Ask Pastor John

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

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Eight Years of APJ, and What’s Ahead

At the end of another year, Pastor John reflects on 2020, the world of Ephesians, and the need for a new tidal wave of God-centered teaching.



Should We Talk More About ‘Following Jesus’?

In the Gospels, Jesus repeatedly tells people to follow him. But why doesn’t that call ring out in the rest of the New Testament?



Is Christmas Too Pagan for Christians?

Christmas offers an opportunity to look upon the incarnation with fresh amazement. But does the timing of our celebration just reflect pagan tradition?



Why Did Christ Need a Body?

In the person of Jesus Christ, we encounter incarnate Deity. But why did he have to take on flesh that first Christmas?


 2020-12-23  11m

Do We Have the Exact Words of Christ, or a Paraphrase?

Do the Gospels give us the exact words that Jesus spoke, or do they give us a paraphrase that captures his meaning?


 2020-12-21  12m

Does Joy Come After Suffering, Or in It?

Faith does not shield us from waves of sorrow. But it does plant our feet on a rock of immovable joy. And when the waves leave, the rock remains.


 2020-12-18  16m

The Sweetness of Christ in 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, Pastor John describes the one reality that shaped everything else for him: the experience of sweeter fellowship with God.


 2020-12-16  17m

What Happens to Non-Christians Who Take the Lord’s Supper?

What happens when unbelievers eat the Lord’s Supper — either because they think they are believers or because the church has welcomed them to participate?


 2020-12-14  14m

Christian Marries Non-Christian — How Does a Church Respond?

How should pastors respond to a Christian who marries a non-Christian? And what might repentance look like in such a situation?


 2020-12-11  10m

Fight Sin Like a Victor, Not a Victim

When Christ gives you new life by the Spirit, you are no longer a victim under sin’s power, but a victor who has the strength to triumph.


 2020-12-09  12m