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Though You Slay Me – Shane & Shane featuring John Piper
“Though you slay me, yet I will praise you.” Through Christ, Christians can not only say this in their deepest suffering — they can sing it. Shane and Shane with John Piper John Piper audio excerpt from “The Glory of God in the Sight of Eternity” (https://desiringgod.org/messages/do-not-lose-heart). Learn More https://desiringgod.org/articles/a-song-for-the-suffering-with-john-piper http://shaneandshane.com
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Yearn – Shane & Shane
Music has a unique ability to affect the human soul. The synergy of words and tunes helps us express reality, and feel reality, especially when it resonates with our deepest desires. “Lord, I want to yearn for you” is a simple line. But for the heart whose passionate pursuit is to know Jesus, this line is an earnest prayer. It is a soundtrack for the life that longs to treasure him more. https://desiringgod.org http://shaneandshane.com Lyrics: Holy design This place in time That I might seek and find my God Lord, I want to yearn for You I want to burn with passion over You And only You Lord, I want to yearn for You I want to burn with passion over You And only You Lord, I want to yearn Your joy is mine Yet why am I fine With all my singing and bringing grain In light of Him Oh, You give life and breath In You we live and move That's why I sing
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The Story Behind "Though You Slay Me" (Shane & Shane)
In this video: Shane & Shane www.desiringGod.org
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The Calvinist
I wrote this poem called "The Calvinist" to capture a glimpse of God's sovereign intersection with the life of a sinful man. There is no part of life where the greatness of God does not penetrate deeply. I want to help you feel that... Learn more: https://desiringgod.org/articles/the-calvinist-verse-video-vision-for-all-of-life By John Piper https://desiringgod.org/authors/john-piper Watch and read The Calvinist on desiringGod.org https://desiringgod.org/articles/the-calvinist
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When a Man Loves a Woman Well
If you want to measure a man, look to the women around him. Woman is the glory of man (1 Corinthians 11:7) — in friendships, marriages, families, churches, and societies — so where women are flourishing, honored, and cherished, we know the men are acting as God intended. With their minds flooded with the knowledge of the gospel, Christian men see their sisters in Christ, and all women, not as things to be manipulated or dominated, but as treasures to honor, guard, and cherish. Find the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/honor-the-weaker-vessel This clip is taken from “Honor, Guard, and Cherish: A Call to Christian Husbands,” part 3 in a series on 1 Peter called Hoping, Singing, and Loving in the Refiner’s Fire. Find the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/messages/men-of-uncommon-honor
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Why God Sanctifies Us Slowly
God could change you in an instant so you would never sin again. So why doesn’t he make us completely holy now? https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/the-glory-of-god-in-the-sight-of-eternity/excerpts/why-god-sanctifies-us-slowly https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/the-glory-of-god-in-the-sight-of-eternity #SermonClip
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Why I Abominate the Prosperity ‘Gospel’
For more Ask Pastor John Episodes visit http://desiringGod.org/interviews/by-series/ask-pastor-john
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Advice for Guys On Dating
Ben Stuart | Find more resources on dating and singleness at http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/topic-index/dating-singleness http://www.desiringgod.org/
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John Piper - Test yourself - Are you in Jesus?
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God Wrote a Book: Where Else Will We Run?
It is an immeasurable wonder that God has given us an inspired book containing the truth about himself and his ways and what he wills for our lives. http://desiringGod.org/run Produced by Desiring God Written by Marshall Segal with John Piper Directed & Edited by Tristan Carnahan Running and Acting by Greg Morse "SOUTHERN" & "URANUS" Written by Ryan O'Neal Performed by Sleeping At Last Cinematography by Tristan Carnahan Additional Camera by Stefan Green Color Grading by Ryan Schroeder Sound Design & Mix by Defacto Sound Produced & Managed by Stefan Green Special thanks to Guytano Magno
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How do I know if God is calling me to be a pastor?
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Have You Exorcized a Demon?
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Love the Single Chapter of Your Life
The purpose of singleness is that we be made as happy as anyone possibly can be — through undistracted devotion to Jesus. Ben Stuart | Find the full resource at: http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/love-the-single-chapter-of-your-life.
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What has been your biggest spiritual struggle and how did you get victory?
