Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – No Go Ono

Nehemiah 6:1-14 – No Go Ono Nehemiah’s enemies ask him to go to the plains of Ono where they intend to do him harm. listen to the audio read the transcript “One thing Nehemiah and those of us in Christ have in common is that we can be described as “[waiting] for the city that […]

A Star Is Formed – Check Before You Burn

Psalm 37:1-9 – Check Before You Burn An elderly David delivers a wisdom Psalm, teaching us about Godliness, the future of God’s people vs the wicked and instructing us to give up worry and anger. listen to the audio read the transcript “Anger is not a fruit of the Spirit. It’s not. In fact, it’s […]

A Star Is Formed (Psalm 37)

Psalm 37:1-9 – Check Before You Burn An elderly David delivers a wisdom Psalm, teaching us about Godliness, the future of God’s people vs the wicked and instructing us to give up worry and anger. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Psalm 37:10-20 – The Clockwatcher God David contrasts the coming […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – His Helpers And The Nehemiah Brass

Nehemiah 4:1-23 – His Helpers And The Nehemiah Brass Threatened with attack by their enemies, Nehemiah instructs those helping build the wall to rally to him whenever they hear the blowing of the trumpet. listen to the audio read the transcript “We don’t need to see supernatural beings surrounding us. We believe they are there […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – Persian Pen Letter

Ezra 5:6-6:12 – Persian Pen Letter Two Persian officials pen a letter to King Darius to determine if the Jews have permission to rebuild their Temple. listen to the audio read the transcript “I find it odd, and disturbing, that many who are in Christ have a contempt for prophecy. The author of the best-selling […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – Weapons Of Mass Discouragement

Ezra 4:1-5:5 – Weapons Of Mass Discouragement Ezra lists the many strategies Israel’s enemies used to discourage them from building the Temple. listen to the audio read the transcript “I’m guessing a lot of us are discouraged on some level. Learn from Elijah and don’t cave-in to it. ‘Let not your heart be troubled.’ Those […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Just Lion Around

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 6:18-28 – Just Lion Around Daniel is miraculously saved from the power of the lions and Darius’ life is forever changed. listen to the audio read the transcript “In this instance, as in all the others, God was not simply doing something, He was also showing something. He was using Daniel’s life to answer […]

The Light-Weight Champions Of The World (2 Corinthians 4:7-18)

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 – The Light-Weight Champions Of The World The apostle Paul describes all of our present sufferings as a light affliction that results in a future weight of glory listen to the audio read the transcript “Suffering is very real, but it cannot affect your treasure, and though it feels like you can’t […]

You Were Raised Right – You’ve Been Ordered To Abundant Ship

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

Colossians 2:6-23 – You’ve Been Ordered To Abundant Ship Paul illustrates your Christian life as if you are on a voyage home in a fully-supplied ship listen to the audio read the transcript “Paul said the ‘fullness of the Godhead’ dwells in Jesus bodily. He isn’t just super-spiritual. He isn’t just tapping into divine power […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – What’s God’s Big Idea?

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 3:13-30 – What’s God’s Big Idea? Daniel’s 3 friends are in a tight spot…and this is God’s idea of deliverance? listen to the audio read the transcript “In our text, God’s faithful servants were in some real trouble. There, at the great dedication service of Nebuchadnezzar’s blasphemous image, they refused to bow in worship. […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend Moses?

Exodus 32:1-35 – Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend Moses? Can You Tell Me Where He’s Gone? He Freed A Lot Of People, But It Seems The Good Fast Long. The Israelites get restless waiting for Moses to descend Mount Sinai and imagine something bad has happened to him listen to the audio read the […]

Faithful Sayings – The Song That Never Ends

2 Timothy 2:11-13 – The Song That Never Ends Paul shares a portion of an ancient song which makes us great promises listen to the audio read the transcript “Where has God positioned you? In the Bible it’s clear that God specifically positions people in certain times and places in for His good purpose.”

These Are My Songs – Every Earth You Shake, I’ll Be Watching You

Psalm 77:16-20 – Every Earth You Shake, I’ll Be Watching You Asaph recounts the earth-shaking power of God listen to the audio read the transcript “This God of infinite power is also a God of tender care and concern for His people. In His eyes, we don’t only need to be rescued, we also need […]

These Are My Songs – Who Was Jeduthun?

This Is My Story, These Are My Songs Three of the 150 Psalms are dedicated to the same individual: Jeduthun. Who was this man and what might we learn from his example? listen to the audio read the transcript “God is the only one who has figured out alchemy: He takes our clay and turns […]

This Is My Story, These Are My Songs (The Psalms To Jeduthun)

This Is My Story, These Are My Songs Three of the 150 Psalms are dedicated to the same individual: Jeduthun. Who was this man and what might we learn from his example? watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Psalm 39:1-5 – We-Vape The first Psalm dedicated to Jeduthun begins as David […]

40 Days Of Resistance (Luke 4:1-13)

Luke 4:1-13 – 40 Days Of Resistance We learn from Jesus’ example how to withstand temptation. listen to the audio read the transcript “While Jesus was always filled with the Spirit, the Father nevertheless choose to give a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon Him at His baptism.”

