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Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith & Culture

If Jesus were physically present today, would he use social media? And if so, to what end? What can we learn from the life and teachings of Jesus about how to "comment" well on social media? In this video, Sean and Scott discuss ways Christians can approach and use social media in a way that honors the Lord and loves others. At the end, they offer five lessons from Jesus about how to comment on social media.   This episode is also available as a video at: https://youtu.be/ujoRBKtGpmk ==========Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture is a podcast from Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, which offers degrees both online and on campus in Southern California.    Read a transcript of this episode at: https://www.biola.edu/blogs/think-biblically/2022/jesus-and-social-media  Find all episodes of Think Biblically at: https://www.biola.edu/think-biblically    Watch video episodes at: https://bit.ly/think-biblically-video   

TonioTimeDaily
My complete freedom from religion!

TonioTimeDaily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 98:57


“Early Christians agreed that Christianity offered "nothing different" from paganism. Arguing with pagans around 150 C.E., Justin Martyr said: "When we say that the Word [Jesus], who is the first born of God, was produced without sexual union, and that he, Jesus Christ, our teacher, was crucified and died, and rose again, and ascended into heaven; we propound nothing different from what you believe regarding those whom you esteem sons of Jupiter (Zeus)." Fourth-century Christian scholar Fermicus, in attempting to establish the uniqueness of Christianity, met at every turn by pagan precedents to the story of Jesus, in exasperation concluded: "The Devil has his Christs!" “The Associated Press chose to omit the fact that scholars have largely discounted the Josephus paragaph as a later interpolation. The passage, although widely quoted by believers today, did not show up in the writings of Josephus until centuries after his death, at the beginning of the fourth century. Thoroughly dishonest church historian Eusebius is credited as the real author. The passage is grossly out of context, a clear hint that it was inserted at a later time. All scholars agree that Josephus, a Jew who never converted to Christianity, would not have called Jesus "the Christ" or "the truth," so the passage must have been doctored by a later Christian--evidence, by the way, that some early believers were in the habit of altering texts to the advantage of their theological agenda. The phrase "to this day" reveals it was written at a later time. Everyone agrees there was no "tribe of Christians" during the time of Josephus--Christianity did not get off the ground until the second century. If Jesus were truly important to history, then Josephus should have told us something about him. Yet he is completely silent about the supposed miracles and deeds of Jesus. He nowhere quotes Jesus. He adds nothing to the Gospel narratives and tells us nothing that would not have been known by Christians in either the first or fourth centuries. In all of Josephus' voluminous writings, there is nothing about Jesus or Christianity anywhere outside the tiny paragraph cited so blithely by the Associated Press. This paragraph mentions that Jesus was foretold by the divine prophets, but Josephus does not tell us who those prophets were or what they said. This is religious propaganda, not history. If Jesus had truly been the fulfillment of Jewish prophecy, then Josephus would have been the exact person to confirm it. And this is the "most important" historical evidence for Jesus!” --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/support

The Patrick Madrid Show
The Patrick Madrid Show: September 28, 2022 - Hour 2

The Patrick Madrid Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 51:06


Patrick answers listener questions about Jesus being physically present in the Eucharist, if the Devil needs permission from God to do evil works, plenary indulgences, and if consuming the Eucharist is a form of cannibalism Patrick responds to an email from an older couple, past the age of having children, regarding the completion of the marital act. John - Can I claim that Jesus is not physically present in the Eucharist while still holding that He is bodily there? Patrick responds to an email asking why we beat our breast for our grievous sins Irma - Does the Devil need permission from God in order to do bad things? How was God created and who is His mother? Stella 7-years-old - If Jesus is in the Eucharist are Catholics committing cannibalism by eating Him? George - What is a plenary indulgence and how can I get one?

Umagang Kay Gogna
S5E19: The Key to Eternal Life (Story of Rich Young Man)

Umagang Kay Gogna

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 15:26


If Jesus tells you now to sell all your possessions, give to the poor and follow Him to receive eternal life, would you do it in an instant? Friend, following Jesus en route to eternal life is indeed a tall order, but I encourage you to seek Him first and to make Him your number one. Listen to this episode and let God speak to you. ------ Support the Show bit.ly/paypalGogna ------ Arun Gogna has authored many books and his books are available on Shopee and Lazada. Buy from Shopee: podlink.co/eos Buy from Lazada: podlink.co/tir ------- Follow us on Social Media Facebook: fb@UmagangKayGogna Instagram: @umagang.kay.gogna --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Umagang Kay Gogna
S5E19: The Key to Eternal Life (Story of Rich Young Man)

Umagang Kay Gogna

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 15:26


If Jesus tells you now to sell all your possessions, give to the poor and follow Him to receive eternal life, would you do it in an instant? Friend, following Jesus en route to eternal life is indeed a tall order, but I encourage you to seek Him first and to make Him your number one. Listen to this episode and let God speak to you. ------ Support the Show bit.ly/paypalGogna ------ Arun Gogna has authored many books and his books are available on Shopee and Lazada. Buy from Shopee: podlink.co/eos Buy from Lazada: podlink.co/tir ------- Follow us on Social Media Facebook: fb@UmagangKayGogna Instagram: @umagang.kay.gogna --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

The Bible Speaks to You
155 – Aramaic in the New Testament with Roy Gessford

The Bible Speaks to You

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 63:00


155 – Jesus spoke Aramaic in the New TestamentIs there any advantage to learning Aramaic to understand his teachings better?Of course!In this week's podcast episode, I talk with Roy Gessford about the insights we can get from reading the New Testament translated from Aramaic.Roy got interested in the original languages of the Bible when a speaker at a Bible conference told him he could learn these ancient languages.His first research said it was a dead language. But he quickly learned it was not.Roy shared some examples of how Aramaic has given him a better understanding of what a particular passage in the Bible means. He refers toWhen the devil tempts Jesus to turn the stone into breadThe line in the Lord's prayer about God's will being done on earthGetting a deeper understanding of Jesus's mindset that God's healing power is here today just as it was thenHe shares a healing he had because of the conviction he found in Jesus's wordsIn John 21, the word play with the words lamb and sheep when Jesus tells Peter three times to tend his flock.Listen to find out Roy's answer to the question: "If Jesus walked in the room, would you be able to talk to him in Aramaic?"Contact Roy Gessford:Website: letinthelightpublishing.comEmail: letinthelightpublishing@gmail.comBible references in this week's episode. Check them out at thebiblespeakstoyou.com/155Subscribe to the podcast___________________________________________James Early, the Jesus Mindset Coach, is a Bible teacher, speaker, and podcaster. He conducts Bible workshops online and in person. His focus is on getting back to the original Christianity of Jesus by embracing the mindset of Christ in daily life. Contact him here.Support the show

The Story Church
Jesus & The Sword (Deep Tracks - Pt 3)

The Story Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 32:13


Anyone can sing along to the hits, but it takes a true fan to know the deep tracks - an album's less popular songs that get buried between the more radio-friendly Billboard bops. If Jesus' teachings were an album or a playlist, scattered among his greatest hits - like The Good Samaritan, The Golden Rule, and Love Each Other - you'd also find his deep tracks that could shock or even offend you - such as Hate Your Parents, Die Fig Tree Die, and I Bring the Sword! What are we supposed to do with the most confounding things that Jesus had to say? Join us for this six-week series to learn more.

Reasoning Through the Bible
Implications of the Resurrection - Topical Session 7

Reasoning Through the Bible

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 37:02


We've all been told that Jesus rose from the dead, but what are the implications for us? If Jesus rose from the dead, everything is changed. This session explores key passages such as Romans 6, 1 Corinthians 15, Philippians 3, 2 Timothy 2, and even Job.  What does the resurrection prove? What is the connection between our daily lives and Jesus' resurrection?What does the Bible teach about our future resurrection? What have Christians believed through the centuries about resurrection? Support the show

Aleph Tav Teachings
Chapter 2: Jesus is not Equal to God the Father

Aleph Tav Teachings

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 42:30


If Jesus, as a man, retains any measure of divine power, authority or knowledge massive problems arise in the Text. God does not change nor do any of the expressions of God change and that means trouble for Christianity. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/doctormean/message

Elizabeth City EMC Podcast

For the Christian, the resurrection of Jesus Christ is more than a religious belief. It is an historical event upon which all of life can be built with confidence. If Jesus rose from the dead, then all the Scriptures can be trusted. It takes more faith to reject the resurrection than to accept it. Speaker: … Continue reading True →

One Hope Church Sermons
Jesus is God : Believing the Word and Works of Jesus

One Hope Church Sermons

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 39:20


Jesus claimed to be God because He is God. He calls us to believe His words and His works. If Jesus is God, then we can give and receive forgiveness. We can have real hope for redemption, restoration, and reconciliation in our lives. We can be a part of God's mighty work in the world today. 

