Paul was a brilliant theologian and a well-educated scholar. But chiefly, he was a lover of Jesus Christ and of the people of God. The heart and voice of Paul echo through the ages as he coaches all of us how to live in a place of joy and hope. Now, let's dig right in and study the Books of Philippians and Colossians in this Bible Study entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide!"
With the exception of John, all of Jesus' disciples deserted Jesus in his greatest moment of earthly pain. But, host Carol McLeod says, Jesus wasn't alone. Listen and find out about the women who loved Jesus dearly stayed with Him in His darkest hour.
Today, host Carol McLeod takes a look at the life of a woman who didn't have much, but what she had, she gave it all for Jesus. Listen as Carol describes how her dedication to the kingdom is something we should all aspire to.
Jesus' last week on this earth as a human being was a week of celebration, worship and astonishment. Host Carol McLeod discusses how the women in His ministry made a huge kingdom impact on those around them.
We are called to be a mirror, a tangible reflection of who Jesus is. Host Carol McLeod compels listeners to make sure they have no regrets when they leave this world--that they did all they could for the kingdom.
Jesus told his disciples that they had His authority to preach the gospel and not be ashamed of it. Host Carol McLeod says there's no difference between the disciples and believers in the 21st century.
Can you imagine what it would have been like to be around Jesus constantly? To watch Him, to observe Him, to listen to His voice? Host Carol McLeod says our calling as a modern-day disciple isn't any different.
Are you walking by faith and not by sight? Are you allowing your faith to lead the way? Host Carol McLeod says all believers are standing in faith for something, but here's what you have to do to see it come to pass.
Take Courage and do not be afraid. Don't let the wind work against you. Jesus is on His way to you in the midst in the storm. Will you let Jesus in your boat today? Lean in to hear more from this teaching on Mark 6:51.
Storms are a part of life. Receive assurance today to know you are not alone in the storm. The Lord is with you. There is a miracle in the making. Learn more now when you listen to this teaching on Mark 6:45.
How does Jesus see your circumstances? Not the way you do. Listen to start seeing how Jesus sees. Take advantage of seeing the form of a miracle. Relinquish what is in your hands. Continue this devotion series on Mark.
There is always a way to the impossible. All you have to do is walk by faith. Continue to strengthen your faith today with this devotional study of Mark start at Chapter 6 Verse 34. Hear this explosive miracle story today to build upon your faith for a miracle.
Sadness and disappointment always precede a miracle. If you are struggling with this today, know the miracle you are expecting is on its way.
Listen to find more promises of God in this devotion of Mark. Hear how you must study and talk about the miracles Jesus performed on earth. It is soil to the miracle you need in your life.
Hear in this episode about how Jesus knew what it meant to lose a friend in Mark 6:30-32. He had to process grief and pain in the same manner you grieve.
You are called to walk by faith, not by sight. Keep praying. Keep worshipping. Keep fellowshipping with other believers. When you continue to pray and worship, your answer is on the way.
Hear the story of a very smart farmer from Mark 4:26-29. Learn from this story to keep praying, speaking your faith, believing to receive the miracle you need. Your prayer is a seed germinating. Click to listen for the encouragement to know your bumper crop is on its way.
The health of your heart matters. The part of you that communicates with the Father. Will you allow the Word of the Lord to soften your heart today?
Ease drop on the story of the Sower and the Seed. Continue to listen in on this conversation from Mark 4. Learn desires can distract you from Jesus. Nothing else in life should compete for the heart of Jesus. Assess your heart by downloading now.
God is actively speaking to you today. Will you choose to hear or believe in Him? Listen to this continued teaching on the Gospel of Mark. Hear today's focus on Mark 4:9. Search for the deeper meaning of this parable of the Sower.
Dig deeper into the Word of God with this teaching on Mark 4. Start with verse one to hear about the purpose of why Jesus taught through parables.
Grow in your knowledge of Jesus in Day 10 from this study on the Book of Mark. Hear how Jesus built relationships outside His regular circles. Learn what happened when Jesus visited the house of a tax collector named Matthew (Levi). Change your relationships with Jesus today.
Refuse to become discouraged from introducing Jesus to your friends. In this study of Mark hear the story of four friends who did not give up helping a friend be healed by Jesus. Keep carrying your friends today.
Get into the word of God today with the good news of Jesus. Listen as Carol continues this study of Mark. Hear the story of the leper and be encouraged to not let the diagnosis of any situation be the final ending.
Who have you brought to Jesus? What is holding you back? Change lives today by listening to this teaching on the Book of Mark. Hear now is the time for you to bring friends and family to Jesus. No longer fear, trust God for opportunities to share.
What was the focus of Jesus's Purpose? It was you. Continue to open your heart to God's Word through the Book of Mark with an immediate focus on the purpose of Jesus. Hear chapter 21-28 on you are healed to serve someone else.
What does the phrase "Follow Me" mean to you? Jesus is calling you to be someone you can't be on your own when He asks you to "follow" Him. Listen to the story of Jesus continue to be revealed through the Book of Mark. After listening, ask your self, "Will I pursue the calling Jesus has for me?"
Jesus went before us as an example. Challenge yourself today while walking through the wilderness when you tune in to this teaching on the Book of Mark. Initiate change in your wilderness experience when you follow what Jesus.