A Hero Will Rise – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Betrayal

Judges 20:1-48 – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Betrayal When the Israelites unite to discipline the wicked men of Gibeah, the tribe of Benjamin breaks ranks and defends them, precipitating a bloody civil war. listen to the audio read the transcript “It may not be possible, but I’d counsel you to not give any advice, […]

A Hero Will Rise – Let Lap The Dogs Of War

Judges 7:1-8 – Let Lap The Dogs Of War God selects 300 men who lap-up water like dogs to be Gideon’s soldiers. listen to the audio read the transcript “If God were eliminating and enlisting believers to serve Him today, which group would I want to be in?”

One Way – Keep Moving Forward

Hebrews 12:3-17 – Keep Moving Forward The Lord plans for us to progress in our walk with Him. listen to the audio “The Christian life is illustrated as a race that we are in, not a short easy stroll, but a long distance race.”

One Way – The Great Race

Hebrews 12:1-2 – The Great Race Run hard in our great race! listen to the audio “As runners for Christ, we’re to beware of useless weights that we have.”

One Way – The Danger Of Despising

Hebrews 10:19-25 – The Danger Of Despising The fourth warning passage of Hebrews, which encourages us to push forward. listen to the audio “A principle from Jesus: To whom much is given, much is required.”

Wiseguy – Joy Я Us

James 1:2-4, 12 – Joy Я Us James tells us that we should cultivate joy when trials befall us. listen to the audio read the transcript “Like it or not, God is most revealed when in our weaknesses He is made to appear strong. It is not weakness when God chooses to not heal you; […]

One Way – You Rule Man!

Hebrews 2:5-9 – You Rule Man! Stay focused on the road ahead, where Jesus rules and reigns. listen to the audio “He realized that while God was infinite, He is also intimate.”

One Way – The Danger Of Drifting

Hebrews 2:1-4 – The Danger Of Drifting Hebrews contains many warnings, particularly about drifting in your spiritual life. listen to the audio “Get the right tool for the right job.”

One Way (Hebrews)

Introduction To The Book Of Hebrews Pastor Jake lays out the themes and background of the book of Hebrews. watch the video listen to the audio Hebrews 1:1-3 – Straight To The Point The writer to Hebrews gets it straight to the point of his message. watch the video listen to the audio Hebrews 1:4-14 […]

The Last Night – Joy In Jesus

John 16:16-33 – Joy In Jesus Joy is a major theme in the Bible. listen to the audio “This is so opposite of what the world thinks of Christianity.”

You Can’t Handle The Trial (2 Corinthians 1:8-11)

2 Corinthians 1:8-11 – You Can’t Handle The Trial If you have ever been told that God will not give you more than you can handle, then this will be encouragement for you. listen to the audio read the transcript “For as long as I remain in this body of flesh, I will need to […]

Life In Christ – Stand Fast

Philippians 4:1-9 – Stand Fast Standing in victory by the power of God. listen to the audio “You might not know this, but you might speak a foreign language.”

First Serve – Deaf And Dumber

Mark 9:14-29 – Deaf And Dumber Jesus commands a deaf and dumb spirit to come out of a young boy. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “God is not absent, we are not helpless.”

Life In Christ – Victorious In Christ

Philippians 1:12-26 – Victorious In Christ How do we experience the victory that has overcome the world? listen to the audio “The fact that God has given us victory doesn’t mean that life is without problems.”

Prep School (Psalm 20:1-5)

Psalm 20:1-5 – Prep School How can we prepare for the battles ahead? listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “God’s way leads to life. All other ways lead to defeat and death.”

First Serve – The Wind And The Pillow

Mark 4:21-41 – The Wind And The Pillow While the wind whips the sea into a frenzied storm, Jesus is fast asleep on a pillow in the stern of the boat. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “Jesus was reminding His disciples, and us, that the power is […]

The Grace Of Wrath – The Ten Day Forecast

Revelation 2.8-11 – The Ten Day Forecast Jesus tells the persecuted church in Smyrna the blunt truth that they can expect their suffering to get much worse, including a period of time He calls “tribulation [for] ten days”. watch the quicktime video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript notas en […]

The Grace Of Wrath – Patmospheric Pressure

Revelation 1.9-20 – Patmospheric Pressure While suffering his own persecution on the penal island of Patmos, John writes to encourage the churches to patiently endure the pressures that they were experiencing. watch the quicktime video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript notas en español

Hinds’ Sight: A Study Of Habakkuk

Habakkuk 1.1-2.1 – O’er The Ramparts We Watch Habakkuk compares himself to a watchman on the ramparts as he waits for God to bring the Chaldeans against Judah. watch the video listen to the audio audio en español read the pdf transcript notas en español Habakkuk 2.1-20 – Days Of Wine And Woes-es God accuses […]

Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1.1-2.8 – The Days Of Wine And Weeping listen to the audio read the transcript Nehemiah 2.9-20 – Wall-Eyed listen to the audio read the transcript Nehemiah 3.1-5 – Bend It Like Builders listen to the audio read the transcript Nehemiah 3.6-16 – Door Matters listen to the audio read the transcript Nehemiah 3.17-32 […]

1 Peter

1 Peter 1:1-12 – Living Loving Lord listen to the audio read the transcript 1 Peter 1:13-25 – Hope and Holiness listen to the audio read the transcript 1 Peter 2:1-10 – Milk and Mortar listen to the audio read the transcript 1 Peter 2:11-25 – You’re Being Watched listen to the audio read the […]