Sermons on Fellowship & Hospitality

Christian Unity and the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:10-17

by John Piper

The cross undermines the deepest basis of disunity and lays a new foundation for unity.

Marriage, Singleness, and the Christian Virtue of Hospitality

1 Peter 4:7-11

by John Piper

How can we live in a way that shows that the church is our family?

The Nature of the Unity We Seek

Sunday Evening Message

1 Corinthians 1:10

by John Piper

We should aim at full doctrinal unity and full heart unity.

Explosive Fellowship

Acts 12:1-17

by John Piper

This age is too evil for us to treat fellowship as a kind of comfortable togetherness that has no transforming, empowering, explosive effect.

On Sharing Your Own Soul

1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

by John Piper

Where the gospel flourishes people share their souls—their joys, guilts, fears, and passions.

Consider Each Other How to Stir Up Love

Hebrews 10:23-25

by John Piper

Consider others—study them, know them, figure them out—to the end that you stimulate them to love and good deeds.

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.

Who Should We Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner?

Luke 14:12-14

by John Piper

Who you invite to share in your abundance shows where your treasure is.

Welcome One Another to the Glory of God

Romans 15:1-7

by John Piper

The Law of Christ

Bearing Each Other's Burdens

Galatians 6:1-5

by John Piper

If we really care about a person's ultimate welfare, we will confront them with their sin as well as comfort them in their trouble.

Lavish Giving, Loving Guests, Living Christ

Romans 12:13

by John Piper

Christ’s promise to meet all of our needs is what frees us from fear and greed and enables us to joyfully share with others.