How Do You Define Joy?
Jul 25, 2015
How do you define joy? John Piper offers his definition in ten minutes. This video is the first of a six-part series on the theme of joy in the book of Philippians.
What Is Christian Hedonism?
Aug 1, 2015
What is Christian Hedonism? John Piper has used the short phrase for years to describe how our joy in God makes much of God. In other words, God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. In ten minutes, he explains where that idea came from, and why he believes it is biblical.
What Is the Secret of Joy in Suffering?
Aug 6, 2015
How are Christians supposed to rejoice when there is so much wrong in the world and in our lives? Paul makes it clear that joy is not optional for the believer, and that we will suffer if we follow Christ. In eight minutes, John Piper uncovers the secret to unshakeable joy in pain and loss.
Do We Have to Enjoy God to Believe?
Aug 13, 2015
If joy is so critical to the Christian life, then how does it relate to saving faith? Is it the happy product of faith, or is it an essential piece of all saving faith? In eight minutes, John Piper explores the relationship between our faith in Jesus and our joy in him.
How Does Joy Overflow in Love?
Aug 20, 2015
If joy in God is so central to the Christian life, what does that mean for our joy in other people. How does the heart and mind of a Christian Hedonist spill over in love for others. In ten minutes, John Piper explains several key texts that should shape the way we relate to and serve each other.
Does Joy Die in Sorrow?
Aug 27, 2015
How can Christians experience joy and happiness when life is so full of heartache and suffering? In ten minutes, John Piper highlights Paul’s supernatural words and emotions: “sorrowful, yet always rejoicing.” He ends by sharing about the day he learned his mom had been killed in a car accident.