Sermons on The Nature of the Church

Eternal Security Is a Community Project

Hebrews 3:12-15

by John Piper

Beautifying the Body of Christ

Ephesians 5:22-32

by John Piper

Christ did not simply die for an unworthy woman or for a reluctant woman, but for a woman who found him repulsive.

We, Though Many, Are One Body in Christ

Romans 12:1-8

by John Piper

Our true individuality is found only in relationship to the body of Christ.

The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum

Acts 2:36-47

by John Piper

There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.

Living Together When Christ Is All in All

Colossians 3:12-17

by John Piper

No matter what the issue is, it exists for Christ, or for nothing. Because CHRIST IS ALL.

The Cosmic Church

Ephesians 3:10

by John Piper

The church is the cosmic showcase of God's mercy, but he gets cosmic reproach when we fail to receive his mercy with joy.

Why the Saints Minister to the Body

Ephesians 4:7-16

by John Piper

The aim of your ministry as a Christian is to build up the body as a whole.

How the Saints Minister to the Body

Ephesians 4:7-16

by John Piper

Love abounding in knowledge and discernment is what builds Christ's body.

Israel and Us Reconciled in One Body

Ephesians 2:11-22

by John Piper

Jesus is the point in redemptive history where the true Israel becomes the church of Christ and the church emerges as the true Israel.

You Were Bought with a Price

Glorify God with Your Bodies

1 Corinthians 6:20

by John Piper

Christianity has to do with everything your body has to do with—food and sex and sleep and talking and playing and working.