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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman
1929 FBF: Mortgage Rates, Fannie Mae Loan Limits & Increasing Property Values

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 33:45


Today's Flashback Friday is from episode 1334 published last November 27, 2019. Jason Hartman and Adam join forces today to discuss a big development in the mortgage market. Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac conforming loan limits are being increased again, this time to over $510,000, which will have substantial impacts on the housing market overall. Later, Adam talks with one of the network lenders about where interest rates are today and what a weakening economy in 2020 might put them in a few months. Key Takeaways: Jason's editorial 2:35 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are increasing the conforming loan size to over $510,000 7:27 Conforming loan limit increases generally lead to home price inflation 11:31 The higher loan limit might impact hybrid markets more than cyclical 15:34 Insights from Voxer messages left by listeners 19:10 Technology is increasing the value of our properties Adam: Mortgage Minutes 25:34 Current rates for a $100,000 property with 20 or 25% down 29:59 How might rates react if we see weakening in the economy that some are predicting in 2020? 30:45 Mortgage starts don't seem to be slowing down for investors Mentioned: www.JasonHartman.com/Properties   Follow Jason on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & LINKEDIN Twitter.com/JasonHartmanROI Instagram.com/jasonhartman1/ Linkedin.com/in/jasonhartmaninvestor/ Call our Investment Counselors at: 1-800-HARTMAN (US) or visit: https://www.jasonhartman.com/ Free Class:  Easily get up to $250,000 in funding for real estate, business or anything else: http://JasonHartman.com/Fund CYA Protect Your Assets, Save Taxes & Estate Planning: http://JasonHartman.com/Protect Get wholesale real estate deals for investment or build a great business – Free Course: https://www.jasonhartman.com/deals Special Offer from Ron LeGrand: https://JasonHartman.com/Ron Free Mini-Book on Pandemic Investing: https://www.PandemicInvesting.com

Chrisman Commentary - Daily Mortgage News
11.30.22 Conventional Conforming Shifts; MCT's Jennifer Kennelly on Investor Transparency and Efficiency

Chrisman Commentary - Daily Mortgage News

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 26:24 Transcription Available


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HousingWire Daily
Conforming loan limits hit new high of $1M

HousingWire Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 28:48


On today's episode, Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler talks with Managing Editor James Kleimann about the new conforming loan limits, the possibility of more regulation for IMBs and home prices.HW Media articles related to this episode:Conforming loan limit jumps: government will back loans over $1MHome price appreciation continues to slowOpinion: We don't need increased regulation of IMBsEnjoy the episode!HousingWire Daily examines the most compelling articles reported across HW Media. Each morning, we provide our listeners with a deeper look into the stories coming across our newsrooms that are helping Move Markets Forward. Hosted and produced by the HW Media team. 

The Diary Of A CEO by Steven Bartlett
E198: Louis Theroux: "The Thing That Makes Me Great At Work, Makes Me Bad At Life!"

The Diary Of A CEO by Steven Bartlett

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 104:33


From his recent global TikTok fame to his BAFTA award-winning documentaries Louis Theroux has delighted audiences and grown a cult following with his distinctive brand of personality. Best know for his documentary series ‘Weird Weekends', and ‘When Louis Met……' Louis has explored the most controversial subjects with wide eyed curiosity and openness. In this conversation Louis discusses how his childhood and upbringing affected his career, channeling his anxiety and social awkwardness into his work of exploring the darker aspects of human psychology and behaviour. He also talks about how his work has evolved and grown, from his initial big break in America to his new series of celebrity interviews, and how he has had to balance this with his family life. Just like with his documentaries, in this episode Louis brings his trademark honesty and openness Topics: Early context Your early relationship with work Affection What is your dark-side Struggling to connect with people Feeling anxious doing new things Your new series Conforming vs being disruptive Feeling like an imposter Are you now aware of what people saw in you? How do you remain happy? How do you connect with all these people? You must be good at connecting with your partner….? Being insincere Neglecting your personal life for work Your experience with anxiety Your mental health The last guest's question Louis: Instagram - bit.ly/3AIepJg Twitter - http://bit.ly/3EXtCsF Louis Theroux latest series 'Louis Theroux Interviews': https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m001fhfl/louis-theroux-interviews-series-1 the Diary: https://bit.ly/3fUcF8q Watch the episodes on Youtube: https://g2ul0.app.link/3kxINCANKsb Follow us on Telegram: https://g2ul0.app.link/E5re0ADNKsb Sponsors: Mercedes-Benz - https://bit.ly/3yXTQI1 Intel - http://bit.ly/3UVp3UC Craftd - https://g2ul0.app.link/gZ8in6Dsvsb Huel - https://g2ul0.app.link/G4RjcdKNKsb

Love Human. Be Spirit.
Conditioning by Type: One Big possible specific life theme that can show up around conditioning for each human design type (Episode #43)

Love Human. Be Spirit.

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 66:58


In this episode, we discuss one big major life theme that has been conditioned to be felt by each type. Settling, as a projector. Attachment, as a reflector. Conforming, as a manifestor. Staying quiet and people pleasing, as a manifesting generator. Initiating, as a generator. We discuss the impact this may cause, as well as our personal experiences with our own type and those we've witnessed. There's something here for everyone that can empower us all to be more understanding and compassionate to the other, while learning to love yourself through the conditioning. Let's dig in! Follow us on Instagram: Love Human Be Spirit Podcast @lovehumanbespirit Monique Sampedro @moniquesampedro22 Amy Douglas @health_wellness_mindset_amy Photo credit to Kirsten Moore @kirstenmoorecreative --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lovehumanbespirit/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lovehumanbespirit/support

SPECIAL SPEAKERS
PREPARING THE CHURCH FOR THE LAST DAYS - Dan Juster

SPECIAL SPEAKERS

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 46:01


Join us as our guest Dan Juster shares an informative word on the worldview we must have as the Church; as we approach the last days before Jesus returns.

Damn Dude Podcast
Masculinity Evolving, Keeping Up With Technology, People Skills, Navigating With No GPS, Making a Woman Feel Safe

Damn Dude Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 26:16


Welcome to the Damn Dude Podcast!This is Season 2, Episode 93!- Masculinity Evolving- Masculinity is evolving/re-shaping itself as Technology and Life Threats evolve.- Masculinity and People Skills In Modern Times In our Younger Generations of Kids- Happy Wife, Happy Life......Bogus or Spot on?- Conforming or Standing Up- As a Man, Knowing How to Protect Yourself, your Woman, and Loved Ones- Making a Woman feel Safe, Emotionally and Physically.Remember to say 3 things you're Grateful for every morning and every night!- Available on all major platforms!@RealCaliforniaCal@DamnDudePodcasatAvailable on all major platforms: https://damndudepodcast.buzzsprout.com/- Apple Podcasts- Buzzspout- Spotify- Google Podcasts- Amazon Music- iTunes- Stitcher- iHeart Radio- TuneIn + Alexa- Podcast Addict- PodChaser- Pocket Casts- Deezer- Listen Notes- Player Fm- Podcast Index- Overcast- Castro- Castbox- Podfriend- YouTubeDaaaaaaamn Duuuuuude!!!!!Be sure to leave a 5 Star written review on Apple Podcast/Listen Notes! :)If you'd love and support the show, please feel free to make a donation to the Damn Dude Podcast!(link below)Anything and everything is Appreciated! :) Much Love, Love All.CashApp: $DamnDudePodcastSupport the show

The Heart AF Podcast
Do You, Boo!

The Heart AF Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 22:24 Transcription Available


Are you living your life for you? Or are you living your for others? Conforming into what you think you have to be? Are you letting the expectations of others of what you should be doing control your life?   This episode takes a look at how hard it can be, and how much we can risk by following our hearts, being true to ourselves, and coming out to the world as our fully authentic self.  Even with the sacrifices we may have to make, the end result is the most beautiful joy and freedom you can imagine.    You do you Boo!    #youarebeautiful #beyou #authenticliving #betrue #liveauthentically #heartaf #youaresupported #youareworthit #freedom #bereal #loveoverfear #doyourthangmane #doyouboo #getitgirl #ownit #rememberwhothefuckyouare #riseup #levelup #knowyourworth #shinebright #standinyourpower 

Question of Faith
When It Comes to Priestly Vocations, Is it ALL About the Numbers?

