Five Reasons for Marital Faithfulness
1 Thessalonians 4:3–8, Part 2
Sep 27, 2022
Treating your wife in holiness and honor demonstrates that you rightly value God, your wife, and your brother.
Let the Nations Be Glad!
The Supremacy of God in Missions
Sep 27, 2022
Global missions exists because worship doesn’t. The ultimate goal of missions is that all the peoples would gladly worship Jesus Christ.
How to Live Fearlessly
Sep 26, 2022
How can Christians live fearlessly? Replace the fear of man with the fear of God. Fear man — live fearfully. Fear God — live fearlessly.
Take Your Wife in Holiness — Not a Brother’s
1 Thessalonians 4:3–8, Part 1
Sep 24, 2022
Sexual purity is more a matter of knowing God than of following a prescribed list of dos and don’ts.
I Want to Be Baptized — My Husband Opposes It
Sep 23, 2022
Godly submission does not require that a woman do everything her husband says. Before she is a wife who submits to her husband, she is a Christian who submits to Christ.
Apostle, Comforter, and Champion
1 Thessalonians 4:1–2, Part 2
Sep 22, 2022
We all need comforters who commend us for our faithfulness and champions who challenge us to greater heights.
Am I Called to Ministry? Five Tests
Sep 21, 2022
How do we know if we are able to bear the heavy calling of being the aroma of life to some and the aroma of death to others?
Can Christians Please God by Our Behavior?
1 Thessalonians 4:1–2, Part 1
Sep 20, 2022
Faith that rests in the righteous work of Christ produces a life of good fruit which pleases God.
27 Servants of Sovereign Joy
Faithful, Flawed, and Fruitful
Sep 20, 2022
John Piper celebrates the lives of 27 leaders from church history, offering a close look at their perseverance amidst opposition, weakness, and suffering.
What Should We Think of Flashy Pastors?
Sep 19, 2022
Pastors who flaunt their riches will not draw anyone to the hope of the gospel. They will draw men and women to the hope of luxury.
Made Holy to Meet the Holy Ones
1 Thessalonians 3:11–13, Part 5
Sep 17, 2022
How often do you dream about the return of Jesus? Does the hope of that day fuel your desire to be holy?
Who’s More Sinful: Men or Women?
Sep 16, 2022
Men and women may face temptations peculiar to their sex, but we both share a deep, common depravity and a profound need for mercy.
How Can We Be Found Blameless at the End?
1 Thessalonians 3:11–13, Part 4
Sep 15, 2022
Does the apostle Paul expect believers to be sinless in this life? What does it mean to be found blameless at the day of Christ?
The Godly Woman’s Charm
Sep 14, 2022
Hope in God clothes a woman with a beauty that will never fade, never perish, and never cease to be precious in God’s sight.
Love Establishes Us in Holiness
1 Thessalonians 3:11–13, Part 3
Sep 13, 2022
If God and his infinite worth are everything to you, then you are set free from the hindrances to love.
How Much Jewelry Is Too Much Jewelry?
Sep 12, 2022
How might we as parents teach our daughters, even at young ages, how to express their femininity without flaunting their body?
We Act God’s Miracle of Love
1 Thessalonians 3:11–13, Part 2
Sep 10, 2022
Our ability to love others flows from God working the miracle of love in us.
Does God Call Us to Submit to Everyone?
Sep 9, 2022
God calls church members to submit to their pastors, wives to their husbands, employees to their bosses. But is there also a sense in which God calls us to submit to everyone?
How Do We Break Through Satan’s Obstacles?
1 Thessalonians 3:11–13, Part 1
Sep 8, 2022
Paul doesn’t need a road map to get to Thessalonica, but he does need God to shatter the obstacles raised by Satan.
Who Are My Enemies?
Sep 7, 2022
“Love your enemies,” Jesus says. But who are our enemies? The answer is broader than we might imagine.
Prayer Is Not One and Done
1 Thessalonians 3:6–10, Part 3
Sep 6, 2022
Christians who keep praying, even when they don’t see immediate changes, display a deep trust in their heavenly Father.
My Husband Left Me — How Do I Respond?
Sep 5, 2022
In the wake of great betrayal, how do we respond with love and forgiveness without minimizing the evil of the sin?
Inexpressible Joy Is the Essence of Paul’s Life
1 Thessalonians 3:6–10, Part 2
Sep 3, 2022
What things make you happy? What about witnessing the enduring faith of a brother or sister in the midst of hardship?
How Do I Address My Spouse’s Ongoing Sin?
Sep 2, 2022
Peter tells wives to win their husbands “without a word.” Does that mean a wife should never confront her husband over a pattern of habitual sin?
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