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.
‘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.
Faith That Satisfies — and Saves: What It Means to Come to Jesus
The nature of genuine saving faith isn’t mere mental assent, but receiving all that God is for us in Jesus Christ.
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.