Question of Faith

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 31:53


Fr. Eric Garris, Assistant Coordinator of Vocations for Diocesan Priesthood and Recruiter for Borromeo and St Mary's Seminary joins us.0:40:  The longest title in the history of titles.1:30:   Fr Garris talks about quanitity and quality...and our often focus on numbers.2:40:  Fr. garris' question back when he is asked how many vocations do you have?3:20:  By the time they meet the vocation director....4:00  When Fr Damian worked in a parish, what was his role?4:20:  The parish needs to mentor someone who would be a good priest.4:40  It takes many...5:00:  The priest in the parish knows him better and has a relationship with him already.6:20:  When the possible candidate says "Ive been inspired by you, Father."6:40  Basketball at the Seminary7:40:  Inviting people up to the seminary is like is important.8:20:   Vocation Awareness Week is about Awareness.8:50:  Family Day at the Seminary10:20: Often the parents are more resistant than the candidate.11:10:  "College guys who love Jesus."12:00:  Culture > Numbers12:20:  We talk about this culture shift with RCIA (soon to be OCIA)14:00:  If you don't have numbers, you don't have anything though.16:00:  Covid set things back.16:40:  We find guys who are ready and guys who are not called.17:20:  The laity have a role to evaluate these seminarians too!18:40:  Discernment central works on both ends of the specturm.19:00  Discernment in seminary is like dating.19:20: Vocation is formed within relationship.20:20: Discernment is a process and you are becoming.20:40:  Seminary is not about ordination, but proper discernment.21:00  Conforming to the person of Christ.22:00:  It's like not practicing and wanting to play in the NBA.22:20:  It's not about the end game.22:40: The seminary prepared me but the parish taught me how to be a priest.23:20:  Church Search goes to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Wickliff, OH24:40:  Recording on Election Day: We encourage you to vote today.25:20: Fr. D   hit 300K miles on his Mazda.  (original clutch)25:00:  Mazda: Give FD a new car.26:20:  The "I voted" sticker.27:00:  Rising Store is offering free coffee.27:20:  Readings for this week can be found here.27:40:28:00   This is when your life is being demanded of you.28:40:   Email:  egarris@dioceseofcleveland  Twitter and Insta:  @fathergarris29:50:  Dancing lessons.30:20:   Theology on Tap is next week.30:40:  Office of Black Catholic Ministries - Rosary and Adoration event and their new Director, Sr Jane Nesmith

Unmute Yourself - The Podcast
Authenticity - it's not something you do, it's something you ARE.

Unmute Yourself - The Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 24:31


Why do we put ourselves in situations where we feel we have to change to belong? Work groups, mommy groups, even some friend groups. Conforming is exhausting so here's your permission to accept, honor and EMBRACE yourself, flaws and all to be truly free. Many people go their whole lives without ever experiencing the joy of who they are and after this episode, you can be sure this won't be you. You can reach us at the websites below or on all the socials! https://nancymedoff.com/ https://thatsaspade.com/ High 5 strenghts test