What is your decision to follow Jesus or launch out into ministry? Today, pick up from the Book of Mark the baptism of Jesus. Learn how it was an example for us and a sign of Jesus launching out into His calling. Listen before you answer the question, "Will you walk in your destiny?"
When God makes a promise, it's a miracle on its way. Listen as Mark opens up with the voice of the prophets and with John the Baptist saying that now is the time for the Messiah. This study on Mark 1:1-3 will allows you to learn to hear the voice of God to prepare for your ministry.
Adventure back in time to join Jesus through the timeless book of Mark. Open your Bible, listen and learn from this perspective of Mark in the new series The Time Is Now.
In this final installment of the Real Life series, listen to how your miracle is on the way. If God can do it for Abraham and Rebecca, He can do it for you. Hear how not be tempted to give up during the waiting and what heaven's perspective is during the wait.
Are you perfect in all your ways? Of course not. Listen to the goodnews of how God uses imperfect people to do His will. Learn from the story of Sarah and Abrabraham their imperfections, their fear issues, and what God did to fulfill His promises to them. Do not miss this study of Gen. 15:1-6.
Sarah experienced the supernatural hand of God in her life. Learn about her real life issues from her story in Genisis 11:26-30. When you listen know your struggles are not the end of your story.
Go digging for miraculous treasure when you listened to the continued story of Elijah and his season of dryness. Be encouraged to get on your face before God and start seeing small miracles appear.
Recognize the life of God in your circumstances instead of focusing on the death of them. Listen to continue this study on Elijah to learn how to walk in faith during a season of drought and refuse to give into the fear. Hear to apply the key to believing by going back to remind yourself who God is.
God works supernaturally, will you limit Him during a season of dryness? Through the story of Elijah from 1 Kings 17: 2-4 hear how to react in a season of dryness. Understand God will water you during this season and promise to provide.
Have you experienced a spiritual or emotional dry period? Maybe you are experiencing this now. Then you will want to listen to this teaching on a spiritual emotional desert from 1 Kings 17:1. Hear the story of Elijah to know the result of rain, new wine and oil.
What do you allow to take up space in your heart? Where do you go for answers? How much do you give and give again? Listen to the final teaching on the Queen of Sheba. Learn about the real-life issues of giving through the giving of the Queen and King Solomon. Hear as you enter into the presence of Jesus, He has so much to give to you.
What left the Queen of Shebah breathless when she visited King Solomon? Listen to find out and to learn how important it is to fill your home with wisdom, joy, and peace of Jesus.
Who do you think of as a woman of influence? Listen to this story of the most prominent woman in the Bible. Hear who she is and what God did in this powerful woman's heart from 1 Kings 10:1-13.
Every event in the Old Testament of the Bible points God's people to Jesus. This is true in the story of Abigail. Listen to the conlcusion of her story to hear how Abigail diffused a sistuation with her words. Learn to not let your actions and words to a situation bring shame. Speak greatness because people will act out over your expectations of them.
The call to Christian living is a call to humility and forgiveness. Apply the life lesson from the Bible story of Abigail and learn how to truly forgive, even when the person is guilty of doing wrong against you. Listen as we continue the Real Life study starting at 1 Samual 25:26.
What would you do in a confronational situation? Listen to what Abigail did and learn from her humilty. Hear this story to grow in your faith now.
Continue learning about the real-life story of Abigail, Nabal, and David in Samuel 25. Listen today as you pick back up and continue or start Jolt of Joy's series Real Life.
Host Carol McLeod reads the Christmas story from the Bible, which emphasizes John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, He gave His only son ..."
Can you imagine how the Holy Trinity might meet in heaven to discuss how they might redeem their fallen creation? Host Carol McLeod says a blood sacrifice was needed, that much is clear.
Christmas is all about presents. Before the Scrooge in you responds to that, listen to how host Carol McLeod explains that statement.
"Christmas is the day that holds all of time together." Host Carol McLeod says let that old adage sink into your heart as you prepare for this most holy of days.
Jesus was there. If your past Christmases have seemed lackluster or hum drum, ask yourself, "Was Jesus in the midst of it?" Make sure He is with you this year.
God used a star to lead the wise men to the Light of the World. They had the hope of future blessedness. Host Carol McLeod says we should rejoiced that they passed it on for future generations to enjoy.
Christmas reveals our true relationship with the Christ child. Look no further than the men who had active participation surrounding the birth of Jesus, and what was in their hearts. Host Carol McLeod explains.
The message of Christmas is far more important than presents and and cards and lights. Will you embrace the story of Jesus' birth? Will you believe Jesus came into this world for you?
The world, especially during the Christmas season, is filled with busyness and chaos and impatience. That's why God sent His Son into the world--to help us slow down and "hear the angels sing" about the true meaning of Christmas.
During the time around Jesus' birth, shepherds, considering by many to be lowly had nothing to look forward to in life. Host Carol McLeod explains how that all changed with the birth of one precious baby.
If you think you're too busy during this Christmas season, just think back to Mary and Joseph and what they faced. Host Carol McLeod compels you to think about that, and how much you are blessed.
Christmas can bring both frustration and joy. Have you allowed the enemy to frustrate you and upset your Christmas spirit? Host Carol McLeod shows us how we can avoid "traffic jams" of the heart during this holiday season.
