Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – You Can Hide Your Cryin’ Eyes

Nehemiah 8:1-18 – You Can Hide Your Cryin’ Eyes Nehemiah tells the Israelites listening to the reading of God’s Law to quit crying. listen to the audio read the transcript “I don’t think it’s going too far to say that you who are in Christ – You are the Lord’s joy. Your salvation was what […]

Prophecy Update #572 – What Persecution Isn’t

Prophecy Update #572 – What Persecution Isn’t It’s been suggested that a rise in persecution is a signal that the rapture is near. Does the Bible really teach this or is it taken out of context? listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

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 – Where You Gonna Wall? Gate Builders!

Nehemiah 3:1-32 – Where You Gonna Wall? Gate Builders! The Israelites are assigned certain sections of the wall and specific gates to repair. listen to the audio read the transcript “No other belief system can give anyone hope. That’s partly because they all demand you earn salvation; and that is something it is impossible to […]

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 – 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 – 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. […]

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. […]

Straight Outta Egypt – Angel In The Battlefield

Exodus 23:20-33 – Angel In The Battlefield God promises Israel to send His Angel ahead of them into battle against their enemies listen to the audio read the transcript “Conquering is easy, in one sense. God could easily, immediately overcome all our pains and problems. More than conquering – that’s real work, spiritual work, that […]

These Are My Songs – Get Your Piercing

Psalm 77:10 – Get Your Piercing Asaph has a sudden change of heart in regard to his life and his God listen to the audio read the transcript “What a difference the heavenly perspective makes. The state of Asaph’s circumstances hadn’t changed, but once Asaph allowed his soul to be comforted by the proper spiritual […]

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 […]

Psalms 25:16-22 – A Masterclass With David (part 3)

Psalms 25:16-22 – A Masterclass With David (part 3) David closes his masterclass with a prayer. listen to the audio read the transcript “The Lord isn’t hoping we’ll get to a point where we pray about fewer and fewer things.”

Straight Outta Egypt – Pharaoh In De-Nile

Exodus 7:14-8:19 – Pharaoh In De-Nile Starting with the Nile River, God performs a series of signs to convince hard-hearted Pharaoh to let the Israelites go listen to the audio read the transcript “God was patient with Pharaoh – not willing any should perish.”

Straight Outta Egypt – Brick Or Beat

Exodus 5:1-23 – Brick or Beat Unable to meet the quota of bricks unreasonably demanded by Pharaoh, the Hebrew crew chiefs are beaten by their Egyptian taskmasters listen to the audio read the transcript “Christians are still tortured, still martyred. The struggle is real for our brothers and sisters around the world. Let’s not insult […]

The Dead’s End (Psalm 73)

Psalm 73 – The Dead’s End In the winter of his years Asaph surveyed the wreckage of his hopes and dreams. listen to the audio read the transcript “Asaph questioned the value of living a separated life, a holy life, in light of the prosperity of the wicked. What good was it if the righteous […]

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend (Psalm 88)

Psalm 88 – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend The psalmist describes his suffering as being in total darkness. listen to the audio read the notes notas en español “We’re told to live each moment as if it will be our last. It might be great advice, but it’s hard to apply.”

First Serve – Peter Piped-Up

Mark 14:53-72 – Peter Piped-up And Produced A Personally Perilous Predicament Peter denies he is a follower of Jesus, but the more he protests, the more his Galilean accent gives him away. listen to the audio read the transcript notas en español “Today, a lot of folks pre-sentence Jesus. They don’t necessarily pre-sentence Him to […]

One Way – Christ Knows

Hebrews 2:10-18 – Christ Knows As we walk with God, we should focus on Jesus, our Captain and Trailblazer. listen to the audio “Since we are part of Christ’s family, He is not ashamed to call us brethren.”

Hez Bawling (The Problem Of Pain part 2)

2 Kings 20:1-6 – Hez Bawling Dealing with the problem of pain and evil in our world. listen to the audio read the transcript “When we say that God determined something evil in order to work for the good, we are describing Him as having a sort of divine Munchausen syndrome by proxy.”

Rescue 315 (The Problem Of Pain)

Genesis 3:15 – Rescue 315 Dealing with the problem of pain and evil in our world. listen to the audio read the transcript “Something is clearly wrong with the world, and it appears to most people that God isn’t doing a thing about it.”

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 […]

God’s Crush On Satan (Christmas 2015)

Genesis 3:15 – God’s Crush On Satan How Christmas fits into God’s plan to crush the devil listen to the audio read the transcript audio en español notas en español “God rushed in to save us. He responded immediately. It took some time to develop, due to the nature of the problem. But He came, […]

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

The Grace Of Wrath – Are We Near Yet?

Revelation 1:1-8 – Are We Near Yet? Believers troubled by intense persecution – which was only going to get much worse – are encouraged to understand that “the time (of the end is) near”. 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 […]

Soldier Up – Satan The Hedge Hog

Solider Up! – Satan The Hedge Hog – Job 1-2 Why does God allow Satan to breach His hedge of protection? listen to the audio read the transcript

Soldier Up – Scar Faith

Solider Up! – Scar Faith – 2 Corinthians 11:23-28 A good soldier has at least a few battle scars. listen to the audio read the transcript

New Every Mourning (A Study Of Lamentations)

Lamentations 1 – Look, It’s Your Destiny watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Lamentations 2 – All Nations Under God watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Lamentations 3 – The Mourning After watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Lamentations 4 – Godisnowhere watch […]