Faith Community Bible Church
The Source of Temptation

Faith Community Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 41:12


Slideshow for this message is available One form of video I really love is slow motion. And the reason it's so cool is because it takes very ordinary things and slows down the motion so we can see what was previously unseeable. It breaks down lighting fast action so you can behold what's really happening. Take for example this video. This is a video at normal speed of some guys dropping some paintballs into a weedeater: So not too dramatic. But a whole new world of understanding opens up to you when you slow things down: Now the reason this is so helpful is because it allows us see something that was hidden by speed. It was there, it happened right before our eyes but the speed made it invisible to us. Without slow motion, all we can see is the result. The key moments of impact are nothing but a blur. But if we slow the motion down, the miracle of sight is restored. Our brains can process. And we can see with a dimension of understanding that would otherwise never be possible. Today we are going to be talking about the subject of temptation. And this is one of the areas where we need theological slow motion. Our experience of temptation is that it hits us out of nowhere. Everything is a blur. Out of the blue, all of the sudden there's a temptation to burst out in an anger, a temptation to act on a lustful thought, a temptation to indulge in a covetous desire, a temptation to question God, a temptation to worry, a temptation to feed jealousy or bitterness. And that comes upon us so quickly, so suddenly. What just happened? It's like trying to analyze a lighting strike. Speed creates confusion because we don't have time to process. And you can see this confusion in the body language of someone who is experiencing regret and remorse. The head goes into the hands and the hair goes back, and they say to themselves, "I don't know what I was thinking." Why? It all just happened so fast. I didn't even notice. I wasn't aware anything was even happening till it was over. Well listen. That's why we have God's Word. We are so blessed by James today because what he's going to do is film your run of the mill average temptation. All he's going to do is just film it for us at 4k, 10,000fps and then he's going to play it back and we are going to watch. And I think you will be amazed. You are going to see things about temptation you've never seen. You are going to observe how simple it is. What appeared, fast, complex, confusing, disorienting will now in fact be slow, simple, obvious and clear. What this slow motion insight into temptation is going to do is arm us with knowledge so we will not be deceived in times of temptation and it's also going to give us gospel defenses against it. Now as we read the text, keep in mind the context of trials. Did you know that all trials come with an associated temptation. Financial difficulty can tempt us to question God's providence in our lives. The death of a loved one can tempt us to question God's love for us. The suffering of the righteous poor and the ease of the wicked rich can tempt us to question God's justice. How do we deal with not just these temptation but any temptation? Let's read the text: Now we are going to closely observe this passage together and what we are going to see is that there is a pattern to temptation. Temptation follows a stupidly predictable pattern; however, it isn't very obvious when it hits us at full speed. We experience it all too quickly. But James slows it down. He gives us a frame by frame. And this applies to any temptation of any variety because all temptation follows the exact same pattern. It always happens this way. So here's the first frame: All temptation begins with some sort of invitation. There's an initial attraction toward something. But there's a warning bell associated with the attraction. We sense this discrepancy between what we want to do and what we ought to do. There's this tension between desire and conscience. The promise of happiness before our eyes is in conflict with the promise of happiness in God's law. It's like an itch we aren't allowed to scratch. So all temptation begins with an invitation to sin, an enticement to do something evil. Now importantly, James informs us that - JUST TO BE CLEAR - God's not sending us this invitation. God's not the one who's tempting. And his argument is that tempting someone to evil, is, in and of itself, evil, and so therefore, whatever temptation you are experience isn't from God. God's not capable of evil. Now if your a student of the Bible and you hate unresolved tension, then what we just said isn't sufficient. Because you say to yourself, “Okay, that's perfectly logical. And if that's all the Bible said about it, I'd be totally fine. But the Bible says other things that make this confusing. For example, if God doesn't tempt anyone, and if tempting someone is evil, why does Jesus ask us to pray in the Lord's prayer” Lead us not into temptation? Wouldn't that be like praying, "God, I pray that you never lie to me." I mean, sure you can pray that, but why would you? He's never going to. You may as well pray God please keep gravity on tonight. So it would be logical to imply from the Lord's prayer that God may in fact be capable of tempting; that's why we are asking that he doesn't. Taking it further, doesn't it say in some places that God did tempt some people? Like for example, in Hebrews 11:17 Hebrews 11 Some translations here actually translated it tempted. Why? Because the word that is translated here “tested” is the same exact Greek word used in our passage in James 1 that is translated “tempted”. The reason it's the same word is because in Greek there is no word for tempted. The same Greek word can be translated tempted or tested. And you say to yourself, that's a dumb language. Why not? And the reason is because the language comes out of a worldview which views trials and temptations differently then our western mind. Let me explain. The Greek word is just the word peirazmo which again can be translated either tested or tempted. And the way you know which it is has to do with the context and the perspective from which you view it. If we are viewing from the perspective of Satan and his HATRED of us then a difficult circumstance is viewed as a TEMPTATION because it is present to you with the intent to DESTROY. He's trying to get you to FAIL. And he REJOICES in that failure. But if we are viewing that same circumstances from the perspective of God and his love for us, it's a not a temptation; it's a TEST. And it is served up by God with the intent not to destroy but to REFINE. He's trying not to get you to fail but to OVERCOME. And if you do fail he does not rejoice, he WEEPS. Same word. Two different perspectives with two different motives on the same event. Satan hates so he tries to tempt and destroy. God loves so he tests and refines. Put it in non-spiritual terms for a moment. Imagine going on a weight loss diet and then driving by a donut shop. Is that a test or a temptation? It depends? If you fail then it was a temptation. The consequences of that failure get added to your body. If you succeed then it was a test, your will was refined, your on a more stable heading, and you are stronger. So temptation begins with this invitation. And specifically it begins with an invitation to question God's claims. There's no better place to illustrate this then the temptation of Satan to Eve. You remember, Adam and Eve are in the garden. God graciously, freely provides for all their needs. And he tells them you can eat from any tree of the garden. But there's one tree in the middle I would ask you not to eat of because in the day you eat of it, you will surely die. Now the serpent comes and he tempts them. And the temptation is to question God's claims. Did God really say you couldn't eat from any fruit of the garden? No, he said we could eat from any fruit just not this fruit in the middle? Why not? Ever thought about that? Are you sure God has your interest in mind? Yeah, I'm pretty sure. He said, if we ate of it we'd die. Look at this fruit. Doesn't it look good? Why would he ask you not not eat something good? He must be hiding something from you. That's the reason. Now look again? Are you still sure? Look how much it resembles other delicious fruit you've eaten. If you eat it, you will be like him. The real reason, the reason He's not telling you, is He doesn't want competition. Now, look again. Are you sure? That's the invitation. It's causing us to question God's plan for our happiness. That's very important. All temptation is an invitation to question God's plan for the good life. That's the first frame in this slow motion replay. Here's the second frame. Now notice in verse 16 we have the phrase, This is the closing summary statement of the entire section. Don't be deceived. Temptation is all about deception. That's why it works. Notice that temptation is described in verse 14 as being lured (that is a fishing term). The whole goal of fishing is to trick the fish. Fisherman are deceivers. You'll never find an honest fisherman. The whole lot of em are a bunch of unethical scoundrels. Temptation is being lured, temptation is being enticed by the bait. We can't see the hook. That's deception. Without DECEPTION, the INVITATION would be declined every time. There's just no chance. Satan doesn't fish with bare hooks. Take it out of the spiritual realm. How successful would a lottery invitation be without the DECEPTION. What if every lottery ticket came with a mandatory disclosure illustrating the odds. Before we allow you to make this horrible purchasing decision we are required to help you visualize the odds. And then they show you this picture. In a typical railroad track there are 3000 railroad ties per mile. If each ties represents a ticket. You'd need a track to circle the earth four times to represent all the combinations. The fastest train in the world which travels 375mph would take ten 24 hour days to finish that track. One railroad tie wins. Okay, still want to purchase a ticket? That's fishing with bare hooks. That business goes bankrupt instantly. You have to hide the hook. You have to hide the truth to make it work? You don't show the millions of people losing you show the one person winning. And in the spiritual realm it's no different. How successful would Satan have been if he said to Eve, "Hey, I know this looks really delicious. And it will open your eyes to some things but: if you eat this, your beautiful perfect body is going to wilt and rot and sag you will be miserable and live with regret the rest of your life, you will have diabolical pain when you have a child and the entire human race will be plunged into utter ruin. Sound like a plan? So in order to make it attractive you have to hide the truth and make what is ACTUALLY horrible look TRULY beautiful. And Satan is a master at that. We are told in the Scriptures that Satan himself, the most horrible and ugly and hateful of all human beings is disguised as an angel of light. That's a pretty good disguise. That's like tricking you that a cow pie is in fact an in and out burger. You at least have to hand it to him that he's good at his craft. All sin operates on deception. Satan is like a master fly fisherman. He's got 100,000 flies at his disposal hand tied for you. And what he's trying to constantly do is trick you. He's luring you with counterfeits. Satan knows his flies. He sees what's hatching and what you might go for. He's paying attention to your weakness. He's paying attention to what you are biting on. He's observing. He's got your browser history, your phone history and he's compiling all that and hand tying deceptions casting it right in front of you so innocently to lure you into sin. Satan is a master deceiver. Don't underestimate him. Without the deception, it just doesn't work. Without the DECEPTION the INVITATION would be declined 10 times out of 10. And so one of the most fundamental ways in which the Christian fights temptation is to unravel the deception. The solution is to just expose the deception. The solution is to just look back to the truth. Expose the hook. I know that looks like a tasty chocolate chip cookie, but I don't actually want a three inch treble hook through my cheek. So, no, that does not look attractive. You break the attraction by looking at the truth. You stare at the hook and shudder. Imagine if the invitations to sin that we commonly experience were offered to us free of any deception. I'm inviting you to experience some sexual sin for a few minutes. But full disclosure here, it will cost you. It will totally destroy your marriage and shattering any trust your spouse might have. You create an impossible uphill battle for the rest of your life. You'll live in constant regret, You'll lose the respect of your kids and friends, You'll ruin your sex life, and you'll dehumanize and disrespect women? Sound like a deal? Nobody would do that? Or how about this one. Here's another invitation. I'm inviting you to work really hard to gain a bunch of wealth. I promise it will feel really good to look at that big number at the end of your life. Now in exchange for that you are going to have to miss a lot of key moments in your kids lives. And the ones you will be there for you'll only be halfway present because your mind is going to wander off to the problems at work. When you try to be there you