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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

Is There a Place for Female Professors at Seminary?

1/21/2018
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Seminary professors need to be more than competent exegetes, linguists, or theologians. They need to embody the pastoral office.

Duration:00:08:55


Does God’s Happiness Depend on Mine?

1/18/2018
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When one sinner repents, God and his angels rejoice in heaven. Does that mean that God’s happiness depends on ours?

Duration:00:10:51


What Value Is the Old Testament to the Christian Life?

1/16/2018
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All Scripture is profitable — not just the pages of the New Testament. But how should Christians read the Old Testament in light of Christ’s coming?

Duration:00:10:46


Does God Love the Non-Elect?

1/14/2018
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God has a special love for his adopted children, but that does not mean he has no love for those who reject him.

Duration:00:10:25


Do Non-Christians Ever Please God?

1/11/2018
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Can a non-Christian ever please God? If not, how should we understand the account of Cornelius in Acts 10?

Duration:00:09:55


What’s Wrong with Dressing Immodestly for Attention?

1/9/2018
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When billboards, TV commercials, and even dolls tell women that beauty comes from tight, trim-cut clothing, how can we cultivate beauty in the heart?

Duration:00:12:17


To Discouraged Pastors and Their Wives

1/7/2018
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What should a pastor do if he feels discouraged, defeated, and almost ready to quit? Pastor John gives a series of diagnostic questions.

Duration:00:13:34


Why ‘Falling Out of Love’ Never Justifies Divorce

1/4/2018
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Staying married is not first about staying in love. It’s about keeping a covenant that reflects Jesus’s own commitment to his bride — the church.

Duration:00:10:58


Deep Bible Reading Strategies for the Tired and Busy

1/2/2018
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Deep study of Scripture yields deep payoffs, but many of us can’t engage in rigorous study every day. So how do we strike a proper balance?

Duration:00:10:25


A New Year, A New Bible Reading Plan

12/31/2017
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We need to read large sections of Scripture and stop to meditate on short passages. Pastor John recommends a reading plan that allows you to do both.

Duration:00:11:43


I’m Retired and Want to Do Missions — What’s My First Step?

12/28/2017
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Retirees, what a glorious exchange it would be to give up our golf game and bridge club for the mission field. But where should we start?

Duration:00:09:58


Where Is Heaven Right Now?

12/26/2017
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We can say with confidence God does not dwell in a geographic place we could go to in a spaceship. So what can we say about the location of heaven?

Duration:00:09:50


Why Did Jesus Need to ‘Learn Obedience’?

12/24/2017
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Why does Hebrews tell us that Jesus needed to “learn obedience” and “be made perfect” if the Bible also says he never sinned?

Duration:00:10:17


Why Christmas Never Lives Up to the Buildup

12/21/2017
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Christmas may fall short now, but one day our delight will be full — and it will go on increasing for all eternity. This is what Christmas is all about.

Duration:00:12:57


Do I Love God for His Gifts or for Who He Is?

12/19/2017
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Every good gift we receive comes through the death of Christ. So every gift from God is an opportunity to enjoy God himself.

Duration:00:11:15


Did Jesus Diminish His Divine Power to Become Human?

12/17/2017
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Jesus is one hundred percent God, one hundred percent man. This union of divinity and humanity may be mysterious, but it’s the only hope for sinners.

Duration:00:12:00


Keep Close to the Heart of Christmas

12/14/2017
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Let’s stay close to the heart of Christmas: God took on flesh that he might die to destroy our enemies, deliver us from sin, and give us eternal life.

Duration:00:09:55


To Live Is Christ — What Does That Mean?

12/12/2017
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The key to magnifying Christ in life and in death is to find him more precious and more satisfying than everything we lose in death.

Duration:00:09:53


What Is the ‘Sin Not Leading to Death’ in 1 John 5?

12/10/2017
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The only kind of sin that does not lead to death is the sin that we confess, repent of, and resolve to fight by God’s grace.

Duration:00:09:31


Can I Leave and Cleave If We Live with My Parents?

12/7/2017
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In many cultures, married couples live with the husband’s family. But does “leaving and cleaving” mean they should move out and get their own place?

Duration:00:10:21

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