The Path to Full and Lasting Pleasure
Psalm 16 gives us some of the clearest, most powerful words about our greatest happiness as humans. “In your presence there is fullness of joy; At your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” In this sermon, John Piper unfolds all of Psalm 16, climaxing in this chorus of Christian Hedonism.
Why Are So Many Christians Unhappy?
Jun 20, 2015
The only way to have joy is to say a full “Yes” to God. Which means saying “No” to the world.
How Do You Define Joy?
Jul 25, 2015
How do you define joy? John Piper offers his definition in ten minutes. This video is the first of a six-part series on the theme of joy in the book of Philippians.
God’s Beauty for the Bored, Busy, and Depressed
Sep 6, 2014
God’s beauty awakens us from boredom, calms us in our busyness, and guides us through depression. Learn how to see God’s splendor in the everyday.
God Gives Us Joy in Grief
1 Peter 1:6–9, Part 1
Sep 29, 2015
What role do trials play in the Christian life? In this lab, John Piper explains a hard, but beautiful truth. God writes hardship and suffering into every believer’s story for the sake of their faith. He wants to secure and deepen our joy in himself, and so he carries us through various trials.