The timing of God couldn't have been better. While Elizabeth was 90 when she gave birth to John the Baptist, God knew it was the perfect timing for John to come into the world as a forerunner for Jesus. His ways are so much higher than ours.
Jealousy and envy have become the green part of the Christmas season. Learn from the story of Elizabeth as she blessed Mary at the news of baby Jesus. Let joy fill your heart this season instead of jealousy about what others have. Be a blessing to someone else.
Be challenged to leap for joy and seek His presence in this season of Christmas. Hear this story of how the joyful news of Jesus reached the womb of a baby, John the Baptist.
Joseph was an ordinary boy who loved an ordinary girl, but God did not have ordinary plans for these two. Listen how their story was not about the story of Jesus, it was about revealing the character and heart of God. Then find out how there are people who need you to reveal Christ to them.
This Christmas don't let disappointments get you down. Mary and Joseph's love was divinely interrupted with challenges. Listen as Carol shares their story and what they may have pondered at the time when Mary announced she was pregnant with Jesus. Imagine what could've happened by Jewish laws, disappointments faced, and challenges.
The song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" stirs the heart. Hear how you can come home for Christmas. This story from WWII about a doctor and his family may not be the idea of home for Christmas, but it will offer you peace and love. Find a place of joy today.
If you are going through a difficult season during Christmas and wanting to run away? Don't cease to exist, someone is looking for you. Listen to this story about two siblings, joined by the heart through adoption. Be encouraged to know God has not given up on you.
Christmas is not about having an opportunity to celebrate a holiday, it's about talking about the defiant joy of the meaning of Christmas. Hear this teaching on Luke 1:30-34, continuing the story of Mary.
What are you waiting and praying for this Christmas? Be encouraged to persevere by listening to this Christmas story of prayers of a prodigal to come home.
In Day 4 of her 25 Days of Christmas series, host Carol McLeod compels you to go beyond yourself and share the love of Jesus with someone who needs Him desperately. To who do you need to reach out and bring the gift of the precious Christ child this Christmas season?
In Day 3 of her 25 Days of Christmas series, host Carol McLeod tells a gut-wrenching but heartwarming story of bitterness turned to forgiveness. Have you lost your joy for life? What needs to change in your life today?
In Day 2 of her 25 Days of Christmas series, host Carol McLeod tells the story of Zacharias and Elizabeth, who lived for years with disappointment, unable to conceive a child. But because they lived righteously, however, God was faithful to answer their prayers.
In beginning a new series leading up to Christmas Day, host Carol McLeod talks about the blessing of the Holy Spirit upon Mary and Joseph, and why God trusts righteous people with great blessings.
Abigail's story is an example how one woman can change history. Hear how your life is not insignificant and God has a plan for you that can change the course of history. Listen now to the continued teaching on Abigail.
Have you ever been stuck in a situation and asked, "How did I get into this?" This is real life. Listen to this Bible study of Abigal who is the example of Murphy's Law. Hear the principles to apply on living with intelligence, wisdom and grace.
What is the meaning of this phrase, "The Lord of Hosts?" Listen as we continue the story of Hannah to find out the meaning and to never underestimate the power of a prayer and graciousness.
Have you thrown in the towel, believing that prayer does not work for you? If so, host Carol McLeod says it's time for you to get back on your knees and pray again and again and again. Here's why you can never over pray.
The family triangle of Elkanah, Hannah and Peninna was never meant to be God's will because the dynamic made Hannah miserable. Host Carol McLeod how Hannah overcame this adversity to find her spiritual victory.
Have you ever had to deal with a fractious person, especially in your own family or under your own roof? Host Carol McLeod reveals what the Bible says about dealing with the difficult people in our lives.
Host Carol McLeod says if you have been waiting a long time for something to come to pass, continue to stay faith. When you listen to the promises of God, Carol says, your miracle is on its way.
Even if you've encountered years of discouragement, host Carol McLeod says, God wants you to keep on keeping on. Here's why your continued prayers do make a difference.
We all have real life issues every day. But, does the Bible have answers for them? Host Carol McLeod explains how the Word of god addresses your problems in the 21st century.
As you walk through life with integrity and trust in Him, God will bless you and use you. On the final day of this life-changing Bible study, host Carol McLeod compels you to put on your garment of praise and begin to worship, no matter your circumstances, and God will lift you up.
Indeed, patience is a virtue. Host Carol McLeaod says you may never know God's intent for you if you insist that on having things your own way.
Amidst adverse circumstances during his life, Joseph displayed incredible resiliency and came out on top. Are you able to bounce back, regardless of the roadblocks the enemy throws your way daily? Host Carol McLeod explains a way how.
The excruciating times in life reveal our true character. God's true character is of excellence and integrity, no matter what the circumstances. How is yours?
God knew exactly what Joseph was gong to face, and provided grace for his great needs. He will do the same for you. Carol McLeod says God has your deliverance in mind.
The enemy wants to hold you back from what God has for your life. When you are in a battle, declare the Word of God, Move ahead in the greater plans and purposes that God has for your life.
God's plan for your life will always supersede your disappointments and setbacks. Learn how Joseph learned to embrace this ideal and how it can apply to your life.
God has the same plan for you that He did for Jacob. Carol McLeod says all you have to do is call upon His name. Never forget the power and miracles that can happen when you choose to ask for His help.
