20 Sermons: The Person & Work of the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit: He Is God!

John 14:15-17 and John 14:25-26

by John Piper

There is only one power that can break the spell of Satan, waken the armies of the Lord, and rout the god of this age—the power of the Holy Spirit.

Creation, Fall, Redemption, and the Holy Spirit

John 3:1-10

by John Piper

If I'm so depraved that I can't do anything good, what do you expect me to do?

How Believers Experienced the Spirit Before Pentecost

Romans 8:1-8

by John Piper

We need to know the experiences of Old Testament saints in order to understand the immensity of our privilege in these last days.

The Holy Spirit: Author of Scripture

2 Peter 1:20-21

by John Piper

Bible confirms its divine origin again and again as it makes sense out of our experience in the real world and points the way to harmony.

A Precious Promise: The Outpouring of God's Spirit

Isaiah 44:1-5

by John Piper

If you long for the touch of God's Spirit on your life, give yourself daily to the reading of his Word.

Christ Conceived by the Holy Spirit

Luke 1:26-37

by John Piper

The Holy Spirit may be shy, but he is also omnipotent.

Christ in Combat: Defense by the Spirit

Luke 4:1-14

by John Piper

Satan might do anything to prevent you from suffering.

Christ in Combat: Offense by the Spirit

Luke 4:16-21

by John Piper

Everything Jesus said and did was to make us trust him and imitate him. Everything he did is a ground for faith and a call to action.

Beyond Forgiveness: Blasphemy Against the Spirit

Mark 3:20-35

by John Piper

None of us knows when our toying with sin will pass over into irrevocable hardness of heart. Very few people feel how serious sin is.

God Seeks People to Worship Him in Spirit and Truth

John 4:16-26

by John Piper

Worship must have heart and worship must have head.

The Spirit Is upon Him Gentle for Now

Palm Sunday

Matthew 12:18-21

by John Piper

Jesus did not come to snuff out your struggling flicker but to fan it carefully into a torch for his glory.

Into Thy Hands I Commit My Spirit

Good Friday

Luke 23:44-46

by John Piper

A Good Friday Meditation
What can we learn from Jesus about how to die?

The Spirit Will Give Life to Your Mortal Bodies

Easter Sunday

Romans 8:9-11

by John Piper

If the Spirit of God indwells you, God is going to raise you from the dead at Christ's second coming and give new life to your mortal bodies.

How to Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:32-42

by John Piper

Christianity is not merely an array of glorious ideas. It is the life-changing experience of the Holy Spirit through faith in Jesus Christ the Lord of the universe.

Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption

Ephesians 1:11-14

by John Piper

God's great desire for his people is that we feel secure in his love and in his power.

How the Spirit Sanctifies

Romans 15:14-21

by John Piper

Sanctification is obeying the Commander-in-Chief. Sanctification is a wartime word.

How the Spirit Helps Us Understand

1 Corinthians 2:14-16

by John Piper

The first and most fundamental work of God's Spirit in the life of the natural man is to shatter pride.

Maintain the Unity of the Spirit

Ephesians 4:1-6

by John Piper

What is the kind of unity that will bring honor and credit to our high calling?

The Spirit Wants the World for Christ

Acts 1:4-8

by John Piper

The Spirit wants the world for Christ, but the goal is not yet reached.

The Holy Spirit Will Help You Die

1 Peter 4:12-19

by John Piper

In their hour of greatest trial God gives his children courage and faith.