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  • Title: 1995 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: /.. 1995.. 1995 Resources.. Subscribe to.. Audio Podcast.. Video Podcast.. Text Only Feed.. 1994.. Jan.. Feb.. Mar.. Apr.. May.. Jun.. Jul.. Aug.. Sep.. 1996.. January.. Prayer, Fasting, and the Course of History.. January 1, 1995.. Sermon.. Scripture:.. Acts 13:1 4.. The course of history has been changed again and again through the fasting of God s people.. Read.. Audio:.. Listen.. Download.. One-Issue Politics, One-Issue Marriage, and the Humane Society.. Article.. If you refuse to vote for a pro-choice candidate, how will you answer the charge of being a one-issue voter?.. Bible Story Audio: Recommendations?.. Noel Piper.. Christian Hedonism.. Forgive the Label, But Don't Miss the Truth.. How Shall We Fight for Joy?.. Did Christ Die for Us or for God?.. Romans 3:25 26.. The root reason for why the cross is folly to the world is that it means the end of human self-exaltation.. Jesus' Finest Hour—His Last.. There was a kind of God-forsakenness on the cross, but the abandonment was not final.. Reflections on an Eschatology of Motherhood.. Insight into an Often Misunderstood Saying of Our Lord.. With the inbreaking of the kingdom of God into this world through Jesus, every human institution is about to pass away.. Quest for Joy.. Six Biblical Truths.. What verses do you use to share the gospel with others?.. God's Glory and the Deepest Joy of Human Souls Are One Thing.. Fifteen Implications.. How is my desire to be happy not opposed to God s command to give him glory?.. How Not to Commit Idolatry in Giving Thanks.. Jonathan Edwards on True Thanksgiving.. God is not glorified if the foundation of our gratitude is the worth of the gift and not the excellency of the Giver.. Letter About How to Relate to a Relative Who Is Homosexual.. John Piper offers help in seeking the mind of the Lord in an agonizingly difficult and painful situation.. The Unparalleled Passion of Jesus Christ.. Guidelines for Writing a Research Paper in New Testament Exegesis.. What s the point in research papers and how can you write one well?.. Topics for Conversation When a Man and a Woman Are Considering Marriage.. There are at least ten categories concerning life together that potential partners would do well to consider.. The Family: Together in God's Presence.. and.. Brothers, Magnify the Meaning of Baptism.. Brothers, Read Christian Biography.. Brothers, Consider Christian Hedonism.. Brothers, Tell Them Not to Serve God!.. Brothers, Pray for the Seminary!.. Brothers, Our Affliction Is for Their Comfort.. Brothers, Let Us Query the Text.. Brothers, Beware of Sacred Substitutes.. Without extended and consecrated prayer, the ministry of the Word withers up and bears no fruit.. Brothers, Save the Saints.. Loving God for Who He Is: A Pastor's Perspective.. What Should We Pray For?.. What the New Testament Church Prayed For.. How Dead People Do Battle with Sin.. The Marks of a Spiritual Leader.. What kind of spiritual leadership actually helps people change?.. Are There Two Wills in God?.. Divine Election and God's Desire for All to Be Saved.. If God wants everyone to be saved, why does he choose that some won t be?.. A Challenge to Women.. Fifteen exhortations encouraging women to be strong, God-centered, Bible-saturated and happy in Christ.. The Task and Motive of Missions.. First Baptist Church Missions Rally.. Medford, WI.. Conference Message.. Romans 15:8 9.. Conference:.. When the Bridegroom Is Taken Away, They Will Fast—With New Wineskins.. January 8, 1995.. Matthew 9:14 17.. We have tasted the wine of Christ s presence by his Spirit and cannot now be satisfied until the consummation of joy arrives.. O Lord, Give Us Children of Promise, Not Children of the Flesh!.. January 11, 1995.. Taste See Article.. Romans 9:8.. The story of Ishmael is a warning not to build your ministry according to the flesh.. Man Shall Not Live on Bread Alone.. What to Eat While Fasting.. January 15, 1995.. Matthew 3:16 4:4.. Fasting is God s testing ground and healing ground.. Would You Pray for the Bethlehem Conference for Pastors?.. January 18, 1995.. Fasting for the Safety of the Little Ones.. Sanctity of Life Sunday.. January 22, 1995.. Ezra 8:21 23.. Perhaps the Christian church has not used all the spiritual resources available to us in the effort to overcome darkness.. Why the Fasting Forty?.. January 24, 1995.. Fasting for the King's Coming.. January 29, 1995.. Luke 2:36 38.. Shall we long for  ...   Neighbor as Yourself, Part 1.. April 30, 1995.. Matthew 22:34 40.. All of Scripture hangs on two great purposes: that God be loved with all our heart, and that we love each other as we love ourselves.. Two Mother’s Day Poems from Pastor John.. May 2, 1995.. Note On Assurance That God Loves Us.. May 5, 1995.. The fact that we love God is evidence that he loves us.. Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Part 2.. May 7, 1995.. Loving God sustains us through all the joy and pain and perplexity and uncertainty of what loving our neighbor should be.. Summer is for Seeing and Showing God.. All-Church Schedule June 11–September 3.. May 9, 1995.. But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 1.. May 14, 1995.. Matthew 5:43 48.. Becoming a child of God and being transformed on the inside precedes and enables love, not vice versa.. Meditations on Bethlehem and the Marriage of My Son.. May 16, 1995.. But I Say to You, Love Your Enemies, Part 2.. May 21, 1995.. Jesus is calling us not just to do good things for our enemy; he is also calling us to WANT their best.. The Limits of Love.. More Thoughts on Sunday’s Text.. May 23, 1995.. Love Her More and Love Her Less.. May 29, 1995.. Poem.. The greatest gift you give your wife is loving God above her life.. Summer Mindset.. Thoughts on Colossians 3:2.. May 31, 1995.. Colossians 3:2.. If the mailman brings you a love letter from your fiancé, don t fall in love with the mailman.. June.. Love One Another with Tender Affection.. June 4, 1995.. Romans 12:9 13.. God intends for us not merely to.. do.. to others as we would have them do to us, but he wants us to.. feel.. toward other believers a certain way.. Be Inspired By Aristeides.. To See and Show Christ this Summer.. June 6, 1995.. Summer Is for Seeing and Showing Christ.. June 11, 1995.. 2 Corinthians 3:12 18.. Without seeing Christ, the burden to show him to others becomes slave labor.. "It Doesn’t Matter What Happens to Me".. June 13, 1995.. Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 1.. June 18, 1995.. John 12:20 26.. Is there something in your life that is hindering your fruitfulness in Christ something that you need to die to?.. Men and Women in the Deaconate and in the Service of Communion.. June 20, 1995.. Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 2.. June 25, 1995.. 1 Corinthians 13:4 7.. We simply cannot love the way Paul describes until we die.. God Was Up All Night.. June 27, 1995.. July.. Words of Hope for a Baby Born Blind.. July 12, 1995.. August.. This Man Receives Sinners and Eats with Them.. August 13, 1995.. Luke 15:1 2.. The Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost.. He sought them, he received them, he ate with them, and he saved them.. Jonathan Edwards and Revival, Part 1.. Bethlehem Baptist Church.. Satan Shows His Best and Hides His Worst; Christ Shows His Worst and His Best.. August 15, 1995.. The Happiest Days of Heaven.. August 20, 1995.. Luke 15:1 10.. Jesus is the seeking heart of God going out after sinners and winning our repentance.. Jonathan Edwards and Revival, Part 2.. Coming to Yourself and Coming to The Father.. August 27, 1995.. Luke 15:11 24.. When sinners turn from their sin and accept Jesus fellowship as the joy of their lives, they have come home to God.. And God is glad.. The Laws of Physics As God.. August 29, 1995.. September.. The Blinding Effects of Serving God.. September 3, 1995.. Luke 15:25 31.. It dishonors God to treat him as a master in need of slave labor.. What honors God is not slave labor, but childlike faith in his all-sufficiency.. The Providence of God.. Seeing to the Universe.. September 5, 1995.. God is not a passive participant in a world that exists without his sustaining it.. Wherever he is looking, he is acting.. Toward the Tithe and Beyond.. How God Funds His Work.. September 10, 1995.. Matthew 23:23.. To give is not to buy.. And that weekly crisis is utterly important to maintain.. The Providence of God (Part 1).. Seminar.. Major Master Planning Vision Statement to Be Unveiled.. September 12, 1995.. 1.. 2.. Next.. Last.. Resource Categories..

