Those Were The Days – The Crown

https://vimeo.com/379108571 Acts 6:8-15 – The Crown Stephen, one of the most remarkable Christians in the books of Acts, is suddenly hurtled toward martyrdom, despite his incredible potential and God’s great grace in his life. listen to the audio read the transcript   “The more we learn about this guy, the more surprising it is when […]

Those Were The Days – Don’t Call Us, He’ll Call You

Acts 5:12-21 – Don’t Call Us, He’ll Call You As God’s dramatic work continues to unfold, the apostles demonstrate the importance of being focused on your calling while flexible to the Holy Spirit. listen to the audio read the transcript   “What has God called you to do? What hasn’t God called you to do? […]

Those Were The Days – Name Recognition

Acts 4:32-5:11 – Name Recognition We are introduced to 3 new characters: Barnabas, Ananias and Sapphira. They have very similar beginnings, but very different endings and legacies. listen to the audio read the transcript   “As you read the book of Acts, it doesn’t seem like the apostles were very involved with the administrative details […]

Those Were The Days – The Volunteer State

Acts 4:23-31 -The Volunteer State After being released from custody, Peter and John together with the church go to prayer and volunteer to serve the Lord, no matter the difficulties ahead. listen to the audio read the transcript “The Church realized that they were being sent with that same message to the kings and peoples […]

Those Were The Days – I’m Not The One On Trial Here

Acts 4:1-12 – I’m Not The One On Trial Here Peter and John and brought to trial before the Sanhedrin, but the tables turn as Peter convicts them of crucifying the Lord Christ. listen to the audio read the transcript “What’s clear from their reaction is that, the Sadducees in particular, had absolutely no interest […]

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 – 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 […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – I Came…I Saw…I Constructed

Nehemiah 13:1-31 – I Came… I Saw… I Constructed Decades after he first came and saw the ruined wall, Nehemiah reflects on his service to the LORD. listen to the audio read the transcript “One reason we don’t pressure folks to give: If you give nothing, and aren’t reproved by the exhortation that you are […]

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 – I See A Sad Mood Rising

Nehemiah 2:1-8 – I See A Sad Mood Rising Nehemiah’s sadness prompts the king to ask him what is wrong with him. listen to the audio read the transcript “You and I probably don’t need to be sent somewhere. We’re most likely right where God has brought us. His plan is to make us more […]

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – The Gate Awakening

Nehemiah 1:1-11 – The Gate Awakening Nehemiah is greatly moved upon hearing that the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and that its gates are burned with fire. listen to the audio read the transcript “You are, therefore, always available for any need God brings to your attention. If you are in Christ, Jesus assumes […]

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?”

Straight Outta Egypt – Stirred Before Serving

Exodus 25:1-9, 35:21-29 & 36:3-7 – Stirred Before Serving The hearts of the Israelites are stirred to give willingly to the construction of the Tabernacle listen to the audio read the transcript “Everything is, of course, relative to your particular situation. But in general the stats on free will giving tell a selfish, not a […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Here He Comes To Save The Day

Exodus 4:1-17 – Here He Comes To Save The Day – Mighty Mouth Is On His Way God tells Moses He will use his mouth in a mighty way when he confronts Pharaoh listen to the audio read the transcript “Jesus can, and even wants to, use what is in your hand. Don’t grasp for […]