For more Ask Pastor John Episodes visit http://desiringGod.org/interviews/by-series/ask-pastor-john
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Without Jesus – Shane & Shane
Lyrics: Just three chords and a melody Won't leave you a living legacy Without Jesus Just four songs and a parable Might leave you something terrible Just five bucks in an offering Won't buy you some prosperity Just a sixth sense of morality Won't get you out of your depravity Without Jesus, oh, without Jesus You could memorize Become a Mennonite You could speak in tongues And raise the dead to life You could build a big church Call it ministry Teach 'em all they need to know to run a family You could sell it all Be burned at the stake But what in the world have you to ever gain Without Jesus, oh, without Jesus If all I ever get out of laying my life down Is thorns in the shape of a crown On the brow of a man from Nazareth And if all I get is what Jesus did, And said, and put within my heart Then I get it all I have it all Oh, I have it all Everything is mine Oh, I have it all I have it all Just three chords and a melody Won't leave you a living legacy Without Jesus
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How to Fight Laziness // Ask Pastor John
Hard work is not a consequence of the fall, but a gift. If we are going to fight laziness, we need to develop a good theology of work. We received an email from an anonymous man who writes, “Pastor John, I am a regenerate Christian who formerly lived the homosexual lifestyle. God used your theology of suffering and brokenness to overcome my sexual desires for ungodly things. But now a new struggle has come upon me — the struggle of laziness. Do you have any advice on how to fight this sin?” Episode 79: https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/how-to-fight-laziness Related Resources: “God’s Sovereign Plans Behind Your Most Unproductive Days” https://youtu.be/7uo1HzyfLG8 “Ten Principles for Personal Productivity” https://youtu.be/DFm4U66MsNs “Three Steps to Stop Wasting Your Life” https://youtu.be/H8Y9DXNqFzc “Procrastination Is Pride” https://youtu.be/k68RvNuEZKE Ask Pastor John Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKvMOJ1T8T4&list=PLFF7F6AE365DA3564 Find other popular Ask Pastor John episodes, http://desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john
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Keep Looking: The Life Changing Secret to Reading the Bible
A biologist once told a story about his Harvard professor named Louis Agassiz, who taught him a simple habit to help him see more than he ever dreamed. The lesson he learned is also the secret to lifelong and life-changing Bible reading: keep looking. One reason we see so little when we read the Bible is that we do not give ourselves long enough to look. John Piper shares the story “Agassiz and the Fish” in his new book “Reading the Bible Supernaturally” (https://desiringgod.org/books/reading-the-bible-supernaturally). In the seemingly ordinary act of reading the Bible, something miraculous happens: God gives us new eyes to see more of him — if we are willing to slow down and keep looking. http://desiringgod.org/keep-looking Script: David Mathis, Marshall Segal (Adapted from an excerpt from “Reading the Bible Supernaturally”) Production: Stefan Green Voice Over: John Piper Creative Direction & Animation: Jorge R Canedo E. Design: Chris Anderson Additional Animation: Victor Claudio Silva, Phil Borst Music & SFX: John Poon
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If You Don’t Pray, You Won’t Live
If we don’t plan ahead for prayer, we are cutting ourselves off from God’s supply of nourishment for our needy souls. Read the transcript and explore more resources: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/put-in-the-fire-for-the-sake-of-prayer/excerpts/if-you-dont-pray-you-wont-live View the full message: https://youtu.be/kWjyUVV-gN8 https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/put-in-the-fire-for-the-sake-of-prayer Catch every new sermon clip: https://dsr.gd/Sermon-Clips #SermonClip
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Why Do I Keep Sinning?
We don’t keep sinning because we have to, but because we want to. Holiness, in large part, is a battle of pleasures. Read the transcript and explore more resources: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/right-with-god-right-with-man/excerpts/why-do-i-keep-sinning View the full message: https://youtu.be/sdQld1tLK_c https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/right-with-god-right-with-man Catch every new sermon clip: https://dsr.gd/Sermon-Clips #SermonClip
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Are All Sins Equal Before God?