The B4 Podcast
013 – What about Israel? (Romans: A Life of Faith)

The B4 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022


As Pastor Alex points out, Romans chapter eight ends with a crescendo celebrating the loving faithfulness of God. It seems like a mic-drop moment, after which no more needs to be said. However, Paul is conscious that his teaching poses a serious question. If Jesus is both Israel's Messiah and the savior of the world; […]

Sunday Sermons
Gill Hannah - Pray One for Another | 25/09/2022

Sunday Sermons

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 24:31


If Jesus pleaded in prayer for Simon in Luke 22:31-32, we need to pray too. Praying for one another is a privilege, and a joy. We need one another and we need one another's prayers. Pray for people until they're free… pray and love them out of captivity. Pray for their freedom, pray for their healing, pray for their health and pray for their relationship with Jesus to be on fire and to be all consuming! James 5:16 “The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and wonderful results.” Prayer is a privilege, prayer is potent, prayer is power.

B4 Church Weekly Teaching
013 – What about Israel? (Romans: A Life of Faith)

B4 Church Weekly Teaching

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022


As Pastor Alex points out, Romans chapter eight ends with a crescendo celebrating the loving faithfulness of God. It seems like a mic-drop moment, after which no more needs to be said. However, Paul is conscious that his teaching poses a serious question. If Jesus is both Israel's Messiah and the savior of the world; […]

Rev. Michael Holmen's Sermons
220925 Sermon on 1 Timothy 6:6-19 (Pentecost 16) September 25, 2022

Rev. Michael Holmen's Sermons

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022


 Audio recordingSermon manuscript:I'd like to begin today by talking about something that Paul mentions in our Epistle reading. Paul mentions that Jesus made the good confession before Pontius Pilate. So what was Jesus's good confession? When Jesus was brought before Pilate, Pilate asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” Jesus's answer, his good confession, was, “Yes. It is as you say.” Jesus's good confession was that he is the king of the Jews. John's Gospel tells us more of Jesus's good confession. Jesus also said to Pilate: “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would fight so that I would not be handed over to the Jews. But now my kingdom is not from here.” Pilate responded, “You are a king then?” Jesus answered, “I am, as you say a king. For this reason I was born and for this reason I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” Pilate said to him, “What is truth.” You can tell that Pilate is not impressed, which is not surprising. Jesus was already bruised and bloodied by this point from his treatment at the hands of the chief priests and scribes. Pilate knew that Jesus did not move in high society, because he himself was from high society. Jesus had no entourage with him, no supporters. The crowd that was there seemed only able to cry out, “Crucify him! Crucify him!” Pilate took pity on what he imagined to be a delusional man. Many times over Pilate went out to the Jews and said, “I find him not guilty. He doesn't deserve death. We'll give him a slap on the wrist and call it good.” It's easy for us, also, to think like Pilate. Just look at him in your mind's eye. Jesus couldn't have been serious. He's helpless and powerless. He can't be the king of the Jews. Caesar is king of the Jews. Caesar is the one who conquered them, and he would come and conquer them again. Jesus doesn't even have an army. So it goes. We have our own ideas of what works and what doesn't work. What works is money, power, politics, guns, and so on. Jesus had no money. He seemingly had no power. He was horrible at politics and coalition building. He didn't even own a gun. Looks like this won't work. But Jesus's claim that he is the king of the Jews is the very thing that Paul identifies as his good confession. Jesus, despite appearances, is the king of the Jews. Jesus being king of the Jews means that Jesus is the king of the people of God. Jesus is the true Son of David. He is the one who fulfills the Old Testament prophecies for a Savior. He is the suffering servant who was crushed for our iniquities, wounded for our transgressions. By his stripes we are healed. The placard above Jesus's cross is true. Pilate had a sign made for Jesus's cross written in all the major languages of that region so that everyone could read it. It said, “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.” There, on the cross, the king was reigning and ruling. Admittedly, it is a strange way to reign and rule. He's not bossing anybody else around. He gasps, gurgles, and cries out. But this is how he is the good King, laying down his life for the sheep. By his death all sinners are redeemed. The truthfulness of Jesus's good confession continues on. He remains king. Paul says in our reading that he will come again when the time is right. Paul calls Jesus “the blessed and only ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or is able to see. To him be honor and power forever! Amen.” Jesus reigns and rules at the right hand of God the Father in majesty unapproachable, in power unequaled. We sing about this almost every Sunday, a hymn to Jesus: “Thou only art holy; Thou only art the Lord. Thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.” Jesus is the greatest! This is the good confession. The reason why I wanted to start today with the good confession that Jesus is the king of the Jews is because it helps us get a correct frame of mind for the other things that Paul says. We have our own ideas of what works and what doesn't work when it comes to being king. So also, what Paul says concerning our happiness contradicts what we think. More money has to be right there at the top of the list for what would make us happier. But Paul says: “Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we certainly cannot take anything out. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be satisfied. Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge them into complete destruction and utter ruin. For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evils. By striving for money, some have wandered away from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains.” Then, at the end of the reading he says, “Instruct those who are rich in this present age not to be arrogant or to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but rather in God, who richly supplies us with all things for our enjoyment. Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and willing to share. In this way they are storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.” According to a very practical, common-sense mindset Paul's words about riches can look improbable, to say the least. He says we'll be satisfied if we have food and clothing. He says the desire to be rich is a trap. He says it produces many harms that pierce us straight through. He says that riches are uncertain! That's quite the whopper. If we take anything as being certain it's riches. Instead he says that we should put our hope in God, who richly supplies us with all things for our enjoyment. All of these sayings of Paul can look poor and weak. They can look as shabby as Jesus looked before Pontius Pilate. Pilate asked him, “You are king of the Jews?” So also these instructions concerning money can appear to be the opposite of happiness, goodness, and so on. But the good confession is that Jesus is the king of the Jews despite appearances or expectations. So also your happiness will be fulfilled contrary to expectations. It will be not by desiring to be rich. That is a foolish and harmful desire. That will plunge you into complete destruction and utter ruin. Do you not believe that? I wouldn't be surprised if you didn't. How many people believed that Jesus was the king of the Jews? How many people now believe that he reigns and rules from the right hand of God the Father, and at the proper time will come to judge the living and the dead? Then what good will all your riches do you? Riches, which seem so stable and dependable now, provide no benefit then. Therefore, Paul says, “flee from these thoughts and desires.” Run away from them like you would some dreadful beast or monster who wants to pierce you through with many pains. Notice how energetic activity is directed away from things that we otherwise like to put a lot of our energy into. When we believe that our happiness is tied up with riches, we will go the extra mile to get a little extra for ourselves. Run away from your love of money because it's dangerous. Instead, Paul says, chase other things: “Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, and kindness. Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of eternal life, to which you were called, and about which you made your good confession.” Note how chasing after being righteous, godly, believing, loving, patient, and kind is wise. It's foolish to chase riches, because we didn't bring anything into this world when we were born, and we won't take anything with us when we die. But by chasing after these other things we are taking hold of eternal life. Maybe you could say that chasing money, power, politics, and guns is taking hold of this present life. If you want to be king or queen of the world, you can't afford to ignore such things. But if you are striving to enter into that unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or is able to see, if you want to take hold of eternal life, then you must pursue those thing of which eternal life consists. Be righteous. Righteousness is God's gift to you in Jesus. You are righteous for Jesus's sake. You also, therefore, love what is right and just. Be godly. Be reverent towards God rather than being reverent toward your own life, your own ambitions, your own achievements. Be believing. Trust in God in any and every circumstance instead of in money or any other gods. Be loving. Love, because God first loved you. Be patient. Persevere. Don't give up. You will reap what you sow if you do not give up. Be kind. God has been kind to you, you be kind to others. The place where all these things come to completion and fulfillment is heaven. By pursuing these things you are taking hold of eternal life. You are entering into what Jesus has purchased for you when he reigned and ruled as the king of the Jews, whose kingdom is not of this world. So do not be afraid to put into practice the instructions that Paul gives us. If Jesus is not king, if he is not resurrected from the dead, then Paul's instructions are horrible. I don't know if worse advice could be possible! But if Jesus is king, if he is risen from the dead, if he is coming again, then there is no more sensible and wise thing to do than to take hold of the eternal life that has been given to you. Happiness and fulfillment does not come from chasing riches. It comes from following the ways of God.

