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Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.
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Minneapolis, MN

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Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

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@desiringGod

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English


Episodes

How Do I Break My Entertainment Addiction?

2/17/2019
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As God’s child, you are not enslaved to entertainment or anything else. Christ has purchased a way out for you.

Duration:00:08:48

How Much Entertainment Is Too Much?

2/14/2019
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Watching a movie, playing a board game, reading a novel — is God disappointed if we use free time for these instead of reading Scripture and praying?

Duration:00:12:35

I’m an Anxious Person — How Do I ‘Rest in Christ’?

2/12/2019
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In Jesus, God has given us what we need to rest — even while we work. To every anxious soul, Jesus says, “Come to me, and I will give you rest.”

Duration:00:09:45

How Can I See the Beauty of God?

2/3/2019
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Seeing and loving art and seeing and loving divine glory are not the same. They require different ways of seeing. So how can we see the beauty of God?

Duration:00:48:31

Is Street Evangelism Better Than Building Relationships?

1/31/2019
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God has not given us a formula for when to share the gospel quickly and when to share over time in the context of a relationship. Both are needed.

Duration:00:07:20

Why Global Missions Requires Healthy Churches

1/29/2019
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The Great Commission isn’t disconnected from the church — it’s given to the church. God designed the local church and missions to be wed together.

Duration:00:09:33

Should Hell Motivate Our Missionaries?

1/27/2019
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We cannot afford to ignore hell. Christians must care about suffering, but especially eternal suffering. And it must mobilize us to go and to send.

Duration:00:11:20

I Feel Trapped in My Job — What Should I Do?

1/24/2019
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We were made to work, and we are happy only if we do work. But what should we do if our job makes us feel trapped, not fulfilled?

Duration:00:09:45

How Your Career Could Crush You

1/22/2019
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If we are not finding purpose in our work from God, then we will likely turn our job into a means of self-fulfillment and self-advancement.

Duration:00:08:17

Is Investing in Stocks Any Better Than Gambling?

1/20/2019
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Wherever we put our money, we are accepting risk. So is there any difference between educated sports gambling and investing in stocks?

Duration:00:08:09

Did Jesus Endorse Polygamy in the Parable of the Ten Virgins?

1/17/2019
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“The bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast.” Did Jesus endorse polygamy here?

Duration:00:08:02

Why Is God Withholding Marriage from Me?

1/15/2019
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How can single people who desire marriage keep those desires in proper perspective? Pastor John offers six ways to cultivate godly desire.

Duration:00:08:25

Are Calvinists Inconsistent with Romans 9?

1/13/2019
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God sends the wicked to hell because they deserve it. God welcomes the humble to heaven because Christ secured it. This isn’t inconsistent. This is the gospel.

Duration:00:10:18

How Can We Prioritize Our Marriage over Work and Kids?

1/10/2019
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Marriages die from neglect but grow with God-centered time and attention. Pastor John gives six ways to feed your marriage the time it needs.

Duration:00:10:06

When Does Bible Neglect Become Sinful?

1/8/2019
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When does diminishing time in God’s word become sinful? Pastor John identifies five symptoms of Bible neglect.

Duration:00:08:28

I’m Tired and Busy — How Do I Make Time for the Bible?

1/6/2019
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We wake up every day needing to meet God in his word. Don’t leave the word to fill the cracks. Force other things into the cracks.

Duration:00:09:01

I Have an Hour a Day to Read — How Much Should Be Bible?

1/3/2019
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If I have only an hour a day to read, how should I divide my time between the Bible and great Christian books?

Duration:00:07:39

Three Reasons to Read the Bible Every Day in 2019

1/1/2019
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As we begin another year of Bible reading, Pastor John takes us back to the basics: feed your motivation, grow in skill, and pray for illumination.

Duration:00:08:11

How Do I Make the Most of Daily Bible Reading?

12/30/2018
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As you plan your Bible reading for 2019, know yourself, know your tendencies, but know most of all that you desperately need God’s word.

Duration:00:09:23

Can a Christian Survive in Silicon Valley?

12/27/2018
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Can the Christlike virtues of patience, forgiveness, and gentleness survive in a cutthroat technology sector like Silicon Valley?

Duration:00:12:37