In Genesis 31, God reminded Jacob of his enduring and eternal presence. Carol McLeod says that, despite of your imperfections and weaknesses, God will show up when you need Him most.
God wants to speak to you through His Word and transform your life into a life of joy and hope. Carol McLeod says the Bible is applicable to you every day!
How you treat people matters very much because the God we serve is love. It's what you do when you're in the family of God. When we treat others well, we show the love of God.
God is working behind the scenes of your life to accomplish what concerns you. Listen to this good word from Carol McLeod today and learn to trust God to give you what He thinks is best.
What would you describe as good? Where is it birthed from? Listen to find out if your definition of good comes from your ideas of circumstances compared to heavenly circumstances.
God promises He will never leave you nor forsake you. Talk about what God has said to you. It is not pride—it's faith.
Like for Jacob, God is working behind the scenes on your behalf. Rejoice and tremble for joy in His presence today.
What decisions have you made or someone has made for you causing confusion? Listen to this continued story of Jacob to find out what happens when you want good more than virtue.
Your words and attitudes reflect what you believe. The choices you make will affect those around you now and for generations to come.
Who are you? Listen to this teaching to learn how to refuse to let feelings dictate you life and lean in on who you are in Christ.
We desire good for our lives, but we must not limit God to our own human desires. Listen now in this study to pray the prayer Jesus pray for God's will.
Are you ready to be propelled into your destiny in Jesus Christ? You are not forgotten in God's grand scheme of things, and here is how God's promises for you will be fulfilled.
Walk by faith and not by sight through disappointments. Hear how you can win against fear in this study on Abraham and on God's Goodness.
To receive greater than good you make a choice of obedience and to go beyond one time worship. Hear how to sustain your worship and learn what God sees is beyond what you can in this study of Abraham.
The things God calls us to do is the hardest to do in our own strength, even a season of waiting. Listen how you can change in this story on Abraham.
There is an enemy fighting for your attention wanting to place doubt about the truth of God's word in your heart and mind. Hear this study on Gen. 3:4,6 on the serpent twisting God's word to learn how to resist.
Do you believe God only creates good for His children? Listen to find out if you agree and trust God in this study of Gen. 2:8-9 and Gen. 3:1-3.
Do you trust God will create good for you? God has something greater than the good you want for your life. Listen to this new teaching series to hear what God's good means and how valuable it is.
As you worship in your grief, God will bless you after you go through the fire. Hear this final episode on the study of Job focusing on chapter 42. Hear and trust God's word today.
Chose to worship God through the fires in your life and learn to trust His wisdom. Listen how you can trust God and hope in Him in this continued teaching on Job.
The Lord gives and takes away. Hear how to become like Job by not blaming God but worship God while grieving. Study now Job 1:13 and Job 1:22 to choose between worship and blame.
Learn the warnings and guidepost of the refining process through this study on the book of Job. Hear today how it describes you, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as blameless.
When you go through a life fire you will be promoted on the other side. Hear how in this study from 1 Peter 5:9 to resist the devil and affirm your faith today.
Have a watchful attitude when it comes to the devil. Hear how to stop him from gaining access to your life in this study of 1 Peter 5:8. Be of sober spirit and on alert today.
What do you when you are caught in an uncontrollable situation? Continue to find joy in the middle of a fire by listening to this study on how not to collapse under worry, fret and anxiety.
What do you do with the people who set fires in your life or the life of others? You are kind to them. Listen now why you have to be nice to difficult people in this study of 1 Peter 2:19-20.
Have you read your Bible today? Listen to this teaching on to find out why your Bible should be your best friend during a difficult circumstance to set you on a healthy direction.
What is the most powerful thing you can do when facing life's adversity? Listen to this study of Ephesians 6:13 to find out and understand what a Rhema word or message is.
God's Word is your most powerful sword and gives you answers that book learning can't give you. Listen to this teaching on Ephesians 6:17 to learn the type of sword the Lord was referring to.
When going through a personal struggle people often put their Bible aside. Listen to today's study to find out why the Word of God is the most powerful fire extinguisher when going through the fires of life and disappointment.
What do you do with the people fires that rage around you? Listen to this teaching on these ten verses in Luke 6:27-37. Learn to love, do good and pray for the difficult person in your life.
Prayer is a discipline ignored in good times of life and used more when life is hard. Listen to this study of Matt. 26:36-46 which will change your mind and heart to be set on Christ. Learn to start praying without ceasing today.
Worship is one of the powerful fire extinguishers of faith. Listen to this study of 1 Peter 1: 6-8 to find out how you can begin to worship and rejoice with all your might, even in difficult circumstances.
Why pray and fast? Listen to this continued teaching on the fire extinguisher of fasting teaches how to go deeper in fasting with a focus on Matt. 17:20-21.
God has not lost a battle yet. Listen to this study on how God takes the enemy's fires to increase your faith and work with you until God wins. You just have to use a fire extinguisher.
God is an expert at recycling and repurposing before the modern day movements. Hear how God takes your junk and makes into something glorious by the refined fire you are walking through. Let go and let Him use you.
A lampstand holds the light. Hear how God has given you His light to be with you and casts out the darkness in this study of Exodus25:31 and Exodus 27:20. Reflect the character of God today.
Forgiveness is hard when people step all over you or their words hurt. Hear now how to forgive the cruel people in your life while walking through the fire.
