Sermons on Kingdom of God

The Authority and Nature of the Gift of Prophecy

Acts 2:14-21

by John Piper

Prophecy is prompted and sustained by the Spirit and yet does not carry intrinsic, divine authority.

Are Signs and Wonders for Today?

Acts 4:29-31

by John Piper

Did the apostles have spiritual gifts that are now obsolete?

O, That You Knew the Terms of Peace!

Palm Sunday

Luke 19:41-44

by John Piper

Jesus Christ is always eager and willing to make peace with anyone who will accept the terms of peace he offers.

Until It Is Fulfilled in the Kingdom of God

Luke 22:14-22

by John Piper

Jesus the Passover Lamb was slain to ransom people from every tribe and tongue and nation.

Kingdom Compassion and the Killing of Children

Sanctity of Life Sunday

Hebrews 10:32-35

by John Piper

Peaceful, non-violent, ready-to-suffer protest is one way that the truth and beauty of God's kingdom shines in this world.

Is the Kingdom Present or Future?

Luke 17:20-21

by John Piper

The kingdom of God is present and future. There has been fulfillment, but there has not been consummation.

How Is the Kingdom Present?

Luke 11:14-23

by John Piper

The kingdom has come and it has overcome the aimlessness and futility of our lives and given us an awesome reason to live.

"You Will See the Son of Man Seated at the Right Hand of Power and Coming on the Clouds of Heaven"

Palm Sunday

Matthew 26:63-64

by John Piper

Deep down we know so much truth that we fear and therefore deny.

The Kingdom of God is Righteousness and Peace and Joy in the Holy Spirit

Romans 14:16-19

by John Piper

The kingdom produces more than Christian liberty. It governs how you use your liberty too.

When Will Prophecy Cease?

1 Corinthians 13:8 - 14:5

by John Piper

The spiritual gift of prophecy has not passed away, but is meant for the good of the church until Jesus comes.

The Importance of the Kingdom Today

Matthew 24:14

by John Piper

Since Jesus has come, God exerts his right to rule in new and powerful ways.

Gifts of Healings and Workings of Miracles

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

by John Piper

"Gifts of healings" and "workings of miracles" are for the church and the mission of Christ in the world today.

The Elders, the People, and the Prayer of Faith

James 5:13-18

by John Piper

James 5 is a rebuke to pastors that never have the faith to heal and churches that don't pray in the spirit of Elijah.

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.

What Are We Up Against?

1 John 5:18-21

by John Piper

Satan is not opposed to most ordinary things you do, as long as you do them like the rest of the world.

Compassion, Power, and the Kingdom of God: An Introduction

1 Corinthians 4:15-21

by John Piper

What is the nature of the kingdom of God? And what is the "power" that the kingdom exerts now in the church?