Through the Word in 2020 #173 – Dec. 16 / The Prayers and Priorities of Jesus

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE What would be most on your mind if you knew you were going to die soon? Regrets? Unfinished business? … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #172 – Dec. 14 / Christian Troublemakers

In Jesus’ sermon on the Mount, He used 2 powerful terms describing Believers in His economy: Salt, and Light. Two word pictures pregnant with implications. In order to be salt and light – we must uncompromisingly live as those who … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #171 – Dec. 11 / “Constantly Abiding”

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE Constantly Abiding – it’s the title of a hymn I’ve heard and sung since childhood. Though I hear it … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #170 – Dec. 9 / “I go to prepare a place.”

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE I was still a young Christian when someone told me that the chapter and verse divisions we have in … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #169 – Dec. 8 / The “New” Commandment

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE There have been countless volumes written on our reading in John 13 today. Rightly so. I suppose it impossible … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 – #168 – Dec. 7 / He loved them, to the end.

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE Some passages of Scripture are just so full of glorious revelations of Christ and His love, it boggles the … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #167 – Dec. 4 / Prevailing Prayer

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE Earlier this week I mentioned the inner struggle Christians have with facing helplessness. It isn’t a uniquely Christian problem … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #166 – Dec. 3 / Avoiding Misconceptions

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE I’m a Calvinist. By that, I don’t mean I subscribe to everything the Reformer taught or thought. Rather – … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #165 – Dec. 2 / The Problem of Waiting

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE Of all the disciplines of the Christian life, I find 2 the most challenging: 1. Waiting, and 2. Living … Continue reading

Through the Word in 2020 #164 – Dec. 1 / Lazarus Laughed

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE It’s the gift-giving time of the year, and the perennial question always arises: “What do you give to someone … Continue reading