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  • Title: 1998 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 1998.. 1998 Resources.. 1997.. Oct.. Nov.. Dec.. 1999.. Passion.. Austin, TX.. January 1, 1998.. Christian Hedonism with Questions and Answers.. Passion, Leaders Summit.. Science, the Bible, and the Promised Land.. An Analysis of John Sailhamer's.. Genesis Unbound.. Matt Perman.. Genesis 1 2.. God Is Glorified in Us When Christ Is Gain to Us.. January 2, 1998.. Open My Eyes That I May See.. January 4, 1998.. Psalms 119:17 24.. It is by prayer that our eyes will be opened to see wonder in God's Word and be changed.. Wonderful Things from Your Word.. January 11, 1998.. Psalms 119:18.. The Living God Is a Missionary God.. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement.. Every Race to Reign and Worship.. Racial Harmony Sunday.. January 18, 1998.. Revelation 5:8 14.. By gathering his redeemed from all the races of the earth, God undercuts ethnocentric pride and throws us back on free grace.. Where Does Child Killing Come From?.. January 25, 1998.. James 4:1 10.. Amen.. A Word Common to Many Languages.. February 1, 1998.. 1 Corinthians 14:6 19.. God s beauty is magnified when it is echoed in prayer and preaching with agreements like Amen!.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture, Part 1 — David Wells.. Desiring God 1998 Conference for Pastors.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture.. February 2, 1998.. David Wells.. 1998 Conference for Pastors.. The Swan Is Not Silent.. Sovereign Joy in the Life and Thought of St.. Augustine.. 1998 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors.. February 3, 1998.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture, Part 2 — David Wells.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture, Part 3 — David Wells.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture — Alistair Begg.. Alistair Begg.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture — George Verwer.. February 4, 1998.. George Verwer.. The Gospel In Contemporary Culture — Panel Discussion.. The Place of Preaching in Worship.. February 8, 1998.. 2 Timothy 3:16 4:5.. Why is the proclamation of the Word so prominent in corporate worship?.. God's Passion for His Global Glory.. Wheaton College Missions In Focus.. Wheaton, IL.. February 9, 1998.. How Not to Serve God in Going and Sending.. Missions In Focus.. Wheaton College.. God Is Glorified When Christ Is Gain.. February 10, 1998.. You Must All Become Hedonists.. The Final Price of Showing the Glory of Love.. February 11, 1998.. Take Care How You Listen! Part 1.. For Whoever Has, to Him More Shall be Given.. February 15, 1998.. Luke 8:4 18.. There are four ways to hear a sermon, but only one of them leads to life.. Take Care How You Listen! Part 2.. February 22, 1998.. 10 ways to prepare yourself to hear Sunday s sermon.. The Supremacy and Sweetness of God: Community Worship Service.. Beeson Divinity School, William E.. Conger Lectures.. Birmingham, AL.. February 24, 1998.. The Supremacy and Sweetness of God: Discussion Luncheon.. February 25, 1998.. The Supremacy and Sweetness of God: How Not to Blaspheme God.. The Supremacy and Sweetness of God: Preaching for Radical Obedience.. February 26, 1998.. God, Marriage and Children.. March 1, 1998.. Mark 10:1 16.. Take Heed How You Hear!.. Ten Practical Preparations for Hearing the Word of God on Sunday Morning.. March 2, 1998.. 10 practical preparations for hearing the word of God on Sunday morning.. Facts: Seen and Unseen.. March 31, 1998.. When the Bible says, We walk by faith, not by sight, it doesn t mean there wasn t any visible evidence or that there isn t any today.. The Sovereign Sacrifice: Foreknown, Foretold, for Faith.. April 5, 1998.. John 13:12 20.. Pastoral Implications of Greg Boyd's View in Dealing with Suffering.. April 8, 1998.. Thomas Oden's Charge of Heresy Concerning the Denial of God's Foreknowledge.. Funeral Meditation for Patty May Larson.. Therefore We Do Not Lose Hope.. April 11, 1998.. The Spirit of the Age and the Reality of the Risen Christ.. April 12, 1998.. Romans 8:11.. Suppose You Are a Liberal Critic of the Bible.. April 14, 1998.. When you find two parts of Scripture that seem to contradict, don t assume the Bible is inconsistent.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 1.. Newfrontiers Conference.. April 21, 1998.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 2.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 3.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 4.. April 22, 1998.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 5.. Future Grace: Its Purifying Power, Part 6.. The Author of the Greatest Letter Ever Written.. First in a Series of Messages on Romans.. April 26, 1998.. Romans 1:1.. World Christian Discipleship.. The Agonizing Problem of the Assurance of Salvation.. April 28, 1998..  ...   August 23, 1998.. Why President Clinton Should Resign.. August 25, 1998.. The stakes of a president s moral life are high for the whole nation.. The Wrath of God Against Ungodliness and Unrighteousness.. August 30, 1998.. Romans 1:18.. How is the wrath of God being revealed in this present age?.. God's Passion for His Glory.. Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards.. September 1, 1998.. Book.. “Jonathan Edwards is in a class by himself in American history, perhaps in the history of Christendom” (p.. xi).. PDF:.. The Wrath of God Against Holding Down the Truth.. September 13, 1998.. The reason the mind evades, distorts, and suppresses the truth of God is mainly because of our moral, not mental, deficiency.. The Sluggard Says, There Is a Lion Outside! I Shall Be Slain.. A Meditation.. September 16, 1998.. Proverbs 22:13.. Laziness makes us resistant against any truth that exposes our laziness.. Measures of Faith, Gifts of Grace, Ministry in Small Groups.. September 20, 1998.. Romans 12:1 8.. God Has Allotted to Each a Measure of Faith.. September 23, 1998.. Romans 12:3.. If God grants faith, why wouldn t he give every believer the same amount?.. Displays of God Remove the Excuse for Failed Worship.. September 27, 1998.. Romans 1:19 21.. October.. Finishing What?.. Finishers Conference.. October 1, 1998.. Finishing with Joy.. The Innkeeper.. “Perhaps the innkeeper paid dearly for housing the Son of God.. Should it not be costly to penetrate and portray this pain?.. The Innkeeper.. seeks to reveal the Light that shines behind this brutal moment in history and our own path of suffering.. Come and see!” (p.. 7).. Finishing Well in the Face of Death.. October 2, 1998.. The First Dark Exchange: Idolatry.. October 4, 1998.. Romans 1:21 23.. The Other Dark Exchange: Homosexuality, Part 1.. October 11, 1998.. Romans 1:24 28.. God means for the beauty of worship to be dramatized in the right ordering of our sexual lives.. How to Pray for the Soul—Yours or Another's.. October 15, 1998.. How you pray is based on what you believe God can do.. Here are 7 things to ask God to do for your soul and others.. The Other Dark Exchange: Homosexuality, Part 2.. October 18, 1998.. John Piper offers seven points of counsel to those with homosexual desires, and five to their parents.. Being Loved and Being Hated.. What I Pray for in Missions Week.. October 22, 1998.. If your driving motive in life is to be liked and loved you will find it almost impossible to be a Christian.. When the "Want To" and the "Ought To" Don't Match.. October 29, 1998.. What can you do if what you feel like doing isn t what you should do.. November.. The Lofty Claim, the Last Command, the Loving Comfort.. Missions Week.. November 1, 1998.. Matthew 28:16 20.. The Perils of Disapproving God.. November 8, 1998.. Romans 1:28 32.. Every form of evil ultimately comes from failing to know, approve, and love God above all things.. God Does Not Repent Like a Man.. November 11, 1998.. God is able to feel sorrow for something he has predestined, in view of foreknown evil and pain, and yet still will to do it for wise reasons.. Doing and Endorsing Evil.. November 15, 1998.. The gospel of Jesus Christ is the perfect and only remedy for what people already know about themselves.. The Great Work of God: Rain.. A Thanksgiving Meditation.. November 19, 1998.. Job 5:8 10.. If you told someone: My God does great and unsearchable things, and they responded, Like what? would you say, Rain ?.. Training the Next Generation of Evangelical Pastors and Missionaries.. The Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) Annual Meeting.. Orlando, FL.. November 20, 1998.. God's Response to Hypocrisy: Kindness and Judgment.. November 22, 1998.. Romans 2:1 5.. God s justice does not demand that he punish us for our sins immediately.. His kindness leads him to forbear and to be patient with us, to a point.. Why Did Christ Come?.. Be Ready This Advent Season with the Meaning of Christmas.. November 24, 1998.. The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 1.. November 29, 1998.. Romans 2:6 10.. Jonah, Part 1.. December.. Righteous Job and the Rock Star.. December 2, 1998.. What is the Almighty that we should serve him? Good question, depending on the tone of voice.. The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 2.. December 6, 1998.. Jonah, Part 2.. The Final Divide: Eternal Life or Eternal Wrath, Part 3.. December 13, 1998.. Jonah, Part 3..

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  • Title: 2003 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2003.. 2003 Resources.. 2002.. 2004.. Don't Play the Lottery for Me!.. January 1, 2003.. Why Christians should never knowingly take money won by gambling.. How to Receive the Word of Man as the Word of God.. January 5, 2003.. 1 Thessalonians 2:9 16.. The Freedom and Justice of God in Unconditional Election.. January 12, 2003.. Romans 9:14 18.. The Reformed Faith and Racial Harmony.. January 19, 2003.. Romans 3:28.. Where racial harmony doesn t flourish, the cross of Christ is dishonored and the sovereignty of God is obscured.. Fifteen Pro-Life Truths to Speak.. January 24, 2003.. A list of things to consider when thinking about whether abortion is ethical.. The Darkness of Abortion and the Light of Truth.. January 26, 2003.. Ephesians 5:1 16.. Five suggestions for how to respond as salt and light to the sin of abortion.. The Eye Is the Lamp of the Body.. A Meditation on Matthew 6:19-24.. January 29, 2003.. Matthew 6:19 24.. A bad eye is one that can't see that mercy is more precious than money.. Counted Righteous in Christ.. Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness?.. February 1, 2003.. “As I have preached through the first eight chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans in the last four years, I have found my mind and heart moving toward Luther’s estimation of the doctrine of justification, and particularly the imputation of Christ’s righteousness as the precious foundation of our full acceptance and everlasting inheritance of life and joy” (p.. 13).. Beyond the Bounds.. Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity.. Justin Taylor.. "We have prepared this book to address the issue of boundaries and, we pray, bring some remedy to the present and impending pain of embracing open theism as a legitimate Christian vision of God" (p.. 11).. The Fame of His Name and the Freedom of Mercy.. February 2, 2003.. God chooses who will believe and undeservingly be saved, and who will rebel and deservingly perish.. Guarding the Gospel: The Pastor’s Calling.. Desiring God 2003 Conference for Pastors.. Good Fences, Bad Fences, and the Glory of Christ.. February 3, 2003.. Sinclair Ferguson.. 2003 Conference for Pastors.. How Few There Are Who Die So Hard!.. Suffering and Success in the Life of Adoniram Judson: The Cost of Bringing Christ to Burma.. 