forgiven, Soul Alive

Since Satan still “prowls around like a roaring lion” (1 Peter 5:8), in what sense is he disarmed (Colossians 2:15) or nullified (Hebrews 2:14) or bound (Mark 3:27)?

One of the most beautiful passages in the Bible about the astonishing…

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The World Needs Women Ministers

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In episode 388, Pastor John discusses the importance of women as ministers.
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The Mystery of Sorrowful Rejoicing

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In episode 387, we share an excerpt from a sermon preached by Pastor John in 2005 regarding rejoicing in suffering.
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Does God Verbally Speak to Me?

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In episode 386, Pastor John discusses the ways that God speaks to us through his word.
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How Do I Change?

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In episode 385, we use an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2009 to answer the question, "How do I change?"
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I Do Not Aspire to Be a “Regular Guy”

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I Do Not Aspire to Be a “Regular Guy”

When my soul is hungry for deep help from God; when I am blank before the word of God, and ache for someone to show me the greatness and glory of Christ; when I feel a longing for heaven, and…

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I’m Bored with the Bible

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In episode 384, Pastor John gives counsel to those who are bored with their Bible reading.
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The Tender Rain of Christian Teaching

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The Tender Rain of Christian Teaching
The latest poem from John Piper — a meditation on the nature of Christian teaching.
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Teaching As Tender Rain

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    Like gentle rain it falls,
Day after day, unbroken, soft,
    Unlike the thrashing whip
Of myriad liquid buckshot, swung
    At angles like an ax
Against the tender daffodils.
    No thunder, lightning, nor…

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Pilgrims and Patriots

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In episode 378, Pastor John discusses the role and appropriateness of patriotism in the Christian life.
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Am I Saved?

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In episode 377, Pastor John discusses what it means to be led by the Spirit, and to be confident in the assurance of your salvation.
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