Sermons on Suffering

Today's Mercies for Today's Troubles

Tomorrow's Mercies for Tomorrow's Troubles

Matthew 6:34 and Lamentations 3:22-23

by John Piper

You will not be asked to live tomorrow on today's strength. The mercy to carry you through this hour is given in this hour.

Fail Not to Obtain the Grace of God

Hebrews 12:12-17

by John Piper

Knowing that God's discipline is for our good helps us press on in faith.

Called to Suffer and Rejoice: That We Might Gain Christ

Philippians 3:1-14

by John Piper

We come to know Christ better when we share his sufferings.

Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise

Good Friday

Luke 23:43

by John Piper

Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.

The Painful Discipline of Our Heavenly Father

Hebrews 12:3-11

by John Piper

God is not an ER doctor who only repairs our hurts; he is a master surgeon who plans our hurts in order that he might do us greater good.

Called to Suffer and Rejoice: For an Eternal Weight of Glory

2 Corinthians 4:7-18

by John Piper

Afflictions do not merely precede glory; they help produce the glory.

The Price and the Preciousness of Spiritual Power

Acts 5:17-21

by John Piper

The preciousness of spiritual power is that it is finally in God's control, not ours.

Called to Suffer and Rejoice: To Finish the Aim of Christ's Afflictions

Colossians 1:24-29

by John Piper

The suffering love of Christ for sinners is seen in the suffering love of his people for sinners.