2003 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors.. February 4, 2003.. Serving the Truth: The Pastor’s Privilege.. Facing Broken Fences: The Pastor’s Burden.. Out of Many, One: Finding Unity in What Matters Most.. Anthony Carter.. Laying Firm Foundations: Why Theology Matters in Missions.. February 5, 2003.. Philemon Yong.. Panel Discussion.. February 6, 2003.. The Hardening of Pharaoh and the Hope of the World.. February 9, 2003.. Exodus 9:8 17.. Is There Injustice With Our God?.. February 12, 2003.. Is there injustice with our God / When he decrees our ways? / No! This is but his righteousness / And root of all our praise.. How God Makes Known the Riches of His Glory to the Vessels of Mercy.. February 16, 2003.. Romans 9:19 23.. How to Query God.. February 19, 2003.. It is okay to question God if you do it humbly and teachably.. God's Ultimate Purpose: Vessels of Mercy Knowing the Riches of His Glory.. February 23, 2003.. Romans 9:23 24.. Heaven is where old glories only ripen in memory, and the thrill of new glories breaks upon us every day.. God Is Not Boring.. February 26, 2003.. God is worthy enough to inspire an infinite number of new and imaginative expressions of his beauty.. Meditations of a Christian Hedonist.. March 1, 2003.. “The overriding concern of this book is that in all of life God be glorified the way He Himself has appointed.. To that end this book aims to persuade you that.. the chief end of man is to glorify God.. enjoying Him forever.. ” (p.. 18).. Don't Be Anxious, Lay Up Treasure in Heaven, Part 1.. March 2, 2003.. Matthew 6:19 34.. Boasting in Man Is Doubly Excluded.. March 5, 2003.. There are two reasons (at least) why God hates for man to boast in man.. Don't Be Anxious, Lay Up Treasure in Heaven, Part 2.. March 9, 2003.. Crossway Books Interview With John Piper on.. Counted Righteous in Christ.. March 20, 2003.. Interview.. John Piper discusses his book.. and the debate concerning what the believer  ...   Part 2.. Lessons in Love from 1 John.. September 14, 2003.. 1 John.. Treasuring Christ Together, Part 3.. What is the Philosophy of Worship that Unites Us?.. September 28, 2003.. Hebrews 13:14 16.. What Unites Us in Worship at Bethlehem?.. October 1, 2003.. What are the essentials of worship that go deeper than style and form?.. Never in January.. The Prodigal’s Sister.. “Prodigal.. I don’t know which is harder— to be one or to love one.. But I know that when he comes home, there is great joy.. Jesus’ Parable of the Prodigal Son is about God and how he welcomes sinners who come home through Jesus” (p.. 9).. Treasuring Christ Together, Part 4.. What is the Philosophy of Worship That Unites Us?.. October 5, 2003.. Jonathan Edwards on the Pilgrim Mindset.. October 8, 2003.. What characteristics ought to mark the life of a Christian sojourner?.. A God-Entranced Vision of All Things: Why We Need Jonathan Edwards 300 Years Later.. Desiring God 2003 National Conference.. A God-Entranced Vision of All Things.. October 10, 2003.. 2003 National Conference.. Video:.. Speaker Interviews, Session 1.. Iain Murray.. ,.. J.. I.. Packer.. Mark Dever.. , and.. Sam Storms.. Sarah Edwards: Jonathan's Home and Haven.. October 11, 2003.. Jonathan Edwards: The Life, the Man, and the Legacy.. Speaker Interviews, Session 2.. Joy's Eternal Increase: Edwards on the Beauty of Heaven.. The Glory of God and the Reviving of Religion.. How Jonathan Edwards Got Fired, and Why It's Important for Us Today.. Pursuing a Passion for God Through Spiritual Disciplines: Learning from Jonathan Edwards.. Don Whitney.. A Divine and Supernatural Light Immediately Imparted to the Soul by the Spirit of God.. October 12, 2003.. 2 Corinthians 3:18 4:7.. Jonathan Edwards and Our Fall Missions Focus.. October 15, 2003.. Let Public Thanks Ascend for God's Mercy in Education for Exultation.. October 22, 2003.. Funeral Meditation for Owen Glenn Shramek.. October 23, 2003.. Everlasting Truth for the Joy of All Peoples.. October 26, 2003.. Psalms 117.. Jesus Christ is building his church around the world with missionaries.. Watch.. An Open Letter to Michael Prowse.. October 29, 2003.. God loves us by commanding us to praise him, because we won t be happy until we give it.. Has God Rejected His People? Part 1.. November 2, 2003.. Romans 11:1 6.. Has God Rejected His People? Part 2.. November 9, 2003.. The Bethlehem Baptist Church Elder Affirmation of Faith.. Formerly known as the TBI Affirmation of Faith.. Revised November 11, 2003.. November 11, 2003.. Christ Suffered and Died to Deliver Us from the Present Evil.. November 12, 2003.. Galatians 1:4.. Don t follow a defeated foe; follow Christ.. You will be an exile in this age, but you will be free.. For God's Sake, Let Grace Be Grace!.. November 16, 2003.. Romans 11:1 10.. No one s obstinance can stop them from being saved, because God can remove the hardness.. The Elect Obtained It But the Rest Were Hardened.. November 23, 2003.. Romans 11:7 10.. What John Piper Said in Washington, D.. C.. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship.. Washington, DC.. November 24, 2003.. Bethlehem: A Culture of Peace.. November 25, 2003.. The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.. Pastoral Thoughts on the Doctrine of Election.. November 30, 2003.. Romans 11:5 7.. Judas, My Son (original 1993).. The Passion of Jesus Christ and the Passion of Auschwitz.. December 3, 2003.. Is there a way that Jewish suffering may find, not its cause, but its final meaning in the suffering of Jesus Christ?.. When There's Crisis at Christmas.. Noel Piper encourages a friend to hold onto Jesus at Christmas time even if nothing about the holiday season feels joyful.. Did Israel Stumble in Order That They Might Fall?.. December 7, 2003.. Romans 11:11 16.. If the Root Is Holy, the Branches Are Holy.. December 14, 2003.. Romans 11:13 24.. Glorified (original 1985).. Peter, Ananias, and Sapphira.. December 17, 2003.. From Little Bethlehem Will Come a Ruler in Israel.. December 21, 2003.. Micah 5:1 6.. For Noel On Our 35th Wedding Anniversary.. Let Your Requests Be Made Known to God.. December 28, 2003.. Philippians 4:4 7.. Campus Crusade Christmas Conference.. December 29, 2003.. My Dream for the Prayer Life of Bethlehem.. December 31, 2003..

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  • Title: 2004 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2004 Resources.. 2005.. Good English With Minimal Translation: Why Bethlehem Uses the ESV.. January 1, 2004.. Don't Waste Your Life Tract.. What God Requires, Christ Provides.. What God expects regarding human law-keeping, Christ accomplishes by becoming our substitute.. John and Noel Riding in Tandem.. All Scripture Is Breathed Out by God and Profitable.. January 4, 2004.. 2 Timothy 3:14 4:4.. Thoughts on Bible translations and loving the Word of God.. The Peril of Partiality.. Riches and Race in the Christian Church.. January 18, 2004.. James 1:26 2:13.. Showing partiality toward others, either because of their race or their riches, reveals a lack of trust in Jesus.. Abortion and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.. January 25, 2004.. Genesis 3:1 13.. Should Only Unanimous Decisions Guide the Church?.. January 28, 2004.. There will always be a range of maturity and wisdom in the church, but that shouldn t paralyze it from moving forward.. The (Jewish) Root Supports You through Your Faith Alone.. February 1, 2004.. The Supremacy of God in Preaching.. “More than ever I believe in preaching as a part of worship in the gathered church.. Preaching is worship, and it belongs in the regular worship life of the church no matter the size of the church” (p.. Money and the Disciple.. Desiring God 2004 Conference for Pastors.. Money, Ministry, and the Magnificence of Christ.. February 2, 2004.. Randy Alcorn.. 2004 Conference for Pastors.. George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God.. Simplicity of Faith, Sacred Scripture, and Satisfaction in God.. 2004 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors.. February 3, 2004.. Money and the Pastor.. Money and the Church.. When Is Enough Enough? Learning to Live a Life of Contentment.. Dwight Perry.. A Taste of Mueller and His God.. February 4, 2004.. George Mueller s life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.. Money and Missions.. Questions and Answers.. You Stand Fast Through Faith, So Do Not Become Proud, But Fear.. February 8, 2004.. Romans 11:17 24.. Use Means, but Don’t Trust in Means; Trust in God.. February 11, 2004.. God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in.. him.. , not in these means.. Continue in the Kindness of God.. February 15, 2004.. Romans 11:17 22.. Defending the Faith in the Public Arena.. National Religious Broadcasters.. Charlotte, NC.. February 17, 2004.. Use Means, But Trust in God.. The Blazing Center, Part 2.. Bethlehem Baptist Church Youth Retreat.. February 19, 2004.. The Blazing Center, Part 1.. The Blazing Center, Part 3.. The Blazing Center, Part 6.. February 20, 2004.. The Blazing Center, Part 4.. The Blazing Center, Part 5.. The Blazing Center, Part 7.. February 21, 2004.. The Blazing Center, Part 8.. Look at the Kindness and the Severity of God.. February 22, 2004.. God's kindness is what we fly to, and his severity is what we flee from.. Surrendering and Demanding Rights: Two Kinds of Love.. Thoughts on Mercy and Justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.. February 25, 2004.. 2 Thessalonians 3:6 15.. Thoughts on mercy and justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.. All Israel Will Be Saved.. February 29, 2004.. Romans 11:22 29.. An Open Letter to Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Temple Israel.. March 3, 2004.. Israel, Palestine and the Middle East.. March 7, 2004.. Romans 11:25 32.. What does Scripture say about the Promised Land and Israel's rights to it today?.. How to Speak About God When He Hurts Us.. March 10, 2004.. God's Design for History: The Glory of His Mercy.. March 14, 2004.. Romans 11:28 32.. God Works Wonders in Steady-State Obedience and in Total Disobedience.. March 17, 2004.. The Deep Riches and Wisdom and Knowledge of God.. March 21, 2004.. Romans 11:33 36.. All Things Are from God, Through God, and to God.. The Glory Is All His.. March 28, 2004.. Do you love the thought that you exist to make God look good?.. What Did Christ Purchase for Your Children With His Blood?.. March 30, 2004.. Christ purchased privileges for the children of believers.. But he did not guarantee their salvation.. Jesus Christ, the Bridegroom, Past and Future.. April 4, 2004.. Matthew 25:1 13.. Treasuring Christ Together: The North Campus Vision.. April 7, 2004.. How does a church address earthly needs but not neglect its spiritual task?.. When I Am Raised Up, I Will Go Before You To Galilee.. April 11, 2004.. Matthew 26:26 32.. He is risen! Trust him today.. By his mercy he can forgive your sins.. And by his sovereignty he can turn all things for your good.. Treasuring Christ Together: North Campus Expansion, Part 1.. Begging for the Favor  ...   Do On Vacation.. How Can a Husband and Wife Fellowship with Jesus?.. August 4, 2004.. Discerning the Will of God Concerning Homosexuality and Marriage.. August 8, 2004.. What is wrong with homosexual marriage? Is it possible to believe this and still love homosexual people?.. God's Word in Battle with Homosexual Temptation.. August 11, 2004.. The almighty mercy of God is able to break into any life and immediately change the desires of their heart.. The Renewed Mind and How to Have It.. August 15, 2004.. Any effort to renew our minds must follow the Holy Spirit s initiatives and enablings.. A Passion for the "Mounds View Campus" Plants Urban Church!.. August 18, 2004.. What Is the Will of God and How Do We Know It?.. August 22, 2004.. Paul doesn t want us to try ferreting out the.. secret.. will of God that he.. plans.. to do, but discern the.. revealed.. will of God that we.. ought.. to do.. Most of All Jesus Loves You (Tract).. August 24, 2004.. Assessing Ourselves With Our God-Assigned Measure of Faith, Part 1.. August 29, 2004.. Sex and the Supremacy of Christ: An Invitation.. September 1, 2004.. Life as a Vapor.. Thirty-One Meditations for Your Faith.. September 2, 2004.. “Jesus Christ came into this world – this fleeting, fallen, fickle world – and did the greatest thing that will ever be done” (p.. 12).. Assessing Ourselves with Our God-Assigned Measure of Faith, Part 2.. September 5, 2004.. How the Archbishop Got It Wrong: Humane Confidence vs.. Destructive Doubt.. September 8, 2004.. We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.. A Letter to the Suffering Saints in Beslan, Russia.. September 9, 2004.. Faith: the Root and Trait of All Spiritual Gifts.. September 12, 2004.. Implications of Having 3,833 in Worship Last Weekend.. September 15, 2004.. We, Though Many, Are One Body in Christ.. September 19, 2004.. Our true individuality is found only in relationship to the body of Christ.. Sex and the Supremacy of Christ, Part 1.. Desiring God 2004 National Conference.. Sex and the Supremacy of Christ.. September 24, 2004.. 