15 Sermons: The Greatest of These is Love

The Greatest of These Is Love: An Introduction to the Series

1 John 4

by John Piper

God is love. The implications of this for the way we live are big.

Who Shall Separate Us from the Love of Christ?

Romans 8:28-39

by John Piper

If we are to grow in our love to one another, we must first experience being loved by Christ with a deep, unshakable love.

The Depth of Christ's Love: Its Cost

Ephesians 4:32 - 5:2

by John Piper

The most worthy of living, the least worthy of dying. This is the life Jesus gave for you—that you might live.

The Depth of Christ's Love: Its Undeserving Objects

Romans 5:1-11

by John Piper

God loved us while we were enemies. God sacrificed his Son for us while we were enemies.

The Depth of Christ's Love: Its Lavish Benefits

Palm Sunday

1 John 3:1

by John Piper

God might have rescued us, sacrificed for us, forgiven us, and not gone any further. But instead he took us into his family.

The Depth of Christ's Love: Its Freedom

Easter Sunday

John 10:14-18

by John Piper

Of all the great things that Easter means, it also means this: it is a mighty "I meant it!" behind Jesus' death.

Faith: The Link Between God's Love for Us and Ours for Others

Galatians 5:1-6

by John Piper

How does Christ's love for us turn into our love for others?

Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 1

Matthew 22:34-40

by John Piper

All of Scripture hangs on two great purposes: that God be loved with all our heart, and that we love each other as we love ourselves.

Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 2

Matthew 22:34-40

by John Piper

Loving God sustains us through all the joy and pain and perplexity and uncertainty of what loving our neighbor should be.

But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 1

Matthew 5:43-48

by John Piper

Becoming a child of God and being transformed on the inside precedes and enables love, not vice versa.

But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 2

Matthew 5:43-48

by John Piper

Jesus is calling us not just to do good things for our enemy; he is also calling us to WANT their best.

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.

Summer Is for Seeing and Showing Christ

2 Corinthians 3:12-18

by John Piper

Without seeing Christ, the burden to show him to others becomes slave labor.

Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 1

John 12:20-26

by John Piper

Is there something in your life that is hindering your fruitfulness in Christ—something that you need to die to?

Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 2

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

by John Piper

We simply cannot love the way Paul describes until we die.