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Should Children Sit Through ‘Big Church’?
Aug 15, 2016
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.
The Story of Ian & Larissa
May 8, 2012
Being satisfied in God always seems easier when all is going well. But when things you love are being stripped out of your hands, the test is real.
The Meanings of Love in the Bible
Jan 1, 1975
The Bible illustrates numerous kinds of love, such as the kind that seeks the good of unlovely or unwanted people.
‘Vengeance Is Mine, I Will Repay’
Feb 27, 2005
God’s wrath is more horrifying than we can ever imagine, but he will pardon any who take refuge in the shelter Jesus provides.
What Is Hope?
Apr 6, 1986
Our hope in God isn’t just a wish or a dream, but a sure confidence that what God says will happen will happen.
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When Worship Lyrics Miss the Mark
Aug 7, 2017
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.
What Is Baptism and How Important Is It?
Jul 20, 2008
Baptism: Immersion or sprinkling? Infants or adults? Does it matter?
Why Is Jesus Called “Son of Man”?
Apr 4, 2008
John Piper explains the significance of Jesus' favorite self-designation.
Should Christians Be Encouraged to Arm Themselves?
Dec 22, 2015
The identification of Christian security with concealed weapons will cause no one to ask a reason for the hope that is in us.
In the Beginning Was the Word
Sep 21, 2008
Whatever else you may enjoy about Jesus, John’s Gospel wants you to know and treasure Jesus in his infinite majesty.
What Does It Mean to Serve God?
Jul 21, 2011
How do you serve a God who has no needs? By receiving from him, moment by moment, all the grace you need for everything he commands.
The Marks of a Spiritual Leader
Jan 1, 1995
What kind of spiritual leadership actually helps people change?
A Broken and Contrite Heart God Will Not Despise
Jun 8, 2008
Brokenhearted joy colors the entire Christian life. We might struggle along, but in the end, we have ultimate victory in Jesus.
What Should We Pray For?
Nov 10, 2006
Paying attention to what the early church prayed for can help keep your prayer life from falling into a rut.
‘I Am Who I Am’
Sep 16, 1984
Contained in the name Yahweh is the first and most important truth about God: he exists.
Six Things Submission Is Not
Feb 26, 2016
Leadership and submission in marriage are beautiful, but the roles can be applied poorly. John Piper shares six things submission to a husband is not.
Job: The Revelation of God in Suffering
Jul 28, 1985
It is presumptuous to assume you can counsel God about how to run a more just world.
God's Covenant Through Moses
Dec 11, 1983
What was freely given under Moses was purchased by Christ.
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart
Mar 2, 1986
It is not enough to clean up our act on the outside. Jesus is concerned about our heart. Because from the heart are all the issues of life.
ANTHEM: Strategies for Fighting Lust
Nov 5, 2001
If you have been losing in the war against lust, you may be fighting with the wrong weapons. Here are six tested and proven strategies.
Preparing for Marriage
Help for Christian Couples
May 1, 2018
This short book from John Piper will help couples arrive at a better understanding of each other, God, and marriage.
How Do You Define Joy?
Jul 25, 2015
How do you define joy? John Piper offers his definition in ten minutes. This video is the first of a six-part series on the theme of joy in the book of Philippians.
Should Christians Cremate Their Loved Ones?
A Modest Proposal
Apr 26, 2016
Cremation has skyrocketed over the past generation, mostly for financial reasons. It raises the question whether Christians should burn or bury their loved ones.
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What Is Worship?
Apr 29, 2016
Right worship depends on a right grasp in our minds of the way God really is, and a right response in our hearts to his worth.
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