Sermons on Evangelism

Not Ashamed of the Gospel

Romans 1:16

by John Piper

The gospel elicits shaming behavior in those who will not believe it and it gives freedom from shame to those who do.

My Heart's Desire: That They Might Be Saved

Romans 10:1

by John Piper

It is fitting for those who believe in the sovereignty of God to feel a deep sorrow and for the lost and a deep longing for their conversion.

Coming to Yourself and Coming to The Father

Luke 15:11-24

by John Piper

When sinners turn from their sin and accept Jesus' fellowship as the joy of their lives, they have come home to God. And God is glad.

Christmas and the Cause of Truth

John 18:37

by John Piper

You can read every fairy tale that was ever written, every mystery thriller, every ghost story, and you will never find anything so shocking, so strange, so weird and spellbinding as the story of the incarnation of the Son of God.

Walk in Wisdom Toward Those Outside

Colossians 4:2-6

by John Piper

Every hour of your life brings a situation that can be bought up for eternity or missed.

O Lord, Open a Door for the Word!

Colossians 4:2-4

by John Piper

Pray with steadfastness, with watchfulness, and with thanksgiving.

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.

The Happiest Days of Heaven

Luke 15:1-10

by John Piper

Jesus is the seeking heart of God going out after sinners and winning our repentance.

How to Give Away a G.I.F.T.

Sunday Evening Message

by John Piper

You can't have fullness of joy in Christ if you never tell anybody about it. Declaring the marvelous deeds of God that have brought light into our life is a means to the full enjoyment of that light.

How Shall People Be Saved? Part 1

Romans 10:13-21

by John Piper

How Shall People Be Saved? Part 2

Romans 10:13-21

by John Piper

Make a Case for Your Hope

1 Peter 3:13-16

by John Piper

The way to get ready to make a case for your hope is to get hopeful. Apply yourself to settling the questions of your own heart.

Who Made Man's Mouth?

Exodus 4:10-12

by John Piper

How different, how wonderful the use of our mouths would be if we lived by faith in the God who made the mouth and not by sight—by looking at our own clumsy tongue.

Preparing to Receive Christ: Something More Than Flesh and Blood

Matthew 16:13-20

by John Piper

To recognize and receive Christ for who he really is, God the Father must reveal it to you.

Preparing to Receive Christ: Willing to Do the Will of God

John 7:14-18

by John Piper

The great obstacle to recognizing the truth of Christ is not deficient resources but deep rebellion against God.

Preparing to Receive Christ: Hearing Moses and the Prophets

Luke 16:19-31

by John Piper

The use of money can make or break your eternal destiny.

Preparing to Receive Christ: Looking for the Consolation of Israel

Luke 2:25-38

by John Piper

God prepares a person to receive Christ by stirring up a longing for consolation and redemption that can come only from Christ.

Ready to Move with the Gospel of Peace

Ephesians 6:10-20

by John Piper

Giving the gospel away is one of the best ways of experiencing its power in your own life.

How Much Is Jesus Worth?

1 Peter 2:7

by John Piper

Your power to give a compassionate witness about Jesus is in direct proportion to how precious Jesus is to you.

This Man Receives Sinners and Eats with Them

Luke 15:1-2

by John Piper

The Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost. He sought them, he received them, he ate with them, and he saved them.

You Have Filled Jerusalem with Your Teaching

Acts 5:21-32

by John Piper

We are not big. But we are part of something big.

Christ's Purpose in Evangelism

Acts 26:12-20

by John Piper

God wants people who welcome his strategic interruptions and surprises.

The Leading of the Lord in Personal Evangelism

Acts 8:26-40

by John Piper

God has yet more wonders to show us in the work of evangelism and world missions than we can imagine.