Sermons on Sanctification & Growth

Be Filled with the Spirit

Ephesians 5:18

by John Piper

The fundamental meaning of being filled with the Spirit is being filled with joy that comes from God and overflows in song.

Let Us Walk by the Spirit

Galatians 5:25

by John Piper

The great problem in contemporary Christian living is not learning the right things to do but how to do the right things. The problem is not to discover what love looks like but how to love by the Spirit.

Whatever Is Not from Faith Is Sin

Romans 14:23

by John Piper

Anything, absolutely any act or attitude which is owing to a lack of trust in God is sin, no matter how moral it may appear to men. God looks on the heart.

How to Do Good So That God Gets the Glory

by John Piper

God gets glory not from our heroic exertion but from our reliance upon his strength—when we serve as one who serves with the strength which God supplies.

A New Year's Plea: Plan!

by John Piper

Jesus planned for our joy; we ought to plan for his glory.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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?