Sermons on Perseverance of the Saints

Eternal Security Is a Community Project

Hebrews 3:12-19

by John Piper

It's the cavalier Christians who need to be worried about their standing.

Be Diligent to Enter God's Rest!

Hebrews 4:1-11

by John Piper

There is a rest open to you today. The door is not shut. The time is not past.

When Is Saving Repentance Impossible?

Hebrews 6:4-8

by John Piper

It is possible that we who believe we are chosen might slide into a slow process of hardening and fall away from Christ.

Do Not Harden Your Heart in the Day of Trouble

Hebrews 3:7-19

by John Piper

The surety of believers lies not in the absence of conditions but in the promises of power.

Sustained By Sovereign Grace: How to Endure to the End

Treasuring Christ Church

(Raleigh, NC)

by John Piper

God ordains our darkness and keeps us through it.

The Doctrine of Perseverance: The Future of a Fruitless Field

Hebrews 5:11 - 6:12

by John Piper

One of the ways God causes us to persevere in faith and be saved is by warning us that we could make shipwreck of our faith and be lost.

The Doctrine of Perseverance: The Earnest Pursuit of Assurance

Hebrews 5:11 - 6:12

by John Piper

The coach of Scripture and the floor of Christ conspire to keep the saints from breaking our necks again and again.

How To Suffer for Doing What Is Right

1 Peter 2:18-23

by John Piper

Radical Christianity, real Christianity, makes a difference.

Joy Through the Fiery Test of Genuine Faith

1 Peter 1:6-7

by John Piper

There is a design in your distresses as a Christian. God wills them, and he does so for your good.

Olympic Spirituality, Part 2

How Then Shall We Run?

1 Corinthians 9:23-27

by John Piper

Eternal life hangs on the way we run and the way we fight.

Olympic Spirituality, Part 1

Beyond the Gold

1 Corinthians 9:23-27

by John Piper

The way you run your race and fight your fight will make the difference between sharing in the promises of the gospel or being disqualified.

Obedience Confirms Our Standing in God

1 John 2:3-6

by John Piper

You can know that you know Christ if you obey his commands.

Do Not Destroy the Work of God

Romans 14:14-23

by John Piper

Faith is what really matters in Christian behavior, not just whether you accomplish certain things or abstain from others.

Execution, Escape, and Eaten by Worms

How the Word of God Grew

Acts 12

by John Piper

If we stay with Jesus, we win, and if we oppose him, we lose.

The Elect Are Kept by the Power of God

1 Peter 1:5

by John Piper

Our security is not in making heaven unconditional. Our security is in God's infallible commitment to fulfill the conditions of heaven.

Helping Each Other Endure to the End

Hebrews 3:12-14

by John Piper

The means by which God intends to guard us for salvation is Christian community.

The Anatomy of Backsliding

Sunday Evening Message

Psalm 119:176

by John Piper

We need to see how the reality of imperfection turns up in the saints of Scripture and how they handled it.

Look at the Kindness and the Severity of God

Romans 11:17-24

by John Piper

God's kindness is what we fly to, and his severity is what we flee from.