2004 National Conference.. Speaker Interviews with Mark Dever (Friday).. The Goodness of Sex and the Glory of God.. September 25, 2004.. Ben Patterson.. Homosexual "Marriage": A Tragic Oxymoron—Biblical and Cultural Reflections.. Albert Mohler.. Christian Hedonists or Religious Prudes? The Puritans on Sex.. Making All Things New: Restoring Pure Joy to the Sexually Broken.. David Powlison.. Speaker Interviews with Mark Dever (Saturday).. Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God: What Every Christian Husband Needs to Know.. C.. Mahaney.. Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God: What Every Christian Wife Needs to Know.. Carolyn Mahaney.. Sex and the Single Man.. We're Not on Hold: Biblical Femininity for Single Women.. Carolyn McCulley.. When I Don't Desire God.. How to Fight for Joy.. “I long to be of help to believers and unbelievers who are seeing some of the radical heart- changes demanded by the Bible in the Christian life—especially that we must desire God more than anything.. I am not interested in superficial, external behavior changes, which the Pharisees were so good at” (p.. 15).. Sex and the Supremacy of Christ, Part 2.. September 26, 2004.. What Is Good and Acceptable and Perfect.. Thoughts on Romans 12:2.. September 29, 2004.. No one can receive mercy at the cross and still be casual about the will of God.. Doing Mercy to the Brothers of Jesus and the Broken Neighbor.. October 3, 2004.. Matthew 25:31 46.. If we are true Christians we will want to show mercy to suffering people.. Lilias Trotter and the Language Nobody Knows.. October 6, 2004.. We shouldn t be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.. Using Our Gifts in Proportion to Our Faith, Part 1.. The Gift of Prophecy.. October 10, 2004.. Is God Calling You to Give Your Life for His Sake and the Gospel in Missions?.. Ten Means God Uses to Compel Those Whom He Calls.. October 13, 2004.. The Unfathomable Riches of Christ, for All Peoples, Above All Powers, Through the Church.. October 24, 2004.. Ephesians 3:1 13.. Why Vote If You Are Disillusioned?.. October 27, 2004.. Our calling in this world is not to wait for the arrival of the perfect, but to pick our way through the thicket of flaws.. Dying for the Glory of Christ.. November 3, 2004.. Death is our last opportunity on earth to make much of the supreme value of knowing Jesus Christ.. Using Our Gifts in Proportion to Our Faith, Part 2.. Helping People with All Your Heart by Grace through Faith.. November 7, 2004..

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  • Title: 2006 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2006.. 2006 Resources.. 2007.. Prayer and the Victory of God.. January 1, 2006.. Isaiah 37.. How Our Suffering Glorifies the Greatness of the Grace of God.. Nashville, TN.. January 4, 2006.. Rejoice with Trembling.. A Meditation on Psalm 2:11-12.. January 7, 2006.. Psalms 2:11 12.. The only place safe from the wrath of God is in God.. How God's Word Produces Our Work.. The Mighty "Therefore" of the Ultimate Victory God Gives Us in Christ.. January 8, 2006.. 1 Corinthians 15:51 58.. It is wonderfully energizing to settle in your heart and mind the truth that Christ is real.. A Sign: United and Fearless with the Gift of Suffering.. A Meditation on Philippians 1:27-30.. January 11, 2006.. Philippians 1:27 30.. Racial Diversity, Racial Harmony, and the Gospel Walk.. January 15, 2006.. Galatians 2:11 16.. Love Your Unborn Neighbor.. January 22, 2006.. Luke 10:25 37.. Is abortion a form of discrimination?.. January 23, 2006.. John Piper talks about the connection between abortion and racism.. What does Piper mean when he says he's a seven-point Calvinist?.. Historically, there are only five points of Calvinism, so what are the extra two?.. What approach should I take when others seem opposed to Christian Hedonism?.. Does DG recommend any distance education programs?.. What is the role of a deacon?.. What is the role of an elder?.. Do you believe a church should be governed by one elder or several?.. What happens at death?.. Death ushers us directly into either heaven or hell, so let us look to Christ for salvation.. What Do You Believe About Justification By Faith Alone?.. Ask Pastor John.. Read a summary of this doctrine and listen to John Piper briefly explain it.. What are John Piper's views on God's foreknowledge and openness theology?.. What does John Piper believe about dispensationalism, covenant theology, and new covenant theology?.. Does the Bible permit birth control?.. Is love an act of the will, or an emotion?.. What is the doctrine of the Trinity?.. What does the Bible teach about the Trinity? How is it not a contradiction for God to be both three and one?.. What does John Piper think about the TNIV?.. Did Jesus teach pacifism?.. What is the biblical evidence for the imputation of Adam's Sin?.. What is the biblical evidence for original sin?.. What is the difference between original sin and imputed sin?.. Do we receive our resurrection bodies when we die, or at the end of the age?.. Does Paul deny the physicality of the resurrection?.. Paul says believers will be raised with spiritual bodies (1 Cor 15:44).. Does this mean non-physical ?.. Is God concerned more about our holiness than our happiness?.. Do we receive the same body we had on earth at the resurrection?.. What are some books that DG recommends?.. Suggested reading on many different topics.. Everything from Grudem s.. Systematic Theology.. to Bronte s.. Jane Eyre.. What are some journals and magazines DG recommends?.. What are the qualifications for elders and deacons?.. What Bible translation does John Piper recommend?.. What commentaries does DG recommend?.. What do you believe about the intermediate state?.. What happens to infants who die?.. Why we believe that God saves them all.. What is plagiarism?.. The definition of plagiarism, why it s a problem, and how to avoid it.. Where can I learn more about the Bible study method called "arcing"?.. If our souls are immortal, why do our bodies need to be resurrected?.. Why we believe that the main Christian hope is the resurrection of the body, not just the immortality of the soul.. Why is the doctrine of the imputation of Adam's sin important?.. Will all people be resurrected, or just believers?.. Will the resurrection of the body be a physical resurrection from the dead?.. Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die.. January 27, 2006.. “The early church acclaimed him Lord of heaven and earth.. Jesus had finished the work God gave him to do, and the resurrection was the proof that God was satisfied.. This book is about what Jesus’ death accomplished for the world” (p.. 13-14).. A Pastor's Offering to God of Holy People.. January 29, 2006.. Romans 15:14 21.. What is the pastor's calling? What does this mean for the rest of the church?.. How Must a Pastor Die, Part 1.. Desiring God 2006 Conference for Pastors.. How Must a Pastor Die? The Cost of Caring Like Jesus.. January 30, 2006.. Ajith Fernando.. 2006 Conference for Pastors.. Always Singing One Note—A Vernacular Bible.. Why William Tyndale Lived and Died.. 2006 Desiring God Conference for Pastors.. January 31, 2006.. Sacrificing Self: The Multi-Ethnic Church and the Mandate of the Gospel.. Michael Campbell.. How Must a Pastor Die, Part 2.. How Must a Pastor Die, Part 3.. Missionary Martyrs: Fools for Jesus,  ...   5th Scottish Ministry Assembly.. June 14, 2006.. Matthew 10:24 36.. Do not yield to the spirit of the age.. Love the truth and fear no man.. Defending My Father's Wrath.. June 15, 2006.. Before God adopted me through Jesus Christ his terrible wrath was upon me.. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You.. An Open Letter to the Council of Elders and the People of Bethlehem Baptist Church Summing Up Our March - July, 2006 Sabbatical.. August 2, 2006.. This Man Went Down to His House Justified.. August 6, 2006.. Luke 18:9 14.. This man was morally upright.. He believed God had made him so.. That is what he looked to and trusted in for his righteousness before God for his justification.. And he was dead wrong.. Talking to People Rather Than About Them.. What I Left Out of the Sermon on August 6.. August 9, 2006.. Gossip doesn t satisfy in the long run, but loving others does.. Why and How We Celebrate the Lord's Supper.. August 13, 2006.. When we celebrate the Lord s Supper, we feast spiritually by faith on all the promises of God bought by the blood of Jesus.. Join Me in Saying Thanks to God for David and Sally Michael.. August 16, 2006.. Why Should I Believe In Jesus Christ?.. August 17, 2006.. Listen to John Piper discuss the value of faith in Jesus.. What Is Christian Hedonism?.. August 18, 2006.. Hedonism is the pursuit of pleasure.. How does it even make sense to speak of Christian Hedonism ?.. If Hell Is Real, How Can God Be Loving?.. Hell is not only consistent with God s love, but ultimately serves to highlight his love even more fully.. How Can I Be Filled With the Spirit?.. Listen to John Piper talk about how prayer and gospel are essential if we want to be filled with the fullness of God.. What Happens to Those Who Have Never Heard the Gospel?.. Listen to John Piper talk about the justice of God in judging those who have never heard the gospel.. By Signs and Wonders: Where Christ Has Not Been Named.. August 20, 2006.. In Paul's ministry, signs and wonders functioned to confirm the gospel.. Should we be expecting the same miraculous confirmations of our witnessing today?.. Why God Tells Us He Delights in His Children.. August 23, 2006.. God praises us when we delight in him because it only confirms and increases our God-centeredness.. Holy Ambition: to Preach Where Christ Has Not Been Named.. August 27, 2006.. Romans 15:18 24.. What is your life's ambition? How can you know if it is holy?.. How Do You Not Waste Your Life?.. August 31, 2006.. Don t get caught up in a life that counts for nothing.. How can God be for us if he pursues his glory above all things?.. Does God choose who will be saved?.. John Piper discusses the doctrine of election and the hope that it gives for missions and evangelism.. Is the Bible Without Error?.. Listen to John Piper discuss the inerrancy of the Bible.. How Do You Memorize Scripture?.. Listen to John Piper discuss how he memorizes Scripture.. There are two keys: prayer and setting aside time.. We Want You to Be a Christian Hedonist!.. If you abandon the pursuit of your own joy you can t love man or please God.. Where I Am There Will My Servant Be: A Call to Treasure Christ Together.. September 3, 2006.. When Jesus died, he didn t just die.. before.. us as an example to copy but.. for.. us as a sacrifice to trust in.. Why Memorize Scripture?.. September 5, 2006.. Six reasons to learn Bible verses by heart.. Joy+Debt = A Two-Thousand-Mile Detour to Jerusalem.. September 10, 2006.. Romans 15:20 28.. Why did Paul make another trip to Jerusalem when he expressly wanted to visit the saints in Rome?.. What Should the Relationship Between Duty and Delight Be?.. September 12, 2006.. Can delight and duty be in harmony, so that it becomes pleasurable to do what we re supposed to?.. Why Is There an Offering Taken During a Worship Service?.. Thoughts at Sixty on Third Campus Thrills and 1 Corinthians 15:58.. September 13, 2006.. What does it mean to be be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord ?.. What Does It Mean to Say That Christ Is Self-Authenticating?.. September 14, 2006.. Christ has both the power and the excellence to make himself known by opening the eyes of the blind to his beauty.. Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die Leader's Guide.. Can You Tell Us About Your New Book, What Jesus Demands From the World?.. September 15, 2006.. John Piper talks about where this book came from and what it s for..

