What Does the Bible Say About ‘National Coming Out Day’?
Oct 11, 2019
Our culture may celebrate sin and stifle truth, but that doesn’t mean we should lose hope. God can still grant an awakening.
How Do We Respond When a Pastor Leaves the Faith?
Oct 9, 2019
If we believe in the sovereignty of God, then how do we explain friends or prominent leaders who turn their backs on Jesus?
If You Refuse to Be Happy
Foundations of Christian Hedonism, Part 3
Oct 8, 2019
It is our duty, not just our opportunity, to pursue God. And he underlines this reality by threatening judgment if we will not seek happiness in him.
How Much ‘Lover’ Language Should We Use in Worship Songs?
Oct 7, 2019
Our song choices influence our churches nearly as much as our sermons. If we don’t choose our music with care, we aren’t shepherding well.
The Explosive Power of the Resurrection — Now
Oct 6, 2019
Jesus’s resurrection not only guarantees that we too will rise, but that we can taste steadfast, heavenly joy here and now — even in suffering. John Piper preached this sermon at the Sing! Conference in Nashville.
God Demands Our Delight
Foundations of Christian Hedonism, Part 2
Oct 5, 2019
God cares more about your happiness than you do. He is so serious about your joy that he threatens hell if you refuse to find it in him.
Should We Call Out False Teachers or Ignore Them?
Oct 4, 2019
False teachers threaten churches all over the world. Every Christian, and especially pastors, should know how to respond to their danger.
How Do I Submit to My Unbelieving Husband?
Oct 2, 2019
A wife’s submission to her husband is qualified submission. She follows Jesus first, and then does whatever she can to honor her husband’s leadership.
The Duty of Delight
Foundations of Christian Hedonism, Part 1
Oct 1, 2019
Christian Hedonism: A life devoted to pursuing the fullest and longest pleasure in God through Jesus Christ.
Strive to Be More Satisfied in God
Invitation to Christian Hedonism
Oct 1, 2019
God cannot be glorified as he should be, unless his people enjoy him for who he truly is: the universe’s greatest Treasure.
Is Everyone Punished the Same in Hell?
Sep 30, 2019
The Bible describes degrees of happiness for the saints in heaven. Does that mean there are degrees of despair in hell?
He Preached More Than He Slept
George Whitefield (1714–1770)
Sep 30, 2019
In the pulpit, George Whitefield wept, shouted, and did whatever else he could to make spiritual reality seem real — because it is.
Stand Firm in the Strength of God
Philippians 4:1, Part 4
Sep 28, 2019
God does not call us to stand firm in our own willpower, relying on our own strength. He calls us to stand firm in the Lord.
Your Gospel Keeps People from God
Ten Appeals to Prosperity Preachers
Sep 28, 2019
The prosperity gospel will not make anybody praise Jesus. It will make people praise prosperity. John Piper makes ten appeals to prosperity preachers.
John Piper’s Most Bizarre Moment in Preaching
Sep 27, 2019
If John Piper wants Christians to find their ultimate happiness and joy in God, why hasn’t he ever told a joke from the pulpit?
Who Is John Piper?
Sep 25, 2019
We make plans and prepare for what’s ahead, but only God orders our steps. Pastor John shares his path toward a lifetime of fruitful ministry.
What Crown Will Christians Receive?
Philippians 4:1, Part 3
Sep 24, 2019
Other Christians will stand as evidence on the last day that you truly loved the Lord Jesus during your lifetime.
Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?
Sep 23, 2019
The Bible commands us to be baptized, but what does the water actually do? Does it save us, like 1 Peter 3:21 appears to say?
Can We Love Christians Too Much?
Philippians 4:1, Part 2
Sep 21, 2019
How can the apostle Paul call other believers “my joy” when he just said that he counts everything as loss compared to knowing Christ?
UFOs and the Laughter of Faith
Sep 21, 2019
God governs all the reaches of space and everything in it. If he is for us, no one, and nothing, can successfully be against us — UFOs included.
We’re Back! — Update from John Piper
Sep 20, 2019
John Piper recently finished a book on the providence of God — the purposeful sovereignty of a heavenly Father who loves and cares for his children.
Love and Long for One Another
Philippians 4:1, Part 1
Sep 17, 2019
The apostle Paul expressed a deep love and longing in his letters. How often do you express that kind of love to other Christians?
How to Suffer Without Grumbling
Why I Love the Apostle Paul
Sep 16, 2019
We will only suffer well when we believe that our suffering is filled with purpose — unshakable, God-ordained, everlasting purpose.
Will I Be Tempted Beyond My Willpower?
1 Corinthians 10:13, Part 3
Sep 14, 2019
God allows us to be tempted with things beyond our willpower so that we might stop relying on our willpower.