John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org; he is author of more than 50 books and travels regularly to preach and teach. New messages are posted to this podcast as they become available. Piper’s sermons, books, articles, and more are available free of charge at desiringGod.org. We want people everywhere to understand and embrace the truth that God is most glorified in us, when we are most satisfied in him.
Singing, Suffering, and Scripture: How God Keeps Us Through Song
Suffering may quiet our singing for a time, but God designed singing to sustain our souls. And one day, we will sing forever with unrestrained joy.
Every Letter Kills, Including Shakespeare: Pressing Through Texts in the Power of the Spirit
To exposit a text is only one part of preaching and teaching. We must drill down into the words and unearth the reality that holds the text together.
Exposition or Imposition? How Gospel-Centered Preaching Can Go Wrong
Preachers, instead of taking your text and making a beeline to the cross, take the cross and make a beeline to your text.
The Second Coming: Not Before the ‘Man of Lawlessness’
As we look forward to Christ’s second coming, what matters most is not that we have the timing and details down, but that we hold fast to Jesus as our great hope.
Does God Intend Evil for Our Good? Providential Peril for Joseph, Jesus, and You
What sinners and Satan intend for evil, God always superintends for good. Our all-wise God brings restoration from ruin and deliverance out of danger.
The Secret of Christ-Magnifying Contentment as the Path to Costly Love
True contentment in Christ not only guards against our ever-changing circumstances, but frees us to overflow in costly love to others — even our enemies.