Sermons on Regeneration / New Birth

What Happens in the New Birth? Part 2

John 3:1-10

by John Piper

Being born again is not the improvement of your old nature but the creation of a new one.

What Happens in the New Birth? Part 1

John 3:1-10

by John Piper

What is it about being born again that saves us?

You Are God's Midwife for the New Birth of Others

1 Peter 1:22 - 2:3

by John Piper

When God gives new birth, he does so through us speaking his word, the gospel.

No One Born of God Makes a Practice of Sinning

1 John 3:1-10

by John Piper

Being born again doesn't mean being sinless. It means coming to Jesus as your advocate.

Regeneration, Faith, Love: In That Order

1 John 5:1-5

by John Piper

Faith must come first and be the root of love. Otherwise, love will be destroyed.

The New Birth Produces Love

1 John 4:7-21

by John Piper

By nature, those who are born again love others like God who gave his Son for them.

I'm Sending You to Open Their Eyes

2 Corinthians 4:1-7

by John Piper

10 practical encouragments to evangelize.

What Man Does in the New Birth

1 Peter 1:13-25

by John Piper

Our believing does not cause new birth. The new birth causes our belief.

Through the Washing of Regeneration

Titus 3:1-8

by John Piper

New birth is God's kindness, philanthropy, and mercy to us. It has nothing to do with even our best deeds.

Faith: Unique and Fruitful Effect of the New Birth

John 1:1-14

by John Piper

The Gospel is news and we are born again by believing that it is true and embracing it.

Everyone Who Has Been Born of God Overcomes the World

A Wide-Angle View of John’s First Letter

1 John 5:1-5

by John Piper

Newborn believers obey God's commandments, knowing that even when they fail they will never ultimately fall away.

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 2

1 John 1

by John Piper

What do we need that new birth gives us?

Born Again Through the Living and Abiding Word

1 Peter 1:13-25

by John Piper

The new birth does not give us a mere temporary resuscitation. It gives indestructible, imperishable life.

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 1

Ephesians 2:1-10

by John Piper

7 reasons why new birth is essential to our salvation.

The Reason the Son of God Appeared Was to Destroy the Works of the Devil

Why Do We Need to Be Born Again? Part 3

1 John 3:1-10

by John Piper

For human beings to be saved, Jesus had to become a human being.

You Must Be Born Again: Why This Series and Where Are We Going?

John 3:1-18

by John Piper

Being "born again" means something very different than how many understand that phrase today.

The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up—Like the Serpent

John 3:1-15

by John Piper

What does Jesus mean by comparing himself to the bronze snake Moses raised in Numbers 21?

That Which Is Born of the Spirit Is Spirit

The Role of the Holy Spirit in Conversion

by John Piper

Something has to happen if we are to be saved from the wrath of God. We must be profoundly changed.

How to Get a Camel through a Needle's Eye

Matthew 19:16-30

by John Piper

With God all things are possible. That is the basis of our prayer and our giving and our evangelism.

God's Great Mercy and Our New Birth

1 Peter 1:3-4

by John Piper

Our response to being born again and being given a living hope and an imperishable inheritance in heaven should be to bless God.

Only a New Creation Counts

Galatians 6:11-18

by John Piper

The mindset of the new creation does not just agree that Christ died for sinners; it glories in the cross.

All Things for Good, Part 3

Romans 8:28-32

by John Piper

God takes the initiative to cause a person to love him, and he takes the initiative to keep them to the end.