won't have anything to say because your so uninvolved you have nothing to talk about. Your kids will probably resent you for that. Your marriage is really going to suffer because you are never going to have enough time for your wife and pretty soon she's going to resent your job and money. And of course, you'll be constantly frustrated because enough is never enough. You'll always want more. Your also going to be miserable because as your estate grows it just consumes you. Your stuff all needs maintenance and management. Of course you will really start really worrying when the markets shift because you might loose everything you worked for so you'll lose lots of sleep. And at the end of your life you will have wished you lived your life totally different. Do you see why the slow motion is so helpful. It never feels this way. You don't experience it this way. So slow it down. Remove the deception. Look at the barbed hook buried beneath that sin so attractively presented. Now how do you do this? There's one answer. Go to the Word of God. Do you realize that your mind is formed by the Word. This is why we preach. It's not just information. This is not just a lecture. I am not a professor whose goal it is to give you data that you store in your brain. We sit beneath the word of God to have it shape and form our thinking. Paul says in Romans 12: Romans 12 There are two choices. You either conform to the world or you are transformed. Conforming to the world is the default. We either think like the world or we think like God. We have to be transformed to think like God and we do that by renewing the mind. Notice when the mind is transformed it can now discern. To sift and sort out the lies of Satan and the truth of God. It's the word of God that does it folks. It's the Word of God that is at work to open the eyes. It's the Word of God that shapes the mind which then reaches the affections. The word has great impact. We are constantly engaged in a ministry of unraveling deception. A mature Christian is suspicious. He fears the craftiness of the devil. He fears the subtle tendencies of his own heart. And so he flees, and runs and shelters in the Word of God. Okay, we are going frame by frame. Invitation. Deception. Now if you don't reveal the deception, if you don't expose the lie, the next step is inevitable and unavoidable. The seed of deception will grow in the incubator of your mind. Incubation of course refers to this silent growth that happens to fertilized eggs which are placed into warm, humid environments. The egg looks like any other egg. On the outside there's really no perceptible difference. But on the inside there's this transformation that is taking place. There's a theological version of that being referenced here in the text. When the seed of deception is planted in the mind, that seed idea begins to grow and multiply. At first there's no perceptible difference. You just look at the dude on the outside and he's a dude. But there's a lie that's incubating inside. And pretty soon an action is going to hatch out of it. Notice the time element. Deception always starts as a seed. A seed of an idea is planted in the mind. At first it's just a whisper, a mere suggestion. It's just food for thought. Your just rolling it around as a theoretical concept. I'm not committing to anything. I can always pull it back. But that whisper incubates. Then it's entertained from a distance. Just observing. But it's growing in attractiveness. Then it's invited, Then it's welcomed, Then it's embraced. And then fully believed. And when something is fully believed, it becomes loved. And when something is believed and loved that is when it conceives and gives birth to action. This is why Jesus can say in the sermon on the mount that the only difference between a lustful thought and adultery is lies that have been incubated in the mind. The only difference between anger and murder is lies that have been incubated in the mind. And it's also why Robert Murray McCheyne can say: “I have discovered that the seed of every known sin is hidden in my heart.” It's merely a matter of how long the lie has been incubated in the mind. What lie? We can get even more particular about the nature of this incubated deception. Let's look at a key word at the end of verse 14 and the beginning of verse 15. Each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own DESIRE. Then that DESIRE conceives in verse 15. The key word here is desire. Remember how we talked about in Greek you have one Greek word that can mean either temptation or trial depending on the context. Well, there's another Greek word that's just like this. It's the word epithumia which can be translated either lust or desire. In fact let me illustrate this from verse 14. For example, here's a number of various translation of verse 14: Some translations have desire and others have lust. Why? The Greek language doesn't have a word for lust. Why? Because lust in their mind was just proper desire wrongly ordered, wrongly conceived. And that's the Bible's understanding as well. Good desires that become warped are lust. Good desires not submitted to God are lust. If you have to sin to get what you want, desire has turned to lust. If you sin when you don't get what you want, desire has turned to lust. So the deception that was implanted in the previous step clearly has to do with that point where DESIRE TURNS TO LUST. Do you realize that all sin is simply good desires allowed to grow such that they become disordered. So for example: The good DESIRE for delicious food can become the sin of gluttony. And the way it transforms from healthy enjoyment to sin is by believing that I need to enjoy it in ways God forbids. The seed that is implanted is the belief that God's commands to not overeat are actually limiting my joy instead of protecting it. Or let's take another one. The desire to provide for ones family becomes the sin of greed. And the way it transforms from healthy productivity to sin is by believing that God's command to prioritize your family over work and money is God limiting your joy not protecting it. - The desire to have sex in marriage becomes the soul destroying sin of pornography and adultery. And the way it transforms from healthy sexual desire to sin is by believing that God's command to have sex only in the context of marriage is God limiting your joy not protecting it. Do you see how sin is nothing more than the photographic negative of good desire. It's normal human desire not submitted to God. And the more you are preoccupied with that desire, the larger and more powerful it becomes. *The lie grows in its power and control over you.** The deception becomes large and increasingly weighty in your thinking. Almost every time my kids are caught lying, failing to obey in someway, cheating, whatever sin they are caught doing I will say to them, "You can't improve on God's plan. You thought you were trying to get some joy that God was withholding from you. But God had a plan for you joy. And that plan can't be improved upon. If you want maximum joy in life, you have to stay on that course. Don't deviate a millimeter. Any deviation from that course is sucking the joy out of your otherwise beautiful life. You are choosing misery. It's just a decision to rob yourself of joy. So slow down the action down. What's happening? Invitation. Deception. Incubation. Well we've alluded to it already, but here's the fourth frame in our slow motion frame by frame - conception. When that improper desire incubates long enough it will lead to ACTION. It gives birth to sin. Sin is CONCEIVED. Conceived sin is obvious. It comes out in our behavior. But in many ways, it's way too late. The body is just acting out the transformation that has taken place in the mind. The mind is hatching an action. The conception of sinful action merely reveals what took place long ago. There's a phrase that says, “When a man falls into adultery, he doesn't fall very far.” Which is to say, that there's been weeks and months and years of incubating wrong beliefs and lustful desires." And to illustrate what I mean by this, instead of an egg, let's imagine a grenade. Believing a lie about where happiness is to be found is like pulling a pin on grenade. At first nothing looks any different. What's the big deal in toying around with this idea. Sure I have a thought life that is harboring bitterness, or harboring jealousy or harboring worry or harboring impure thoughts or lusting after money but what's the big deal? Look at me. I'm normal. Everything basically looks and feels the same. But there's a timer ticking. That grenade is going to explode. It's just a matter of time. And when it does you won't even know what it hits you. So many men, young and old have come to me over the years with lives ripped apart by pornography and sexual sin. And every one of them has the same story. I was doing so good. Sure I struggled in the past but I felt pretty good. I felt like everything was going great. And then bam out of nowhere… what? A grenade exploded? Of course. You never exposed the lie. The affection was never broken. The lies are all still being entertained. The music you listen to the movies you watch, the shallow repentance, all of that is just planting seeds that incubate. There's no loathing for that sin. It's a pin on a grenade. The lie needs to be broken such that it looses it's attractiveness. When we are not tempted, sinfulness is dormant. But lies believed are still incubating. Sometimes sinfulness is aroused but it has no opportunity. But when opportunity meets desire. Sin is conceived. When lies are ingested and when the mind incubates them and when it conceives and gives birth to sin. When sin is practiced, then we get to the final step. Destruction. Death. Sin always leads to death. Desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death. This is the pattern of temptation folks. Always. Always. You want to know where sin leads. Walk to a graveyard. Look in a casket. DEATH. Romans 5 We talked about earlier that the best way to break the attraction of sin is to expose the hook. You have to see how ugly it is. You have to see the horror of it. Is lust worth it? Is anxiety worth it? Is greed worth it? Do you want to die? Do you want to shrivel up? Do you want your soul to become a corpse? It's not worth it. All sin leads to death. Romans 6-7 Look at someone whose under the bondage of heroine or meth. You see the body decaying, you see all the normal joy sucked out of their soul. Do they look happy? They are slaves. They are chained. They have no freedom. When they heard the warning, “Don't do drugs” they thought that was some big bad adult limiting their fun and freedom. I can handle it. But they became absolute slaves and their joy was robbed. And eventually it results in an overdose and death. There's a spiritual version of this as well. That's why we are so careful. We need to be so, so afraid. Now I know I'm not that old, but I'm old enough to form an opinion on this as I listen to people talk. There is, in my opinion, an unbelievable naivity as it regards to indwelling sin. A willful stupidity. I just look at the lifestyles of so many people who are struggling - the movies they watch, the music they ingest, the humor they laugh at - they are dancing with grenades. Young men hanging around women who are inappropriately dressed. Temptation almost always comes through the senses, mainly the eyes and the ears. So guard them. It's been my experience that when we try to get really serious about sin, even in the Christian culture, we get pushback. Why are you so uptight. Don't be legalistic. And when you bring it up, the attitude is, "Listen, I'm good. It's all going to be okay. I think, no it won't. " Listen, the narrow way isn't a way that is discovered by chance. Holiness is not accidental. Spiritually speaking sin equals death which equals no joy. I want more for my sons and daughter. I want more for you. Please, recreate in your heart a GREAT FEAR OF SIN. Satan is a master fisherman. No fish that was ever caught thought he was biting on a hook. He was deceived. And if you think you are immune to Satan's deceptions, let me just say it frankly, you are a fool. Flee to Christ. You want to know what qualities a 28" trophy trout must possess? Suspicion and fear. So be afraid. But that's not all. Create in your heart a GREAT HUNGER FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS which is the path of joy. Look at the alternative 9 verses later. Feast on the free gift. The free gift of God is life. This week was all about the fear. Next week will be all about the hunger for righteousness. Because as we are going to see next week, you can be protected against temptation yes by being convinced of the DANGER of SIN but even more powerful is being convinced of the unchanging goodness of God. Which is why James is going to go on the say, DO NOT BE DECEIVEED every good perfect gift is from above. What is the deception? The deception is God's not good. In the garden it's not his word that is being called into question. Ultimately it's his character. God's not good. That's why he's withholding. That's why this trial is upon you. That's why you are suffering. If we want to be holy, if we want to be free of the death-clutches of sin, ultimately we have to be absolutely convinced all of the time, that God is good. And how do we know that? Because he gave his son for us. That's all next week. You only got half the equation this week so please come back. Let's pray.

