Episode 400

Is Oral Sex Okay?

Topic: Marriage
In episode 400, Pastor John answers the often-asked question “Is oral sex okay?”
Special Episode

John Piper’s Funeral Prayer for a Family of Five

Topic: Death & Dying, World Missions
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 804

Has My Sexual Sin Made Me Unsavable?

Topic: Pornography, Killing Sin
Pastor John extends biblical counsel to those who struggle with sexual sin and worry that they may be beyond repentance.
Episode 749

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

Topic: Sin
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.
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.
Episode 102

Can a Born-Again Christian Lose Salvation?

Topic: 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 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.
Episode 648

Is Yoga Sinful?

Topic: The Christian Life
When it comes to yoga or anything else, don’t simply ask, “What’s wrong with this?” Ask the much fuller question, “Will this make me more Christlike?”
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.
Episode 1170

God’s Sovereign Plans Behind Your Most Unproductive Days

Topic: Work & Vocation, Sanctification & Growth
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.