God is interested in His dwelling place, and this is you! Hear how God dwells within you and it is good, full of His glory in this study of Exodus 25:8.
Often in the fire, you will learn God's compassion and concern for you. When He is concerned about you, He wants to bring you out of your affliction into the promise land. Listen to this study of Moses in Exodus 3:13 to know your future is good.
The fire you encounter will be sacred or selfish. Listen now to find out which one you are facing through this story of Moses. Best part you will know who God is as never before.
God will use a fire to counteract the lies from the wilderness. Listen how from this study of Moses in Exodus 3:4-5. Learn God will use anything to get your attention in the middle of the fire you are walking through to teach and guide.
When you are going through the fire there are God is working within you. Hear how the fire is removing impurities in you for God to see His reflection in you in the same manner a silversmith refines silver.
What happened to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the middle of the fiery furnace? They were not alone. If you can worship in the hottest moment of your life as these three men, you will be loosed from what has been put upon you. Listen how now.
Begin to speak God's Word and worship in times of trouble instead of giving into the circumstances. Listen to speak faith from Daniel 3:17 as Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego stand up to the king by using the Word. You will be honored by God to move mountains with faith.
What fear do you have among the fires around? Be prepared to face the fire when it comes your way by listing to this story from Daniel 2:47-49. Learn how not to be afraid and keep rejoicing.
Have you found yourself in a hot spot and don't know what to do about it? Listen to hear how Daniel made up his mind to serve God and not let utters impact his life. Then decide if you are going to let culture decide who you are.
What does it mean God is working all things for your good? Find out by listening to what good means in the eyes of God, how He works through the Holy Spirit and has created you to be like Jesus.
It is the rich life stories of men and women that speak the loudest. Listen to the story of one man's awareness of the goodness of God that reflects Psalm 119:68.
If God is good, then why is there suffering? Listen to find out how freedom of choice plays a role and learn evil does not contradict God's goodness. Be encouraged to study with the various Bible verses to help you answer this question.
God is better than you could ever imagine. Hear how God has stored up His goodness and it is ready to throw it to you. Listen to this study Psalm 31:19 to learn how to trust God and bestow goodness among men.
Even in the hottest fire in life, God is always with you and guiding you through it. Listen to how God is infinitely good and continue learning how to be joyful in your thoughts as you are refined for God.
Why do Christians go through hard times? Listen to hear how to take this questions back to God's truth. This episode of the new study Refined focuses on what is a trial and who is God.
Prayer is the most powerful practice to engage in. Hear why in this final teaching on James of the Never Never Never Give Up series. As you listen, be encouraged to pray over and over again.
In this study of James 5:12 teaches you how to be a man or woman of your word. Listen how the impacting the words "Above All" is important to making your yes mean yes and your no means no.
Experience power packed strength and energy. Hear how when you take notes from how David on strengthening yourself in the Lord. Will you weep until you weaken yourself in the Lord? Listen to this study of James 5:7-11.
Patient, Wait, Strength, and Endurance are what you need. Hear how in today's study of James5:7-11. Never give up being what God wants you to be by listing now.
In God's eyes, your life holds eternal value. Don't give up on Him today by giving up. Hear how to give God your worries, stand in faith and to be encouraged to keep doing the right thing over and over again. Listen to this study on James 4:16-17 and James 5:1-6 today.
Do you have a critical spirit? How can you tell? Find out by listening to this study on the book of James 4:11-12. Hear when you speak against someone or use your opinions to cut another you are speaking against God. Change your words today.
Submit to God, Resist the Devil and He will Flee from You. Is it that easy? Listen to find out in this study of James 4:7. Dig in your heels and learn what you can do to resist the devil today.
How does someone become an enemy of God? Hear how by learns God brings them back to Him through planned opposition through this study of James 4:4-7. Listen to know God loves you so much He wants you to resist the systems fo this world.
When you have given all you have to give, go to the giving God. Let His grace refill you and a peace, settle in your soul by listening to this teaching on James 4:6. Hear how to activate the promise of Grace today.
Does the Holy Spirit try to engage you while reading your Bible? Find out by listening to this study of James 3:16-18 James 4 and start to live life without selfish ambition. Go God's way.
What comes out of your mouth is a product of what is going on inside of you. Listen to this study on James 3:11-15 and Proverbs 16:23 to find out how wisdom plays a role and you can lead in triumph with your tongue.
Who doesn't wish they can take back the words they said in anger? Reevaluate the purpose of your tongue today and discover its purpose by listening to this teaching from James, Psalm, and Acts. Start to hold your tongue today.
Stop criticizing and start complementing. Hear how your tongue can be a healing agent to the people around you. Liste now to this study of James 3.5.
Do you have mouth disease? Listen today what serious issues you have with your tongue and be encouraged to use it for was it was purposed for. Change the direction of your tongue to change your life.
What are works and why are they useless without faith? Discover these answers in today's teaching on James 2:20 and James 3.1. As you listen turn faith into action by letting the sword of Spirit make an imprint in your soul.
What qualifies you as a friend of God? Find out by listening to this teaching on James 2:14-26. Invoke change today by challenging yourself in your faith and receive instruction from the Lord.
How do you see the people in your life? Begin to see them as God sees them by listening to this study on James 2: 8-15. Love people today.