Get the Word
Chameleon: Be Transformed

Get the Word

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022


Conforming is a temptation for all Christians. We don't want to be weird or stand out. God's transforming power strengthens us to live for him.

Stand Up For The Truth Podcast
Pastor Jeff Solwold: Challenge To Compromising, Conforming Churches

Stand Up For The Truth Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 53:35


Last time with Jeff, we talked about the importance of studying Bible prophecy, Old Testament, and teaching the full counsel of God at our churches. Today, we talk about the American church getting back to the basics of the Gospel that saves, equipping the saints, and believers building our foundation on the authority and standard of the Word of God. Daily podcast, relevant articles on issues pertaining to Christians and more can be found on Stand Up For The Truth.

Keys of the Kingdom
10/8/22: Misrepresenting Truth

Keys of the Kingdom

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 115:00


Torah = law?; Fake good news; Ten Commandments; Endowed rights; Miracles; Torah discrepancies; Shem and Melchizedek?; Paul's ministry; Christians in the Temple; Synagogues and symposia; Families; New Corinth; Naomi's land; Following the law of nature; Boaz; Juries; Sanhedrins!; Doctrines of Jesus Christ; Paul - more than a missionary; Synagogues of Satan; Tens, hundreds and thousands; Society bound by love; Community; Rulers; Returning to bondage of Egypt; Deciding fact and law; William Penn trial; Gregory's jury service; Waiving your (jury) rights; Owing IRS; Economic fragility; Paul's appeal to Rome; Christ's government; Recognizing Jesus as king; Temple membership; Daily ministration; Deceitful meats; Welfare snares; Inflation; Nature's way; Finding the keys of the kingdom; Hating your neighbor; To whom do you pray?; PreparingYou.com; Owning your labor, car, house, children…; "Christians"; Law of Nature = right reason; Mt 1:23; Is 7:14; The path of Christ; Repentance; Mt 9:13; Hosea 6:6; Septuagint quotes; The answer; Doing the will of the father; Two witnesses; Conforming to Christ; Mark 7:6; Surviving freedom; Lk 3:5; Getting back to Christ's gospel; "Mammon"; Salvation of Christ; Rethinking Christianity; Lk 4:18; Many false Christs; "Study"; Humility is critical; Be willing to let go of false beliefs; Is 58:6; Jn 6:31; Nimrod - provider instead of the Lord; Abraham's army; Legal Charity; SHARE; Becoming DOers; Jn 12:38; Stepping towards the kingdom; Acting upon belief = your testimony; Acts 7:14; Sanhedrin is not legislature; Diligence; Danger in dramatization; Tree of Life; Coming into the light; Making our individual journeys together; Love one another.

Chrisman Commentary - Daily Mortgage News
10.7.22 Conforming Loan Limits; Why Rates Keep Rising

Chrisman Commentary - Daily Mortgage News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 5:19 Transcription Available


Thank you to Candor Technology. Home of the One Touch Underwrite, supporting lenders from Point of Sale to Post Close QC to reduce repurchase risk, increase underwriter productivity by 400% and decrease turn-times by 10 days.

Catholic Preaching
Understanding, Imitating and Conforming Our Life To What We Priests Celebrate, Diocese of Green Bay Clergy Days, October 3, 2022

Catholic Preaching

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 44:31


Fr. Roger J. Landry Diocese of Green Bay Clergy Days Holiday Inn, Manitowoc, Wisconsin October 3, 2022   https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/catholicpreaching/10.3.22_Green_Bay_Priests_Mass_1.mp3 The post Understanding, Imitating and Conforming Our Life To What We Priests Celebrate, Diocese of Green Bay Clergy Days, October 3, 2022 appeared first on Catholic Preaching.

Sandals Church Sermon Audio
How to be Unique in a Conforming World | Different

Sandals Church Sermon Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 45:33


The way of Jesus is a fundamentally different way to approach to life that offers people a different identity and understanding of themselves. In order to truly experience and live in this different identity, we need to see life with a new perspective.Like, subscribe, and leave us a comment.Do you have questions, need prayer or want to get connected? Reach out to our team: https://sandalschurch.com/connectSubscribe to our Sandals Church YouTube channels!Sandals Church: https://www.youtube.com/sandalschurchThe Debrief with Matt Brown: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheDebriefShowSandalschurch.tv: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0BBn1VFrdLWtB-TpEM1jjw

God In All Things
Conforming God to My Unfreedoms

God In All Things

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 7:41


We sometimes try to conform God to our decisions, rather than the other way around. In his Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius explains how we often make a means an end in itself. We need both internal and external freedom. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/god-in-all-things/support

Quietly Visible
Step Up and Step Out, Stop Conforming to Introvert Stereotyping

Quietly Visible

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 32:09


In this week's episode, Patience Ogunbona (known as The Visionary Introverted Woman) using her own personal journey, shares some of the ways in which introverted women feel disempowered because of the pressure to conform to certain stereotypes. On discovering and realising in her early 30's that she was an introvert, Patience believed that it was something she had to overcome and cure. She walked around with a mask, pretending to be who she wasn't until she became aware that being an introvert isn't an all-or-nothing stamp on your personality. As a a Transformational Personal, Business and Leadership Coach, Patience also discusses ways in which you can be empowered to step out and step up to accomplish your goals, lead and thrive - through developing the 3 C's - courage, conviction and capacity. About Patience Ogunbona Patience Ogunbona (aka The Visionary Introverted Woman) is a Transformational Personal, Business and Leadership Coach, Corporate Trainer, Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author and Member of the Presidential Advisory Council of the Maxwell Leadership Team Patience believes that Introversion gives her purpose and inspires other introverted women to overcome self-doubt, feel empowered by their introversion, discover their strengths, step out and step up to accomplish their goals, lead and thrive. Patience also works with businesses to create diverse teams where potential is maximised, leaders are developed, so that everyone feels included and empowered to make a difference and lead, thereby achieving performance and profitability goals. https://www.patienceogunbona.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/patience-ogunbona

Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast
180 How We Can Be Transformed and Not Conformed to the World

Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 28:41


Episode Summary: Missy Eversole and I talk about how we can be transformed and not conformed to the world. What does conformity to the world mean? How can we avoid being conformed to the world? If you're a people pleaser, you won't want to miss her story. Quotables from the episode: The older I get, the more I realize that all I really need is Jesus. I don't need to be “Pinterest perfect.” I just need Jesus. No matter how spiritually dry you are, Jesus is waiting for you with open arms, ready to quench that thirst with the Living Water that He provides. It's not sustainable to think we can live in a Pinterest-perfect life. Conforming means we are blending in with the world when we are called to be salt and light. When we begin the transformation process, we see small results right away. If you have time to scroll on social media, we have time to read the Bible. Scripture References: Romans 12:2 ESV “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” Recommended Resources:  Transformed, not Conformed: Embracing a Life-Changing Approach to Spiritual Habits by Missy Eversole Trusting God Through Cancer 1 Trusting God Through Cancer 2 Revive & Thrive Women's Conference Subdue Stress and Anxiety: Fifteen Experts Offer Comprehensive Tools in Ten Minutes a Day. Use my link plus discount code BENG99 to save $90 on course (course will be $99.) Free Download: How To Fight Fearful/Anxious Thoughts and Win Breaking Anxiety's Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises by Dr. Michelle Bengtson Breaking Anxiety's Grip Free Study Guide  Free 7-Day YouVersion Bible Reading Plan for Breaking Anxiety's Grip Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor's Personal Journey Through Depression by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award Hope Prevails Bible Study by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award Social Media Links for Host and Guest: Connect with Missy Eversole: Website / Facebook / Instagram Order Book Breaking Anxiety's Grip / Order Book Hope Prevails  /  Website  /  Blog  /  Facebook / Twitter (@DrMBengtson)  /  LinkedIn  /  Instagram / Pinterest / YouTube Guest: Missy Eversole is a wife, mom of two sons, an author, and a speaker. She and her husband, Craig, have been married for twenty-one years and live in Morton, Illinois. Missy shares her love for digging deep into God's Word as a contributing writer for Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies. She is the author of Transformed, Not Conformed: Embracing a Life-Changing Approach to Spiritual Habits and writes about her faith and family on her blog, MissyEversole.com.  Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson  

