Anything that is not God can draw your heart away from God.
Arm yourself with the thought that when Jesus died to free you from sin, you died to sin.
Preserve your freedom in Christ! Can you say with Paul, "I will not be enslaved by anything!"?
Escape from futility! Live a different way. Walk a different path.
There is a group of people whom Paul calls not spiritual
and not natural, but "fleshly," or "babes in Christ."
Fight against sin by fighting against unbelief in the promises of
We must help each other battle unbelief. We must help each other fight the fight of faith.
battle against misplaced shame is the battle against unbelief in
the promises of God.
All covetousness is unbelief. Learn how to use the sword of the Spirit to fight the
good fight of faith, and lay hold on eternal life!
Envy steals your joy when you don't trust that God is doing what he has promised, namely, that which is best for you.
Anger is very dangerous.
If it takes root in your heart and becomes a grudge or an
unforgiving spirit, it can destroy you.
God says he will bless us if we wait patiently
The grace of God is the source of your
hope and the holiness of God is the standard of your holiness.
The two greatest issues in life
are how the soul of man might not be destroyed and how the glory of
God might not be belittled.
If God works to bring about
obedience in our heart, then sin will not be lord over us, God
When we really see and believe what God is for us by grace through Jesus Christ, the power of wrong desires is broken.
Keep God first in your life by finding others who love God well and imitating them.
John Piper warns us of anger's long-term effects and identifies the remedy.
John Piper says we must take care not to reason unbiblical things from the truths we find in the Bible.
In Luke 19, Zacchaeus the tax collector was converted. He vowed to give back fourfold to anyone he had defrauded. Imagine a conversation he might have had when returning the money.
John Piper talks about how to fight the evil of pornography.
For Episode 151, Pastor John talks about how to kill the sin of envy.
In Episode 152, Pastor John talks about how to kill the sin of jealousy.
In Episode 171, Pastor John talks about killing the sin of bitterness.
Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders
Joe Rigney exposes the pervasive, but often hidden, sin of envy.
Pursuit of Holiness
The Power & Effects of Sin