What to Do When Life is Unfair [Podcast]

1 Peter 2:11-25

Any situations in your life feel unfair? You’re not alone. Jesus felt it too. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at what we can do when life is unfair.

Jesus shows us by example how in the world do we deal with unfairness—including bad authority, unfair decisions, and even harsh words and actions. Jesus’ example and Peter’s words give us practical steps for this much-needed challenge.

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Love What Lasts [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:22-2:10

Cotton candy is like most loves these days. Sweet but short. Instead, the Lord urges us to love what lasts. In this episode of Live the Bible, we discover the only two things that last forever.

The Apostle Peter gives us some practical encouragement to look beyond loving what is temporary, and instead, to love that lasts.

Better still, he shows us how to do it.

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Why Should We Be Good? [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:13-21

We could summarize most sermons in two words: “Be good.” But why should we be good? In this episode of Live the Bible, we have the good-news answer to that question.

Sometimes we need more than simply being told to live a good life. Thankfully, the Bible gives us the why.

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How to Laugh Through Your Tears [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:1-12

Tears in life are a given. But having a genuine joy with the tears is an option. We want that option . . .In this episode of Live the Bible, we learn how to laugh through our tears.

Peter writes some wonderful words that give insight into how we can truly do it. Such a practical portion of Scripture for our weary pandemic days.

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I’ve enjoyed using CoSchedule to help market my blog posts, overseas trips, and membership website. I’ll be honest. At first, I doubted the benefits of spending money each month to do what I could do myself. But I quickly realized that time is worth more than money when I was spending up to 30+ minutes a day scheduling posts and re-posts on social media. As a busy entrepreneur, I have little time for fussing with the back end of my web sites. I prefer putting marketing on autopilot.

CoSchedule has helped me do that. Here’s how.

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3 Powerful Truths to Know When God Delays

Taking small steps from Egypt to Sinai to the Promised Land

God’s program to give the Promised Land to Abraham and his descendants took some strange turns. For instance? A famine upon the land, Joseph’s imprisonment, and bondage in Egypt. Hardly a joyful journey with God.

3 Powerful Truths to Know When God Delays

(Photo: Great pyramids of Egypt. Courtesy of the Pictorial Library of Bible Lands)

But God’s deliverance of His people from slavery in Egypt, and His gracious provision along the way, served to motivate gratitude in them “so that they might keep His statutes” (Psalm 105:45).

Our painful journey with God offers a hidden blessing.

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Growing Deep with God Begins Here [Podcast]

Proverbs 2:1-10; James 1:22-27

You want to grow deep in your walk with God. But how? So often when we think about growing, we think about some huge hurdle or goal to achieve. In this episode of Live the Bible, we see the simple formula for true growth in the spiritual life.

The book of Proverbs spoon-feeds us with wisdom easy to swallow.

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Redeeming the Seasons of Life [Podcast]

Ephesians 5:15-17

It’s tempting to see your life full of holes—and missing what you need to move forward. In this episode of Live the Bible, we tackle the thinking that our current season of life lacks what we need for fulfillment, love, or whatever else we see ourselves without.

We tend to look at yesterday or tomorrow as the ideal—when in reality, the Apostle Paul tells us we have so much opportunity in our laps right now.

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Why Does a Good God Allow Such Evil? [Podcast]

2 Peter 2-3

Why does a good, loving God allow such evil? And since God is all-powerful, how come He doesn’t deal with evil once and for all by this evening?

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at these often-asked questions—so relevant to our day. The answer from God’s Word is simple and profound.

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Is the Bible Really the Word of God? [Podcast]

2 Timothy 3:14-16

Sure, the Bible is the Word of God. But how can we know that it is? And how can we explain it to those not convinced? In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at these essential questions.

And thankfully, God’s Word (and other evidence) gives us some great answers.

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