TonioTimeDaily
Decoding Jesus the man from Jesus the myth!

TonioTimeDaily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 221:20


“Jesus wasn't about religion, in fact he reserved his anger for organised religion and challenged, ignored or subverted religious practices. He didn't teach the non-religious about religion, or expect them to become 'religious'. If anyone has to become religious to follow Jesus they've missed the point, so talk of the relationship between church and state is missing the point too. It really is debateable whether Jesus wanted a Church. In fact, Jesus was a humanist. We should be humanists too. If Jesus' followers fail to adopt this outlook they revert to being 'religious' instead, if this then leads to people becoming out of tune with humanity they may go on to becoming inhumane. There are too many examples of this happening in the history of Christianity, pray God that it does not continue to happen. However, we see 'religious' inhumanity in appalling 'Christian' attitudes towards Muslims - 'you have heard it said that other religions are false, give their followers the cold shoulder and make them feel unwelcome.' Jesus never said this but you might think that he did when you hear what some of his followers say. I believe that if Jesus lived today, he would be a secular humanist and would reject Christianity, just as he "rejected" Judaism and inspired Christianity.” “Jesus did not intend to start a religion, and Jesus did not create Christianity. Paul and Constantine intended to start a religion and Paul and Constantine created Christianity.” --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/support

5 Minute Bible Study: Find out we aren't as bad as we think because God is better than we know.
Are you tired of having to try so hard? Or tired that no matter how hard you try, you can't get your life right?

5 Minute Bible Study: Find out we aren't as bad as we think because God is better than we know.

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 6:16


I'm a rules person. I'm strict - even with myself. I'm harsh with myself. I remember when I was younger, I would read some verses in the Bible and internalize it like this: Nancy, come on. This verse just says to not gossip and the other one says to help people. Just do that today. I saw it as a check list that I needed to complete - the most impossible check list ever! If I see the Christian life as a life of rules, it's over for me. First, that is a terrible way to live...boring...harsh. Plus, it is constant defeat because I know I won't get it right. It feels like it would be the life of misery. I don't want to do things because I'm told I have to. I don't think anyone does. But that is the huge component so many of us are missing when we read the Bible. We miss the love component. If Jesus is a boss....then we are just working every day. If Jesus is a dad, or a brother, or a friend...then doing things for Him is fun or worth it because there is love. What do you think?

Bob Enyart Live
O Former-Vice President! My Former-Vice President!

Bob Enyart Live

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022


In a recent interview with Joe Biden, he was asked if his mental faculties were up to the task of being president. In typical Biden fashion, he responded, “watch me.” Mr. Biden then immediately proceeded to spend the next minute being unable to finish a sentence. Our president is unable to form full sentences, and that's a problem. Today's Resource: Nicer Than God Enjoy this fast-paced critique of religion where Bob Enyart presents questions such as: When should a Christian lie? Should he ever mock? How about name-calling? Does sarcasm belong in the Christian's repertoire? How about ridicule? Learn why nice is not in the Bible and how to identify a Nicer-Than-God Christian. If Christians are not supposed to judge, then why does Jesus command us to judge rightly? And if only God will judge, then why does Paul say that we believers will judge the angels, and judge the world? If Jesus logged onto a website forum under a pseudonym, would we recognize Him, or condemn Him? This album communicates well Bob Enyart's unique style. But, warning, warning, warning, Will Robertson, it is not for the faint of heart. The Bible tells the story of human history and the work of God for His creation. And as all good stories do, Scripture has a plot! Grasping the big picture will help you reconcile many seemingly contradictory and controversial Bible passages. So consider listening to The Plot series based on Bob's manuscript of the same title. Then enjoy these book studies and see how the big picture can help you to better know the living God.

The Bible Speaks to You
154 – When Is the End of the World Coming?

The Bible Speaks to You

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 24:39


154 – Have you noticed lately how so many people are predicting the end of the world?There is so much talk about "end times" these days. But actually it's been going on for years, even centuries.Think of all the people who came up with exact dates for when the world was going to end. But it never happened the way they predicted.Jesus said no one knows that day and time, not the angels, not even him. Only the Father knows.If Jesus said he didn't know, then we shouldn't be trying to figure it out.In this week's episode, I look at "the end of the world," share some ideas, and look at it all from a little bit different perspective. I talk aboutHarold Camping, who incorrectly predicted the end of the world several timesWhat God has to say about false prophetsWhen John of Patmos saw the new heaven and new earth, was it a vision of the future or was it something he was able to see that had always been there?Why it's important to understand the Greek word translated "world" in the phrase, "the end of the world."The end of the world is not just a one-time, far off, or not so far off, event in the future. Every time you obey God, every time you have a spiritual victory, the material world is coming to an end, bit by bit.We are not supposed to figure out when the final "end of the world" happens? We need simply to bear witness to God and His Son, Jesus Christ.The end of the material world is today and every day that we obey the First Commandment, that we put God and the things of the Spirit first and foremost in our lives, that we follow Christ and imbibe his mindset that the kingdom of heaven is at hand.The more we do this, the more we will see the end of this material world, the less material it will appear, because the lens we're looking through is more spiritual. And the more we will see of God's kingdom already come, here and now.Don't believe what the world, and the people in it, tell you. Open your eyes, your spiritual eyes, and bear witness to what already exists, and that God is revealing to you this very day, that the kingdom of heaven is at hand.________________Bible references in this week's episode. Check them out at thebiblespeakstoyou.com/154Subscribe to the podcast___________________________________________James Early, the Jesus Mindset Coach, is a Bible teacher, speaker, and podcaster. He conducts Bible workshops online and in person. His focus is on getting back to the original Christianity of Jesus by embracing the mindset of Christ in daily life. Contact him here.Support the show

Reliable Truth
The Uniqueness Of Christ In A World Full Of Religion - Part 2

Reliable Truth

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 44:01


Does it really matter what we put our faith in? If you're going to really put your faith in something, it has to have a strong foundation to undergird it - otherwise it's just blind speculation. Think about it this way: you can have very little faith in thick ice and it will hold you up just fine when you walk out onto it. On the other hand, you can have enormous faith in thin ice, and you can drown. It's not the amount of faith you can muster up that matters. In fact, Jesus says that your faith may be tiny like a little mustard seed, but He says, you must invest your faith in something that is solid. Because the bottom-line is that faith is worthless, belief is worthless, your hope is worthless, if it's built on that which is false and unreliable. If Jesus is the Son of God, and if Christianity is true, then there must be a uniqueness to them both that sets them apart from all other religions. You see, all the other religions of the world contend that a person comes into the world and gives us information about God and how we're to live our lives. But in Christianity, God Himself came into the world in the person of Jesus Christ. John chapter 1 says, “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory.” The apostle Peter adds in 2 Peter 1:16, “We were eyewitnesses of His majesty.” The central message of every other religion is that you are saved by what you do, but the teaching of Christianity is just the opposite. You are not saved by what you do but by what Jesus has done. You're saved not by following His teaching, but by what He did on the cross. Jesus has entered history and lived the life we should have lived and died the death we should have died. Atonement has been made. If we are to be saved by grace, these historical events had to happen. Christianity is a concrete religion like no other. It is concerned about truth, reality, and the historical record.

The Story Church
Why Jesus Said to Eat His Flesh (Deep Tracks - Pt 2)

The Story Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 38:36


Anyone can sing along to the hits, but it takes a true fan to know the deep tracks - an album's less popular songs that get buried between the more radio-friendly Billboard bops. If Jesus' teachings were an album or a playlist, scattered among his greatest hits - like The Good Samaritan, The Golden Rule, and Love Each Other - you'd also find his deep tracks that could shock or even offend you - such as Hate Your Parents, Die Fig Tree Die, and I Bring the Sword! What are we supposed to do with the most confounding things that Jesus had to say? Join us for this six-week series to learn more.

