Sermons on The Law

How We Come to Know Sin

Romans 7:7-12

by John Piper

The law teaches us that it is God's desires, not our own, that are the measure of right and wrong.

How the Spirit Does What the Law Could Not Do

Romans 8:3-9

by John Piper

The law can't overcome your rebellion and make you a loving person. But the Spirit can.

How to Use the Law Lawfully To Bear Fruit for God

1 Timothy 1:5-11

by John Piper

Meditate on the law in order to know the justice and mercy of God in Christ, your righteousness and your life.

The Gentiles Have Obtained Righteousness by Faith

Romans 9:30-33

by John Piper

The law teaches two things about obtaining salvation.

Why the Law Was Given

by John Piper

The law is a description of the obedience of faith; it is not a job description for how to earn the wages of God's blessings.

If You Are Christ's, You Are Heirs of the Promise

Galatians 3:23-29

by John Piper

When you entrust yourself to Christ you honor him, and he would be denying himself to turn you away.

Christ Redeemed Us from the Curse of the Law

Galatians 3:10-14

by John Piper

When Christ experienced the curse of the law on the cross it was not his own but ours.

The Law Does Not Annul the Promise

Galatians 3:15-18

by John Piper

It would be terribly wrong to say that the Mosaic law was opposed in its teaching to the Abrahamic covenant.

Why Then the Law?

Galatians 3:19-22

by John Piper

If we don't understand why the law was given, we can kill ourselves with it.