Consequences matter when it comes to weighing sin. http://desiringGod.org
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Don’t Waste Your Mornings // Ask Pastor John
Episode 637 // JULY 10, 2015 // desiringgod.org/interviews/dont-waste-your-mornings For more Ask Pastor John episodes, visit desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john
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Give up Now on Trying to Fake It as a Christian
Francis Chan // Find the full message at http://www.desiringgod.org/messages/why-we-all-need-the-gospel
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You Have One Life, Don't Waste It – John Piper
An unforgettable clip from John Piper's message ‘Boast Only in the Cross’ at Passion’s OneDay 2000. Read, watch, or listen to the full message: https://desiringgod.org/messages/boasting-only-in-the-cross
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Lecrae Explains True Manhood
"God, not us, has designed the blueprint for manhood." In this three-minute video, Lecrae explains what it looks like. http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/lecrae-explains-true-manhood
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John Piper and Tim Keller Wrestle with Sanctification
John Piper and Tim Keller sat down to discuss the biblical vision of sanctification. In this 14-minute video they touch on how justification and sanctification relate, along with the psychological dynamics of faith. 00:20 — How Keller talks about sanctification 2:25 — What are we conforming to in sanctification? 3:45 — How does justification relate to sanctification? 6:40 — The psychological dynamics of faith 9:00 — What does it mean to “owe God everything”? 11:20 — “I'm going to work my tail off for Jesus, and it's all of grace.” See the full resource at http://desiringGod.org/articles/piper-and-keller-wrestle-with-sanctification
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No Ocean Big Enough: The Beauty of God in the World He Made – John Piper
When we look at oceans or mountains, whales or bears, fields or deserts, God wants us to see the beauty, power, and wisdom in his creation and think, “What must God be like!” He wants us to ride the waves he has made into worship, and climb the mountains he built to see more of him. The sermon clip is from a message John Piper preached on Sunday, February 8, 1987 entitled, “The Pleasure of God in His Creation.” Read or listen to the entire message at http://desiringgod.org/messages/the-pleasure-of-god-in-his-creation --- Transcript --- What a God. What power! Why did he lavish such a universe upon a creature like us? Why isn’t that overdoing it! What a universe! And what a God. God rejoices in the works of creation because they point us beyond themselves to God. God does mean for us to be stunned and awed by his creation, but not for its own sake. He means for us to say, “If the work of God’s hands is so abundant with power, and wisdom, and majesty, and grandeur, and beauty, what must God be like? What must the Creator be like, if the flinging out of his fingers is so majestic and grand and great and glorious? In the end, it’s not going to be the seas. It’s not going to be the ocean. It’s not going to be the deserts, or the flowers, or the mountains. It’s not going to be the grand galaxies. It’s going to be God himself that satisfies the soul. Nothing short of God will do. The infinite expanses of the galaxies will not satisfy my longing for grandeur — only the Maker himself. “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!”
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None of Our Misery Is Meaningless
Satan tries to convince us that our suffering is meaningless. But God says that every millisecond of his children’s suffering is adding to their reward in the next life. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/the-glory-of-god-in-the-sight-of-eternity https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/the-glory-of-god-in-the-sight-of-eternity/excerpts/none-of-our-misery-is-meaningless #SermonClip
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Living Out God's Design for Marriage
What does it look like to live out God's design for marriage? Matt and Lauren Chandler open their lives to explain the baggage, the failures, and the victories along their journey to living out their biblical convictions... Read more at http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/living-out-god-s-design-for-marriage // http://www.desiringgod.org/
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John Piper - Don't be anxious
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Teach Us to Pray
John Piper rehearses some of the most profound and familiar words ever spoken. We hope these four minutes, with stunning aerial footage, will help inspire you to new heights in the life of prayer. Sit together with Pastor John at the feet of Jesus, and learn to pray all over again. “Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. In Jesus name, amen.” Find more resources on prayer at https://desiringGod.org/pray
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How To Rise After We Fall into Sin // Micah 7:7–9
Our hearts break when we repay God’s faithfulness, kindness, and love with sin. In this lab, Pastor John covers what we should do after our spiritual adultery has left us broken, guilty, and distant from God. View the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/labs/how-to-rise-after-we-fall-into-sin
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Be Strong and Courageous in Jesus
God not only encourages his people to be fearless, he commands it. God is most glorified in us, when we are most dependent on his strength, not our own. Find the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/be-strong-and-courageous-in-jesus.
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Love Jesus More Than You Love Anything
Do you truly love Jesus? If you did, how would you know? The Bible helps us navigate and even command our own emotions. In twelve minutes, John Piper asks four questions about what it means to love Jesus, and leads us, through the words of Jesus himself, to make Jesus our greatest Treasure.
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Are You Just Using Jesus?
Jesus isn’t just a ticket out of hell and into heaven. He is heaven. Read the transcript and explore more resources: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/right-with-god-right-with-man/excerpts/are-you-just-using-jesus View the full message: https://youtu.be/sdQld1tLK_c https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/right-with-god-right-with-man Catch every new sermon clip: https://dsr.gd/Sermon-Clips #SermonClip
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What is the Purpose of Fasting // Ask Pastor John
Fasting only adds to our hunger for God. Through fasting, we put our stomach where our hearts are to give added intensity to our ache for Jesus. Pastor John, what is the purpose behind fasting? Episode 72: https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/what-is-the-purpose-of-fasting Related Resources: “Why Do Christians Fast?” https://youtu.be/KTJb4DsFPQg “Four Signs Food Has Become an Idol” https://youtu.be/k1Fwc81d_-M “iPhone Fasting” https://youtu.be/fQj2bu5B6tg “I’m Paralyzed by Indecision — What Should I Do?” https://youtu.be/GpYbpstPQ98 Ask Pastor John Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKvMOJ1T8T4&list=PLFF7F6AE365DA3564 Find more Ask Pastor John episodes, http://desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john
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What is a wife's responsibility in solving marital conflict?
