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Episode 1161

How Does ‘Willful Sinning’ Threaten My Salvation?

Topic: Perseverance of the Saints, Killing Sin
All sin involves the will. But continuing to sin deliberately — with eagerness and persistence — will destroy the soul.
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Episode 1153

Two Strategies to Win the War on Lust

Topic: Sexual Purity
God calls us to not only resist lustful thoughts, but to fill our minds with the beauties of Christ so that our desires gradually conform to his.
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Episode 1096

What’s the Origin of Desiring God’s Slogan?

Topic: Christian Hedonism
This slogan became the heartbeat of John Piper’s life and the hallmark of Desiring God’s ministry. So where did it come from?
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Episode 1077

When Worship Lyrics Miss the Mark

Topic: Corporate Worship
Members of our churches learn truth not only from the sermons they hear, but also from the songs they sing. Lyrics on Sunday morning matter.
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Episode 995

Can Loved Ones in Heaven Look Down on Me?

Topic: Heaven & Hell, Glorification
Although we don’t know how much our loved ones in heaven can watch us, we do know that they would encourage us to fix our eyes on Jesus.
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Episode 933

How Do I Pray Without Ceasing?

Topic: Prayer
The command to “pray without ceasing” should motivate rather than intimidate us. Armed with joy and thankfulness, we can overflow in prayer.
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Episode 919

Should Children Sit Through ‘Big Church’?

Topic: Children
The greatest stumbling block for children in worship is parents who don’t cherish their own worship. We can’t impart what we don’t possess.
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Episode 902

Can a Christian Blaspheme the Holy Spirit?

Topic: The Holy Spirit
Blasphemy against the Spirit is a willful, determined opposition to the present power of the Holy Spirit. Christians cannot commit that kind of sin.
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Episode 886

Bikinis and Modesty

Topic: Killing Sin
Until we supremely value Christ, our attitude toward clothing will be controlled by forces that don’t honor God.
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Episode 839

Ten Principles for Personal Productivity

Topic: Work & Vocation
How can we approach our responsibilities so that we make the most of life for Christ? Pastor John provides ten principles for personal productivity.
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