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Smyrna Campus
Lord of All or Not Lord at All – Jesus Over Everything Week 6

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Smyrna Campus

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 51:42


Lord of All or Not Lord at All Sermon – Jesus Over Everything Week 6 | September 18, 2022 Leave us a comment and share with a friend. Are you a Guest? We would love to know you. Text CONNECT to 615-551-9800 or submit the Connect Form — https://lifept.org/guestIf you wish to give online visit https://lifept.org/give

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Riverdale Campus
Lord of All or Not Lord at All – Jesus Over Everything Week 6

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Riverdale Campus

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 41:25


Lord of All or Not Lord at All Sermon – Jesus Over Everything Week 6 | September 18, 2022 Leave us a comment and share with a friend. Are you a Guest? We would love to know you. Text CONNECT to 615-551-9800 or submit the Connect Form — https://lifept.org/guestIf you wish to give online visit https://lifept.org/give

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Stewarts Creek Campus
Lord of All or Not Lord at All – Jesus Over Everything Week 6

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Stewarts Creek Campus

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 54:06


Lord of All or Not Lord at All Sermon – Jesus Over Everything Week 6 | September 18, 2022 Leave us a comment and share with a friend. Are you a Guest? We would love to know you. Text CONNECT to 615-551-9800 or submit the Connect Form — https://lifept.org/guestIf you wish to give online visit https://lifept.org/give

Arbor Church
Better Together: Grow Together

Arbor Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 35:04


Bryan continues our Better Together series with a message drawn from the community in which Jesus participated, and the community enjoyed by the early church in Acts. If Jesus needs it… we need it!

Treasured Truth
How to Forgive the Unforgivable, Part 2

Treasured Truth

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 24:00


Forgiving can be so hard, especially when the wrong done to us seems unforgivable.  But when we look at Jesus at Calvary, whatever was done to us was not as bad as what was done to Him on the cross.  And He said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do!”  If Jesus sought forgiveness for His offenders, so can we. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Biblical Languages Podcast (brought to you by Biblingo)
The Significance of Jesus as Messiah with Joshua Jipp (Key Terms in Pauline Theology: Part 1)

The Biblical Languages Podcast (brought to you by Biblingo)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 75:58


In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso talks with Dr. Joshua Jipp about the significance of Jesus as Messiah in Pauline Theology. Dr. Jipp has taught New Testament in a variety of settings, including as a Teaching Fellow at TEDS, before joining the faculty at Trinity. He has published essays in Themelios, Journal of Theological Interpretation, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Bulletin of Biblical Research, New Testament Studies, Horizons in Biblical Theology, Journal of Biblical Literature, and Journal of Theological Studies. He loves reading novels, playing all kinds of sports (esp. baseball) with his kids, being outdoors, listening to music, and having great conversations with his wife. Kevin and Josh discuss a variety of questions, such as: How do we decide what terms are central to a Paul's letters, or any given corpus? How has recent scholarship changed our understanding of Χριστός ("Messiah")? If Jesus is the messiah, how does that affect Paul's understanding of our response to him, specifically as it relates to πίστις ("faith")? Given Jesus as Messiah, how does that affect Paul's understanding of νόμος ("the Torah")? How does the Messiah's coming change the identity of Ἰσραήλ (“Israel”)? As always, this episode is brought to you by Biblingo, the premier solution for learning, maintaining, and enjoying the biblical languages. Visit biblingo.org to learn more and start your 10-day free trial. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to subscribe on your favorite podcast app and leave us a review. You can also follow Biblingo on social media @biblingoapp to discuss the episode with us and other listeners. Show notes available at: https://biblingo.org/blog/the-significance-of-jesus-as-messiah-with-joshua-jipp/

The Infinite Skrillifiles: OWSLA Confidential
Rewind: ‘ONE WORLD' S Ū P ∆ Я E E .™

The Infinite Skrillifiles: OWSLA Confidential

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 4:09


https://youtu.be/4tchiIkembk ‘ONE WORLD' S Ū P ∆ Я E E .™ ‘This One Moment. This One Movement; This is our Legacy' We Only Have: One light to shine One life to live One place to thrive One heart to give One place in time One night to win One world without One world within I front the bill I just signed my will If it's right, I feel If it's night I will Ride or die to get it Fight or flight, to fit in Write despite the villain Right on Time; I'm chillin I don't mind the grillin I just signed, my million I'm a vinyl spinnin, I just came to get it, If it's tight, I'm fitted Flip the script: I just gripped the whip and ripped space space and time A new rhythm and rhyme: Body and Mind My soul spirit split and I sense the Divine, In an infinite sky HOOK You only get-- one chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock You only got One chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock It's One World Actions speak louder than words, Let me show you: Call “Action” from the back of a hearse I'm breaking the curse I'm shattering verses, He's swerving, absurdities Heard it Hurts to be the last and the first, My Honor's my word This Verse is in cursive, I swerve to curve every word Bring heaven to earth, You're nervous, I give birth to the worlds; I'm quenching your thirst, The only ball you got is a Nerf; Don't walk on my Turf, I'll probably leave you covered in dirt, Whatever it's worth. You only get one chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock You only got one chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock It's One World mind over matter It don't matter Make it happen Mind over matter Doesn't matter Make it happen HEY! What in the what do you mean? I'm bout to get me a doctorate degree Roses are red, yes but money is green Turn Might into Will and then wash rinse repeat I write just to eat, workout and then sleep If you wanna fight me, then, have many seats You have a disease; it's evil it seems If life is a game, then it's chess, I'm the queen I don't need a King; I rap and I sing; You like them petite, well then, don't look at me I turn to turntables, I run EDC They call me the captain Of all seven seas; I talk to the trees, Get down and my knees If Jesus still weep If Then he prob'ly a ‘she' Kanye was right This is all a God dream; So When I fall asleep, Then you learning to breathe! ...You Only Get One light to shine One life to live One place to thrive One heart to give One place in time One night to win One world without One world within mind over matter It don't matter Make it happen Mind over matter Doesn't matter Make it happen You only get one chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock You only got One chance One song One dance Not Long No Rights, No Wrongs-- If opportunity knocks, Be ready to rock It's One World

Follower of One : Missions For The Rest Of Us
760 Having a True Foundation - 1 Corinthians 3:11

Follower of One : Missions For The Rest Of Us

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 5:01


If you were building a building, how would you start?  Hi, I'm Mike Henry Sr. with Follower of One. Thanks for joining me again today on the Follower of One Podcast.  Today, I want to talk about 1 Corinthians 3:11, and I'm reading from the English Standard Version. " For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ."  Now, this verse is part of a lengthy explanation that's going on by the apostle Paul, as he speaks to the church in Corinth. But he's pointing out that our faith in our life and everything that we do with our lives is something that is built on a foundation. Your life will be built by you. You get to build it. But no one can lay the foundation.  Jesus is the foundation. If we don't have, Jesus is our foundation, our life is built on nothing. It's built on sand and it won't stand the test of time. But if our life is built on Jesus Christ, it will stand the test of time. He's our foundation. And when we build on him, our work in the lives of our coworkers, customers, vendors, and friends is designed to be part of God's activity. It's part of his grand strategy. It's not part of what we're building. It all becomes part of what Christ is building. It's a very interesting challenge. Paul reminds us this all starts with Jesus. But when we punch in and listen to him, he will put us to work. And so we've been talking on our Marketplace Mission Trip about the first prayer is, "Here. I am," punching us in. And then we go to work for him and he puts us to work.  Sometime in the next few weeks, someone is going to ask you why you did something. Maybe you stayed late to help them. Maybe you bought a lunch or you did something over and above what was expected of you. When you do that because you're our Jesus follower, especially people will ask. They won't understand your motives. If they think you're just doing these things to get ahead in your job, they will never ask. But if you can clearly do things that won't get you ahead in your job, then people will be curious.  And hopefully Jesus will give you the idea. He's our foundation. He's our motivation. When we follow him, we become part of his plan, not ours. And our actions become the will of God. In My Most for His Highest, the author says we are the will of God when we're obeying him and doing what he says. And so we will be the will of God when we do what God wants. My question for us today is do we trust Jesus enough to tell others that he's the reason why we did something? Our third daily activity is to know what we believe. We practice a one or two sentence answer that tells other people that we did what we did because we're a Jesus follower. And if we're good at appreciating and serving others, they will ask us. They'll say, "why did you do that?" So as we practice answering this question, we get ready to be able to explain in one or two sentences using "I" and "me" statements, that Jesus was part of our motivation for us being a blessing to them, for us appreciating them, or for us doing something for them.  In one or two sentences, if you buy someone's lunch today, give them that answer when they ask. Just say something like,  "I follow Jesus. And I thought this was something that Jesus would want me to do." Practice it some so that it becomes very natural.  If Jesus is your foundation, he's the basis for your actions. Your actions will point other people to Jesus, as you do what he says. So what we do, because we believe in him is part of what he's doing in our world. I hope that makes sense. I want to challenge us to go ahead and do the crazy ideas that pop into our mind, especially those that we get while we're praying. Let's let Jesus guide us into doing things so that he becomes visible and he will put us to work. That's our challenge for today. Practice a little bit and get ready to answer the question, "Why are you doing this?" And if you're interested in continuing this activity, or if you're hearing this podcast and you're not taking our Marketplace Mission Trip, check it out. You can find out more about it inside of our online community at https://community.followerofone.org. Thanks very much.  

