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.
Who Are the Nations? Discovering God’s Global Mission
The Lamb who was slain will one day receive the reward of his suffering — people will come to him in joyful faith from every tribe, tongue, and nation.
‘Rejoice When You Are Slandered’: How to Do the Humanly Impossible
One of the most challenging commands in all the Bible is to rejoice when reviled. It’s not just difficult; it is humanly impossible.
The Achievement of Christ Without Which There Would Be No Others
Christ has secured innumerable benefits for his people. But without this central, most foundational achievement, all the rest would collapse.
Can Joy Come in Sorrow? Lessons for an Authentic Christian Life
How do joy and sorrow mingle in the Christian life? Does joy come only after sorrow passes, or can it come in the very midst of our griefs?
‘Hallowed Be Your Name’: The Greatest Prayer in All the World
The lines of the Lord’s Prayer tend to pass by our eyes, and through our mouths, in a routine manner. But what might we be missing in our familiarity?
Doing the Right Thing Never Ruins Your Life: A Belief That Prevents Abortion
Abortion holds out hope that ending the unborn child’s life will spare you misery and hardship. But doing the right thing will never ruin your life.