Sermons on The Nature of the Church

One Lord, One Spirit, One Body for All Time and All Peoples

Ephesians 4:1-6

by John Piper

The truth that there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, is a truth for inside the church and outside the church.

Sound Judgment, One Body, Several Parts

Romans 12:1-8

by John Piper

Why doesn't God give everyone the same faith and gifts?

Living in the Spirit and in the Body for the Common Good

1 Corinthians 12:1-13

by John Piper

Gifts are for the glory of God and the good of the church.

Body Pains: Feelings of Uselessness

1 Corinthians 12:14-20

by John Piper

If we say we are useless, we not only say no to the idea of the body, but worse, we say no to God. We don't trust him.

Body Pains: Feelings of Self-Sufficiency

1 Corinthians 12:21-27

by John Piper

Even if we don't have the same heart for a particular issue facing us, let us have the same heart for each other.

His Body: The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All

Ephesians 1:15-23

by John Piper

God means to fill the universe with the glory of his Son by putting the church on display as the embodiment of his Son.