The Story Church
Jesus and Divorce (Deep Tracks - Pt 1)

The Story Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 39:59


Anyone can sing along to the hits, but it takes a true fan to know the deep tracks - an album's less popular songs that get buried between the more radio-friendly Billboard bops. If Jesus' teachings were an album or a playlist, scattered among his greatest hits - like The Good Samaritan, The Golden Rule, and Love Each Other - you'd also find his deep tracks that could shock or even offend you - such as Hate Your Parents, Die Fig Tree Die, and I Bring the Sword! What are we supposed to do with the most confounding things that Jesus had to say? Join us for this six-week series to learn more.

Calvary Port Saint Lucie Podcast (Audio)
Weekend Gathering | September 11, 2022

Calvary Port Saint Lucie Podcast (Audio)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 55:28


If Jesus is your Good Shepherd, you know He found you, feeds you, strengthens you, and has saved you forever. Not only that, He also gives you His peace, provision, and protection. There is no one like Jesus!

Daily Devotional By Archbishop Foley Beach
Letting God Be Lord Over Your Finances, which Are His but He Entrusted to You, Will Liberate Your Life!

Daily Devotional By Archbishop Foley Beach

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 1:00


Letting God Be Lord Over Your Finances, which Are His but He Entrusted to You, Will Liberate Your Life! MESSAGE SUMMARY:  We are so focused on earning money and other financially driven life activities so that it is easy for money and finances to become our god. Making finances “our god” violates the Second Commandment. If Jesus is Lord over all Creation, as we are told in Psalms 24:1, then: “The earth is the LORD's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein. For He has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.”; therefore, everything that has been entrusted to you is God's. In James 5:1-3, the author of the Book of James provides insight into someone who does NOT make God the Lord of their finances: “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days.”. Therefore, let God Be Lord over your finances, which really are His finances.   TODAY'S PRAYER: Lord, I now take a deep breath and stop. So often I miss your hand and gifts in my life because I am preoccupied and anxious. Grant me the power to pause each day and each week to simply rest in your arms of love. In Jesus' name, amen.   Scazzero, Peter. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day (p. 132). Zondervan. Kindle Edition. TODAY'S AFFIRMATION: Today, I affirm that because of what God has done for me in His Son, Jesus, I AM FORGIVEN. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 SCRIPTURE REFERENCE (ESV): Psalms 24:1-10; James 5:1-6; Psalms 25:1-22; Psalms 45:1-17. A WORD FROM THE LORD WEBSITE: www.AWFTL.org. THIS SUNDAY'S AUDIO SERMON: You can listen to Archbishop Beach's Current Sunday Sermon: “Jesus says: “Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division”” at our Website: https://awordfromthelord.org/listen/    DONATE TO AWFTL: https://mygiving.secure.force.com/GXDonateNow?id=a0Ui000000DglsqEAB

The Harbor
It's A Page Turner: Unity

The Harbor

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 32:30


In John 17:20-23 Jesus prayed, "I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message. I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me. I have given them the glory you gave me, so they may be one as we are one. I am in them and you are in me. May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me."If Jesus prayed for our unity, then we should make unity our priority. But how do we do this? Watch this message and see.Jeff's notes are here: https://notes.subsplash.com/fill-in/view?page=DKFvvh2mSt __________________________________________Like and subscribe so you don't miss a thing!See what's happening at The Harbor on social media:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TheHarbor_lifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheHarbor_lifeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHarbordotlifeWebsite: https://www.TheHarbor.lifeYouTube: https://YouTube.com/TheHarborChristian Copyright Solutions (CCS, BMI, ASCAP, SESAC)License: #14753CSPL 032125CCLI 1424641

JOEL 2 GENERATION PODCAST
Episode 126: Joel 2-3 - The Day of the Lord - Deliverance & Judgment - PART 2

JOEL 2 GENERATION PODCAST

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 84:36


**JOEL 2:1-2, 11 – Judgment Announced1 - Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near, (LXX – “for the day of the Lord is PRESENT”) 2 - a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains a great and powerful people; their like has never been before, nor will be again after them through the years of all generations.11 - The LORD utters his voice before His army, for His camp is exceedingly great; he who executes His word is powerful. For the day of the LORD is great and very awesome; who can endure it?* Past - 587/6BC – Babylonians = “His army” (Joel 2:1-11) – Judgment* Future - anti-Christ Army at the end of the age against Israel**JOEL 2:12-14 – Remnant Response12 - “Yet even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; 13 - and rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the LORD your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and He relents over disaster.14 - Who knows whether He will not turn and relent, and leave behind His blessing, a grain offering and a drink offering for the Lord your God?**JOEL 2:15-17 – Remnant Response (cont.) 15 - Blow the trumpet in Zion; consecrate a fast; call a solemn assembly;16 - gather the people. Consecrate the congregation; assemble the elders; gather the children, even nursing infants. Let the bridegroom leave his room, and the bride her chamber.17 - Between the vestibule and the altar let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep and say, “Spare your people, O Lord, and make not your heritage a reproach, for the nations to rule them, in order that they not say among the nations, ‘Where is their God?'”**JOEL 2:18-27 – God's Response to Remnant 18 - Then the Lord became jealous for His land and had pity on His people.19 - The Lord answered and said to His people “Behold, I am sending to you grain, wine, and oil, and you will be satisfied; and I will no more make you a reproach among the nations.20 - “I will remove the northerner far from you, and drive him into a parched and desolate land, his vanguard into the eastern sea, and his rear guard into the western sea; the stench and foul smell of him will rise, for he has done great things.21 - “Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things!22 - Fear not, you beasts of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness are green; the tree bears its fruit; the fig tree and vine give their full yield.23 - “Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God, for He has given the early rain for your vindication; He has poured down for you abundant rain, the early and the latter rain, as before.24 - “The threshing floors shall be full of grain; the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.25 - I will restore (LXX – repay) to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my great army, which I sent among you.26 – “You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, who has dealt wondrously with you. And my people shall never again be put to shame.27 – You shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God and there is none else. And my people shall never again be put to shame. (LXX – disgraced)**JOEL 2:28-32 (Acts 2:17-21) – God's Response to Remnant (cont.) 28 - “And it will be after these things, that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.Acts 2:17 – ‘And in the last days it will be, God says, - The phrase in the last days is not quoted from Joel, but represents Peter's interpretive explanation of the current events as falling “in the last days.”29 - Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out My Spirit. Acts 2:18 adds – “…and they wil prophesy”30 - “And I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.31 - The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome Day of the Lord comes.32 - And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls.**Joel 2:28-32 – location?• Peter quotes the LXX in Acts 2• Earlier Hebrew Bible / Early Church – Septuagint/LXX – Joel 2• Hebrew Bible/Masoretic Text (Rabbis) – Joel 3• Prophetic Significance??**Joel 3:1-3, 14 – Deliverance of Remnant & Punishment of Enemies 1 - “For behold, in those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem, (LXX – when I turned around the captives…)2 - I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. And I will enter into judgment with them there, on behalf of my people and my heritage (LXX – inheritance) Israel, because they have scattered them among the nations and have divided up my land, 3 - and have cast lots for my people, and have traded a boy for a prostitute, and have sold a girl for wine and have drunk it. (Justice for human trafficking!!)14 - Sounds have sounded forth in the valley of justice (LXX), because the Day of the Lord is near in the valley of justice. (Masoretic – valley of decision)**God's Judgment• Mike Bickle – “At the heart of God's judgment is Jesus, intervening to deliver the oppressed and to stop oppressors. Think of the implications of a God who would not intervene to stop oppressors. What would you think of a father who would not intervene to prevent a man kidnapping his children? God's judgments are an expression of His love for His children. Furthermore, in the midst of those very judgments, God offers mercy to the oppressors ifthey will only repent and receive it.”**Joel 3:16-21 - Deliverance of Remnant & Punishment of Enemies (cont.) 16 - The Lord roars from Zion, and utters his voice from Jerusalem, and the heavens and the earthquake. But the Lord is a refuge to his people, a stronghold to the people of Israel.17 - “So you shall know that I am the Lord your God, who dwells in Zion, My holy mountain. And Jerusalem shall be holy, and strangers shall never again pass through it.18 - “And in that day the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the streambeds of Judah shall flow with water; and a fountain shall come forth from the house of the Lord and water the Valley of Shittim.19 - “Egypt shall become a desolation and Edom a desolate wilderness, for the violence (LXX – injustices) done to the people of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.20 - But Judah shall be inhabited forever, and Jerusalem to all generations.21 - I will avenge their blood, blood I have not avenged, for the Lord dwells in Zion.”**Final thoughts• NOT the End – not the “perilous times” (2 Tim 3), greater works?• Remnant Rising – PREPARED, over-prepared?, pre-Trib rapture?• Judgment• Deliverance – “shall be saved”• Vindication• Believing the prophets, “Will the Son of Man find faith…”• If it is the end? If Jesus is about to Return?

Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene.
09/11/22- Harrisonburg Campus: Learning and Unlearning: Compassion-Pastor Adrian Mills

Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene.

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 28:34


http://bible.com/events/48950458 Church of the Nazarene - Harrisonburg Learning & Unlearning: Compassion Compassion may be what the people around you need most. Can they count on it from you? Series Purpose: We must gain a perspective on how living as a Christian may be different now that we are, for the most part, on the “other side” of the pandemic. We will grasp that there are things to “unlearn” – setting aside old ideas – and “learn” gaining new understanding for real outreach and discipleship post COVID. Today's focus: It's been said that we are living in a “desert of empathy” or “drought of compassion.” As believers, we may be the only source of love and compassion left in our day-to-day world.-Compassion is at an all-time low in our society. Researchers have begun to use the term 'compassion fatigue' to describe this widespread decline in the ability to feel and act from a place of compassion.-One researcher states it this way, "Essentially, compassion fatigue disturbs the ability to think clearly, modulate emotions, feel effective, and maintain hope."‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:12‬‬Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold,‭‭ Mark‬ ‭6:30-34‬‬ The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place. But many who saw them leaving recognized them and ran on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. Jesus begins teaching - out of a heart of compassion. Compassion is his initial response. He leads with compassion. If Jesus's response is compassion, what is ours? ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭22:34-40‬‬ Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”-We can never escape the fact that, Jesus couldn't give just one – Love God. He had to give the second (remember, He was only asked for “the greatest.”).-Jesus is saying that 'all the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments'. All the truth of God hangs on these together. Bottom Line: Compassion may be what the people around you need most.Can they count on it from you?Verses for further study/reflection: Colossians 3:12-13 Matthew 14:14 1 Peter 3:8 "Compassion costs. It is easy enough to argue, criticize, and condemn, but redemption is costly, and comfort draws from the deep. Brains can argue, but it takes heart to comfort. "Samuel Chadwick" Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too." Frederick Buechner "Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation." Henry Ward Beecher

The SYA Podcast
30 Minutes with Jesus, Pt 5: Diamond in the Rough (Michael Hinton)

The SYA Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 41:47


30 MINUTES WITH JESUS is a Shepherd Church teaching series based on several powerful encounters that normal, broken people had with Jesus.Part 5 is about The Diamond in the Rough told in Luke 5:1-11, an exchange between Jesus and someone who'd become Jesus' most famous disciple: Simon Peter.If Jesus can see potential in and change Simon Peter, he most certainly sees potential in you!Michael HintonSeptember 8, 2022http://www.shepherdchurch.comhttp://www.wearesya.com

Bridge Bible Talk
Bridge Bible Talk 9 - 8 - 22

Bridge Bible Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 56:59


Question Timestamps: Carol, HI (2:29) - How did Jesus appear to The Twelve after Judas died, but Matthias had not been appointed yet? Ricky, TN (5:19) - Can you be a pastor if you've been divorced and remarried? Kelly, MA (9:34) - Can you explain the requirement for women wearing head coverings and women not wearing men's clothing? Cindy, NY (15:37) - If you're in a season of sin, are all the things that you have done for the Lord wiped out? Will God recognize your works if you have sinned when you give your account to him? Marissa, NY (25:21) - Why would God create man knowing that man will sin and be in need of a savior? Also, why does God give us the ultimatum to either accept him or burn in hell? Joshua, YouTube (33:30) - Can the Holy Spirit dwell both in Heaven and on Earth at the same time? Robert, NY (34:22) - When David chose the punishment after numbering the armies of Israel, why did God punish the men and not David? Ronald, FL (39:45) - When do you think the Battle of Armageddon will take place? Karen, email (45:57) - If a gay person asked to be baptized, would the pastor do it knowing the person is gay? If Jesus was invited to a gay wedding, would he attend? Erich, caller (50:21) - When we are baptized and our old self dies, does this mean we have killed our old self? Joel, NJ (53:52) - If a church takes a position of not allowing people to speak in tongues, would that be forbidding the gift of tongues which the Apostle Paul warned us not to do?   Questions? 888-712-7434 Questions@bbtlive.org

Today's Catholic Mass Readings
Today's Catholic Mass Readings Thursday, September 8, 2022

Today's Catholic Mass Readings

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 Transcription Available


Full Text of ReadingsFeast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lectionary: 636All podcast readings are produced by the USCCB and are from the Catholic Lectionary, based on the New American Bible and approved for use in the United States _______________________________________The Saint of the day is Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Maryof the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Church has celebrated Mary's birth since at least the sixth century. A September birth was chosen because the Eastern Church begins its Church year with September. The September 8 date helped determine the date for the feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. Scripture does not give an account of Mary's birth. However, the apocryphal Protoevangelium of James fills in the gap. This work has no historical value, but it does reflect the development of Christian piety. According to this account, Anna and Joachim are infertile but pray for a child. They receive the promise of a child who will advance God's plan of salvation for the world. Such a story, like many biblical counterparts, stresses the special presence of God in Mary's life from the beginning. Saint Augustine connects Mary's birth with Jesus' saving work. He tells the earth to rejoice and shine forth in the light of her birth. “She is the flower of the field from whom bloomed the precious lily of the valley. Through her birth the nature inherited from our first parents is changed.” The opening prayer at Mass speaks of the birth of Mary's Son as the dawn of our salvation, and asks for an increase of peace. Reflection We can see every human birth as a call for new hope in the world. The love of two human beings has joined with God in his creative work. The loving parents have shown hope in a world filled with travail. The new child has the potential to be a channel of God's love and peace to the world. This is all true in a magnificent way in Mary. If Jesus is the perfect expression of God's love, Mary is the foreshadowing of that love. If Jesus has brought the fullness of salvation, Mary is its dawning. Birthday celebrations bring happiness to the celebrant as well as to family and friends. Next to the birth of Jesus, Mary's birth offers the greatest possible happiness to the world. Each time we celebrate her birth, we can confidently hope for an increase of peace in our hearts and in the world at large. Saint of the Day, Copyright Franciscan Media

TonioTimeDaily
Is the Bible fit for Worship?

