Top 10 Podcasts: #2 – Are the Headlines End-Times? [Podcast]

2 Thessalonians

Are we living in the end-times? The daily news seems worse than ever! But do today’s headlines signal the end-times? If so, what does that mean for you and me?

Our 2nd-most-popular episode of Live the Bible takes us to 2 Thessalonians for the truth about the end-times.

But don’t worry—above the clamor of our world’s bad news, God’s Word proclaims the very BEST news.

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Top 10 Podcasts: #3 – How to Rest in God Today [Podcast]

Psalm 131

How often do you feel the need to be in control? Let me ask it another way. How often are you truly at peace? In our Top Ten Countdown of Live the Bible, our #3 episode challenges us to be honest with ourselves about that tough question.

We all need rest—but we can only find it when we let go of one thing and truly trust God. How do we do it?

The key lies in a psalm with just three verses.

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Top 10 Podcasts: #4 – Judge Not – What Did Jesus Mean? [Podcast]

Matthew 7:1-6

“Judge not, that ye not be judged” (Matthew 7:1). That might be the most popular verse in the Bible—and it’s definitely the topic of our 4th-most-popular episode of Live the Bible!

Everybody knows these words from Jesus, and a lot of us like to quote them. But what does that verse really mean?

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Top 10 Podcasts: #5 – When You’re Afraid, Try This [Podcast]

2 Chronicles 32

What fear are you carrying with you today? Maybe it’s fear of the unknown or the future, fear about your health or finances or country. Whatever it is, God offers help to face it head on.

In our 5th-most-popular episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to 2 Chronicles for help overcoming our greatest fears.

God’s Word is better than all the world’s self-help books combined!

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Top 10 Podcasts: #6 – Fixing Your Uneasy Spiritual Life [Podcast]

1 Kings 12:25-33

Who—or what—is your idol? We’re counting down our Top Ten episodes of Live the Bible, and #6 on our list takes us to 1 Thessalonians to address a topic you may never have taken personally: Idolatry.

Who struggles idolatry today?  Well—I do. We all do.

It’s a serious problem we don’t even realize we have. But the good news is God’s Word has the fix, and the fix works!

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Top 10 Podcasts: #7 – How God is Guiding Your Life [Podcast]

Ruth 2-3

Think of the turning points in your life. Some are obvious—weddings, children, new jobs. Others are subtle—small decisions, quick conversations, chance encounters. We might chalk these moments up to coincidence, but Scripture shows us otherwise.

In our 7th-most-popular episode of Live the Bible, we’re turning to the book of Ruth to glean the assuring truth about how our God guides our lives.

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Top 10 Podcasts: #8 – Encouragement to Keep Going and Keep Growing [Podcast]

1 Thessalonians

What’s the hardest part of a marathon? You may be surprised. The beginning, when your adrenaline’s pumping and the crowd’s cheering, is easy. And the sight of the finish line gives you another boost at the end. But the middle’s hard—REALLY hard. (Ask me how I know.)

The same is true in our Christian lives.

In our 8th-most-popular episode of Live the Bible, we’re looking to 1 Thessalonians for the secret to running the race well—from start to finish.

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Top 10 Podcasts: #9 – It’s Your Motive that Matters [Podcast]

1 Cor. 3:10-15; 2 Cor. 5:10

The Judgment Seat of Christ. Can you think of a bigger sounding test? Me neither! But take a deep breath. First and Second Corinthians assure us this day will be a wonderful day for all believers in Christ. In our 9th-most-popular episode of Live the Bible, we’ll find out exactly what that means—and how we can be ready to stand before Jesus.

Relax—it’s good news.

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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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