Episode 1919

How Do I Find My Identity?

Identity in Christ
If you want to settle the question of personal identity, don’t ask “Who am I?” Ask, “Whose am I?”
Episode 1918

Can Satan Put Thoughts into Our Heads?

We know the devil can tempt us and attack us and try to deceive us, but can he put thoughts into our heads?
Episode 1917

Does God Read Every Thought?

The Wisdom of God
At every moment, God knows the thoughts and intentions of every human heart. Pastor John explores six vast implications of this foundational truth.
Episode 1916

John Piper’s Conversion Story

Education & Ministry
The book of Romans interprets life — and it also transforms life. Pastor John shares how Romans has shaped him, from conversion to the pastorate.
Episode 1915

How to Glorify God in Business Success

Work & Vocation
How can a Christian business leader speak about his success in a way that makes God, not him, look great?
Episode 1914

Is Venting the Same as Complaining?

Is there really a difference between complaining about our problems and venting about them — or are we just kidding ourselves?
Episode 1913

Christian Hedonism in Two Minutes

Christian Hedonism
What is the simplest, shortest definition of Christian Hedonism? Pastor John explains in two minutes why pursuing joy in God is essential to the Christian life.
Episode 1912

How Does Childbirth Save Women?

Women, Wives & Mothers
Women, Paul says, “will be saved through childbearing.” How does childbirth save women — and what about women who never have children of their own?
Episode 1911

I’m Stuck in Sexual Sin — Should I Excommunicate Myself?

Sexual Purity
Those who play the victim to their sexual lusts act like slaves, like dogs eating their vomit, like washed pigs rolling in mud. But in Christ, they don’t have to stay that way.
Episode 1910

1 Percent of a Book Can Change Your Life

Life of the Mind
Even if you remember only one sentence of a book, that one sentence can create an immeasurable moment, a flash of insight that shapes you forever.