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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

Piper’s Reflections After a Mainline Church Service

8/14/2018
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Pastor John shares six tragic observations from a mainline church, and a helpful report card to check our tendencies to make assumptions about God.

Duration:00:11:44

What Can We Learn from the Jordan Peterson Phenomenon?

8/12/2018
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Jordan Peterson has a bestselling book and a fast-growing following, especially among young men. What should Christians learn from him?

Duration:00:28:07

Why Is My Child Disabled?

8/9/2018
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God could have prevented every disability we know today, but he didn’t. And he has ten thousand reasons why.

Duration:00:12:06

Three Threats to the Joy of This Generation

8/7/2018
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God wants his people to have serious joy. But at least three obstacles threaten the joy and the seriousness of this generation.

Duration:00:11:24

What’s the Point of My Life?

8/5/2018
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Everyone wants to be a part of something larger than themselves. This is no accident. God designed you to join him in his goal of global glory.

Duration:00:11:22

John Piper’s Most-Used Promises

8/2/2018
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We kill sin with superior promises. John Piper shares his most-used promises and how they have served him over the decades.

Duration:00:12:18

How to Win the War for Morning Devotions

7/31/2018
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When you wake up more interested in Twitter than God’s word, the battle is not lost. It has just begun. Fight to get into his word.

Duration:00:06:50

The Miracle of Waiting Faithfully

7/29/2018
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Whether we’re hoping for a job, a spouse, or something else, no one likes to patiently wait. But God transforms us in our waiting.

Duration:00:05:23

How Do I Cling to God — When Life Feels Easy?

7/26/2018
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We’re needy people. But when life’s going well, we often forgot just how needy we really are.

Duration:00:05:44

How Much Joy Can We Really Expect in This Life?

7/24/2018
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In this life, our indwelling sin clouds our joy in God. But every Christian has the promise of never-ending, ever-increasing joy in God’s presence.

Duration:00:10:26

Make War on Your Urge to Sulk

7/22/2018
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We all know that anger will only wound those around us. But its silent brother, sulking, can be just as deadly.

Duration:00:13:27

When God Answers ‘No’ to Our Prayers

7/19/2018
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How do we not let a no from God squelch our joy in him? John Piper offers two anchors of hope to help us remain steady in the struggle.

Duration:00:11:50

How to Navigate Conversations About Sexual Identity

7/17/2018
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A harvest awaits Christians in the gay community. Sam Allberry shares how he engages LGBT students with the message of Jesus.

Duration:00:11:34

Am I Less Human If I’m Sexually Unfulfilled?

7/15/2018
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You don't need sex to be happy. Jesus never married, never had a romantic relationship, never had sex, and he was the most complete man to ever live.

Duration:00:11:08

The Christian Debate over Sexual Identity

7/12/2018
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Sam Allberry, who has been attracted to the same sex his whole life, gives an insider’s take on the current debates over sexual identity.

Duration:00:12:33

Does God Want Me to Be Happy or Holy?

7/10/2018
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Does God want us to be happy or holy? John Piper explains how holiness and happiness are not at odds, but work together.

Duration:00:09:50

Did Paul and Moses Prioritize Mission over Joy in God?

7/8/2018
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If Moses and Paul wished to be personally damned so others could be saved, didn’t they prioritize mission for others over joy in God?

Duration:00:12:26

Does John Piper Add (Joy) to the Gospel?

7/5/2018
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We don’t receive Jesus in a saving way when we receive him as a ticket out of hell. He’s not a ticket. He’s a treasure — the greatest treasure.

Duration:00:12:41

Universalism Distorts the Grace of God

7/3/2018
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When everyone gets grace, no one actually gets grace. Michael McClymond explains how universalism expels the biblical view of grace.

Duration:00:12:35

Universalism Is ‘Alive and Well’ — How Do We Oppose It?

7/1/2018
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What is Christian universalism, and how should we respond? Michael McClymond, author of a new book on the topic, details the basics.

Duration:00:09:37