Our citizenship is in heaven, Jesus is our King, and we are free. In seventeen minutes, John Piper preaches on the marks of free people and what it looks like to submit to our government as Christians, with a short detour on Christian freedom and tattoos.
Look at the Book is John Piper’s latest effort to help teach people to read the Bible for themselves. It’s an ongoing series of 8–12 minute videos in which the camera is on the text, not the teacher.
As part of this initiative, Desiring God is putting on regional events focused on certain passages of Scripture. Below, you can find all the video from our Look at the Book weekend on 1 Peter 2–3. The clip above is Part 8: For God’s Sake, Be Free.
Lessons on Living as Exiles
Part 1: A Realistic Book About Life Today (Overview)
Part 2: Getting Started in 1 Peter (1 Peter 1:1–2)
Part 3: Imperishable, Undefiled, and Unfading (1 Peter 1:3–7)
Part 4: The Mind Serves the Heart (1 Peter 1:8–16)
Part 5: Faith and Fear Produce Love (1 Peter 1:17–2:12)
Part 6: Your Desires Want to Kill You (1 Peter 2:9–12)
Part 7: Submit to Laws for the Lord’s Sake (1 Peter 2:13–17)
Part 8: For God’s Sake, Be Free (1 Peter 2:13–17)
Part 9: The Horror and Hope in Slavery (1 Peter 2:18–20)
Part 10: How Do We Honor Dishonorable People? (Q&A)
Part 11: Christ Returned Good for Your Evil (1 Peter 2:21–25)
Part 12: The Beauty and Behavior of a Godly Woman (1 Peter 3:1–6)
Part 13: What Is Submission in Marriage? (1 Peter 3:1–6)
Part 14: Men, Love and Lead Your Wives (1 Peter 3:7)
Part 15: Bible Reading, Justice, and Marriage (Q&A)
Part 16: Broken Dynamics in Marriage (Q&A)
Part 17: Summary and Conclusion: 1 Peter 2:13–3:7