Great Lessons from a Bad Example [Podcast]

2 Peter 2:10-22

Memorize these three words: Direction—not speed. We need to remember those words when we get discouraged about how slowly we seem to progress in our spiritual lives.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at our culture (and ourselves) right in the face. Sometimes looking at bad examples makes us feel better about our lives in comparison, but sometimes these bad examples look a lot like our lives. When that occurs, we shouldn’t be discouraged. We should let the conviction help us turn a corner.

The Apostle Peter shows us that the goal of our spiritual lives is direction—not speed.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Almighty [Podcast]

2 Peter 2:1-10

It’s a question we have to consider. What are we going to do with our sin? We all have it—and all the good deeds in the world can’t erase the fact that we’ve done bad.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at our culture (and ourselves) right in the face—as we see what the Bible has to say about 3 people: the good, the bad, and the Almighty.

But the bad news is only the first step to the good news. And it’s really good!

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Three Reminders that Matter [Podcast]

2 Peter 1:12-21

Reminders are important . . . I need them. We all do. That’s why God’s Word reminds us often of what matters. In this episode of Live the Bible, the Apostle Peter writes about 3 reminders that matter.

Our source of truth (and what it means) comes from God’s Word, and not from ourselves.

These 3 reminders are critical for our walk with God this year—and this day.

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How Jesus Took Life in the Fast Lane in Stride

The One Thing Jesus Did to Change Activity to Efficiency

Is this true of you? Whenever I find myself with a free moment, I feel compelled to fill it with something productive. Because I hate to waste time, I fill it with activity and justify it as productivity.

How Jesus Took Life in the Fast Lane in Stride

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But I’m learning that constant movement doesn’t always represent efficiency. It could, moreover, represent just the opposite.

As with every other part of the human experience, Jesus remains our model of efficiency. But His life—even before the cross—was no easy walk:

  • The demands on Him were constant.
  • The needs He faced were overwhelming.
  • The expectations He encountered were unrealistic.

No person was ever more qualified to do it all, and yet Jesus took life in the fast lane in stride.

What was His secret?

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God’s Top 7: All We Need to Succeed [Podcast]

2 Peter 1:1-11

Healthy eating and exercise often find their way to our New Year goals. But what your about spiritual eating and exercise for 2021? In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at 7 qualities the Lord tells us we need in order to succeed.

In fact, all 7 are found in one passage. This new year is a wonderful time to re-dedicate our lives to growing in our spiritual walk with Christ.

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