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  • Title: 2007 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2007 Resources.. 2008.. The Use of "Hope" in Hebrews.. January 1, 2007.. Does 2 Peter 2:1 Deny Effectual Atonement?.. 2 Peter 2:1.. You Are a Branch, Not a Vine.. Defeating Pride by Cultivating Prayerful Dependence.. Newsletter.. What Love Does and Does Not Do.. Anniversary Thoughts on 1 Corinthians 13:4-7.. January 3, 2007.. Paul isn t abstractly defining love 1 Corinthians 13.. He is showing how it applies to the church.. How to Deal with the Guilt of Sexual Failure for the Glory of Christ and His Global Cause.. Atlanta, GA.. January 4, 2007.. The Power to Risk in the Cause of Christ.. The Word of God Abides in You, and You Have Overcome the Evil One.. January 7, 2007.. 1 John 2:12 14.. Live in God's word and in prayer, and you will be strengthened to defeat the devil.. How Do Prayer and Bible-Reading Relate?.. January 8, 2007.. At the Passion07 Breakout Session You Used Language That Seemed Inappropriate to Some.. Will You Explain Why You Did That?.. January 10, 2007.. God’s Deliverance from God Is the Foundation of God’s Deliverance from Satan.. How the Cross of Christ Corresponds to and Conquers Satan’s Work.. Satan s accusations have no condemning power--nor his temptations any corrupting power--against those delivered through the death of Christ.. Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce.. “In other words, offending God is the essential consideration, not killing man or imperiling a nation.. That is what made Wilberforce tick.. He was not a political pragmatist.. He was a radically God-centered Christian who was a politician.. And his true affections for God based on the ‘peculiar doctrines’ of Christianity were the roots of his endurance in the cause of justice” (p.. 25).. The Spring of Persistent Public Love.. Marking the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Abolition of Legal Slave Trading in Britain.. A Sermon on Martin Luther King Weekend.. January 14, 2007.. Matthew 7:7 12.. Marking the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of legal slave trading in Britain.. Wayne Grudem on Offensive Language.. January 15, 2007.. Wayne Grudem.. Stereotypes, Generalizations, and Racism.. January 17, 2007.. What is the difference between a stereotype and a generalization? Is either racist?.. Sources to Help You Speak Against Abortion.. January 19, 2007.. Jesus Christ and the Fight for Life.. United for Life Conference.. When Is Abortion Racism?.. January 21, 2007.. Ephesians 5:16 17.. What does it mean that minority abortions are double those of whites?.. A Service of Remembrance for the Life of Larry Jens Christensen.. March 26, 1935 - January 17, 2007.. January 22, 2007.. How and Why Bethlehem Pursues Ethnic Diversity.. January 24, 2007.. Is it okay for a church to prefer minorities when looking for pastors and elders?.. Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 1.. January 28, 2007.. Genesis 2:18 25.. Marriage is about keeping a covenant, as Jesus does with his bride, the church.. Is Pastor John in Love with His Wife?.. January 31, 2007.. He says marriage is not about staying in love, so is he in love with his wife?.. Unbelief in an Elder's Children.. February 1, 2007.. Titus 1:6.. Are You Willing to "Waste" Your Life?.. Extravagant Love for Jesus Looks to Some Like a Waste.. Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love, Part 2.. February 4, 2007.. Why were Adam and Eve unashamedly naked? And why did they become ashamed when they sinned?.. The Holiness of God.. Desiring God 2007 Conference for Pastors.. The Holiness of God.. February 5, 2007.. R.. Sproul.. 2007 Conference for Pastors.. Foreword to.. The Faithful Preacher: Recapturing the Vision of Three African American Pastors.. February 6, 2007.. Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Vision.. Andrew Fuller’s Broadsides Against Sandemanianism, Hyper-Calvinism, and Global Unbelief.. The Holiness of Christ.. Holiness and Justice.. The Glory of Pervasive Holiness in the Life of a Pastor.. Thabiti Anyabwile.. Words for the World: Rejoicing in God’s Global Use of Christian Literature.. February 7, 2007.. William Mackenzie.. Abolition and the Roots of Public Justice.. February 8, 2007.. Adoption: The Heart of the Gospel.. MICAH Fund Adoption Enrichment Seminar.. February 10, 2007.. Galatians 4:4 8.. Marriage: God’s Showcase of Covenant-Keeping Grace.. February 11, 2007.. Colossians 2:13 15; 3:12 19.. We ought to treat our spouses with the same grace that God treats us.. Prosperity Preaching: Deceitful and Deadly.. February 14, 2007.. Consider these seven concerns about the danger of prosperity preaching.. How Can I Magnify God With My Life?.. February 16, 2007.. John Piper talks about how to glorify God by showing that Christ is your treasure in the way you live.. How Can I Magnify God With My Death?.. Marriage: Forgiving and Forbearing.. February 18, 2007.. Colossians 3:12 19.. Where can you find the grace to see your spouse the way  ...   March 21, 2007.. How does God still speak today?.. Lionhearted and Lamblike: The Christian Husband as Head, Part 2.. What Does It Mean to Lead.. March 25, 2007.. Husbands should take the primary role in providing for and protecting their families.. What Is the Place of Practical Application In Preaching?.. March 26, 2007.. How Should a Man Spiritually Provide for His Wife and Family?.. March 27, 2007.. How Should a Man Physically Provide for His Wife and Family?.. How Should a Man Spiritually Protect His Wife and Family?.. Why Is a Daughter's Modesty a Dad's Responsibility?.. Why Is Initiating Reconciliation Always the Responsibility of a Husband and Father?.. How Should a Man Physically Protect His Wife and Family?.. We Work with You for Your Joy.. Southern Seminary Chapel Service.. Things I Have Learned.. March 28, 2007.. John Piper shares some insights he found while he was going through his father's papers.. Lenten Lights.. Eight Biblical Devotions to Prepare for Easter.. to be used.. weekly.. during Lent OR.. daily.. during Holy Week.. March 29, 2007.. Eight biblical devotions to read in preparation for Easter.. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 1.. April 1, 2007.. Psalms 8.. The glory of God is unique because of the lowly ways he chooses to show it.. We Are Not Peddlers of God's Word.. Giving and Selling in the Mission of Desiring God.. Radical Effects of the Resurrection.. Texas A&M Rez Week.. College Station, TX.. April 3, 2007.. April 4, 2007.. How can our hope of future resurrection kill our current materialism and consumerism?.. What Everybody Knows Before the Gospel Comes.. Maundy Thursday Communion Meditation.. April 5, 2007.. There is knowledge that is common to all regardless of being familiar with the gospel.. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 2.. April 8, 2007.. We will reign with Christ and find our joy not in usurping God's majesty but in saying: How majestic is.. your.. name in all the earth.. The Beautiful Faith of Fearless Submission.. April 15, 2007.. 1 Peter 3:1 7.. True womanhood is defined by hope in God, fearlessness, and inward adornment.. Submission and Headship in the Home Where I Grew Up.. April 16, 2007.. John Piper tells how his parents exemplified Christian marriage.. Money, Markets, and Ministry.. The radical nature of.. what.. we are called to spread profoundly shapes the.. way.. we spread it.. Can a Pastor Preach to 12 People?.. April 18, 2007.. Watch John Piper talk about preaching for a very small group of people.. The Reason for Our Creation.. ReFocus Conference.. Vancouver, BC.. April 19, 2007.. The Nature of Our Depravity.. The Nature of Saving Faith.. April 20, 2007.. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, Session 1.. Desiring God 2007 Regional Conference.. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ.. April 21, 2007.. 2007 Regional Conference.. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, Session 2.. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, Session 3 (Q & A).. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, Session 4.. April 22, 2007.. Let the Python Eat Its Tail.. Amen.. April 25, 2007.. John Piper reflects on the Supreme Court s decision to ban partial birth abortion.. The Gospel for 11-Year-Olds Plus.. Children Desiring God Conference.. April 26, 2007.. Why God Is Not a Megalomaniac: Encouragement for Pastors.. College Park Church, Indianapolis.. April 27, 2007.. Single in Christ: A Name Better Than Sons and Daughters.. April 29, 2007.. Isaiah 56:1 7.. A survey of the scriptures to develop a biblical theology of singleness.. You Are What You Eat.. What to Feed Your Soul so that You Abound in Hope.. May 1, 2007.. Married or Single: For Better or Worse.. May 3, 2007.. If what Piper says about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?.. Is It Ever Right to Lie?.. May 7, 2007.. John Piper answers the most notorious question about falsehood.. 12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child.. May 9, 2007.. Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.. Four Mistakes I Hope You Don't Make.. INSIGHT Graduation.. May 13, 2007.. The Sufficiency of Christ's Obedience in His Life and Death.. May 15, 2007.. If we are made right with God because of Christ s obedient life, does this mean that the cross itself is not enough to justify us?.. For Talitha at Her Baptism.. May 16, 2007.. Why Is It Important to Take the Sentences In the Bible Seriously?.. May 21, 2007.. Listen to John Piper urge us to love the Bible and not define it by our pre-existing expectations.. Bethlehem Baptist Church's Pastoral Accountability Form.. The Triumph of the Gospel in the New Heavens and the New Earth.. The Gospel Coalition National Conference.. Deerfield, IL.. May 24, 2007.. Interview With John Piper At The Gospel Coalition.. The Gospel Coalition.. 3..

