Sermons on Romans 12

The Renewed Mind and How to Have It

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

Any effort to renew our minds must follow the Holy Spirit's initiatives and enablings.

Do Not Be Conformed to This World

The Indigenous and Pilgrim Principle of Christian Living

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

What is the balance between being in the world and yet not of the world?

Why the Gift of Prophecy Is Not the Usual Way of Knowing God's Will

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

God doesn't tell us to forsake thinking and just listen for messages. He tells us to be changed in the way we think.

All of Life as Worship

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

God is worshiped when we seek to express and increase our satisfaction in all that he is for us in Jesus Christ.

Present Your Bodies As a Living Sacrifice to God

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

We were given bodies to make the glory of God more visible, especially through merciful behavior.

What Is the Will of God and How Do We Know It?

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

Paul doesn't want us to try ferreting out the secret will of God that he plans to do, but discern the revealed will of God that we ought to do.

Discerning the Will of God Concerning Homosexuality and Marriage

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

What is wrong with homosexual marriage? Is it possible to believe this and still love homosexual people?

Build Your Life on the Mercies of God

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

Of all the things Paul could have chosen as the foundation of your life in Christ, he picks the mercies of God. Why?

Sound Judgment, One Body, Several Parts

Romans 12:1-8

by John Piper

Why doesn't God give everyone the same faith and gifts?

We, Though Many, Are One Body in Christ

Romans 12:1-8

by John Piper

Our true individuality is found only in relationship to the body of Christ.

Let Love Be Genuine

Romans 12:9

by John Piper

You can be a liberal hypocrite, and you can be fundamentalist hypocrite. But love is not that way.

Abhor What Is Evil; Hold Fast to What Is Good

Romans 12:9

by John Piper

There is such a thing as objective good and evil outside ourselves.

Be Strong and Fervent in Spirit in the Cause of Truth and Life

Sanctity of Life Sunday

Romans 12:9-11

by John Piper

Boredom with Christ is blindness. Open your eyes and let him inspire in you a new passion for the cause of life.

Strategic Hospitality

Romans 12:9-13

by John Piper

Our homes and apartments should stand constantly ready for strategic hospitality—a readiness to welcome people who don't ordinarily live there.

Love One Another with Tender Affection

Romans 12:9-13

by John Piper

God intends for us not merely to do to others as we would have them do to us, but he wants us to feel toward other believers a certain way.

When Is It Right to Repay Evil with Pain?

Romans 12:9-21

by John Piper

Does God ever intend for his justice—his right to punish wrong—to be shared with men?