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Ask Pastor John

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Rank #47 in Christianity category

Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

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John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

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1904 Ratings
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Thought provoking

By Tburgo - Jan 16 2020
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This challenges my way of thinking and it’s often questions I would ask anyway

Recommend Highly!

By Bkpage - Jun 24 2019
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This podcast answers so many important questions and teaches so much!

iTunes Ratings

1904 Ratings
Average Ratings
1765
59
31
19
30

Thought provoking

By Tburgo - Jan 16 2020
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This challenges my way of thinking and it’s often questions I would ask anyway

Recommend Highly!

By Bkpage - Jun 24 2019
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This podcast answers so many important questions and teaches so much!
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Ask Pastor John

Latest release on Aug 10, 2020

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John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

Rank #1: The God over Viruses

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If we say God is sovereign, does that mean he’s in charge of everything — even down to the tiniest molecule?

May 20 2020

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Rank #2: Am I Living by Faith or Unbelief?

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The Bible calls us to walk by faith, but how can we actually know if we are living by faith instead of unbelief?

May 15 2020

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Rank #3: How Should We Dress for Church?

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How we dress for church will depend on our vision of God, our understanding of God’s people, and our grasp of what is at stake when we gather.

May 01 2020

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Rank #4: Is the Calvinist-Arminian Debate Really Important?

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Are Calvinism and Arminianism just points of debate for theologians, or do they actually have real-life implications on our relationship with God?

May 04 2020

15mins

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Rank #5: What Is Hyper-Calvinism?

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Doctrinal systems can help us summarize the Bible’s teaching, but they are never a substitute for Scripture itself.

May 11 2020

13mins

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Rank #6: What Is Grace?

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We often define “grace” as “undeserved favor.” But the grace of God has another meaning in the Bible that is filled with encouragement and comfort.

May 08 2020

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Rank #7: Does Christ Govern Every Storm?

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Jesus stilled a storm for his disciples two thousand years ago, but does that necessarily mean he controls every single storm today?

May 18 2020

13mins

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How Do I Lead Someone to Christ?

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To lead someone to Christ is a spectacular gift from God. But what should you actually say and do in the moment?

Aug 10 2020

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Do We Need Extrabiblical Texts to Understand the Bible?

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Extrabiblical sources can help fill in some details of our Bible study, but all the gold we need to mine for life and godliness is in our English Bibles.

Aug 07 2020

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Did God Save Me to Call Attention to Himself?

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Over and over in the Bible, God says that he saves us in order to draw attention to himself. Why did God design salvation that way?

Aug 05 2020

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Are Christian Couples Required to Have Kids?

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The Bible is clear that children are a gift from God. So is there any room for a Christian couple to decide not to have any?

Aug 03 2020

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Can a Christian Hedonist Get Depressed?

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If we glorify God by enjoying him, how do we think about seasons of darkness in the Christian life, when joy seems far away?

Jul 31 2020

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How Do I Wait for God?

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God works for those who wait for him. But what does it mean to wait for God?

Jul 29 2020

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John Piper Interviews J.I. Packer

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In a 72-minute interview, John Piper and J.I. Packer discuss the Puritans, theology, the Christian life, and our heavenly hope.

Jul 28 2020

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How Do I Glorify God in My Daily Life?

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God created us to glorify him by enjoying him forever. But how do we fulfill that purpose in the little things, in the small moments, in the day to day?

Jul 27 2020

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Am I Wasting My Life in a Secular Job?

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Our vocation doesn’t automatically determine our fruitfulness for Jesus. God uses all kinds of people in all kinds of places to accomplish his purposes.

Jul 24 2020

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How Does God Become Totally for Me?

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God won’t settle for anything less than perfection from us. Either we depend on Christ’s perfection in our place, or we keep the entire law.

Jul 22 2020

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How Do I Wage War on My Self-Pity?

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At the cross, Christ canceled all our sins through his blood. Now, by the Spirit, we work to conquer every canceled sin.

Jul 20 2020

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A Seriously Happy Puritan: Praising God for J.I. Packer

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On the morning of July 17, J.I. Packer passed into glory. Pastor John shares a tribute to the man he looked up to as a father in the faith.

Jul 19 2020

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Seven Lessons for Productivity

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After fifteen hundred episodes of the Ask Pastor John podcast, Pastor John shares seven lessons that have inspired him to labor faithfully over decades.

Jul 17 2020

19mins

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What Does Freedom from the Love of Money Look Like?

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Our hearts were never meant to find their meaning in money. God made us for something far more valuable.

Jul 15 2020

9mins

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How Can I Disagree with My Husband and Still Submit?

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How can a wife disagree with her husband about a decision while still submitting to his leadership in the home?

Jul 13 2020

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How Do I Know If I’m Doing Enough for God?

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Before you get overwhelmed by all of the Bible’s commands, remember your right standing with God and focus first on the anchors of faithful obedience.

Jul 10 2020

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Why Do I Need to Be Saved?

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At the cross, God not only clears a path for sinners to himself. He also vindicates his righteousness after passing over centuries of sin.

Jul 08 2020

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Why Does ‘Atonement’ Disappear in the New Testament?

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The word “atonement” appears all over the ESV’s translation of the Old Testament, but never in the New. Didn’t Jesus make atonement for our sins?

Jul 06 2020

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How Much Patriotism Is Too Much Patriotism?

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If Christians are first and foremost citizens of heaven, then is it ever appropriate to show patriotism for a homeland?

Jul 03 2020

14mins

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How Can I Be Free from Materialism?

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For many Western Christians, materialism has transformed our wants into needs and distorted our view of biblical Christianity. How can we be free?

Jul 01 2020

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iTunes Ratings

1904 Ratings
Average Ratings
1765
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31
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30

Thought provoking

By Tburgo - Jan 16 2020
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This challenges my way of thinking and it’s often questions I would ask anyway

Recommend Highly!

By Bkpage - Jun 24 2019
Read more
This podcast answers so many important questions and teaches so much!