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  • Title: 2009 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2009.. 2009 Resources.. 2010.. Ask! God Is Willing and Able to Give You the Best Gifts.. January 1, 2009.. How Would You Encourage a Burned-Out Pastor?.. January 2, 2009.. John Piper mentions five approaches to helping a struggling shepherd.. If My Words Abide in You.. January 4, 2009.. John 15:1 7.. More than just memorizing Scripture, Jesus words abiding in us means they take root in us and bear fruit.. In What Way Is It Okay to Lower Our Standards In Order to Fill Church Leadership Roles?.. January 5, 2009.. John Piper explains that some leadership qualifications are relative and can be adjusted when necessary.. Does It Matter Whether We're Cremated or Buried?.. January 7, 2009.. John Piper explains why he thinks burial is best.. Does the Bible Allow for Divorce In the Case of Adultery?.. January 9, 2009.. John Piper explains why he believes there is no warrant for divorce anywhere in the Bible.. He Knew What Was In Man.. January 11, 2009.. John 2:23 25.. Jesus knows everything about everyone and is still willing to love those who trust in him.. How Do You Decide What to Preach At Weddings?.. January 12, 2009.. John Piper says that any biblical truth can be a marriage sermon.. Does It Matter Which Person of the Trinity We Pray to?.. January 14, 2009.. John Piper says that we should follow the New Testament s pattern for prayer.. How Does the Spiritual Diversity Among Your Listeners Affect Your Preaching?.. January 16, 2009.. John Piper says that a preacher should consider his hearers needs, be himself, and pray.. Joyful, Serious Church Life Together.. Thoughts on Bethlehem Baptist s new relational commitments.. How Is Trying to Stop Abortion Different From Physically Intervening to Stop Child Abuse?.. January 19, 2009.. John Piper says that physical intervention is probably legitimate, but probably not effective.. What Should I Do If I Want to Tithe, but My Unbelieving Husband Doesn't?.. January 21, 2009.. John Piper explains how a wife can handle money in a way that respects God and her husband.. The President, the Passengers, and the Patience of God.. What does the USAir crash have to do with the inauguration?.. Desiring God, Part 1.. The Pursuit of Joy in Life and Ministry.. January 23, 2009.. Desiring God, Part 2.. Are There Any Books of the Bible That You Have Purposefully Avoided In Preaching?.. John Piper talks about how he chooses what books of the Bible to preach from.. Desiring God, Part 3.. January 24, 2009.. Desiring God, Part 4.. Desiring God, Part 5.. The Baby in My Womb Leaped for Joy.. January 25, 2009.. Luke 1:24 45.. How the Bible looks at a human being in the womb.. What Do You Think About Single People Adopting?.. January 26, 2009.. John Piper says that motivation is a major factor in whether you should adopt.. How Would You Counsel Someone Who Blames Their Temptations on God's Sovereignty?.. January 28, 2009.. John Piper says that God s sovereignty over sin doesn t make it any less wicked.. Who Should Consider Going on Short-Term Missions Trips?.. January 30, 2009.. John Piper says that every American Christian should do short term missions.. What Is the Recession For?.. Some of God's Purposes.. February 1, 2009.. 2 Corinthians 1:1 11.. 5 of God s purposes in an economic downturn.. John the Baptist: Doubt in the Darkness.. What Can Parents Do to Keep From Having Favorites Among Their Children?.. February 2, 2009.. John Piper has three thoughts on how to love your kids like God does his.. The Need for Evangelism.. Desiring God 2009 Conference for Pastors.. Commending Christ.. 2009 Conference for Pastors.. A Shepherd and His Unregenerate Sheep.. February 3, 2009.. Matt Chandler.. The Pastor and Evangelism.. “I Will Not Be a Velvet-Mouthed Preacher!”.. The Life and Ministry of George Whitefield: Living and Preaching As Though God Were Real (Because He Is).. The Church and Evangelism.. What Is the Vision for Short-Term Missions At Your Church?.. February 4, 2009.. John Piper mentions three desires behind doing short-term missions.. Missions as Fasting.. Michael Oh.. Commending Christ, Q & A.. Stirring Your Affections for Jesus.. Campus Outreach College Event.. Bethlehem Baptist Church, North Campus.. Revelation 2.. John Piper Interviews Matt Chandler, Part 1.. Autobiography, Part 1.. John Piper Interviews Matt Chandler, Part 2.. Autobiography, Part 2.. John Piper Interviews Matt Chandler, Part 3.. Calvinism and Sexual Complementarity.. John Piper Interviews Matt Chandler, Part 4.. Advice for Pastors.. 7 Potential Writing Projects.. February 5, 2009.. John Piper talks about what he might work on during his current writing leave.. Is It Biblical to Think That Physical Attraction Must Be a Component of a Godly Marriage?.. February 6, 2009.. John Piper says spouses should focus mainly on cultivating attractive spirits, not attractive bodies.. How Can I Know If My Repentance Is Genuine?..  ...   a Father or the Love Between Two Lovers?.. March 27, 2009.. John Piper says we should seek biblical proportions in how we relate to God.. Should Pastors Have to Go Through a Certain Amount of Schooling?.. March 30, 2009.. John Piper says pastors need a certain level of.. education.. , which isn t the same as.. schooling.. What Is Your Book Finally Alive About, and What Insights Did You Gain While Writing It?.. April 1, 2009.. John Piper shares how our understanding of the new birth affects evangelism.. Thomas: "I Will Never Believe".. Why Was God So Harsh In the Old Testament but More Forgiving In the New?.. April 3, 2009.. John Piper says that ever since the coming of Christ the world is in a window of mercy.. But it won t last forever.. The Pleasures of God, Part 1.. God's Delight in Being God.. The Pleasures of God, Part 2.. The Pleasures of God, Part 3.. April 4, 2009.. The Pleasures of God, Part 4.. The Pleasures of God, Part 5.. The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up—Like the Serpent.. April 5, 2009.. John 3:1 15.. What does Jesus mean by comparing himself to the bronze snake Moses raised in Numbers 21?.. Is the Jesus In Revelation the Same As the Jesus In the Gospels?.. April 6, 2009.. John Piper says Scripture is consistent: Jesus is terribly just towards sinners and tenderly merciful towards those who repent.. How Did You Do Family Devotions When Your Kids Were Real Little?.. April 8, 2009.. John Piper talks about how he trained his children in private and family devotions.. Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth—of Books.. An Open Letter of Thanks.. An letter of gratitude to the staff, elders, and people of Bethlehem Baptist Church at the end of John Piper s writing leave.. If the Angels Could Sin and Fall, How Can We Be Sure This Won't Happen to Us Sometime In Eternity?.. April 10, 2009.. John Piper says we can have assurance that no one saved by Christ will ever fall again.. I Have Seen the Lord.. April 12, 2009.. John 20:1 23.. Twenty centuries later, we can still.. see.. the truth of the Resurrection.. How Do We Know Which Scriptures Are Applicable Today and Which Should Be Considered Culturally Irrelevant?.. April 13, 2009.. John Piper offers three criteria for understanding how biblical commands apply to us.. How Do I Know If God Is Calling Me to Be a Pastor?.. April 15, 2009.. John Piper identifies four things that should be present for aspiring pastors.. What I Said to the Pastoral Staff About Unity Amid Differences.. Six biblical guidelines for loving each other.. How Do I Heal My Heart From a Husband Who Cheated on Me?.. April 17, 2009.. John Piper says that full healing requires both gutsiness and graciousness.. Jesus Christ and the Rescue of Joy, Part 1.. Park Street Church Bicentennial Celebration.. Boston, MA.. April 19, 2009.. Jesus Christ and the Rescue of Joy, Part 2.. Park Street Church Bicentennial Celebration.. Is It Possible to Restore a Pastor Who Has Sinned Sexually?.. April 20, 2009.. John Piper says a repentant pastor can be restored, but he shouldn t presume upon it.. Feed the Flame of God’s Gift.. Chicago, IL.. April 21, 2009.. 2 Timothy 1:1 12.. What Passages In Scripture Say That Jesus Never Sinned?.. April 22, 2009.. John Piper, with a little help, names a few passages that testify to Christ s spotlessness.. The Scholar as Pastor.. Park Community Church.. April 23, 2009.. Discussion with Piper and Carson.. The Pastor as Scholar: A Personal Journey.. What Is the Responsibility of Church Leaders to Committed Regular Attenders Who Are Not Members?.. April 24, 2009.. John Piper says that non-members miss out on the best pastoral care.. The Free Will of the Wind.. April 26, 2009.. John 3:1 10.. The Wind of God's Spirit gives new birth to whoever he pleases.. How Should Christian Friends Respond to a Friend Who Has Entered a Homosexual Relationship and Moved to a Church That Accepts It?.. April 27, 2009.. John Piper recommends holy ostracism as a way to restore compromising Christians.. Can I Still Be a Christian If I Don't Believe That God Loves Himself Above All?.. April 29, 2009.. John Piper says that if his theology in your head makes God damnable to you, then don t believe it.. yet.. Sexual Intimacy and the Rights Over a Spouse's Body in Marriage.. Thoughts on the Application of 1 Corinthians 7:3–5.. 1 Corinthians 7:3 5.. How can married couples break the sexual stalemate that Paul puts them in?.. The God-Centeredness of God.. Children Desiring God National Conference.. April 30, 2009.. What Are Your Feelings About Hellfire and Brimstone Preaching?.. May 1, 2009.. John Piper argues that we must preach hell, but we must preach it broken-heartedly.. 4..