Buying Florida
Conforming loan limits increased to $715,000

Buying Florida

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 2:55


tune in and learn more at https://www.ddamortgage.com/blogLoan limits increased to $715,000 for FNMA and FHMCget better rates without having to go to Jumbo financingDidier Malagies nmls#212566DDA Mortgage nmls#324329 Support the show

The Double Comma Club
Conforming Home Loan Limit Increasing to $715,000

The Double Comma Club

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 13:50


There's good news for homebuyers! I understand that affordability is being put to the test. We just saw a 44% increase in prices and a 3% increase in interest rates. We also just saw the new conforming loan limit increase to $715,000! This is HUGE! The current conforming loan limit is $647,200, meaning those homebuyers that might not qualify for a jumbo loan or need a quicker close now have the means to make it happen! Much more of the market now falls within this conforming loan limit. Along with the good news, there is some bad news. Inventory is decreasing. But let's not panic. This is seasonal. It typically starts to turn the corner in October, but we saw that much earlier with the rise in interest rates. The opportunity for homebuyers is less demand and a higher conforming loan limit.    ----more---- An excerpt from this episode: So the good news for home buyers today is the ability that we do still have a decent amount of inventory today that will shrink as we head towards the end of the year. And we're going to see things change. As we see the economy go into a recession and as we see interest rates possibly stabilize and, or even go down later into 2023, as we do enter into a recession, we could see that demand pick up again, putting pressure on limited inventory and increasing home prices even further. But people keep talking about this bust. What is happening around real estate? Are we in a recession? Lawrence June said that we're in a housing recession because we've seen six months of existing home sales down; NAHB, the home builders association, is saying that we're in a housing recession because they're seeing their permits and starts down. Completions are up as they're rolling off inventory. So bad news, bad news is this inventory because as much as people are talking about a housing bubble or bust or decrease in prices, yes, we are seeing home prices. 40% of them coming off their original asking before they sell, becoming more realistic on their opportunities to sell that home, right? Not for what their neighbors sold for two months ago, but for what the market is calling for today, while we're seeing home sellers, reducing prices, we are not seeing loss in value. We are seeing those values come back in line, back towards our historic numbers. Do you know that the historical average of appreciation nationwide is 3.6%? Our average price growth here in the DMAR Metro is 6%. We've been well above that for a long time. We just put out a post yesterday that talked about the fact that even if I have a 3.9%, which is what it ticked up to 3.6 to 3.9 after 20 twenty's appreciation even higher than that after 2021. But even if we saw a 3.9% historical appreciation for the next five years, we're still talking about equity growth for homeowners over the next five years of close to $150,000 real estate is a long-term play. It is an equity opportunity that continues to be around. Knowing that short term, we've got a little opportunity to buyers to get in with a higher loan limit, to squeeze in with more inspection items possibly on that objection, right? Getting it at or below is good news for home buyers. Affordability is obviously the bad news for home buyers, but homeowners continue to have the best news. Unless you have a homeowner who's looking to sell and wants top dollar, the top dollar they could have gotten in April and don't wanna become more realistic about what the numbers look like today. That might be bad news for home sellers, but homeowners have nothing but equity gains. Nicole Rueth The Rueth Team Powered by OneTrust Home Loans 750 W Hampden Avenue, Suite 500  Englewood, CO 80110 303-214-6393 www.TheRuethTeam.com  Connect on social media:  Follow me on FB: https://www.facebook.com/theruethteam/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/nicolerueth  Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theruethteam  YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPMdb94tUNMMsUTgdWRMDKw  CalCon Mutual Mortgage LLC, dba OneTrust Home Loans is an Equal Housing Lender NMLS #46375 3131 Camino Del Rio North Suite 1680, San Diego, CA 92108. Corporate phone (888) 488-3807. For more licensing information visit: https://onetrusthomeloans.com/licensing-information/.  This information is to inform the real estate industry only and is not to be provided to consumers. All products are not available in all states. All options are not available on all programs. All programs are subject to borrower and property qualifications. Rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

Fifty Shades of Gender
88. LUX: queer, genderfluid, polygender, non-conforming man

Fifty Shades of Gender

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 55:26


Lux is a psychotherapeutic counsellor and French expat, who has been in the UK for over ten years. Lux's pronouns are he/they, and he is a queer, genderfluid, polygender, non-conforming man. Find out what that means to Lux in this episode. We also talk about seeing labels as a field, the need for softness as well as radicality in activism, how gender identity is separate from gender expression, the pathologising of queer identities, not being able to simplify your complexity into a static gender, how gender plurality and sexual fluidity intertwine, and not leaving any part of us out. More on www.fiftyshadesofgender.com/lux 

Love Life Connection
Radical Radiance: An Easy 12-Week Plan to Glow From the Inside Out with Angela Jia Kim

Love Life Connection

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 53:55


I'm obsessed with skincare and really interested in the idea of tending to your temple (i.e. your body). So when natural skincare and facial spa expert Angela Jia Kim contacted me about being a guest on my show, I was thrilled! Angela is the founder of Savor Beauty, a company inspired by Korean beauty and self-love rituals. She recently authored Radical Radiance: 12 Weeks of Self-Love Rituals to Manifest Abundance, Beauty, and Joy. In this episode, we discuss her book and how tending to your temple can help heal your relationship with your body and affect the energy you radiate from the inside out. 12:13 - Things to think about before you listen to my interview with Angela 16:33 - How Angela made the connection between skincare rituals and inner energy 20:47 - Angela talks about what a skincare regimen should look like 26:21 - Where is the line between ritual self-care and patriarchal demands to look a certain way? 31:21 - How the 2020 pandemic deepened Angela's self-love 33:17 - Angela discusses her divorce, how it came about, and why she's grateful for the experience despite the pain 40:07 - Why the energy with which you approach things is so key 42:09 - The best gift you as a single mother can give to your child 44:48 - Why Angela wrote Radical Radiance and the ritual within it to become a magnetic force I hope you enjoyed this episode! Find me on Instagram or email me with your feedback. I look forward to hearing from you! After you listen to Radical Radiance: An Easy 12-Week Plan to Glow From the Inside Out, here are your next steps: Buy Angela's book and visit her website to grab her $350 virtual goodie bag with an upload of your receipt. You can also find and follow Angela on Instagram. Buy my book You Are Meant for Love, sign up for my free email course “How to Quickly Get Over Your Ex,” or take my free Emotional Availability Assessment. Join me for the on-demand workshop, The 5-Step Strategy to Banish Anxiety and Overwhelm in Your Love Life. If you have it all but love, you can attract a fulfilling partnership and live a life of purpose. Sign up here. Check out episode 292: “How to Stop Dieting and Conforming to Patriarchal Beauty Standards with Jenna” Finally, If you get value from the Love Life Connection, please rate & review it on Apple Podcasts. It only takes a sec to impact our ranking + it'll help other women find our community!

Love and Lordship
Agape Marriages and Kingdom Relationships

Love and Lordship

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 13:56


Following God's Covenant Order helps us to build Kingdom relationships and agape marriages and families that reflect His Love to a dying world. Conforming to the world's idea of love, relationships and marriage is part of the enemy's plan of destruction and the fruit is evident in our world today. Listen to this podcast to find out how to build marriages, families and relationships according to God's Word and Covenant Design.

Social Reset Podcast
Running a Non-Conforming, Non-Traditional, Subversive and SUCCESSFUL Business

Social Reset Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 36:09


In today's episode, I touch on the how AND why behind running a non-traditional business, without conforming to the patriarchal norms of what it means to be a successful business owner.   Join the MAGICMIND waitlist here! Join DIVINE MANIFESTATION: a mini course here! Apply to BAA: http://www.tiffanycheung.co/baa My Current Offers: https://trainings.tiffanycheung.co/store  Connect on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tiffanycheung.co Join my free community - the Business Activation HQ!: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1580969585443939

The Tenth Voice
The Tenth Voice • Saturday August 13, 2022 – The Rainbow Kotatsu – Gender Swapping and Non-Conforming in Anime/Manga

The Tenth Voice

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2022 56:13


Join us this Saturday on The Tenth Voice as we hold the fifth episode of a series on anime (animation) and manga (illustrated novels) dealing with LGBTQIA+ themes. Today we will cover gender swapping, non-conforming gender non-binary characters, as well as calling out some positive representations of gay male characters (yes, they do exist, but […] The post The Tenth Voice • Saturday August 13, 2022 – The Rainbow Kotatsu – Gender Swapping and Non-Conforming in Anime/Manga appeared first on KKFI.

