Where Did All These Calvinists Come From?
Dec 16, 2013
What factors led to the current rise in Calvinism? Where does Pastor John fit into the picture?
The Virgin Birth and Human Sexuality
Dec 23, 2013
If God called human sexuality good, along with the rest of creation, then why did he send Jesus to be born of a virgin?
Exciting Days Ahead for Desiring God
Dec 26, 2013
Help through tragedy. Global Impact. App Development. Pastor John reflects on past grace and anticipates future grace to and through the ministry of Desiring God.
Ghostwriting and Research Assistants
Dec 30, 2013
In using ghostwriters, authors hide their own weaknesses and put money before the truth. Therefore, ghostwriting is out of step with the way of Christ.
Was God Unfair at the Cross?
Feb 5, 2014
Was God unfair on the cross? No. Pastor John proclaims two life-changing truths about the substitution of Christ in our place.
The Podcast Pastor
Sep 1, 2014
Flocks exist, and shepherds exist, and shepherds should have accountability for a particular flock; and flocks should submit joyfully to their particular shepherds. This is a structure that no podcasting pastor can replace.
Explain Your Title ‘Pastor Emeritus’
Sep 11, 2014
Pastor John explains the freedoms, restrictions, and joys of a pastor emeritus covenant — one that he wrote.
Introduction to Romans 9
Nov 14, 2014
No passage in the Bible may give you as much trouble as Romans 9. And no passage can give you as much hope in the promises of God.
All of God’s Promises Rest on God
Nov 14, 2014
Our hope in God’s promises depends on his trustworthiness to keep his word. How can we know that God will keep his great promises?
Does God Keep His Promises?
Nov 14, 2014
What good are the glorious promises in Romans 8 if God breaks his promises? This is where Romans 9 begins: showing that the word of God never fails.
Incredible Growth in 2014, Goals for 2015
Dec 29, 2014
Pastor John gives an update about the ways God worked through Desiring God in 2014, and shares goals of the ministry for 2015.
Are Christian Hedonists Happier Than Unbelievers?
Mar 16, 2015
If there is no resurrection, then Christians haven’t just wasted their lives. We’ve misrepresented God and falsely taught in his name.
The Genesis of ‘Look at the Book’
Interview with Norm Funk | Westside Church | Vancouver, British Columbia
Apr 27, 2015
Interviews from This Series: Transition from the Pastorate Hardships in Marriage and Parenting Reflections on Mark Driscoll and the Church Salary for Pastors
Summary and Conclusion: 1 Peter 2:13–3:7
Lessons on Living as Exiles, Part 17
May 29, 2015
Look at the Book is John Piper’s latest effort to help teach people to read the Bible for themselves. It’s an ongoing series of 8–12 minute videos in which the camera is on the text, not the teacher. As part…
How to Read the Bible Well
Sep 25, 2015
Reading the Bible rightly, we can know more about God’s eternal purposes than any of even the wisest saints of the Old Testament. So it matters very much how we read.
How to Teach 1 Peter
Jun 17, 2016
Teaching God’s word is enriching to the soul of both the teacher and those who are taught. So the question stands: How do we teach the Bible?
The Future of Christian Hedonism
Oct 8, 2016
The Indulge seminar was a part of the 2016 Preview Days of Bethlehem College & Seminary in downtown Minneapolis. Students are equipped for joyful lives of high-impact, helping other people be eternally happy, by learning and sharing that God is…
How to Find Gold in God’s Word Panel Discussion
Piper, Naselli, & DeRouchie
Sep 22, 2017
The Bible is worth more than its weight in gold, but we need to read it rightly to uncover its treasures.
Joy in This World Panel Discussion
Piper, Storms, Rigney & Borgman
Nov 10, 2017
Man’s chief end is not only to glorify God, but also to enjoy him forever. This panel of pastor-theologians discusses this joy-filled life of man.
Q&A with John Piper in Houston
Nov 12, 2017
In this 50-minute Q&A, John Piper discusses Christian Hedonism with Mark Lanier.
A Seriously Happy Puritan: Praising God for J.I. Packer
Jul 19, 2020
On the morning of July 17, J.I. Packer passed into glory. Pastor John shares a tribute to the man he looked up to as a father in the faith.