Sermons on Sanctification & Growth

Christ's Power Is Made Perfect in Weakness

2 Corinthians 12:1-10

by John Piper

The market wants power to escape weakness in leisure, but Christianity offers power to endure weakness in love.

He Is Like a Refiner's Fire

Malachi 2:17 - 3:6

by John Piper

If God were only an incinerating fire, heaven would be empty. And if he were no fire, heaven would be empty.

His Commandments Are Not Burdensome

1 John 4:20 - 5:5

by John Piper

Faith says to every temptation of the world: NO, BE GONE! I know where true satisfaction is to be found.

Slaves of God: Free from All to Honor All

1 Peter 2:13-17

by John Piper

The aim of life—including our social and political life—is to live to God.

Life Is Not Trivial

Sunday Evening Message

by John Piper

The world is hungry for people filled with life because they see a reflection of eternity in everything.

Do Not Be Conformed to This World

The Indigenous and Pilgrim Principle of Christian Living

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

What is the balance between being in the world and yet not of the world?

For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free

Galatians 5:1-5

by John Piper

Your enjoyment of freedom is much more important to God than many of the day-to-day decisions that fill us with so much concern.

Walk by the Spirit!

Galatians 5:19-26

by John Piper

People who bear the fruit of the Spirit know they are worthy only of condemnation. They know that the only pay they can earn is the wrath of God.

Let Us Walk in the Light of God

1 John 1:5-10

by John Piper

If we are not walking in the light, we have no warrant for believing that our sins are covered.

Boiling for Christ

Romans 12:11

by John Piper

When it comes to serving Christ, half-heartedness, lukewarmness, laziness, sluggishness, and slothfulness are utterly inappropriate.

Confirm Your Election

2 Peter 1:5-11

by John Piper

If the knowledge of God's glorious promises does not spur us on to strive against the tide, then we will be barren and fruitless and drift to our destruction.

How to Buy Gold When You're Broke

Revelation 3:14-22

by John Piper

The essence of lukewarmness is the statement, "I need nothing." The lukewarm are spiritually self-satisfied.

The Radical Cost of Following Jesus

Luke 9:56-62

by John Piper

Build Your Life on the Mercies of God

Romans 12:1-2

by John Piper

Of all the things Paul could have chosen as the foundation of your life in Christ, he picks the mercies of God. Why?