Discover Eastside Podcast
Slowly Eating an Elephant || Week 4 - Stop Conforming

Discover Eastside Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 41:36


Message from week 4 of our new series, "Slowly Eating an Elephant!" Delivered on 07/24/22 by High School and Families Pastor, Luke Wenger.

North Valley Baptist Church Preaching Podcast
Conforming to the Image of Christ – Bro. John Evertson

North Valley Baptist Church Preaching Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 32:22


Bro. John Evertson preached a message entitled "Conforming to the Image of Christ" during the Sunday Evening service on July 24, 2022, at North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara, California. View Archived Services at nvbc.org

Keys of the Kingdom
7/16/22: Subsidizing Irresponsibility

Keys of the Kingdom

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 115:00


Defining the kingdom; Capacity to understand; Contextualizing meaning; Parables; Explaining the times; Tents vs Cities; Bible at PreparingYou.com; Dominion given by God; "Soul"; Words having multiple definitions; "Religion" example; Bondage of Egypt; Duty towards fellow man; Social Security - no guarantee of benefits; Keeping your agreements; Deals with devils; Getting back to the Garden; Power of truth; Message to the Christian Churches; Demoralization; Weaponizing guilt; "personkind"; Nihilism; Advice via prophets; Two Trees; "The Great Reset"; Original sin; Your comforter; Read the instructions; Spiritual revelation; Covetous practices; Directives from Christ; "gods"; "Son of God"; Augustus Caesar?; Repent + Seek the kingdom (dominion) of God + His righteousness; Rights/Responsibilities; Teaching good values; Truth vs opinion; Finding "real" Christian churches; Conforming to Christ; Public schools; Concerning yourselves with the poor; Forfeiting your duties; Breaking down the family; Ecological utopia?; Historical sources; Subsidizing irresponsibility; Sacrifice strengthens self; Catching snakes; Strengthening the poor; Losing your dominion; Dressing and keeping; Trail of tears; Right to choose; Social welfare; Perfect law of liberty; Feeble churches; Following Christ's instructions; Returning to the garden; Toxic immorality; Finding righteousness; Counteracting reason; Opinions of reality; Divine revelation; Love requires freedom (of choice); Doing ought for parents; Treasuries; "Call no man on Earth father"; "Postmodernism"; Legal title; Strengthening society; Working through your mistakes; Application = prayer; Walking the way of Christ; Becoming individual; Hearing from Holy Spirit; Elder-driven assemblies; Daily ministration; Networking; Thriving as real Christians; Escaping the cult; Take back your responsibilities.

Grace Springs Bible Church
God's Conforming Grace

Grace Springs Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 52:00


Andy Woods Ministries
God's Conforming Grace

Andy Woods Ministries

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 52:00


Christ Crucified Fellowship
God's Conforming Grace

Christ Crucified Fellowship

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 52:00


LifeRock Church
Living a Biblical Worldview // Conforming to God (Part 3)

LifeRock Church

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 32:47


This world is trying to change and transform us. Recently, in this series, we have discussed the importance of seeing things through a Biblical Worldview. Many people say they believe in God but only a tiny percentage of Christians view the world from a Biblical perspective. Most people believe in God, yet the world keeps getting further and further from God. The result is a feeling of hopelessness and even division in the church. A secular worldview is one in which man attempts to solve all world problems without interference from God or God's commandments. This secular worldview is making it hard for Christians to live in the world when importance is placed on worldly things. These things were predicted in the bible and we must be biblically based in our lives. Subscribe to Our Channel! New to LifeRock? https://www.liferockchurch.org/get-connected To support this ministry and help us reach people in our community click here: https://www.liferockchurch.org/give Do you need someone to pray for you? We will pray for you. https://www.liferockchurch.org/online-prayer Follow: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LifeRockColumbia Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/liferockchurch Twitter: https://twitter.com/LifeRockChurch

Keys of the Kingdom
7/9/22: Withdrawing from the Kingdom

Keys of the Kingdom

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 60:00


Mystery Babylon; Mark of the Beast; Sharing this information with you; Tree of life; Born again; Holy Spirit; Nicolaitans and Error of Baalam; Setting down your misunderstandings; Withdrawing consent?; Church establishment; Confessing; Conforming to Christ; Licensing your minister; Elders; Freely assembling; Tens, Hundreds and Thousands; Making records; Obeying the truth; Opportunity to love your neighbor; Eph 2:7; Works are evidence of Faith; Authority of the Scripture; Misinterpreting Paul; "Begotten Son"; Mt 16:16; Bearing fruit; "Praise"; Perfect law of liberty; "Belief"; Christ' criteria; Warning of incorrect direction; Making rules; Participating workers; "Contact Minister"; "Congregation"; God's trust; Giving up your dominion; Membership; Protecting your right to choose; Votive offerings; Gather together.

WarKry Radio - Go Be Great with Coach Karena
Are You Conforming For Fear Of Being Shunned?

WarKry Radio - Go Be Great with Coach Karena

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 20:09


So, I've had the same LinkedIn Banner proudly swaying in the wind for the last few weeks. I've seen tons of other amazing LinkedIn Banners and I've sat in on webinars where the consensus seems to be: Follow a certain design type for your banner. Well...let me tell you. I've thought about it for extended periods of time and I've thought about it some more. I couldn't seem to get my mind together to conform. In today's episode, I'm going to give you some usable action tips to begin to deep dive into being your authentic self but most importantly you will have tips to become comfortable with your core authentic self. -------------------------------------------------------- I want to invite you to take your life purpose as well as your goal setting and getting your journey to the next level. You asked for it…... And I'm bringing you the goods.

The Gray & Green Show
Is changing your hair conforming

The Gray & Green Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 6:49


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The Gray & Green Show
Is changing your hair conforming 2

The Gray & Green Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 4:17


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Christ Crucified Fellowship
Conforming to God's Righteousness

Christ Crucified Fellowship

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 25:00


Portico Church
God's Conforming Grace

Portico Church

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 52:00


God, Law & Liberty Podcast
S3E45: Escaping Futility—Conforming to Culture to Change It Is Futile

God, Law & Liberty Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 33:30


If Christians want to “join the conversation” in our culture in a way that can make a difference, they need to know what conversation they are in. But joining the conversation by conforming to the way the world thinks about things is futile. Today, David explains how evangelical leadership has led Christians into doing just that, which explains why Protestant cultural engagement has proved futile. Support the show: https://www.factennessee.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

b CAUSE with Erin & Nicole
157: How to Have a Big Career by Not Conforming with Martha Temple