Activate and apply God's word in your life today by becoming a doer instead of a hearer. Listen to this teaching on James 1:22-25 to find out how.
Focus on what you need to improve in your life. Listen to this teaching on James 1:21 to lay aside all filthiness known as bad attitudes. Hear and improve today.
Quick, Slow, Slow. Change your life philosophy and the way you process and handle people. Listen to this teaching on James 1:19 to learn how to become quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.
How do you deal with sin? Listen to this study of James 1:14-17 to hear how you are enticed by your own lust. Break down the walls of sin today.
Temptation, no matter what it is, does not come from the Lord. Listen to find out who it comes from and change your theology today on temptation with this study on James 1:13-16.
Have a healthy, Godly relationship with money and stuff. Listen how in this teaching on James 1:9-11. Put on your fighting gloves and never give up starting today.
The worse thing you can lack in life is wisdom. Hear how you can tap into the wisdom of God in this study of James 1:5 by simply asking for it. Listen now.
The test of your faith produces endurance. Listen how and to start looking at tests as a positive and not a negative with this study of James 1:3 and 1 Peter 1:6-7. Build faith, endurance, and rejoice in great joy today.
How can you consider trials as joy? Listen as you are given an anointed strategy of how to live in times of tough circumstances, economic upheaval, cultural persecution and more. Chose joy by listening to this study of James 1:1.
Realize to never give up on all God has for you. Listen to this study on the book of James and hear how the Holy Spirit never gives up on you.
Grace removes the fear out of your life. Hear how and know there are no limitations on God's grace. It restores what the Devil has stolen. Listen to this study on the story of Mephibosheth to draw near the throne of grace.
Grace will confront the sin in your life. Saving Grace will restore you and direct you to the path God has for you. Listen how in this teaching on pure grace.
Grace is not earned, but the most generous gift we can receive from God. Listen how grace connects your heart with God's heart in this teaching from Ephesians.
You are being called out. Find out who is calling you out and what that means in this study of Ephesians. Begin to see yourself in holiness today.
Know for sure and for certain who God is today. Listen to this teaching on Ephesians 2:4-7 to hear the riches, mercies, and grace of God. You will walk confidently in faith that you are chosen and wanted by God.
Stop walking with a harden heart. Leave anger and depression behind you when you hear how you are seated with Christ. Listen to this study of Ephesians 2:1-3 to know where you have started is not where you are going. Open to change today.
Receive today all God wants you to have by listening to this study on Ephesians 1:1-3. Hear how God has blessed you with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ.
Will you walk in the divine plan of God for you? You make the choice how and where. Hear about God's workmanship created in you with this study on Ephesians 2:10.
God takes the unwanted parts of your life and creates a masterpiece. Hear how through this story on Joseph and his brothers. Learn how no matter what bad comes your way, God turns it around for good.
The reason God assigns you battles is so that you can win them. When you win, His glory shines through. Listen how in this study of Jeremiah and to learn what are the correct battles you should be fighting.
How do you do life God's way? With obedience. Instead of arguing with God listen to this Bible study on Jeremiah 1:7-10. Hear how God is with you and wants you to go do great things.
You were made on purpose, for purpose and with purpose. Hear how this is embedded deep within your genetics. Hear this teaching on Jeremiah 1:4-5 on living in your purpose.
You are not a mistake. Know now is your appointed time to serve God. Listen to this study on Acts 17:24-28. Hear how you were created to search out God and counseled by Him for your purpose.
You were created for Hope, not hopelessness. Stop denying yourself hope by listening to this teaching on Jeremiah 29:11 including more examples from the Bible. Live now with expected hope.
How does your life matter to the Creator? Listen to find out how to be sure and certain about God's plan for your life in this study on Psalm 139:16-18. Hear how precious you are and not an accident created to live in peace.
Life is not found in food, water, people, or emotions. Listen how it is found strategically in Christ Jesus. Hear now God's Word as your GPS and revive the dead places.
What brings life, wisdom, and power? Turning to the Word of God as a primary source of counsel. Listen to transform how you do life by continuing this study on Psalm 119. Hear what it means to delight in the Lord and to form wise plans.
What has the power to help you change your life? Listen to this teaching on Psalm 119 to focus on God's wonder to extract empowering life changing principles to apply and pray each day.
How do you secure blessings? Listen to this Bible study of to find out how by learning to walk in obedience and seek out the Lord. Hear and be blessed today.
What hard place have you found yourself in today? Learn how to cope with life's situations and challenged by being equipped with the Word of God in this devotion 2 Timothy 3: 16-17.
What are your doubts saying to you about your faith? Take on these doubts with being for sure and certain about the Word of God. Listen in on this teaching the importance of God's Word, reading the Bible daily, and applying its applications.
What have you chosen to do while your world is falling apart? Listen to how you can live as a man or woman of courage in this reading from John 14:9. Come out of your lion's den and live like Christ has risen.
Are you sure Jesus was resurrected? Listen now to know for certain that Jesus Christ was raised from dead with this teaching on faith.
How do you know for sure Jesus was a real person? Find out by listening to this devotion to be certain Jesus actually lived.
How do you love God with your mind? By studying the Word of God. Hear that the Holy Spirit is asking you to reason together with Him. Listen to search out and ask questions today.
