What Is Our Infinitely Valuable Calling?
Ephesians 4:1–6, Part 3
Jul 31, 2021
The hope of the Christian calling is precious beyond measure. We walk toward a glory we can’t rightly imagine.
If We Read Our Bibles, Why Do We Need Sermons?
Jul 30, 2021
The Bible is perfect; preachers are not. So, why listen to the sermons of fallible men when we can read God’s infallible word for ourselves?
How to Argue Like a Calvinist
Jul 28, 2021
John Newton cherished the doctrines of grace. And he knew that the best way to commend them was with a spirit of graciousness.
God Calls the Spiritually Dead to Life
Ephesians 4:1–6, Part 2
Jul 27, 2021
God calls us out of the tomb, out of death, out of condemnation, and out of slavery to sin. We are called into life and joy and freedom in Christ.
Doing Math to the Glory of God
Jul 26, 2021
Why learn math — especially if studying math feels agonizing? Pastor John addresses an 8-year-old boy struggling to persevere in school.
‘Rejoice When You Are Slandered’
How to Do the Humanly Impossible
Jul 25, 2021
One of the most challenging commands in all the Bible is to rejoice when reviled. It’s not just difficult; it is humanly impossible.
Deep Doctrine Makes Houses Happy
Ephesians 4:1–6, Part 1
Jul 24, 2021
The radical life change that Paul calls for in Ephesians is built upon radical truths about God.
Can I Marry a Woman Half My Age?
Jul 23, 2021
The Bible doesn’t say how old Christians should be when they marry — or how close in age. So, can a Christian marry someone significantly younger?
The Strong Murder the Weak Every Day in America
Jul 21, 2021
Killing an unborn child is illegal if the mother wants the baby — but legal if she doesn’t. The rights of the weak rest in the hands of the strong.
To the Praise of the Glory of Grace
Overview of Ephesians 1–3
Jul 20, 2021
Join John Piper as he walks through the first three chapters of Ephesians, showing how the main points relate, all in under twelve minutes.
How Much Media Is Too Much Media?
Jul 19, 2021
In a media-saturated age, obedience to Jesus requires intentional detachment from the patterns of the world — especially its patterns of entertainment.
How Does It All End?
Jul 17, 2021
Do you have moments when you pause from your work, your studies, your responsibilities, your conversations to praise God? Oh, for hearts of worship.
Will I Suffer More If I Follow Jesus?
Jul 16, 2021
Those who follow Jesus may suffer more in this life than those who don’t. But from the standpoint of eternity, they will suffer infinitely less.
The Supremacy of God in Preaching: Conclusion
Jul 15, 2021
People are starving for the grandeur of God. Christian preachers, more than all others, should know this truth — and shape every sermon accordingly.
Faith Won’t Survive Without Friends
Jul 14, 2021
We all need people who will remind us that Christ is far better than sin, and that unrepentant sin destroys. Without friends, our faith won’t survive.
Filled with All the Fullness of God?
Ephesians 3:14–19, Part 8
Jul 13, 2021
We need more than descriptions of God’s love for us. We need the Spirit to help us know and feel God’s love for us.
Does the Bible Say I Am Unique?
Jul 12, 2021
God made everybody, knitting each of us intricately in our mother’s womb. Does that mean we are each unique, unlike any other person God created?
Serious Joy for Leaders Who Last
To the Class of 2021
Jul 11, 2021
Christian leaders often carry great burdens. But God never leaves them without the opportunity to know serious joy, even in the hardest trials.
The Widest, Longest, Highest, Deepest Love
Ephesians 3:14–19, Part 7
Jul 10, 2021
Go wide with Christ, go long with Christ, go high with Christ, go deep with Christ. Ask God to immerse you in the love of Christ.
Will God Really Praise Us?
Jul 9, 2021
If God deserves all glory and praise, what does Scripture mean when it mentions God’s glorifying and praising us?
Why Comfortable Christians Go Prayerless
Jul 7, 2021
Until we come awake to the great spiritual war that surrounds us, we will never truly know the privilege and power of prayer.
See Glory, Be Glorious
How Our Holiness Honors God
Jul 7, 2021
The heart of holiness is not external deeds of righteousness, but a soul that treasures Christ above all. Becoming holy, then, most deeply means beholding his glory.
Why Pray for Christ to Dwell in Believers?
Ephesians 3:14–19, Part 6
Jul 6, 2021
If every Christian already has the Spirit of God, why does Paul pray that the Spirit would dwell in believers’ hearts through faith?
Do Angels Walk Among Us Today?
Jul 5, 2021
Hebrews tells us that, by showing hospitality to strangers, “some have entertained angels unawares.” Does this suggest that angels walk among us in human form?
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