b CAUSE with Erin & Nicole

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 48:00


Like a fine wine that's aged, Erin is finally busting out an interview with her favorite boss, Martha Temple, and she's sharing all her thoughts on how to have a big career by not conforming. Earning an executive title and the corner office isn't exactly easy. So, what's the secret sauce to making it as a big time executive while maintaining your sanity and self? Well, here's what Martha will tell you it's not: fitting in. Martha is an experienced CEO and P&L owner who led several major subsidiary companies within Fortune 50 companies and is now a Board Member of six companies. An Actuary only by certification (not by stereotyped personality), Martha has spent her career bucking the norm and leading with authenticity and passion. She's a big believer that people have way more talent and great ideas than they give themselves credit for, and she's passionate about helping people see that success only really comes when you commit to standing out and doing the things that aren't necessarily popular or normal. In this episode, you'll hear Martha share what's shaped her throughout her corporate career, dish out advice for others who want to make it to the top, and also share some funny stories along the way. If you're interested in climbing the ladder while maintaining your sanity and self, this episode is for you. Connect with Martha on LinkedIn If you'd like quick tangible tips and practical corporate career advice to level up your authentic leadership, download the 10 simple “plays” to stop selling out and start standing out at https://bauthenticinc.mykajabi.com/freebie   To connect with Erin and/or Nicole, email: hello@bauthenticinc.com  If you like jammin' with us on the podcast, b sure to join us for more fun and inspiration!  Follow b Cause on Twitter (really it's mostly Nicole)   Follow Erin on LinkedIn or Instagram  Join the b Cause Podcast Facebook Group    Take our simple, fun and insightful"What's your workplace superhero name?”quiz  Unleash your Authentic Superpower with Erin's book,"You Do You (ish)" Check out our blog for more no-BS career advice Work with Us Or just buy some fun, authentic, kick-ars merch here DISCLAIMER: This episode is not explicit, though contains mild swearing that may be unsustainable for younger audiences. Tweetable Comments “Being a woman in the roles I was in, I wanted to make sure that I was remembered.” “It's sitting in their office and saying, ‘I love that picture of your family.' Because all of a sudden you have a personal connection and too many people don't work that personal connection.” “If you have somebody that'll support you and who knows you're not going to be perfect, all you have to do is figure out the first step.” “You've got to trust your gut. If you don't trust your gut, you're never going to succeed.” “I see too many people that sit in the background and have great ideas but aren't willing to be the one to put it out there.” “If you do what you want to do and you love what you're going to do, you're going to be successful at it and enjoy life.” “Stop apologizing and start being true to yourself.”

CrossRoads San Antonio
Am I Conforming or Transforming?

CrossRoads San Antonio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 30:59


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The Flip Empire Show
EP623: A Different Perspective On Evaluating Candidates And Hiring Staff

The Flip Empire Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 10:04


Improvements should root in every aspect of your business or organization to guarantee excellence. Conforming to the traditional hiring process has its drawbacks, and for Alex, there's a secret to identifying and selecting the best person during interviews. Tune in to learn how!     KEY TAKEAWAYS What is “ERC” (Employee Retention Credit) and how you can claim it? The new step in conducting your job interviews Why is it essential to have a Human Resource team for preliminary interviewing? Common errors an employer makes when hiring     RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED EP598: All You Need To Know About Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Apple & Spotify CheckERC ERC on IRS     TWEETABLES “People are going to see things and hear things from different perspectives.” “Make sure that you have an extra set of eyes to evaluate a person on a personal level.”     ASCEND Don't Wait To Enjoy Your Life, Tomorrow, Live It Today! How To Grow Your Business, Expand Your Impact, and Experience Your Perfect Life:  

Work On Your Game: Discipline, Confidence & Mental Toughness For Sports, Business & Life | Mental Health & Mindset

When you conform, it's not because you want to, it is usually because you're used to and are unconscious about it. Today's episode is how to decondition yourself from this habitual conformity. This requires discipline, confidence, initiative and mental toughness. Stand out! Show Notes: [03:57]#1 Most of your actions are habitual and unconscious. [09:47]#2 Do the opposite of what everybody else is doing. [17:31]#3 Stop being lazy. [21:00]Recap --- Next Steps: #DailyMotivation Text: Text Dre at 1.305.384.6894 (or go to http://DreAllDay.com/Text) CashApp: $DreBaldwin Cash.app/$DreBaldwin Get The Free Books: The Third Day: http://ThirdDayBook.com The Mirror Of Motivation: http://MirrorOfMotivation.com The Overseas Basketball Blueprint: http://BallOverseas.com Basketball: How To Play As Well As You Practice: http://HoopHandbook.com/Free Get Your FREE Issue Of The Monthly “Bulletproof Bulletin”: http://www.BulletproofBulletin.com Work On Your Game LIVE: http://WorkOnYourGame.LIVE Bulletproof Mastermind & 1x1 Coaching: http://WorkOnYourGameUniversity.com FULL Work On Your Game Podcast archive at: http://WorkOnYourGamePodcast.com Be sure to Subscribe to have each new episode sent directly to you daily! If you're enjoying Work On Your Game, please Review the show and let us know! Dre on social media: Instagram [http://instagram.com/DreBaldwin] Twitter [http://Twitter.com/DreAllDay] YouTube [http://youtube.com/dreupt]

The Anchor Church: Zanesville
Conforming To the Image of Christ - Pastor Aaron Bounds

The Anchor Church: Zanesville

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 47:22


Wednesday Evening Bible Study Pastor Aaron Bounds with closing remarks by Bishop Frank Bounds The Anchor Church Zanesville, Ohio TheAnchor.church

GOLF SMARTER
Learn Which of the 70 New Golf Balls in 2022 is Right for You! | golf SMARTER #839

GOLF SMARTER

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 61:34 Very Popular


839: There have been 70 new golf balls released by the major manufacturers already in 2022 and too many of us are still playing balls we find in the woods. But you may not realize that if you are looking for consistency, you'll never find it playing different balls each round…or even a variety of balls throughout the round. Our guest is Director of Merchandising for GolfBalls.com, Johnny Cox who plays different golf balls all the time so that he can make educated recommendations to his customers. In this conversation, we cover the new releases from Titleist, Bridgestone, Callaway, Wilson, TaylorMade, and Volvik. We even talk about how Vice has found their niche with young golfers, and the impact of Costco's Kirkland balls. This episode is brought to you by DynamicGolfers.com/golfsmarter. Golf Smarter listeners get a 7 day free trial and 15% off your membership with coupon code ‘GolfSmarter'. Why spend thousands on a gym membership that doesn't focus on the best exercises for golfers? Join the thousands of golfers worldwide who do the 15-20 minute dynamic stretching workouts that are completely focused on improving your flexibility and mobility for golf. Host Fred Greene, went from a 11hcp to a 9hcp in just 3 months doing DynamicGolfers workouts each morning. They have hundreds of workout sessions so you'll never get bored doing the same routine. Try it free for 7 days and see some immediate results. https://DynamicGolfers.com/golfsmarter.Go to this week's blog post to see some photos from Fred's round at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai, CA.Spring Forwards into Golf Season this week on Golf Smarter Mulligans with our eighth of nine episodes featuring the late Tony Manzoni. Tony discusses the difference between men's and women's golf…which may surprise you, and how EVERY golfer struggles with anxiety on the course. Tony's book, The Lost Fundamental, One Simple Move, Better Golf Forever, which was out of print when he passed away, is once again available on Amazon including Kindle format https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Fundamental-Simple-Better-Forever-ebook/dp/B07MZFSPBW/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Tony+Manzoni&qid=1614728823&sr=8-1 . Tony's video of the same name was also out of circulation, but can now be seen online. If you'd like to gain access please write to us directly via email GolfSmarterPodcast@Gmail.com. Lastly, after he passed, we created a Tony Manzoni Memorial Golf Smarter Fund to benefit the First Tee of Coachella Valley. Your tax deductible contributions are greatly appreciated. Find out more at https://GolfSmarter.com/tony . Be part of the podcast and introduce our next episode! Write to GolfSmarterPodcast@gmail.com and we'll assign you an episode number and a brief script to record for the intro of the show. For your effort you'll win a great prize!

Get Real Podcast
#173: Solutions To Manage Rising Interest Rates In Real Estate

Get Real Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 22:27


Are you concerned that rising interest rates will have an impact on your profits and properties? If so, listen in as Ron and Heather share their tried-and-true strategies for protecting your investment against inflation. Don't miss this episode if you want to hear about the real estate market outlook! WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE Why is it important to set fair rents? Should you take a cash reduction or not? Conforming loans vs. non-conforming loans Is it reasonable to reduce your interest rate? Key things to ask banks before obtaining a construction loan Real estate trends to watch in 2022     RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE Federal Reserve System CONNECT WITH US: If you need help with anything in real estate, please email: invest@rpcinvest.com Reach Ron: RP Capital Leave podcast reviews and topic suggestions: iTunes Subscribe and get additional info: Get Real Estate Success Facebook Group: Cash Flow Property Facebook Community