Episode 1978

Six Reasons Jesus Left Earth After Easter

The Supremacy of Christ
Why did Jesus leave earth after his resurrection? Pastor John gives six reasons for Jesus’s ascension to the Father’s right hand.
Episode 1977

Even If Our Faith Is False, Aren’t Christians Happier People?

Heaven & Hell
If Christ has not been raised, Paul says, then Christians are “of all people most to be pitied.” But why should we be pitied when we live with such joy?
Episode 1976

What Does Piper Mean by ‘Satisfied’?

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” What does Pastor John mean when he talks about “satisfaction in God”?
Episode 1975

Christ, Our Sabbath Rest at Work

Work & Vocation
Christ is our rest on Monday as well as Sunday. But how do we experience the peaceful rest of Jesus in the midst of our labors?
Episode 1974

How Can I Become a Humbler Calvinist?

The doctrines of grace are designed to destroy human boasting. So, what can we do if we find our theology becoming a platform for pride?
Episode 1973

Will We Work in Eternity?

Work & Vocation
At least six biblical pointers give us reason to expect some kind of work in the age to come. But whatever eternity holds, it will be a future beyond disappointment.
Episode 1972

Ten Authors for Your Soul

Life of the Mind
Rich doctrine makes the heart sing. So, where might Christians start if they want to read time-tested, soul-deepening books?
Episode 1971

Why John Piper Reads Books

With so many demands on our time, why should we carve out precious minutes for books? Pastor John gives seven reasons he loves to read.
Episode 1970

I Don’t Feel God’s Love — What Can I Do?

The Love of God
When life is hard and heaven seems silent, how can God’s people still feel his love? Pastor John offers six reminders for those in spiritual darkness.
Episode 1969

Ten Reasons You Need Unconditional Election

How important is unconditional election for the Christian life? Pastor John offers ten reasons why Christians need this crucial doctrine.