1 Chronicles 22-26 – The Selected Service

1 Chronicles 22-26 – The Selected Service At the end of David’s life he establishes a huge administration for the preparation, establishment and maintenance of the Temple. How can this speak to us as servants in God’s house? listen to the audio read the transcript “They were making a plan to provide for the maintenance […]

Iglesia De Carne – Apostle-Like Now

1 Corinthians 4:1-21 – Apostle-Like Now The apostle Paul challenges the believers in Corinth to be like himself. listen to the audio read the transcript “I like the phrase, ‘found faithful.’ Can you be ‘found’ when it comes to serving? You can be. It’s doable.”

Iglesia De Carne – Wise Men Say Only Fools Trust Him…

1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5 – Wise Men Say Only Fools Trust Him, But I Can’t Help Being A Fool For Jesus The apostle Paul explains that the Cross of Jesus is foolishness to those who trust in human wisdom. listen to the audio read the transcript “God takes that which is crude and base, and crafts […]

Search And Rescue (Hosea 5:13-15)

Hosea 5:13-15 – Search And Rescue In a world where everyone is looking for answers, Hosea sends a message from God who diagnoses the real problems and supplies the real solutions to life’s biggest concerns. listen to the audio read the transcript “God was always in a place where He could be found. Just one […]

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 […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – Accusers Assemble

Nehemiah 5:1-19 – Accusers Assemble Nehemiah calls everyone to assemble after the workers on the wall accuse the wealthy Jewish businessmen of profiting from their hardships. listen to the audio read the transcript “I am saying that there are times when the Lord isn’t interested in your shrewd handling of finances as much as He […]

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 […]

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 – Something In The Way He Moves

Ezra 1:1-11 – Something In The Way He Moves God moves both King Cyrus of Persia and the Israelites in exile to build a second Temple in Jerusalem. listen to the audio read the transcript “Believers tend to get comfortable in the world, and with worldliness. We build houses and homes and careers. Thats OK, […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Above The Law

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 6:1-17 – Above The Law Daniel’s enemies convince King Darius to pass a blasphemous new law, hoping to trap Daniel and get him killed. listen to the audio read the transcript “We read those three opening words “It pleased Darius” and we’re reminded that we are called to a much higher way of living. […]

You Were Raised Right – Desperately Seeking Suffering

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

Colossians 1:24-2:5 – Desperately Seeking Suffering The apostle Paul rejoiced that he was privileged to continue the sufferings of Jesus for His church listen to the audio read the transcript “Every believer is a minister – a deacon – because every believer is called to be a servant.”

Lions And Fires And Prayers – The Goner Party

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 5:1-12 – The Goner Party Belshazzar throws a party but gets much more than he bargained for when God announces the judgment of Babylon. listen to the audio read the transcript ” If our lives were a cup, which god are we toasting? What is filling us up? Whose table are we serving?”

You Were Raised Right – Take A Walk On The Worthy Side

You Were Raised Right (Colossians)

Colossians 1:9-14 – Take A Walk On The Worthy Side Paul uses one of his favorite illustrations of the Christian life, telling us to “walk” worthy of Jesus listen to the audio read the transcript “Reading the New Testament, you get the idea that the writers believed that if you were in Christ, you were […]

Straight Outta Egypt – I’ll See Back

Exodus 33:1-23 – I’ll See Back God tells Moses no man can see His full glory and live, but He says He can pass by Moses and show him His back listen to the audio read the transcript “We need to put on our romance-glasses to see what is going on in Exodus thirty-two. If […]

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 […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Introduction

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 1:1-2 – Introduction The book of Daniel is the key to prophecy, but it’s more than just a timeline. It’s full of much, much more. listen to the audio read the transcript “These guys are not special! Their stories are amazing. What God did through them is awe-inspiring. But among the Old Testament characters, […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 1:1-2 – Introduction The book of Daniel is the key to prophecy, but it’s more than just a timeline. It’s full of much, much more. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Daniel 1:1-7 – Back To School Daniel is brought to Babylon and offered all the success in the world. […]

Psalm 62:9-12 – Encouragement And Exhortation

Psalm 62:9-12 – Encouragement And Exhortation David wraps up the Psalm giving encouragement, instruction and exhortation to all men everywhere listen to the audio read the transcript “Living life at the expense of others is not God’s way. He’s talking about robbery and oppression. Those are severe things. But let’s take the idea to a […]

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 […]

Straight Outta Egypt (Exodus)

Exodus 1:1-22 – The Real Midwives Of Egypt The midwives disobey Pharaoh’s direct order to murder any male babies that are born to the Hebrews watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript notas en español Exodus 2:1-10 – Don’t Worry Baby By faith a Hebrew mother puts her baby boy in a […]

A Hero Will Rise – This Land Was Your Land, This Land Is My Land

Judges 18:1-31 – This Land Was Your Land, This Land Is My Land The tribe of Dan abandons the conquest of their own allotted territory and instead conquers the land of Laish by murdering its peaceful inhabitants. listen to the audio read the transcript “We aren’t given a physical inheritance of land to more-than conquer. […]

One Way – Acceptable Service

Hebrews 13 – Acceptable Service Walking faithfully in Christ is the natural way for the Christian. listen to the audio “Many who came from far away lands to Jerusalem didn’t return to their homes, then they were persecuted.”

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.”

Wiseguy – I Zeal Good

James 3:13-18 – I Zeal Good Do you have a zeal for the Lord that is heavenly and good, or one that is earthly and bad? listen to the audio read the transcript “I’m sure we each, in our own way, want to be described as zealous for the Lord. But there are at least […]

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 New Life Resolution

Hebrews 11:1-7 – The New Life Resolution Believers are called to walk by faith, we must resolve to do so. listen to the audio “This passage reminds believers of our new life resolution: That we are called to walk by faith.”

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 […]

First Serve – The Real Housewidows Of Jerusalem

Mark 12:35-40 – The Real Housewidows Of Jerusalem As part of His criticism of certain scribes, Jesus accuses them of devouring widows houses. listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “The scribes didn’t see Jesus as He was drawn for them in their Scriptures. We need to make sure […]

Your Faithful Servant Reminder – Living For The Legacy

2 Peter 1:12-21 – Living For The Legacy As Christians, we want to live for a heavenly legacy. listen to the audio “As you live your life out for the Lord you’re effecting the world around you with the eternal Gospel.”

Your Faithful Servant Reminder (2 Peter)

2 Peter 1:1-4 – Introduction An introduction to our faithful servant reminder. watch the video listen to the audio 2 Peter 1:5-11 – Peter’s Prescription Reminder Peter gives the prescription for faithfulness. watch the video listen to the audio 2 Peter 1:12-21 – Living For The Legacy As Christians, we want to live for a […]

Queen For A Day – The Advance Of A Lifetime

Esther 10:1-3 – The Advance Of A Lifetime God’s providence advances His people into His purposes. listen to the audio read the transcript “If Mordecai seems second string to us, he still was used mightily by God. We can be, too.”

Veggie Tale (Daniel 1)

Veggie Tale – Daniel 1:1-20 Daniel and his friends go meatless in their quest to be faithful. listen to the audio read the notes audio en español notas en español