All Resources by John Piper

Don’t Waste Your Seminary

John Piper
For more on seminary from Desiring God, see A Guide to Staying Christian in Seminary.
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Sin and the Speed Limit

John Piper
In episode 322, Pastor John discusses how Christians should think about the speed limit.
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The Greatest Prayer in the World

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The Greatest Prayer in the World
By the time Jesus was done praying in Gethsemane, the Father had not only made clear that there is no other way than the cross, but also that this way would succeed.
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A Bite-Sized Theology of Food

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In episode 321, Pastor John shares some thoughts about Christians and eating.
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What’s New About ‘New Calvinism’?

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In episode 319, Pastor John discusses what’s new about the “New Calvinism.”
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Should Christians Be Cops and Soldiers?

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In episode 318, Pastor John addresses how Christians should be involved in the military and law enforcement.
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More on Guns and Self-Defense

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In episode 317, Pastor John shares more thoughts on Christians, guns, and death.
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Social Evils and Reformed Theology

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In episode 316, Pastor John discusses the effect of the gospel on culture.
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Churches Pursuing Ethnic Diversity

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In episode 315, Pastor John encourages biblical sensitivity for pursuing ethnic harmony.
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Ten Lessons from a Hospital Bed

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Ten Lessons from a Hospital Bed
All of these are things I needed God’s help with. I was surprised how difficult it was for me to focus on anything, and therefore, how vulnerable I felt spiritually.
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Pride and Humility in Criticizing Sermons

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In episode 314, Pastor John discusses how he seeks to fight against pride when he listens to sermons.
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Marriage Challenges and Christian Ministry

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In episode 313, Pastor John discusses what has sustained him through the hardships of life and ministry.
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The Doctrinal Flavor of Reformed Churches

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In episode 312, Pastor John shares thoughts on how Reformed churches should relate to other churches.
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How Piper Learned Reformed Theology

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In episode 311, Pastor John shares how he came to embrace Reformed theology.
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Waiting for and Hastening the Day of Multi-Ethnic Beauty

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Waiting for and Hastening the Day of Multi-Ethnic Beauty
Only God can accomplish the glorious miracle of God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated, gospel-cherishing ethnic and racial diversity, justice, and harmony in our churches. But this waiting on God’s miraculous inbreaking is intensely active.
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Great Losses, Severe Mercies, Tearful Joy

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Great Losses, Severe Mercies, Tearful Joy
Do you have a view of God, and his severe mercy, that is robust and biblical enough to flourish with tearful joy, under heartbreaking losses, which he ordains as discipline? What if you thought God took your child? Or what…
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What Is Christian Freedom?

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In episode 309, Pastor John discusses the nature of man’s freedom in trusting Christ.
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Do We Have Free Will to Choose Christ?

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In episode 307, Pastor John discusses the nature of man’s will in trusting Christ.
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God, Guns, and Biblical Manhood

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In episode 306, Pastor John discusses why he doesn’t own a gun, even for the sake of protection.
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