Yoke Broken, Joy Soaring, Enemies Serving
Isaiah 9:1–7, Part 2
Dec 10, 2019
When God came to conquer his enemies, he prevailed so thoroughly that they became useful for his purposes and our good.
I’m Not Good at My Job — Is the Lord Telling Me to Quit?
Dec 9, 2019
If we don’t see much success in a career we thought God called us to, did we misread his call?
How Does Humility Lead in Conflict?
Why Godly Conviction Is Not Arrogance
Dec 8, 2019
The humblest response to our culture’s tirade against objective truth isn’t to retreat, but to lovingly and kindly contend for what the Bible says. John Piper preached this sermon at Phoenix Seminary in Arizona.
Gloom to Glory by a Great Light
Isaiah 9:1–7, Part 1
Dec 7, 2019
The Bible is beautifully coherent. Join John Piper as he studies the great prophecy given of Jesus in Isaiah.
How Can I Revitalize My Church from the Pulpit?
Dec 6, 2019
Whether a church is healthy or needs revitalization, every local congregation needs a consistent window to the greatness and glory of God from the pulpit.
What Happens When We Sing Together
Dec 4, 2019
Singing together is never just a formality in a church service. God uses truth in song to sustain, encourage, and recharge his people.
‘My Emotional Response Is Weak’
Four Obstacles in Bible Reading, Part 4
Dec 3, 2019
If you read the Bible and don’t feel anything, cry out to God, “Satisfy me in the morning with your steadfast love.”
Why Do I Still Struggle with My Pre-Conversion Sins?
Dec 2, 2019
Every believer is already new in Christ, and yet vestiges of our old selves remain. We must fight every day to become who we already are.
‘I Am Distracted and Divided’
Four Obstacles in Bible Reading, Part 3
Nov 30, 2019
We are so prone to distraction. Has the prayer “Unite my heart to fear your name” ever been more relevant?
My Life Is Endless Drudgery — How Do I Find Joy in Christ?
Nov 29, 2019
The burdens and drudgery of life may feel like walls keeping you from joy. But inside these walls, God Almighty is working for your everlasting good.
How Do We Feast to the Glory of God?
Nov 27, 2019
If God made everything good, then do we honor him just by using what he has made? Pastor John explains the essential steps to God-honoring feasting.
‘I Don’t See Wonders’
Four Obstacles in Bible Reading, Part 2
Nov 26, 2019
God must give us both eyes to see his glory in the word and hearts to love that glory.
Depression Fought Hard to Have Him
William Cowper (1731–1800)
Nov 26, 2019
William Cowper wrote some of our most beloved hymns, and he also attempted suicide several times. Insanity and spiritual songs fought for his soul.
How Should I Handle My Regrets?
Nov 25, 2019
Every single one of us can look over our lives and find failures we regret. How do we deal with remorse in light of God’s mercy?
The Watershed Issue in Every Generation
Nov 25, 2019
The watershed issue in every generation is the effective authority of Scripture and the realities it reveals.
‘I Don’t Want to Read the Bible’
Four Obstacles in Bible Reading, Part 1
Nov 23, 2019
What can I do when I don’t want to read my Bible?
Is It Sinful to Watch Sin on a Screen?
Nov 22, 2019
Our culture saturates itself with entertainment that hardly gives a passing thought to God. Should Christians consume such media?
Is the God-Centeredness of God Precious?
Nov 20, 2019
When you discover that God is not only perfectly glorious, but that everything he does is for his glory, your life may get flipped upside down.
Single-mindedness, Integrity, and Diligence Through Grace
2 Timothy 2:1–7, Part 4
Nov 19, 2019
When Paul thought of Christian ministry, he thought of a soldier, an athlete, and a farmer. Do you?
How Do I Stay Attracted to My Aging Spouse?
Nov 18, 2019
Sexual desire doesn’t begin and end with physical attraction. God made us to cherish inner beauty and glory, not just looks that pass with age.
‘How God Made Me Happy in Him’
John Piper’s Journey to Joy
Nov 17, 2019
Glory and joy appear all over the Bible, but how they relate is not readily obvious. Listen to John Piper tell the story of how God connected the dots between the two.
Teaching the Bible Takes Supernatural Strength
2 Timothy 2:1–7, Part 3
Nov 16, 2019
You do not need new curriculum to disciple someone in the Bible; you need supernatural strength from God.
Will We Pray in Heaven?
Nov 15, 2019
If heaven is a world of love, with no grief or pain or loss, then will we have any need to pray to God once we are there?
The Key to Our Victory over Sin
Nov 13, 2019
Only the grace of supernatural delight can empower us to resist the allure of sin’s constant temptations.