John Piper’s Candidating Sermon at Bethlehem Baptist

Philippians 1:12-14 and Philippians 1:19-26


The Wisdom of Men and the Power of God

1 Corinthians 2:1-5

Life Is Not Trivial

The Wisdom We Speak

1 Corinthians 2:6-13

Delighting in the Law of God

Psalm 1

God Created Us for His Glory

Isaiah 43:1-7


How Not to Be a Mule

Psalm 32

Christ and Cancer

Romans 8:18-28

In the Pits with a King

Psalm 40:1-3

Whatever Is Not from Faith Is Sin

Romans 14:23

How to Argue with God

Psalm 143

Final Judgment: Eternal Life vs. Wrath and Fury

Romans 1:28 - 2:11


Restful Words for Labor Day

Psalm 23

How Is It Right to Justify the Ungodly?

Romans 3:20 - 4:5

The Liberating Law of the Spirit of Life

Romans 8:1-2

Sky Talk

Psalm 19

What We See When the Spirit Reigns: Love

Romans 8:3-4

It's My Pleasure!

Thoughts on Baptism


The Lips of Knowledge Are a Precious Jewel

Proverbs 20:15

The Savior's Supper and the Second Coming

2 Thessalonians 1:3-10

Make a Case for Your Hope

1 Peter 3:13-16


Who Should We Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner?

Luke 14:12-14

The Aim of Dr Luke

Luke 1:1-4

Christ Did Not Send Me to Baptize

1 Corinthians 1:10-17

How Not to Talk to an Angel

Luke 1:5-25

I Will Magnify God with Thanksgiving!

Psalm 69:30-32

The Virgin Birth of the Son of God

Luke 1:26-38

All the Prophets Proclaimed These Days

Acts 3:17-26


Christmas Joy Vs. the Kirchensteuer

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 and 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Meditation on the Magnificat

Luke 1:46-55

Jesus Is the Horn of Salvation

Luke 1:67-79

Christmas and the Cause of Truth

John 18:37

A Big God for Little People

Luke 2:1-20

I Have Kept the Faith

2 Timothy 4:6-8

Simeon's Farewell to the World

Luke 2:21-40