All Resources by John Piper

Believer Baptism and Mental Disabilities

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In episode 305, Pastor John discusses how he thinks through baptizing those with disabilities.
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World Vision: Adultery No, Homosexual Practice Yes

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World Vision: Adultery No, Homosexual Practice Yes
World Vision made a tragic decision — which they later reversed — that would allow employees to engage in sexual activity with someone of the same sex, if they were married. Ultimately, they reversed their decision, but the lessons remain valuable for ministries moving forward.
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Visualizing Christ to Battle Lust?

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In episode 304, Pastor John shares how he fights against sexual lust.
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Fake Papers, Chastened Pride

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Fake Papers, Chastened Pride
I wonder which is stronger: the desire for erotic pleasure or the desire to avoid ridicule? Which is stronger: the craving of the body for sexual pleasure, or the craving of the ego for notable praise It’s hard to measure,…
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The Greatest Threat to Gospel Ministry

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In episode 303, Pastor John shares why the joy of the Lord must sustain Christian ministry.
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How Real Is the Book ‘Heaven Is for Real’?

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In episode 302, Pastor John discusses the importance of testing all claims about heaven with the Bible.
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The New Calvinism and the New Community

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The New Calvinism and the New Community
Last week I gave the “Gaffin Lecture on Theology, Culture, and Mission” at Westminster Seminary. This was a high honor because of the esteem I have both for Richard Gaffin and the school. Gaffin’s book, By Faith, Not By Sight
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Behind the Scenes at Ask Pastor John

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In episode 301, host Tony Reinke considers some of the frequently asked questions about our Ask Pastor John podcast.
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Why Do We Love March Madness?

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In episode 300, Pastor John discusses why he enjoys college basketball.
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Lesbian Sex, HIV, Esau, and Christ

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Lesbian Sex, HIV, Esau, and Christ
It was a vexing, soul-stirring, Sunday morning. First came my devotions, flaming with the words of Jesus on the cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46). Second was a New York Times article about the…
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The New Calvinism and the New Community

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The New Calvinism and the New Community
Among the reasons why I am honored to give the “Gaffin Lecture on Theology, Culture, and Mission,” is the fact that Dr. Gaffin’s interaction with N. T. Wright at the 2005 Auburn Avenue Pastors Conference, and his 2006 book, By
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God Has No Vocal Chords

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In episode 299, Pastor John clarifies his statement that God does not have vocal cords.
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How To Bless Your Pastor

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In episode 298, Pastor John shares what encouraged him most in his pastoral ministry.
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Do Podcast Preachers Make My Pastor Irrelevant?

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In episode 297, Pastor John discusses the importance of listening and submitting to our faithful local pastors.
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What Is Inerrancy?

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In episode 296, Pastor John discusses the inerrancy of the Bible.
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15 Prayers for God’s Power

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15 Prayers for God’s Power
I love strength. I love the word “mighty,” as in “Mighty Woman of God,” and “Mighty Man of God.” I love to hear that “Moses was mighty in his words and deeds” (Acts 7:22), and that Apollos was “mighty in…
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God Is Not Male

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In episode 294, Pastor John defends and clarifies his statement that God is not male.
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Ayn Rand’s Tragic Trajectory

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In episode 292, Pastor John discusses the life and influence of Ayn Rand.
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How to Count It All as Loss

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How to Count It All as Loss
What does it mean to count everything as loss for the sake of Christ? What does it mean to renounce all that we have for Christ’s sake? Paul said he does this. “I count everything as loss because of the…
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Some Historical Roots of African American Big God Theology

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Some Historical Roots of African American Big God Theology
Year after year our awareness of the historical evidence increases that “Big God Theology” is indigenous to African American leadership from the beginnings of the Christian conversion of Blacks on this continent. Again and again what we find…
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