How to Face Your Future without Fear [Podcast]

Genesis 32:24-30; 46:1-4; Numbers 13:25-14:4

Can you even imagine what the next year will be like? After all, no one could have predicted the year we just came through. Pretend for a moment you could send scouts into your future who would report back to you all the difficulties you would face in the next year.

Would you want to move forward?

In this episode of Live the Bible, we see this is exactly what happened in the book of Numbers. God sent scouts into your future—and the report has come back.

As we look ahead, there’s no need to be afraid.

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The Holy Spirit of Christmas Past [Podcast]

Luke 1:26-38

Most of us are familiar with Charles Dickens’, A Christmas Carol, right? It’s the story in which Ebenezer Scrooge gets a visit from the Spirit of Christmas past as well as the future and present.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at the Holy Spirit of Christmas past. The Spirit of God worked in the life of a young couple, and their amazing response offers us great insight when we look at our future. Think about the year you’ve just come through! This year has been a shock to all of us. What will next year hold?

Whatever 2021 brings, today’s message gives us what we need to know to face the future with confidence.

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How to Stand Strong against a Roaring Lion [Podcast]

1 Peter 5:8-14

There’s a lion out to get you. No, not a large feline. I’m talking about your greatest enemy—a spiritual foe whom the Apostle Peter likes to a ferocious beast who lurks and looks for a chance to lunge.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at a subject so few people talk about today—and that includes so few Christians—the subject of Satan. The Bible clearly teaches he exists, that he is bent on our destruction, and most importantly, that we can stand strong against him.

Peter tells us how.

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What’s Your Motive? [Podcast]

1 Peter 5:1-7

What’s your motive? That simple question can help reboot our minds each day. Here’s why. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look in the pages of Scripture as it challenges us to preview our actions through the filter of our motives.

This one question, more than any, can help reframe our thinking and set us on a path of success for the day.

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Cairo – Jesus’ Flight to Egypt & God’s Unusual Leading

How to Take Comfort about Your Unsure Future

God seldom gives us all we need in order to understand—but He always what we need in order to obey. Jesus’ flight to Egypt as a boy offers a great example of how to take comfort when the future seems unclear.

Cairo - Jesus' Flight to Egypt and God’s Unusual Leading

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

God warned Joseph in a dream, and he took Mary and Jesus to Egypt to live until Herod’s death. Scripture never tells us where the holy family lived while in Egypt. But there’s a cluster of churches in Cairo that honors a tradition that they journeyed here.

The Lord’s unusual leading of Jesus’ family offers insight to how God leads in our lives.

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How to Face Your Future without Fear [Podcast]

Genesis 32:24-30; 46:1-4; Numbers 13:25-14:4

You are struggling. In fact, you often struggle, don’t you? Me too. Struggle is baked in to our Christian lives. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at the best way to struggle.

I know what you’re thinking. The best way to struggle is not to struggle at all! Well, so far that hasn’t worked for anybody – including our perfect Savior Jesus Christ.

The best way to struggle is the way that He did it. Peter shows us how Jesus did it and how we can do it too.

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