The Most Dangerous Place to Live
The Subtle Perils of the Past
Jul 17, 2018
The past is an exquisite place to visit, and a menacing, soul-destroying place to live. Beware the subtle and serious dangers of nostalgia.
Joy changes everything, because God is most glorified in us when are most satisfied in him.
The Sovereignty of God
God does all that he pleases, and nothing can derail his ultimate purposes, including the human will.
Prayer to God includes our praises, confessions, thanksgivings, and requests. Because of Christ, he is listening.
Not only has God revealed himself by speaking, but he put it in a book for us to access whenever we desire.
Jesus saves sinners. At the heart of the Christian faith in the glory of God in the rescue of the ungodly.
Pain is not only a threat in this life, but a promise. But no hardship is bigger, deeper, or lasts longer than God.
Does the Sermon Sing?
Six Classic Piper Lectures on Preaching
Jul 16, 2018
Preaching is not an effort to entertain or amuse, but an opportunity to point people to the wonder of their Savior.
God Isn’t Impressed with Your Duty
The Willing and Eager Heart of Christianity
Jul 16, 2018
God loves you too much to be happy with you living from a sense of duty. He will do what it takes to win you to willingness and eagerness.
Your Morning Will Come
Trusting God in the Darkest Nights
Jul 15, 2018
Jesus does not promise to keep us from the valley of the shadow of death. But he does promise to walk with us through it.
How to Leave Porn Behind
Jul 14, 2018
Christian men are fighting a losing battle with pornography because they are trying to remove the sin without adopting a radical lifestyle of repentance.
Don’t Underestimate the Enemies of Your Soul
Jul 13, 2018
Try to take back ground from Satan, and expect that all hell will break loose — and that your God will prove stronger than hell.
Do You Hear God in Good Music?
Listening for the Immortal Song
Jul 12, 2018
Music is both simple and complex, structured and creative, diverse and immeasurable — and all of it sings of God.
The Purest Act of Pleasure
Why God Delights in Election
Jul 12, 2018
God did not love his bride for her beauty. He is making her beautiful because he loved her.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Apr 21, 2014
Homosexual acts are not the only sins prohibited in the Bible, but right now they are different from the rest.
What Grieving People Wish You Knew at Christmas
Dec 21, 2016
For those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But God would have us weep for our sins, not institutionalize them.
When the Not-Yet Married Meet
Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013
The great prize in dating is not Christ-centered intimacy, but Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
It’s Not You, It’s God
Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013
Breakups in the church are painful. Here are lessons for loving others in the heartbreak.