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Ten Principles for Personal Productivity // Ask Pastor John
EPISODE 839 // APRIL 18, 2016 // http://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/ten-principles-for-personal-productivity For more Ask Pastor John episodes, visit www.desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john
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What is God's glory?
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Jackie Hill on Same-Sex Attraction
In this video: Jackie Hill http://www.desiringGod.org
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What God Can Do in Daily Devotions  –  John Piper
The Bible will change you from the inside out. Every time you read his word, God is mending, strengthening, and shaping your soul. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-to-find-gold-in-god-s-word/excerpts/what-god-can-do-in-daily-devotions
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Meet with God Before You Move Forward
The constant noise in our lives can distract us from our mission. Take time alone with God to reorient your priorities. http://www.desiringgod.org/messages/gospel-worship/excerpts/step-away-from-all-the-noise
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What Do We Really Want in Marriage?
Jackie Hill http://www.desiringgod.org/
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Why Is My Delight in God So Short Lived? // Ask Pastor John
We all long for enduring joy, but we often forgot a simple step: start by praying for your Bible reading before you begin. Here’s a good, honest question from a podcast listener named Seth. “Hello, Pastor John! I believe intellectually that learning about God can provide greater joy than whatever temporary pleasure I may get from the many distractions that this world has to offer, and have experienced times in my life where it has. However, these times are generally short lived and expire very quickly. Could you give me some tips as to how to be more satisfied in the things of the Lord than the things of the world — and in a way that endures? I know that spending hours watching television or playing games throughout the day is a waste of my time, yet I struggle to stop doing these things.” Episode 903: https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/why-is-my-delight-in-god-so-short-lived Related Resources: “Do We Have Joy or Fight for It?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx6PBmWuFeU “How Do I Feed My Joy in Jesus Every Morning?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm1gnecsaC4 “Three Threats to the Joy of This Generation” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r97V7ox0n0o “Does John Piper Add (Joy) to the Gospel?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vumgkJpZ5lE Ask Pastor John Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNYK17fp9r0&list=PLFF7F6AE365DA3564 Find other recent and popular Ask Pastor John episodes, http://desiringgod.org/ask-pastor-john
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The Golden Rule in Christian Dating
The first and greatest commandment in Christian dating — for you and your significant other — is the same as in all of life: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30). But after you’ve embraced, applied, and enjoyed the first and greatest commandment, the golden rule in dating is this: Lean hard on the people who know you best, love you most, and will tell you when you’re wrong. We need friends who love God even more than they love us. Only people who love Christ more than they love you will have the courage to tell you that you’re wrong in dating — and give you the encouragement, truth, wisdom, and perspective you need. Read more at http://www.desiringgod.org/the-golden-rule-in-christian-dating
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A Theology of Prayer in 3 Minutes // Ask Pastor John
In this video: John Piper, Tony Reinke 'Ask Pastor John' is a daily podcast series of 3--8 minute conversations released each weekday at 10:30am (EST) through the DG Facebook (facebook.com/DesiringGod) and Twitter (twitter.com/desiringgod). 'Ask Pastor John' also available through: desiringGod.org Archive (desiringgod.org/resource-library/ask-pastor-john/by-date/2013) iPhone App (itunes.apple.com/us/app/ask-pastor-john/id606284215?mt=8) SoundCloud (soundcloud.com/askpastorjohn) iTunes Podcast (itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-pastor-john/id618132843)
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A Beautiful Woman Is a Person Not a Body
See the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/a-beautiful-woman-is-a-person-not-a-body
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What Is Prophecy in the New Covenant?
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If I Could Start All Over: Six Lessons for Your Twenties – John Piper (Audio)
What advice would John Piper give to someone with their adult life ahead of them? Here are six lessons from his twenties. CROSS T4G Preconference | Louisville | April 11, 2018 Subscribe to catch every new message: YouTube – https://dsr.gd/JP-Sermon-YouTube iTunes – https://dsr.gd/JP-Sermons-Podcast RSS – https://dsr.gd/JP-Sermons-RSS More options – https://www.desiringgod.org/podcasts View the full manuscript and explore thousands of other messages: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/if-i-could-start-all-over
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What must someone believe in order to be saved?
For more Ask Pastor John Episodes visit http://desiringGod.org/interviews/by-series/ask-pastor-john
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