Interviews on Sexual Purity

Winning the War Against Lust

by John Piper

In episode 456, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 about battling lust.

Why Save Sex for Marriage?

by John Piper

In episode 445, Pastor John discusses the importance of saving sex for marriage.

The High Cost of Sexual Sin

by 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.

Lust: More Dangerous Than Nuclear Holocaust

by John Piper

In episode 431, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1988 about the dangers of lust.

Lust Defined

by John Piper

In episode 426, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in November 1988 on the topic of lust.

Should I Let Unmarried Couples Stay in My House?

by John Piper

In episode 415, Pastor John gives counsel to Christians who may host an unbelieving couple overnight in their home.

Bikinis and Modesty

by John Piper

In episode 342, Pastor John counsels Christians how to think about modesty.

When Past Sexual Sin Haunts Your Wedding

by John Piper

In episode 336, Pastor John shares counsel for those who have sinned sexually.

Is Fornication Worse Than Porn?

by John Piper

In episode 329, Pastor John discusses the nature of fornication and pornography.

Visualizing Christ to Battle Lust?

by John Piper

In episode 304, Pastor John shares how he fights against sexual lust.

Pornography and Resisting the Power of Temptation

by John Piper

In episode 291, Pastor John exhorts us to resist sexual temptation.

Can a Husband Lust After His Wife?

by John Piper

In episode 278, Pastor John discusses sexual purity and love between a husband and a wife.

How Does the Spirit Testify I’m Saved?

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In Episode 150, Pastor John explains the meaning of Romans 8:14–16.

How Far Is Too Far Before Marriage?

by John Piper

In Episode 73, John Piper gives a theology of sex and answers the question on “how far is too far” in dating relationships.

How Can We Serve One Another in Battling Lust?

by John Piper

In Episode 60, Pastor John follows up on Episode 19 on the battle against lust.

How Does Unbelief Contribute to the Need I Feel for Pornography?

by John Piper

John Piper describes how faith in Christ enables us to fight temptation.

Is It Okay for a Christian Couple to Live Together If They Aren't Married?

by John Piper

John Piper says that we're responsible to communicate truth with our lifestyle.

Is It Okay to Be a Christian and Be Transgendered?

by John Piper

John Piper says we should delight in the sex God gave us, just as God does.

How Should a Husband and Wife Manage Having Opposite Sex-Drives?

by John Piper

John Piper says that sex—or no sex—is an occasion for serving your spouse.

What Would You Say to a Young Man Who Is Considering Sleeping With His Girlfriend?

by John Piper

John Piper gives four reasons for why premarital sex isn't worth it.

"It Is Better to Marry Than to Burn With Passion"—What Does This Mean?

by John Piper

Is marriage just an outlet for sexual drives?