Plant your tears in the soil of life and discover joy by learning how to linger in the presence of the Lord. Hear this new Bible study devotion to be encouraged in God's Word.
Take up your armor and stop thinking about the enemies arrows flying toward you. Hear how by focusing on standing firm, praying and speaking the Word of God. List to this final teaching of the Becoming series with Ephesian 6: 16-24.
Who goes into battle without armor? Hear how you can't afford to leave one piece off when battling your true enemy. Listen to this teaching on Ephesians 6:13-15 by examining each piece of the armor of God.
You do not have to fight your battles.You only have to stand firm in the Lord and see His salvation. Hear now this teaching on Ephesians 6:10-13 to identify the enemy, faith your way to victory with the full Armor of God and resist in the moment of attack.
There is a way to live a strong life. Listen to this teaching on Ephesians 6:10 to hear how. You will find out all you have to do is tap into the Lord's strength and might. Live Strong Now.
Challenges we face daily is with family relationships. Listen to this study on Ephesians 6 to receive wisdom on how to deal with family. Hear now that family matters.
Will you allow the Holy Spirit to shine His light in you today? Listen to this study on Ephesians 5:8-120 on how to walk in the light. Dig deep to hear what you can do to avoid partaking in darkness and go to verses to lead you toward the light
Slow down, use wisdom and listen for His voice to avoid collision with the Lord's plans for your life. Hear how to yield to one another in this study of Ephesians 5:21 in order to honor Jesus.
Go to a higher level of faith by listening to this study on Ephesians 5: 5-11. Hear how you can grow in light and be a light of Jesus Christ today.
You are constantly in the process to become more like God. Hear how in this study of Ephesian 5: 1-2. Learn to look at events and circumstances in life as a way to bring out the Jesus in you.
What is the better way? Goodness, kindness, joy and to lay aside bitterness, anger and slander. Walk in your freedom of your new life by listening to this study of Ephesians 4:32 to learn how to let go in every situation.
Wipe out the word ordinary out of your life along with hurt and anger. Hear how you are a carrier of light, hope, joy and peace into this world. Listen as this devotion of Ephesians 4:20-27 helps you cleanse your heart and shower in the newness of God's Word.
God is calling you to a responsibility to the body of Christ. Your primary goal is to bring unity and peace. hear how and listen to grow in your faith with this study of Ephesians 4:14-16.
God has given you gifts to be more like Him. Are you ready to unwrap your gifts today? Listen to this study of Ephesians 4:7-11 to receive and become more like Jesus every day.
Are you walking worthy of the call you have been called into? Listen to this devotion on Ephesians 4 to find out how to know you are worthy. You will discover humbleness, gentleness and patience.
The enemy is afraid of what you will do to impact the Kingdom of God. Don't settle fo less. Change how you do life with this teaching on Ephesians 4. Find out your practical daily calling now.
What is one of the greatest prayers ever prayed? Listen to this devotional to find out. As your pray these words of Ephesians 3:14-19, you will be filled up with the fullness of God. Then in Ephesians 3:20-21 hear how God is abundance and you can't out dream Him.
The root of the foundation for your life is base on your love for and relationship with Jesus. Hear how in this study of Ephesians to change your foundation today.
You are part of God's plan today, so don't lose heart, be grieved or dwell in bitterness because prayer is a part of defeating the enemy that discourages you. List to this devotion on Ephesians 3:11-14 to be empowered to build upon your faith.
Have you ever wondered if God has a job for you to do? Discover what it is in this study of Ephesians 3:7. Hear how God's Grace plus God's Power equals ministry.
Celebrate, love others, and talk as you belong to Jesus. Listen to learn how you are a citizen of the Kingdom of God in this study of Ephesians 2:18-22. Hear not to surrender your authority today and know you are safe in Jesus.
How do you deal with rejection and wanting to belong? Listen to where you can look to find fulfillment in this daily reading on Ephesians 2:11-12. Hear how to seek peace by thinking about Jesus.
What are others seeing when they look at your life? Listen to find out what God shows towards us in this study of Ephesian 2:7-8. Then begin to exhibit your calling to show others God's kindness.
How can you overcome sin? Listen to these two words on how in this study of Ephesian 2:4.
Wanting to change your ways or who think you are? Listen how you can change in this study of Ephesians 1:20-23 and Ephesians 2:1-2. Look at where you use to be and then where you are in Christ. Hear now to break free from sin.
Did you know you are powerful? Listen to access the power of the Lord by believing it today. Hear this study on Ephesians 1:19 to pray to know the power of God and believe before you see.
How do pray for someone in your life? Listen to find out the answer in the book of Ephesians. Hear how God's views the people or the situations then apply prayer. Lift your voice today.
Declare today you are done with shame, discouragement and depression. Listen to this teaching on Ephesians 1: 15-23 to live by the praise of God's glory. Hear how by first beginning your prayers with praising for what you do have, then pray these scriptures over the ones you are praying for.
Open your mind today to all the kindness God has for you by listening to this devotion on Ephesians 1:8-9. Hear how to move and live in the mind of Christ and know that every intention of God's heart toward you is kindness.
Study today what the Bible says who you are in the Book of Ephesians. Listen to this teaching on chapter 1 verse 7-8. Learn how to fight the thoughts of insecurity and disbelief today.