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  • Title: 2010 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2010 Resources.. 2011.. David: Seasons of Success Can Be Our Most Perilous.. January 1, 2010.. Who Is In Charge of Your @JohnPiper Twitter Account?.. January 2, 2010.. John Piper shares why and how he maintains his Twitter account, and what he watches out for.. A Sweet and Bitter Providence.. Sex, Race, and the Sovereignty of God.. “The events took place over three thousand years ago.. Could it be relevant and helpful for your life? I think so.. The sovereignty of God, the sexual nature of man, and the gospel never change.. And since God is still sovereign, and you are male or female, and Christ is alive and powerful, the book has a message for you” (p.. Praying in the Closet and in the Spirit.. January 3, 2010.. Matthew 6:1 15.. Both disciplined and spontaneous prayer should flow from our confidence that God is already 100% on our side.. Is Jesus an Egomaniac?.. Passion 2010.. January 4, 2010.. What Are Your Thoughts on Halloween?.. January 5, 2010.. John Piper encourages us to think biblically about how we can be salt and light in any holiday.. Ask Pastor John Live—January 2010.. January 6, 2010.. Can You Give Some Advice to Those Who Know Others Seeking to Remarry or Divorce?.. January 9, 2010.. John Piper says showing empathy and sharing truth are essential for ministering to others.. Holding Fast the Word of Life in 2010.. January 10, 2010.. Philippians 2:14 16.. There can be no spiritual life and health and growth without God s word.. How Does the Bible Orient Us Around the Glory of God?.. January 12, 2010.. John Piper says Scripture presents the glory of God as the goal of all existence and the hope of believers.. Is It Ever Appropriate to Call Out Prosperity Gospel Teachers By Name?.. January 16, 2010.. John Piper wants to be careful to criticize himself before criticizing another.. Help the Children Love the Different People.. January 17, 2010.. Eight ways to help children love those who don t look like them.. How Do I Deal With Christian Parents Who Don't Acknowledge That They Abused Me?.. January 19, 2010.. John Piper says we must ultimately leave justice to God and forgive one another.. Why Do I Need Other People If I Already Have Jesus?.. January 23, 2010.. John Piper explains why isolating yourself from others is not a good idea.. Born Blind for the Glory of God.. Eugenics by Abortion Is an Abomination to God.. January 24, 2010.. John 9:1 7.. All children, of every degree of ability, are conceived for the purpose of displaying the glory of God.. Ruth: Under the Wings of God.. January 25, 2010.. “By faith God makes a person right, Be she a Jew or Moabite” (p.. 90).. Does Everything That Happens Glorify God As Much As Possible?.. January 26, 2010.. John Piper says everything will glorify God to the max when all is said and done.. My 2010 Writing Leave: What? and Why?.. January 27, 2010.. John Piper prepares for 5 writing projects, for 6 reasons.. Is It Sin for Me Not to Like the Doctrine of Election?.. January 30, 2010.. John Piper says that to the degree you see biblical truth clearly you should like it.. I Will Build My Church.. January 31, 2010.. Matthew 16:18.. Multiplying churches with different strengths and weaknesses means coming closer to meeting the needs of the world.. For Your Joy.. Desiring God 2010 Conference for Pastors.. The Pastor, the People, and the Pursuit of Joy.. February 1, 2010.. 2 Corinthians 1:23 24.. 2010 Conference for Pastors.. Moses: When God's Direction Comes Through Correction.. What Do You Do to Relax and Unwind?.. February 2, 2010.. John Piper describes what his weekly day of rest looks like.. The Role of Suffering in Sanctification.. Eric Mason.. 2 Thessalonians 1:1 12.. Biblical and Theological Foundations for Christian Hedonism: Seven Theses.. Lessons from an Inconsolable Soul.. Learning from the Mind and Heart of C.. S.. Lewis.. The Practical Sin-Killing Power of Christian Hedonism.. Christian Hedonism—The Missionary Advantage in Desiring God.. February 3, 2010.. Bob Blincoe.. The Pastor, the People, and the Pursuit of Joy, Q & A.. Should Churches Train Their Own Ministers, or Should They Be Sent to Seminary?.. February 6, 2010.. John Piper says church-based training and seminary training are both good options.. How Would You Offer Hope to Someone Who Is Addicted to Cutting Himself?.. February 9, 2010.. John Piper says a simple hug can minister significant hope to others.. What Is Your Vision for Desiring God for the Next 25 Years?.. February 13, 2010.. John Piper wants Desiring God to be free to spread for as long as God can use our resources.. Can I Go Into Missions Without a College Degree?.. February 16, 2010.. John Piper says a college degree neither makes nor breaks a person s missionary potential.. Let the Nations Be Glad!.. The Supremacy of God in Missions.. February 19, 2010.. “Missions exists because worship doesn’t.. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man.. When this age is over, and the countless millions of  ...   the ministry of a fellow believer, we are like the eye that says it doesn t need the hand.. The Supremacy of Christ in Suffering.. reFocus Canada.. Burnaby, BC.. April 8, 2010.. Suffering for the Gospel Q & A.. What Jesus Demands from the World, Session 1.. Desiring God 2010 Regional Conference.. What Jesus Demands from the World.. April 9, 2010.. 2010 Regional Conference.. Did the Death of Jesus Accomplish Anything for the Non-Elect?.. April 10, 2010.. John Piper believes every grace was bought by Christ but there s a catch.. What Jesus Demands from the World, Session 2.. What Jesus Demands from the World, Q&A.. The Inner Essence of Worship.. Crossway Community Church.. Surrey, BC.. April 11, 2010.. Philippians 1:18 24.. How Would You Respond to Someone Who Thinks Whites Are Superior to Other Races By God's Design?.. April 13, 2010.. John Piper says we must try to understand a person s heart before answering their arguments.. Did Jesus Preach the Gospel of Evangelicalism?.. April 14, 2010.. Could a Pastor At Bethlehem Have Voted for Obama?.. April 17, 2010.. John Piper says it s not impossible to vote for someone who has policies you disagree with.. How Much Does God Love This Church?.. April 18, 2010.. Psalms 79.. We are precious to God so precious that he will not have us make that preciousness into our god.. If God Wants Me to Be Happy, Why Do I Have So Much Suffering?.. April 20, 2010.. John Piper says God arranges our circumstances to help make us happier in him.. One Dream for Bethlehem in My 8-Month Absence.. April 21, 2010.. John Piper s dream is that Bethlehem experience in his absence what Robert Murray M Cheyne s church did when he was away.. Rejoicing in the Midst of Sorrow.. Here's Life Inner City Fellowship Dinner.. April 23, 2010.. Has God Predetermined Every Tiny Detail In the Universe, Including Sin?.. April 24, 2010.. John Piper shows how the Bible attributes absolutely everything to God, even the worst of sins.. Consider Your Calling.. April 25, 2010.. 1 Corinthians 1:26 31.. God s love for his people is so rich and full that they need the Holy Spirit s help to really feel it.. Why Should I Resist Sin If God Uses My Sin for Good?.. April 27, 2010.. John Piper says we must take care not to reason unbiblical things from the truths we find in the Bible.. Elders Name Kenny Stokes As Interim Pastor for Preaching.. April 28, 2010.. John Piper announces the plan for Bethlehem s pulpit while he is away.. What Does It Mean to Live by Faith in the Service of the Fatherless?.. Christian Alliance for Orphans, Summit VI.. April 30, 2010.. Hebrews 11:29 38.. At What Point Should I Share the Gospel With My Neighbor?.. May 1, 2010.. John Piper says that having a loving and discerning heart is the best evangelistic strategy.. Cleopas: The Eyes that Are Most Important to Jesus.. Why Is Homosexuality Wrong?.. May 4, 2010.. John Piper explains how homosexuality, like other sins, distorts God s good design for his creatures.. Is It Okay to Drink Alcohol?.. May 8, 2010.. John Piper clarifies that alcohol.. can be.. OK, but also that that isn t always the case.. Is It Important to Have Your Parents' Blessing in Marriage?.. May 11, 2010.. John Piper says it is important to have your parents blessing, but not absolutely necessary.. Should Pastors Get PhDs?.. May 15, 2010.. John Piper cautions pastors against getting stupid PhDs.. Is It Important for Me to Become a Member of My Local Church?.. May 18, 2010.. John Piper says it is biblical to commit yourself to a local church body.. What Do You Think About Contemplative Prayer?.. May 22, 2010.. John Piper says Scripture commends thoughtful and reflective prayer.. What Is a Wife's Responsibility In Solving Marital Conflict?.. May 25, 2010.. John Piper says a wife is to prayerfully and humbly bring her perspective to her husband.. Ask Paul Tripp Live—May 2010.. May 26, 2010.. Paul Tripp.. Which Grieves You More: Bad Theology or Division In the Church?.. May 29, 2010.. John Piper says there are times when disunity hurts more than doctrinal differences, and vice versa.. What Should We Teach About Creation?.. June 1, 2010.. John Piper lists three things about creation that are clear in the Bible and should be taught.. The Centurion: Faith that Made Jesus Marvel.. Is Christianity Biased Toward Book Lovers?.. June 5, 2010.. John Piper says Christianity is biased toward those who appreciate written revelation.. Should I Become a Pastor If My Wife Isn't Saved?.. June 8, 2010.. John Piper thinks it would be very difficult to bear the burdens of ministry alongside an unbelieving wife.. Does God Get More Glory If People Have Free Will?.. June 12, 2010.. John Piper says complete human autonomy doesn t glorify God more.. Is God's Plan of Salvation a Failure Since So Many People Are Going to Hell?.. June 15, 2010.. John Piper says God is accomplishing his plan perfectly, even though we can t always see how..

