Resources on Regeneration / New Birth
The Role of the Holy Spirit in Conversion
Something has to happen if we are to be saved from the wrath of God. We must be profoundly changed.
The mindset of the new creation does not just agree that Christ died for sinners; it glories in the cross.
Sunday morning, November 18, 1984
In that terrible moment when we see ourselves standing guilty before the Almighty, nothing shines forth but the gospel of Jesus Christ.
seems more eager to explode the false assurance of faith than he is to give assurance to people who are intent on living
The whole concept of slavery as we know it is blown out of the water when God becomes the “Slavemaster.”
Christianity is not merely believing a set of ideas about Christ’s love. It is an experience of being constrained by that love.
Our response to being born again and being given a living hope and an imperishable inheritance in heaven should be to bless God.
The call of God creates what it commands.
With God all things are possible. That is the basis of our prayer and our giving and our evangelism.
God takes the initiative to cause a person to love him, and he takes the initiative to keep them to the end.
Desiring God 2003 National Conference
A God-Entranced Vision of All Things
Christ has both the power and the excellence to make himself known by opening the eyes of the blind to his beauty.
Listen to John Piper clarify how people come to believe in Jesus.
Being "born again" means something very different than how many understand that phrase today.
What is it about being born again that saves us?
Being born again is not the improvement of your old nature but the creation of a new one.
7 reasons why new birth is essential to our salvation.
A Meditation on Acts 16:14
Why do some who are “dead in trespasses and sins” come to believe and some do not?
What do we need that new birth gives us?
Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 3
For human beings to be saved, Jesus had to become a human being.
The new birth does not give us a mere temporary resuscitation. It gives indestructible, imperishable life.
New birth is God's kindness,
philanthropy, and mercy to us. It has nothing to do with even our best deeds.
Our believing does not cause new birth. The new birth causes our belief.
The Gospel is news and we are born again by believing that it is true and embracing it.
A Wide-Angle View of John’s First Letter
Newborn believers obey God's commandments, knowing that even when they fail they will never ultimately fall away.
Faith must come first and be the root of love. Otherwise, love will be destroyed.
Being born again doesn't mean being sinless. It means coming to Jesus as your advocate.
By nature, those who are born again love others like God who gave his Son for them.
When God gives new birth, he does so through us speaking his word, the gospel.
10 practical encouragments to evangelize.
John Piper says that understanding the role of good works in our salvation is really significant.
What Happens When We Are Born Again
“The new birth, as we will see, is not a work of man. No human makes the new birth happen. No preacher and no writer can make it happen. You can’t make it happen yourself. God makes it happen. It happens to us, not by us. But it always happens through the word of God” (p. 17).
John Piper shares how our understanding of the new birth affects evangelism.
What does Jesus mean by comparing himself to the bronze snake Moses raised in Numbers 21?
Chagrin Falls, OH
ReachLife Institute Conference
Los Angeles, CA
Theology Refresh: For Pastors and Christian Leaders
The Doctrines of Grace / Calvinism
The Grace of God