TonioTimeDaily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 43:03


"1. According to your Bible I am to believe that human kind is sinful for Adam and Eve ate the fruit of knowledge. Why are we being punished for the original sin? After all, they ate the forbidden fruit, we didn't. Reason would lead one to say it's their problem, not ours. Even the bible contradicts itself by claiming in Deuteronomy 24:16, “children shall not be punished for the sins of their fathers.” 2. We are told that the Bible has no scientific errors and is utterly perfect/protected, yet it says the bat is a bird (Leviticus 11:13 & 19), hares chew the cud (Leviticus 11:5-6), and some fowl (Leviticus 11:20-21) and insects (Leviticus 11:22-23) have four legs. 3. Heaven is supposed to be a perfect place. It is of course, the place you strive for and name “salvation”. Yet, it experienced a war (Revelation 12:7). How can there be a war in a perfect place and if it happened before why couldn't it happen again? Why would I want to go to a place in which war can occur? That's exactly what I'm trying to escape, aren't you? 4. We are told salvation is obtained by faith alone (John 3:18 & 36) and then the Bible claims that it is repentance that shall save us (2 Peter 3:9) yet Jesus told a man to follow the Commandments-Matthew 19:16-1 8 (saving by works)-if he wanted eternal life. So which way is it and how do you know your belief is the correct one? 5. According to the text there are 29 cities listed in Joshua 15:21-32. One need only count them to see that biblical math is not to be trusted. The total is 36. 6. Surely you don't believe Ecclesiastes 1:9 RSV (“What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun”)? How many cities had an atomic bomb dropped on them prior to 1945, and how many people walked on the moon before 1969? 7. If the Bible is our moral guide, then how can it make pornographic statements such as: “…they may eat their own dung and drink their own piss with you” (2 Kings 18:27)? Also consult Numbers 31 where a whole tribe of people, including the elderly and children are slaughtered. The only survivors were the virginal women, who were later raped by the “just and perfect” Moses and his men. Is that what you want your children reading on Sunday? 8. If God created everything, (Colossians 1:16, Ephesians 3:9, Revelation 4:11 & John 1:3), then he did create the world's evil (Isaiah 45:7, Lamentations 3:38). Thus, he is responsible. Any being who could create situations such as rape, death, malnutrition, disease, molestation and murder is certainly not fit for worship. 9. For justice to exist, punishment must fit the crime. No matter how many bad deeds one commits in this world, there is a limit. Yet, hell's punishment is infinitely greater. It's eternal. Shouldn't a sinner suffer until remorse is felt and the crime is atoned for? What “justice” is there in infinite damnation? 10. Jesus said, “whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire” (Matthew 5:22). Yet, he himself did so repeatedly, as Matthew 27:19, Luke 11:40 & 12:20 show. Shouldn't he be in danger of hell too? Jesus also told us to “Love your enemies; bless them that curse you,” but ignored his own advice by repeatedly denouncing his opposition. Matthew 12:34 (“0 generation of vipers”), and Matthew 23 :27 (“… hypocrites… ye are like unto whited sepulchres.“) are excellent examples of hypocrisy. If Jesus himself is a sinner by his own admission then surely he can not be the “perfect lamb of god”." --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/antonio-myers4/support

Emmaus Free Lutheran Church Podcast
Balancing Act | Sermon Audio

Emmaus Free Lutheran Church Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 33:00


Do you have a healthy work/life balance? Do you have a healthy balance between time spent in leisure & time spent in meaningful, spiritual & biblical activity? ✨ Everything God did in the flesh while here on earth was intentional. Jesus prioritized His relationship with the Father! Jesus lived perfectly as He showed us how to "Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness" 1. Jesus exercised a proper work/rest balance What He showed us in His time on earth is that you cannot handle what is before you without full reliance & trust in the One who has made you & purposed you to live. 2. Jesus exercised proper 'yes' and 'no' balance He stayed focused on the mission & what that looks like was not meeting every need but meeting the needs His Father called Him to meet. ✨ Without clarity Jesus could not have walked that balance. If Jesus needed to do this, how much more do we need to? Two questions for you to aid in your understanding of how you find balance in your walk with God… A. Do you take time to cease, to rest, to refocus? B. Do you give to God your best or your first or do you just give Him the remainder of what you have left in the tank? Scripture References: Mark 1:35-39 Romans 7:18-20 We would love to pray with you today! https://www.emmauslutheran.org/prayer Fill out our virtual Connection Card: https://emmauslutheran.churchcenter.com/people/forms/152121 Be apart of Emmaus' Mission through giving! http://emmauslutheran.org/give Connect with us online… www.emmauslutheran.org www.facebook.com/Emmausaflc www.instagram.com/emmausaflc www.twitter.com/EmmausAFLC

Father Simon Says
Father Simon Says - September 6, 2022 - Imitators of God

Father Simon Says

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 50:26


Readings   Lk 6:12-19 - If Jesus spent a night in prayer before choosing the 12 Apostles, we should always be praying with how less holy we are than Jesus. Father talks about the difference in the different Apostles. 1 Cor 6:1-11-  Father Simon breaks down Paul's words and gets into some topics that are best kept away from little ears. God calls us to imitate him Emails   Father Answers Emails about God being love and closely related with Sacrifice, Word of the Day  Fauria  Calls Margaret - Why doesn't priests talk about homosexuality, especially today, in regards to this first reading?  It's not discussed.  They're afraid to offend? Kathleen - I would like to know the diff b/w a covenant of grace and a covenant of work?

In the Market with Janet Parshall
Hour 1: Jews Don't Need Jesus...

In the Market with Janet Parshall

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022


Do Jews need Jesus? It's an age-old debate with eternal ramifications. If Jesus is not the Jewish Messiah, if He is not the savior of the world, if He is not the promised redeemer God sent to restore Israel and redeem the nations (Isaiah 49:6), then bringing His message to the Jewish people is a grave threat to their security. Join us as our guest teaches us that believing in Jesus isn't apostasy; it's obedience, and it leads to eternal blessing.

Christ Church (Moscow, ID)
Man, Woman, & Sexuality (KC)

Christ Church (Moscow, ID)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 45:20


INTRODUCTION There might not be a more contested topic in the modern era than human sexuality, and this is because a constellation of cultural leaders going back to Darwin, Rousseau, Freud, and Marx have successfully discipled a number of generations in their claims that human freedom, happiness, and fulfillment come from individuals following their own feelings and desires, and sexual desires have come to be seen as the center of what it means to be human. While it is sometimes claimed that Jesus had nothing to say about these things, that is simply not true. And here, in this text, is one such place where Jesus gives us His authoritative word on human sexuality. It has been a massive failure of the Christian Church not to declare these words authoritatively and stand behind them with loving discipline. THE TEXT “…But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; and the twain shall be one flesh: so that they are not more twain but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder” (Mk. 10:2-9). SUMMARY OF THE TEXT The Pharisees come to test Jesus with a question about divorce, no doubt trying to catch Him in the intricacies of their traditions, the law, and public opinion (Mk. 10:2). Jesus turns the question back on them, asking them for the law given by Moses (Mk. 10:3), and they reply by quoting from Dt. 24 (Mk. 10:4, cf. Jer. 3:8). But Jesus replies that Moses made this concession for Israel because of the hardness of Israelite hearts (Mk. 10:5). Jesus says that this was never God's intention, since God made them male and female at the beginning of creation (Mk. 10:6). And it is because they are made male and female, that a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife (Mk. 10:7). This is the only way two people become one flesh, and this is something that God does and therefore man must not try to defy this union (Mk. 10:8-9). THE MODERN LIE The modern world has embraced the lie that human freedom and happiness is found in what Carl Trueman has called “expressive individualism,” the idea that you and I are most free when we are the least inhibited in acting on our internal desires. Sigmund Freud pressed that lie into a particularly dark and sexualized direction, insisting that the very essence of being human and human happiness was found in sexual pleasure. This is why the modern world has rejected nearly every moral and legal constraint on sexuality because if an individual's fundamental humanity is expressed in their sexual desires and gratification, to restrain or restrict that is to deny their humanity. This of course began with pornography and fornication, but has quickly led to the rejection of marriage, homosexuality, transgenderism, and gender fluid queer theory. THE AUTHORITY OF GOD What Jesus teaches here fundamentally is the authority of God and His Word over human sexuality. If Jesus was the original flower child, this was an important moment for Him to say something like “chill out, dudes, the kingdom of God isn't about that” (in Aramaic). But that isn't at all what Jesus said. He first appealed to the Mosaic law and then all the way back to the authority of God in creation itself (Mk. 10:5-6). Not only did God Himself make mankind male and female, God Himself made marriage between one man and one woman (Mk. 10:7-8). We must not miss the fact that God is the One who joins a husband and wife together (Mk. 10:9). This is why we may not break it apart, but also why we cannot force anything else together. SEXUAL IDOLATRY We touched on this last week, but every person must begin all reasoning about truth and morality from some ultimate authority, either God the Creator or else something or someone within the creation. When something or someone within creation is chosen as the ultimate authority (reason, science, experience, experts, etc.), the Bible calls this an idol. “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves: who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator” (Rom. 1:22-25). When Freud and others placed sexual gratification at the center of human identity and happiness, they were essentially claiming sex as a god, which is not really new, since ancient paganism always had gods and goddesses of sex and fertility. But there are two fundamental results of idolatry. When you worship some part of creation, you end up destroying it, and that worship ends up destroying you (Ps. 115:4-8). Instead of receiving sexuality as one of the great gifts of God, worshiping sex demands of sex what it cannot give and so it destroys sex and destroys human life and happiness. When we submit to God, when we worship the Creator, we are enabled to receive His created gifts for what they are and truly enjoy them under His blessing (Ps. 16:11). Being made male and female is so much more than sex. Reducing our humanity to sexual functions turns people into objects and destroys our humanity: friendship, family, worship, work, hobbies, study, creativity, laughter, beauty, and so much more. CONCLUSION The same God who makes male and female, and makes them one flesh, has come for our race of fallen, sexual sinners. And He has bound Himself to us by an unbreakable covenant, in the blood of His Son, in order to take away all our sin and shame and make us human again. Sexual guilt and shame are some of the strongest feelings in the world. And Satan is the Accuser; he brings condemnation with truth, lies, smears, spin, and shame. But here's how you know sex is no god but just a pitiful idol: sex cannot save you. You can use it like a drug. You can seek all the pleasure and satisfaction in the world and you will still end up feeling empty. God did make us hungry for happiness and joy, but all the pleasure in this world can never make you whole. As Augustine said, “our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee.” So do not look in a humanistic mirror trying to see just how bad it all is. Every attempt to compare yourself to yourself or others will result in distortion, either patting yourself on the back for not being as bad as thosepeople over there, or else you will land in a slew of despond, drowning in despair. The only good mirror in the world is the Cross of Jesus Christ. Look there. And when you look there, you see yourself there. You see yourself and all your sin flayed, beaten, naked, and then dead, and then the body is taken down, put in a tomb, and three days later, He is risen, and you are risen in Him. All the gunk is gone. All the filth is gone. All the shame is gone. And all that remains is a holy and pure and glorious humanity: male and female.

