Top 10 Countdown: #10 – What Did You Expect from God? [Podcast]

Selections from Mark 8-10

What do you do when God doesn’t meet your expectations? In this episode of Live the Bible, we’ll turn to the book of Mark to answer that tough question. We all have an idea about what life will be like when we say yes to following Jesus. The first disciples certainly had their expectations too! And Jesus disappointed them. But why does God let us experience the hurt, disappointment, and anger of unmet expectations?

The answer, amazingly, is good news.

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Growing Like Jesus, Part 2 [Podcast]

Luke 2:52 and Selected Scriptures

Who could be a better life coach than Jesus? We see in our Lord not only the type of person we want to be—but we see the path toward that goal. Jesus is the perfect example of intentional growth and balance in all areas of life.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to one verse in Luke 2 to see how He grew spiritually and socially—and how we can do the same.

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Growing Like Jesus, Part 1 [Podcast]

Luke 2:52

What do you want out of life? We don’t simply drift into the lives we want; we have to steer ourselves there. In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re opening God’s Word to the book of Luke to find the best model for growth: (big surprise, it’s) Jesus!

Following His example in four key areas is the key to steering toward the life we want.

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The Benefit of the Doubt [Podcast]

Matthew 11: 2-11

Let’s be honest. We all deal with doubt on some level. Feelings and circumstances tempt doubt to creep in on even the most seasoned Christians—even doubt about the basics of our faith.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to Matthew 11 to find out how we can deal with our doubts—and become stronger because of them. Doubt can turn into a benefit if we let it.

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When Jesus Misses Your Funeral [Podcast]

John 11

Do you ever feel like God is kicking you when you’re down? Whatever our situation is, we want Him to intervene. It would be SO easy for Him to step in and change what we can’t—and yet, He doesn’t.

In this episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to the book of John where two people pled with Jesus to come and heal their brother—but Jesus showed up too late.

What happened next in their story reveals the hope we need today.

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