All you need is love…and truth [Podcast]

2 John

We’ve all heard the Beatles croon, “All you need is love.” And that sounds good to most of us. But—what is love? And what does it mean to love your neighbor? There’s where the disagreements begin!

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’ll examine the seldom-seen book of 2 John, where God tells us exactly what love is—and why it must be joined with truth.

Love and truth. The combination can change your life.

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Resolving that Tension You Feel [Podcast]

1 John 11-22

There’s something inside us that hungers for resolution. We crave songs with the perfect last note and movies with the right ending. We need loose ends tied and conflicts resolved. And yet, we live in a world that’s unresolved.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re looking to the book of 1 John for how to deal with that tension.

It’s a simple—but powerful—solution that will bring lasting peace.

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How to Move Forward and Not Backward [Podcast]

2 Peter

Are you tired of taking two steps forward and one step back? It’s exhausting! Thankfully, Scripture shows us a better way to live. In this episode of Live the Bible, we’ll look in 2 Peter to learn how to keep the biblical essentials firmly in mind, so we can keep moving forward in our Christian lives. Do you know those essentials?

Today’s the day to change direction—for good.

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How to Keep Going When You’re Ready to Quit [Podcast]

1 Peter

Has your road gotten way too rough? In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to 1 Peter to discover what happens when the proverbial rubber meets the road in our Christian lives—and we just want to find the nearest exit.

If you’re ready to quit, this episode has what you need to keep going.

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How to Actually Live the Bible [Podcast]

Selections from the Book of James

The Bible is the best-selling book in history. Sounds like a good thing—and it is—but God’s goal isn’t for us to just have a stack of Bibles on the shelf. He wants us to, well, LIVE the Bible!

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to the book of James to find out exactly what that means and how to do it. (And why we must.)

It’s a simple process anyone can follow—and you can start today.

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Are You Sure You’re Secure? [Podcast]

Selections from the Book of Hebrews

If God knows everything we do, how can we be sure our salvation is secure? And if our salvation IS secure no matter what we do, does it matter what we do? Sometimes it seems like the book of Hebrews says yes and no!

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re tackling those confusing passages head on. With a little context, we’ll see that Hebrews holds the answers, not the problems.

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When Forgiving Seems Impossible [Podcast]

Philemon

Who in your life has hurt you so badly that a part of you died? I’m talking about that person who spoke too much or showed up too little, neglected too much or lashed out too often—someone who took advantage of you, or betrayed you, or abused you.

How do you forgive that person?

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look in the book of Philemon to learn how to truly let go and move on when forgiveness seems impossible. I urge you to listen now.

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What God’s Grace Can Do for You Every Day [Podcast]

Titus 2:11-3:8

God’s grace is helpful not just for the hereafter but also for this afternoon. As Christians, we know God’s grace secures our eternity. The question is: How can we apply it now?

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to the book of Titus for the key to making the most of God’s amazing gift right now.

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How to Finish Well [Podcast]

2 Timothy

How do you want to finish your life? That’s not an easy question to think about. When we’re young, we don’t think about it at all. And the older we get, the more distracted we get. Some folks would love to be distracted all the way to the grave.

But God wants so much more for you than that. SO much more . . .

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re opening God’s Word to 2 Timothy to uncover the secret to living and finishing well.

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Contentment and How to Find It [Podcast]

1 Timothy 6:5-19

There are 2,350 verses in the Bible about money. If that sounds like a lot, it’s because it is! Why would God dedicate so much of His Word to our finances? Because money competes with God as the master of our lives more than anything else.

Our world is fully invested in convincing us that we’re lacking; we always need more. Can we ever really be content? In this episode of Live the Bible, we’ll find the secret of contentment in the book of 2 Timothy.

It’s a simple and reliable truth you can apply immediately.

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