Thought For Today
Help One Another

Thought For Today

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 3:09


A very good morning to you. I greet you in Jesus' precious name! It is Saturday morning, the 3rd of September 2022, and this is your friend Angus Buchan, with a thought for today. “Two are better than one,Because they have a good reward for their labour.For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.But woe to him who is alone when he falls,For he has no one to help him up.”Ecclesiastes 4:9Don't allow foolish pride to stop you from asking for help. We need each other. If we look at Genesis 2:18: “And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” We need to be helping one another. It's God's way. He ordained it. You and I need each other. I need you and hopefully, you need me. Even Jesus needs us to stand with Him in these last days which are so dark and in many cases, so evil. We need each other as followers of Jesus Christ. Can you believe that even Jesus Himself needs us to stand with Him in these last days?Matthew 26:40 - when Jesus was in the Garden of Gethsemane, on the night of His arrest, He said: “Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with Me one hour? He was so disappointed because the disciples did not stand with Him when He needed them. We need to be accountable for our safety. No man is an island. At Shalom Ministries, we have trustees to who I am accountable to for finances, for every single penny. They look after us and it's very touching. We have four trustees altogether, but one particular trustee, when he comes to visit us says, “I'm not here on ministry business. I'm here on personal business. Angus. I want to know how your wife is. How are your children? How are your grandchildren? Is there anything we can do to make your work easier?” It touches me and brings me to tears. You know, when Jesus sent out the disciples, He didn't send them out one by one. No, He sent them out two by two because He knew the importance and the danger when doing God's work. If Jesus did it for His disciples, how much more for us? Let's look after one another. Jesus bless you and have a wonderful day, Goodbye.

Daily Devotional By Archbishop Foley Beach
Jesus Followers Are Expected to Serve the Needs of Others and to Reflect Jesus to Others as We Serve their Needs – “To Serve is Christ”

Daily Devotional By Archbishop Foley Beach

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 1:02


Jesus Followers Are Expected to Serve the Needs of Others and to Reflect Jesus to Others as We Serve their Needs – “To Serve is Christ” MESSAGE SUMMARY:  You will never be more like Jesus than when you are serving others; and your best way to witness to non-believers is for them to see Jesus in you. Your best example of service is Jesus. To serve is Christ. Jesus instructed us, regarding serving others, in Mark 10:45: “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”. Jesus, the Son of Man, did not come to be served but to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many. If Jesus came, lived, and died on earth as a servant, why would you, as a Jesus Follower, not realize that you are expected to serve? If, as Paul tell us in Romans 8:28-29, we are being conformed into the image of Jesus, then we are being taught how to serve: “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.". To serve is to live as a reflection, to others, of Jesus in you.   TODAY'S PRAYER: Lord, fill me with the simple trust that even out of the most awful evil around me, you are able to bring great good — for me, for others, and for your great glory. In Jesus' name, amen.  Scazzero, Peter. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day (p. 91). Zondervan. Kindle Edition TODAY'S AFFIRMATION: Today, because of I am filled with the Holy Spirit, I will not be controlled by my Heartlessness. Rather, I will walk in the Spirit's fruit of Kindness. “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” (Galatians 5:22f). SCRIPTURE REFERENCE (ESV): Romans 8:28-29; Romans 14:18-19; Daniel 4:17; Psalms 38a:1-11. A WORD FROM THE LORD WEBSITE: www.AWFTL.org. THIS SUNDAY'S AUDIO SERMON: You can listen to Archbishop Beach's Current Sunday Sermon: “Stop Making Excuses for Not Following Jesus and Follow Him Without Reservations”, at our Website: https://awordfromthelord.org/listen/ DONATE TO AWFTL: https://mygiving.secure.force.com/GXDonateNow?id=a0Ui000000DglsqEAB

LIVE with Doug Goodin
Isaiah Gets Another Glimpse of New Jerusalem (Isa. 33)

LIVE with Doug Goodin

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 30:31


If Jesus is the fulfillment of this prophecy, what does it mean for Christians today? Visit our website: https://www.crosstocrown.org Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/CrossToCrown Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crosstocrownministries Seminary: https://www.newcovenantschooloftheology.org

Saints' Hill Church Podcast
The King is Here: How we Hear

Saints' Hill Church Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 30:19


What Jesus' light can do in your life is tied to your perception. With this parable in Luke 8v16-18 Jesus again is getting at the condition of the heart. The light of Jesus exposes our need. His light leads to one of two options, to recognize our need and surrender, or to recognize our need and walk away offended. If Jesus is light then He will see you. But to those who receive, this is not something to fear but a promise that what He exposes He will purify. Your need got you into the kingdom and your surrender got Him into you. So may we lay down our need to perform for Him, and let Him in the door of our heart that He's been knocking on. That He might see us, love us, purify us, and make us like Him.  

Scripture First
Don't Be a Hater | Luke 14:25-33 with Dr. Chris Croghan

Scripture First

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 27:16


It's official: the Luther House of Study team has made its way through the entire lectionary as this week's text is the text we discussed on episode one three years ago. Jesus uses strong language in this week's text when he said, "Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple."We assume the ought implies the can. If Jesus says we ought to do something, we think we can do it. The truth of the matter is we can't put our family or our life in the second tier. They're our idols. Why would Jesus tell us to do something we don't have the power to do? Dr. Chris Croghan explains that Jesus has to drive our sin forward in order for us to cry out, "Lord, have mercy." Only then can God take away our idols and replace them with His promise of forgiveness. Kiri, Adam and Mason ask:What does it mean to make your life an idol?Why did Jesus take on sinful disciples?What does it mean that Jesus drive our sin forward?Interested in sponsoring an episode of Scripture First? Email Sarah: sarah.stenson@lutherhouseofstudy.orgSupport the show

In the Market with Janet Parshall
Hour 2: The Lion Of Judah

In the Market with Janet Parshall

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022


If Jesus was Jewish, why is there such a wedge between Christianity and Judaism? And why is history littered with casualties of this discord---from the early church through the Crusades and beyond? Our guest will unpack the causes of this tragic schism and point the way to healing through Jesus, the Lion of Judah and rightful King of all people

Core Christianity
Why Are We Held Responsible for Adam's Sin?

Core Christianity

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 25:01


Episode 1037 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does every believer in Jesus Christ go through sanctification? 2. Are we born in sin or are we innocent until we sin? Does Ezekiel 18 disprove that doctrine of original sin? 3. If Jesus is God, why did he pray to the Father? 4. From Romans 1, at what point does God give people up to their passions? Today's Offer Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? by Chris Morphew Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What's the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?