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Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Resources from the ministry of John Piper.

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United States

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Resources from the ministry of John Piper.

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English


Episodes
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On Repetitive Worship Songs

7/11/2024
“For his steadfast love endures forever” appears 26 times in Psalm 136. What might we learn from this psalm about the right kind of repetition in worship?

Duration:00:11:04

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Let the Bible Smash Your Bad Theology

7/8/2024
If you want more of your thoughts to become captive to Christ, open the Bible and pray, “Anything in my thinking that needs to be destroyed, destroy it.”

Duration:00:09:42

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The Good Grace of Being American

7/4/2024
American citizens enjoy lavish blessings of common grace. Pastor John calls us to give thanks without giving away our far deeper allegiance to God’s special grace.

Duration:00:12:31

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Is My Joy Commanded or Spontaneous?

7/1/2024
If joy in God is a gift from God, why does he also command us to rejoice? Pastor John takes us into a paradox that lies at the heart of the God-glorifying life.

Duration:00:11:06

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The Next Generation of Missionaries

6/27/2024
The local church’s task of sending and sustaining long-term missionaries rests on several deep biblical assumptions. Pastor John shares five.

Duration:00:10:22

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How Your Heart Governs Your Mind

6/24/2024
At the root of our sin is not a mind ignorant of God’s ways, but a darkened love, a hardened heart, and a will bent away from God’s ways.

Duration:00:11:00

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Resurrection Power for Our Pain

6/20/2024
In this fallen age, resurrection power does not keep us from pain. Instead, it brings life to others as we keep loving Jesus in our pain.

Duration:00:11:32

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Bible Reading

6/17/2024
Bible reading can bring comfort, but Bible reading can also bring fear. How can we rightly embrace both the comfort of God’s promises and the fear of his warnings?

Duration:00:12:27

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Taste Test Your Way to God’s Will

6/13/2024
Paul says that the renewed mind discerns God’s good will “by testing.” What does that testing look like in the thousands of everyday decisions we make?

Duration:00:09:05

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God’s Purpose in Our Boredom

6/10/2024
Our boredom in this world is meant to point us to another world — a world where the infinitely interesting God will banish boredom forever.

Duration:00:12:41

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How Can I Convince Comfortable People to Embrace Christ?

6/6/2024
No matter how comfortable our friends and neighbors may seem, they are headed for hell unless they repent. So, what words might break through their comfort?

Duration:00:12:15

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Satan, the ‘Prince of the Air’ — What Does That Mean?

6/3/2024
Why does Paul call Satan “the prince of the power of the air”? Pastor John explores the extent of Satan’s authority and Christ’s decisive victory.

Duration:00:13:43

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If I’m Not Elect, How Am I Guilty for Not Believing?

5/30/2024
If God has not chosen to save me, then why would he condemn me for not believing? Pastor John explains the kind of inability that does not remove responsibility.

Duration:00:11:03

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What Shia LaBeouf Gets Wrong About Joy

5/27/2024
Is Shia LaBeouf right to say that Jesus experienced “maximum joy” as he died? Pastor John considers the joy set before Christ and the horrors of the cross.

Duration:00:13:06

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Killing Lust with the Cross of Christ

5/23/2024
“Cross,” “nails,” “spear,” and “thorns” are words that evoke images in our minds — images with tremendous power to dispel lustful thoughts.

Duration:00:10:36

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Ten Questions for Readers of Erotica

5/20/2024
How should Christians think about sexually explicit material on the page rather than the screen? Pastor John offers ten questions for readers of erotica.

Duration:00:10:55

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Warning Our Children of Rebellion

5/16/2024
Parents have the God-given duty to warn their children not to rebel against Christ, and some of the most powerful warnings come from stories of failed rebellions.

Duration:00:11:45

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Mom’s Role in Raising Boys

5/13/2024
How can a mom raise boys to become strong and godly men? Pastor John offers counsel for training up the next generation.

Duration:00:12:29

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The Prayer You Don’t Want Answered

5/9/2024
Sometimes, God responds to our sinful requests with a merciful no. But other times, he gives what we ask, brings misery with it, and then amazingly works good through it.

Duration:00:11:30

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How Can I Grow in Expressing Affection?

5/6/2024
How can Christians grow in expressing their deepest affections for God and others? Pastor John offers eight pieces of counsel for those who struggle to speak.

Duration:00:12:05