Sermons on Loving Others

The Mind of Christ: Looking Out for the Interests of Others

Philippians 2

by John Piper

4 examples from Philippians 2 of people who put others' interests before their own.

The New Commandment of Christ: Love One Another As I Have Loved You

John 13:31-35

by John Piper

What's new about Jesus' new commandment?

Carry My Love to My Beloved

Romans 16:5-16

by John Piper

Christians are precious to each other when they feel deeply what they have been saved from.

Commending and Welcoming Radical Risk-Takers for Christ

Romans 16:1-7

by John Piper

What can we learn from how Paul sends his greetings?

What We See When the Spirit Reigns: Love

Romans 8:3-4

by John Piper

If we are unmerciful, unforgiving people, if we hold grudges or cherish resentments or plan revenge, then what we are saying in effect to God is, "This is the way I prefer life to be."

Love One Another for Love Is of God

1 John 4:7-11

by John Piper

The evidence of being indwelt by the Spirit of God is the experience of loving Jesus the way the Father loves him.

Consider How to Stir Up One Another to Love

Hebrews 3:12-14 and Hebrews 10:23-25

by John Piper

Don’t be a loner in the Christian life. God did not design it that way.

Be Kind to One Another

Ephesians 4:31 - 5:2

by John Piper

Christian kindness is not merely an external change of manners; it is an internal change of heart.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Savoring God by Serving the Saints

Hebrews 6:9-12

by John Piper

Serving and loving and helping and encouraging and supporting the saints is the way we show our love for the name of God.

The One Who Loves Lives in Light

1 John 2:7-11

by John Piper

Hate is the evidence of blindness to the light of God. Love is the evidence that sight has been given to the blind.

Doing Mercy to the Brothers of Jesus and the Broken Neighbor

Matthew 25:31-46

by John Piper

If we are true Christians we will want to show mercy to suffering people.

Let Love Be Genuine

Romans 12:9

by John Piper

You can be a liberal hypocrite, and you can be fundamentalist hypocrite. But love is not that way.

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.

Freed to Love

Galatians 5:13-15

by John Piper

Freedom flows forth in love just as surely as a bubbling spring flows forth in a mountain stream.

Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 1

Romans 13:11-14

by John Piper