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  • Title: 2012 Resources - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: 2012.. 2012 Resources.. 2013.. The Doctrine of the Person of Christ.. Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders.. January 1, 2012.. Theology Refresh.. Russell Moore.. Russell Moore discusses the doctrine of the person of Christ: fully God, fully man, one person with two natures.. One Life: Don't Waste It.. Campus Outreach National Conference.. Chattanooga, TN.. Piper One on One.. Campus Outreach Speaker Panel.. Seeing and Savoring the Supremacy of Jesus Christ Above All Things.. The Doctrine of the Wrath of God.. January 5, 2012.. Don Carson explains why you can't speak of God's wrath the same way you speak of his love.. The Word of God Is at Work in You.. January 7, 2012.. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 16.. From Bloodlines to Bloodline.. January 14, 2012.. The Doctrine of Biblical Complementarity.. January 17, 2012.. Darrin Patrick.. Darrin Patrick discusses the doctrine of biblical complementarity and encourages men that we're not trying to replicate Adam, rather we're to be like Jesus.. They Poured Out Innocent Blood.. January 22, 2012.. Psalms 106:32 48.. Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion.. Three Sermons from John Piper.. “A Christian call to pro-life action is a call to the children of light to be what you are in Christ.. This is utterly crucial to grasp if you want to act as a Christian” (p.. 5).. Reflections on 1 Thessalonians 5:14–18 in Relation to Carl Holmgren.. January 23, 2012.. The Doctrine of Spiritual Warfare.. January 27, 2012.. Ed Stetzer.. Ed Stetzer discusses the reality of spiritual warfare and encourages pastors not to dismiss the battle that is going on around us.. Let's Be Rich Toward God.. January 28, 2012.. Luke 12:13 21.. "Father Hunger" in Leading the Home.. Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors.. God, Manhood & Ministry: Building Men for the Body of Christ.. January 30, 2012.. Douglas Wilson.. 2012 Conference for Pastors.. Lessons on Biblical Manhood Learned from His Father.. January 31, 2012.. Crawford Loritts.. Being and Building Men for the Local Mission.. "Father Hunger" in Leading the Church.. “The Frank and Manly Mr.. Ryle” — The Value of a Masculine Ministry.. Pastoring with Vision, Creativity, and Courage in Hard Places.. February 1, 2012.. Ramez Atallah.. The Supremacy of Christ in All of Life: The Pastor and His Worldview.. Speaker Panel: John Piper, Crawford Loritts, Darrin Patrick, Doug Wilson, Ramez Atallah.. A Justification for Translation.. Why Every Christian Should Care About Gospel Resources in Languages Beyond Their Own.. February 13, 2012.. Tyler Kenney.. The Doctrine of End Times.. February 16, 2012.. Sam Storms discusses different views on eschatology.. Stand.. A Call for the Endurance of the Saints.. February 21, 2012.. “So growing old to the glory of God means using whatever strength and eyesight and hearing and mobility and resources we have left to treasure Christ and in that joy to serve people—that is, to seek to bring them with us into the everlasting enjoyment of Christ” (p.. 39).. February 23, 2012.. “The best news in the world is that there is no conflict between your greatest possible happiness and God’s perfect holiness” (p.. In Our Joy.. “But when God gives the radical change of new birth and repentance, Jesus himself becomes our supreme treasure” (p.. Rethinking Retirement.. Rethinking Life for the Glory of Christ.. February 29, 2012.. “Finishing life to the glory of Christ means finishing life in a way that makes Christ look glorious.. It means living and dying in a way that shows Christ to be the all-satisfying Treasure that he is” (p.. The Pleasures of God Roundtable: Chapters 1–3.. Bethlehem College and Seminary.. March 7, 2012.. You Cannot Follow Me Now.. March 10, 2012.. John 13:21 38.. The Pleasures of God Roundtable: Chapters 4–6.. March 14, 2012.. The Solid Logic of Heaven Holds.. Bethlehem College and Seminary Chapel.. Twin Cities, MN.. March 15, 2012.. Romans 8:32.. Future Grace (Session 1).. The Purifying Power of the Promises of God.. March 16, 2012.. As I Have Loved You, Love One Another.. March 17, 2012.. John 13:31 38.. Future Grace (Session 2).. The Pleasures of God Roundtable: Chapters 7–9.. March 21, 2012.. Controlled by a Holy Ambition.. North Central University Chapel.. March 22, 2012.. Walking in the Spirit During Transition.. March 23, 2012.. I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.. John 14:1 11.. Transition Questions and Answers from Pastor John for Bethlehem.. March  ...   was teaching the fundamental truth about how the cross and our battle with sin are related.. The cross cancels sins for all who believe on Jesus.. Then on the basis of that cancellation of our sins, the power of our actual sinning is broken.. It’s not the other way around" (p.. 6).. He Cannot Deny Himself.. July 21, 2012.. 2 Timothy 2:8 19.. Adoniram Judson.. How Few There Are Who Die So Hard!.. July 23, 2012.. "Are you sure that God wants you to continue your life in this comparatively church-saturated land? Or might he be calling you to fill up what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ, to fall like a grain of wheat into some distant ground and die, to hate your life in this world and so to keep it forever and bear much fruit?" (p.. Andrew Fuller.. I Will Go Down If You Will Hold the Rope!.. July 30, 2012.. "The Bible was always paramount: 'Lord, thou hast given me a determination to take up no principle at second-hand; but to search for everything at the pure fountain of thy word.. '.. That is one of the main reasons why it is so profitable to read Fuller to this very day: He is so freshly biblical" (p.. Behind the Blog: Olympic Edition.. August 2, 2012.. When a Lover of Good Thinks About Evil.. August 4, 2012.. 2 Timothy 3:1 13.. Behind the Blog: Who Is This Jon Bloom?.. August 7, 2012.. John G.. Paton.. You Will Be Eaten By Cannibals!.. "I confess to you, that if I can but live and die serving and honoring the Lord Jesus, it will make no difference to me whether I am eaten by Cannibals or by worms" (p.. All Scripture Is Breathed Out By God, Continue In It.. August 11, 2012.. 2 Timothy 3:14 17.. Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God.. Resources from John Piper.. August 13, 2012.. "One of the reasons I believe the Bible and love the Bible is because it deals with the hardest issues in life.. It doesn’t sweep painful things under the rug — or complex things or confusing things or provoking things or shocking things or controversial things" (p.. Preach the Word, For the Time of My Departure Has Come.. August 18, 2012.. 2 Timothy 4:1 8.. Calvary Love.. August 20, 2012.. My Life.. August 21, 2012.. Behind the Blog: Tempest in a Pot of Iced Tea.. August 23, 2012.. The Pleasures of God (Session 1).. August 24, 2012.. The Pleasures of God (Session 3).. August 25, 2012.. He Stood by Me and Strengthened Me for the Sake of the Gospel.. 2 Timothy 4:9 22.. The Pleasures of God (Session 2).. I AM WHO I AM.. September 8, 2012.. Exodus 3:13 15.. The State of Church Planting in the Twin Cities Metro.. The Gospel Coalition — Twin Cities.. Minneapolis, MN.. September 9, 2012.. Steve Treichler.. Reflections on Pastoring Three Decades Downtown.. What It Means for a Church to Be Gospel-Positive and City-Positive.. R W Glenn.. Finish the Mission.. Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged.. September 14, 2012.. “The goal of missions is the worldwide worship of the God-man by his redeemed people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.. The outcome of missions is all peoples delighting to praise Jesus.. And the motivation for missions is the enjoyment that his people have in him.. Missions aims at, brings about, and is fueled by the worship of Jesus” (p.. 14).. Eternal Security Is a Community Project.. September 15, 2012.. Hebrews 3:12 15.. Esther.. September 16, 2012.. “It’s precisely the.. inexpressible something.. that poetry is meant to help us see or feel.. If it were merely expressible— if there were nothing ineffable about it—there would be no need for a poem.. But everywhere in the Bible we meet reality that exceeds our comprehension.. We must find a way to at least point or suggest or hint.. It’s too wonderful—or too something—to keep to ourselves.. So it is with the book of Esther.. This book never mentions God.. But he is everywhere – the invisible hand that moves empires for the sake of his people” (p.. 8).. Behind the Blog: Come Outa Philly.. September 17, 2012.. Why Did God Create the World?.. September 22, 2012.. Isaiah 43:1 7.. God Answers.. September 25, 2012..

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  • Title: Books By Title Explore our translated books in 25 different languages. - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: By Title.. Books By Title.. Explore our.. translated books.. in 25 different languages.. Sermon Audio.. Sermon Video.. Sermon Text.. By Topic.. 50 Crucial Questions About Manhood and Womanhood.. An Overview of Cent.. Acting the Miracle.. God’s Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification.. Adoniram Judson.. Alive to Wonder.. Celebrating the Influence of C.. Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce.. Andrew Fuller.. Battling Unbelief.. Beyond the Bounds.. Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christ.. Bloodlines.. Race, Cross, and the Christian.. Brothers, We Are Not Professionals.. A Plea to Pastors for Radical Min.. Contending For Our All.. Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the.. Should We Abandon the Imputation of Chri.. The Dangerous Duty of Delight.. Daring to Make God Your Greatest Desire.. Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God.. Doctrine Matters.. Ten Theological Trademarks from a Lifetime of Preac.. Does God Desire All to Be Saved?.. Don't Waste Your Cancer.. Don't Waste Your Life.. Esther.. Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion.. Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die.. Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ.. The Cost of Bringing the Gospel.. Finally Alive.. What Happens When We Are Born Again.. Finish the Mission.. Towards a Deeper Experience of God’s Grace.. For the Fame of God’s Name.. Essays in Honor of John Piper.. For Your Joy.. Future Grace.. The Future of Justification.. A Response to N.. T.. Wright.. God Is the Gospel.. Meditations on God's Love as the Gift of Himself.. God's Passion for His Glory.. A Godward Life.. Savoring the  ...   Marks of a Spiritual Leader.. Martin Luther.. Lessons from His Life and Labor.. The Misery of Job and the Mercy of God.. The Pastor as Scholar & the Scholar as Pastor.. Reflections on Life an.. Pierced by the Word.. The Pleasures of God.. Meditations on God's Delight in Being God.. Portrait of Calvin.. Foreword by John Piper.. The Power of Words and the Wonder of God.. Preparing for Marriage.. Help for Christian Couples.. The Prodigal’s Sister.. Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.. A Response to Evangelical.. Rethinking Retirement.. Risk Is Right.. Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It.. The Roots of Endurance.. Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John.. Ruth: Under the Wings of God.. Sanctification in the Everyday.. Spectacular Sins.. And Their Global Purpose in the Glory of Christ.. Stand.. Still Not Professionals.. Ten Pleas for Today's Pastors.. Suffering and the Sovereignty of God.. The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World.. The Supremacy of God in Preaching.. A Sweet and Bitter Providence.. Take Care How You Listen.. Taste and See.. Think.. The Life of the Mind and the Love of God.. Thinking.. Loving.. Doing.. A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind.. This Momentary Marriage.. A Parable of Permanence.. A Tribute to My Father.. Velvet Steel.. The Joy of Being Married to You.. What's the Difference?.. When I Don't Desire God.. When the Darkness Will Not Lift.. Doing What We Can While We Wait for.. With Calvin in the Theater of God.. The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life..

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  • Title: Sermons By Date - Desiring God
    Descriptive info: By Date.. Sermons By Date.. By Series.. By Scripture.. By Author.. By Occasion.. By Language.. 1970 s.. 1971.. 1972.. 1980 s.. 1980.. 1981.. 1982.. 1983.. 1984.. 1985.. 1986.. 1987.. 1988.. 1989.. 1990 s.. 1990.. 1991.. 1992.. 1993.. 2000 s.. 2000.. 2001.. 2010 s..

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