Sermons on John 1

In the Beginning Was the Word

John 1:1-3

by John Piper

When we come to know Jesus in John's Gospel, we come to know God.

Triumphant Light

John 1:1-5

by John Piper

The light shines in the darkness—Jesus shines, the gospel shines, the church shines—and the darkness will not overcome it.

In Him Was Life

John 1:1-13

by John Piper

Not only is Jesus the Life that created all material life, but he is the Life that creates all eternal life.

Faith: Unique and Fruitful Effect of the New Birth

John 1:1-14

by John Piper

The Gospel is news and we are born again by believing that it is true and embracing it.

The Word Was Made Flesh

John 1:1-18

by John Piper

Christians must know Jesus well so that they can discern between the Christ of Scripture and the Christ that other religions claim to honor.

A Burning Witness to the Light

John 1:6-8

by John Piper

John the Baptist came so that we might believe in Jesus and have life like we never had it before.

John Was Not the Light, but a Witness to the Light

John 1:6-36

by John Piper

Let's join John the Baptist in saying, “Jesus must increase, but I must decrease.”

How to Become a Child of God

John 1:9-13

by John Piper

Not everyone is a child of God. Are you?

The Word Became Flesh

Christmas Eve

John 1:14-18

by John Piper

God came to live in a tent so we can watch him more closely. God wants to be seen and known in his Son.

We Beheld His Glory, Full of Grace and Truth

John 1:14-18

by John Piper

By becoming a man, Jesus shows us the glory of God.

From His Fullness We Have All Received, Grace Upon Grace

John 1:14-18

by John Piper

Those who by grace are born of God have seen the glory of God that Moses asked to see but wasn't permitted.

Behold the Lamb of God

John 1:19-34

by John Piper

Those who embrace Jesus as their Lamb and their Lord will be sheltered from God's otherwise inescapable wrath.

This Is He Who Baptizes with the Holy Spirit

John 1:25-34

by John Piper

Baptism by the Holy Spirit is mainly about Jesus, not the Holy Spirit.

We Have Found the Messiah

John 1:35-51

by John Piper

7 ways John shows us the glory of Jesus.

Son of God, Son of Man, King of Israel

John 1:43-51

by John Piper

What do Jesus' titles in the first chapter of John say about him?

Probability, Prejudice, and Christ

John 1:43-51

by John Piper

What's the difference between necessary judgments of probability and sinful prejudice?