Coming Soon: The End [Podcast]

1 Peter 4:7-11

The Bible is like a time machine. It not only tells us about the past (which isn’t that hard), but it also tells us about the future—all the way to the end. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at the future that we will all face one day.

The apostle Peter tells us that the end is near—and what are we supposed to be doing before Jesus comes.

We don’t have to scratch our heads and wonder about the future. We just have to read the Bible.

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Your Best Weapons for a Victorious Christian Life [Podcast]

1 Peter 4:1-6

You are living the victorious Christian life, right? Before you answer, consider that it takes a battle before victory comes. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at the tools God has provided us to have a victorious Christian life.

In fact, it begins in a very personal place: your mind. The Apostle Peter tells us how to arm ourselves with a mindset of victory—and then how to wield that weapon in the battle.

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How to Live the Good Life [Podcast]

1 Peter 3:8-22

The good life. What is it? If we poured “the good life” through the filter of Scripture, what would be left? In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at how to live the true good life.

The world looks at external circumstances only, which are never good enough to satisfy us, are they? The Apostle Peter writes to us about good that is truly good – in spite of the bad all around us. It’s actually a focus on hope.

Now, that’s good.

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To Love, Honor, and Cherish [Podcast]

1 Peter 3:1-9

When life seems unfair, it’s tough. When marriage seems unfair, it’s unbearable. In this episode of Live the Bible, we see one of the best examples when living the Bible cuts against the grain of our culture.

Frankly, it often goes against the teaching of many Christian churches today. The Apostle Peter gets close to home (literally) with this one! If your marriage feels unfair, God has not left you alone.

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What to Do When Life is Unfair [Podcast]

1 Peter 2:11-25

Any situations in your life feel unfair? You’re not alone. Jesus felt it too. In this episode of Live the Bible, we look at what we can do when life is unfair.

Jesus shows us by example how in the world do we deal with unfairness—including bad authority, unfair decisions, and even harsh words and actions. Jesus’ example and Peter’s words give us practical steps for this much-needed challenge.

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Love What Lasts [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:22-2:10

Cotton candy is like most loves these days. Sweet but short. Instead, the Lord urges us to love what lasts. In this episode of Live the Bible, we discover the only two things that last forever.

The Apostle Peter gives us some practical encouragement to look beyond loving what is temporary, and instead, to love that lasts.

Better still, he shows us how to do it.

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Why Should We Be Good? [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:13-21

We could summarize most sermons in two words: “Be good.” But why should we be good? In this episode of Live the Bible, we have the good-news answer to that question.

Sometimes we need more than simply being told to live a good life. Thankfully, the Bible gives us the why.

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How to Laugh Through Your Tears [Podcast]

1 Peter 1:1-12

Tears in life are a given. But having a genuine joy with the tears is an option. We want that option . . .In this episode of Live the Bible, we learn how to laugh through our tears.

Peter writes some wonderful words that give insight into how we can truly do it. Such a practical portion of Scripture for our weary pandemic days.

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Growing Deep with God Begins Here [Podcast]

Proverbs 2:1-10; James 1:22-27

You want to grow deep in your walk with God. But how? So often when we think about growing, we think about some huge hurdle or goal to achieve. In this episode of Live the Bible, we see the simple formula for true growth in the spiritual life.

The book of Proverbs spoon-feeds us with wisdom easy to swallow.

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Redeeming the Seasons of Life [Podcast]

Ephesians 5:15-17

It’s tempting to see your life full of holes—and missing what you need to move forward. In this episode of Live the Bible, we tackle the thinking that our current season of life lacks what we need for fulfillment, love, or whatever else we see ourselves without.

We tend to look at yesterday or tomorrow as the ideal—when in reality, the Apostle Paul tells us we have so much opportunity in our laps right now.

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