Episode 400

Is Oral Sex Okay?

Is oral sex prohibited in the Bible, and is it unkind?
Episode 1096

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

Christian Hedonism
This slogan became the heartbeat of Pastor John's life and the hallmark of Desiring God’s ministry. So where did it come from?
Episode 804

Has My Sexual Sin Made Me Unsavable?

Pornography, Killing Sin
Pastor John extends biblical counsel to those who struggle with sexual sin and worry that they may be beyond repentance.
Episode 1153

Two Strategies to Win the War on Lust

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.
Episode 1534

Why Did Demons Ask Jesus for Pigs?

Spiritual Warfare, Money
When Jesus comes, he brings deliverance, freedom, grace, and power. But some people prefer what life is like without him.
Episode 749

Where Did Satan’s First Desire for Evil Come From?

We may not be able to explain how Satan became evil, but we do know that God did not compromise his goodness or glory in allowing Satan’s fall.
Special Episode

John Piper’s Funeral Prayer for a Family of Five

World Missions, Death & Dying
What John Piper prayed at the funeral of Jamison and Kathryne Pals, 29, and their three children, 3-year-old Ezra, 23-month-old Violet, and 2-month-old Calvin.
Episode 1170

God’s Sovereign Plans Behind Your Most Unproductive Days

God’s priorities for efficiency in this life are not ours. His aim is not to provide the most direct route, but to sanctify the traveler.
Episode 102

Can a Born-Again Christian Lose Salvation?

Perseverance of the Saints
A born-again person cannot be unborn again. If God has called you by name, he is faithful to keep you until the end.
Episode 1161

How Does ‘Willful Sinning’ Threaten My Salvation?

All sin involves the will. But continuing to sin deliberately — with eagerness and persistence — will destroy the soul.