John Piper Interviews Rick Warren on Doctrine
May 27, 2011
This 98 minute interview that I did with Rick Warren was recorded on May 1, 2011, during the Desiring God Regional Conference at Saddleback Church. It's the fulfillment of a commitment we made when Rick was not able to come…
How to Seek the Holy Spirit
Jan 15, 2018
Without the work of the Holy Spirit, we are helpless. Seek him, and he will rest upon you — especially in your hour of greatest need.
Do Not Love the World
Mar 10, 1985
God offers an ever-flowing river of delight to anyone who will drink deeply of his goodness.
Strategies for Fighting Sexual Sin
Apr 17, 1995
1. Recognize that sexuality is a good gift from God. Genesis 2:24-25 For this cause a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. And the man and…
You Will Be Baptized with the Holy Spirit
Sep 23, 1990
In order to be effective instruments of Jesus' life in the world, you need to be baptized in the Holy Spirit.
Blessed Are the Meek
Feb 9, 1986
Meekness is not weakness. Meekness begins with God and ends with God.
How to Know the Will of God
Finding Direction with the Renewed Mind
Sep 27, 2015
God wants to make you new more than he wants to reveal his secret plans for tomorrow. That’s his good purpose for you in all things.
How Christ Fulfilled and Ended the Old Testament Regime
Feb 23, 2005
The Word of God incarnate is the sum and consummation of the word of God written. All of the Bible bears witness to Christ.
How to Choose Your Next Job
Sep 9, 2014
My prayer is that these 12 questions will help saturate your mind with the centrality of Christ in all of life, especially in your work.
How Do I Know God’s Calling for My Life?
Dec 7, 2015
Should I stay and send, or should I go to the mission field? Pastor John gives seven factors to keep in mind when weighing a calling to missions.
Here We Stand
A 31-Day Journey with Heroes of the Reformation
Sep 25, 2017
Martin Luther didn’t stand alone 500 years ago. Nor does he stand alone today. To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we invite you to join us on a 31-day journey, just 5–7 minutes each day, to meet the many heroes of the Reformation.
This Momentary Marriage
A Parable of Permanence
Sep 30, 2012
Reflecting on over forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage. This covenant portrays Christ’s love for the church.
Learning to Pray in the Spirit and the Word, Part 1
Dec 31, 2000
One essential way to keep yourself in the love of God is by praying to him through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Is Yoga Sinful?
Jul 27, 2015
When it comes to yoga or anything else, don’t simply ask, “What’s wrong with this?” Ask the much fuller question, “Will this make me more Christlike?”
Male and Female He Created Them in the Image of God
May 14, 1989
God created man, woman, and the gift of marriage, all to illustrate his love for the church.
Test the Spirits to See Whether They Are of God
May 5, 1985
Hearing the gospel with openness and confessing Christ with loyalty is the work and the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Hijacking Back Your Brain from Porn
Oct 15, 2013
Research suggests addiction to pornography is real and more serious than we’re willing to admit. Here are four reminders in the fight.
Why Do Christians Fast?
Feb 8, 2016
Fasting is a way of saying with our stomach and our whole body how much we need and want and trust Jesus.
Battling the Unbelief of Anxiety
Sep 25, 1988
The most basic battle of our life is the fight to believe in the living God, and not to allow our heart to become an evil heart of unbelief.
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.
How Do I Take My Thoughts Captive?
Mar 3, 2015
Left to ourselves, we cannot discern or remove the flaws in our thoughts. But God’s word and the Holy Spirit can renew our minds.
God Has Allotted to Each a Measure of Faith
Sep 23, 1998
If God grants faith, why wouldn't he give every believer the same amount?
The Pleasures of God
Meditations on God’s Delight in Being God
Jun 26, 2000
We can only know the greatness of God’s glory if we know what makes him glad. Therefore, we must understand the pleasures of God.
Good News of Great Joy (Free Advent eBook)
Nov 26, 2012
Dear Friends, I’m excited to tell you about a new free eBook for Advent from Desiring God. It’s called Good News of Great Joy, organized specifically for this Advent, 2012. Advent is just around the corner. It starts the…