What do you need to be considered Holy and blameless? It can be found in the longest sentence in Ephesians 1:3. Listen to today's devotion to understand the true meaning of being Holy, loved, and how you are born to be different.
God celebrates you. Hear how God has given you every spiritual blessings through Jesus, with joy, grace, healing, mercy and love. Listen to this study on Ephesians 1:3 now to be blessed and grow spiritually.
Dig deeply into the treasure found in the Book of Ephesians. Listen how to turn your prisons, bad circumstances, into a ministry.
Find out what the night of Jesus' birth was like and hear how the world received the new born King.
Could you imagine the Holy Trinity planning the coming of Jesus? Find out on this devotion what it took to plan Christs coming to save all of mankind.
What is the best gift you can receive this Christmas? Find out on this devotion why Christ is the best gift we can accept.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together. Change the way Christmas is viewed in your heart by listening to this devotion of Christ's birth.
Are you listening to the voice of God? Listen to this story and find out what gift you can give this holiday season.
God used a star to guide the wiseman to where Jesus was going to be born. Them being astronomers, God spoke their language. Listen now to embrace the true meaning of the Christmas story.
What is your true relationship with Christ? Listen to the story of the three wise men from Matt. 2 on to find out how Christmas reveals your heart.
God has come into your world to banish fear and bring joy. Hear now what Christmas can do for you instead of stirring up memories. Listen now to embrace the true meaning of the Christmas story.
What are you listening to this Christmas? Are you listening for the angels sing? Hear this story about a father who taught his little boy to listen. Find out what the sweetest sound of Christmas is.
Shepherds were looked down on and seen as hopeless. Listen to what happened to the shepherds in Luke 2:8. Hear how you can find joy in your hopelessness from this momentous event. Step away from your fear today.
Don't become the Grinch, overcome the Grinch this season. Listen to learn how to not get caught wrapped up in the minors of the season and focus on the miracle of the season, the joy of Jesus's birth. Hear the story of what happened that night during labor with Mary and Joseph.
Does your life feel like the traffic jam? Are you stressed over expenses? Listen to this analogy of how your heart, emotions and expenses are similar to the city at Christmas time. Learn how it's not about traffic jams and melt downs, its a choice to choose hope.
The Christmas story is about the timing of God in your life. Listen how God's timing is perfect in this teaching of Mary and Elizabeth. Be encouraged to know God has a way of breaking through human limitations.
What is the Green of Christmas? Hear how jealousy of what others have creep into the heart at Christmas. Listen to the conversation between Mary and Elizabeth. You will be encouraged in the immediate believing of the promises of God.
In the presence of the Lord is joy. Listen to how you can respond to the joy of His presence no matter your circumstances.
Will you submit and let God use you this Christmas? Hear how Christmas stirs up joyful or painful memories. Listen to the Christmas story that matters most and know God has His eye on you to use you at this moment.
Suffering from disappointment? Hear the courtship story of Mary and Joseph in this study of Matt 1:18. Be challenged to let the joy of Christmas overshadow your pain and disappointment. Learn Christmas is not about feelings, desires or wants.
What does it mean to be Home for Christmas? Listen to this story about how the father called a young woman home. Hear how going home is about peace within.
Will you believe in the baby in the manager? Hear this story of believing and not giving you. After listening, you be encouraged to know God never gives up on you.
Christmas is all about the Joy of Heaven. Listen to how you can partake in joy and in the move the Holy Spirit in this season. Be blessed with this teaching on Luke 1:35 when Mary received the message from the Angel revealing the power of the Holy Spirit.
Where does peace really start? With your response to God. Be inspired by this story of a lost child who finds their way back home to understand how the birth of Christ brought peace to man.
How will you respond to the gift from Heaven? Will you offer this gift to others? Listen to the story of the song Silent Night and discover the gift of Jesus, the gift of peace, and the gift of joy.
Change brings relief and problems. Hear the story about someone who refused to change. Listen to how God intervened and forgiveness prevailed. Be encouraged to not give up in during the pain, it will change.
Believe what you can't see by sight. Listen to this continued Christmas story with Elizabeth and Zacharias. Hear how one waited well and one did not. Hear how God turned their circumstances around and answered prayer. Gain hope and don't give up for your miracle today.
Begin to start living righteously to receive God's blessings. The story of Christmas and Jesus's birth starts with the blessings received by Elizabeth and Zacharias in Luke. Their story will teach you how to let Faith have the last word in your life.
Clean out your boat today of doubt, worry, anxiety and fear to make room for Jesus to join you through the storm. Listen to know Jesus wants to show up and be with you. Hear this teaching on Matt. 14 to take courage to know how Jesus shows up and ask Him to be part of the miracle.
Be comforted to know Jesus will always respond to you in your storm. Listen to hear how in this teaching on Jesus walking on water in Matt. 14. Learn just because things are coming against you does not mean you have done something wrong, stay in obedience and expect Jesus to come.
Even in tuff circumstances, you are where God wants you to be. Listen to Matt. 14:23-24 to learn 3 life lessons from Jesus when He sent the disciples into a storm. Come away empowered knowing God puts you through a storm to perform miracles on your behalf.
Turn your "if onlys" into something powerful. Listen to this teaching on Jesus feeding the crowds in Matt. 14 to exam your motives when dealing with lack. Hear how to have compassion toward others instead of focusing on what you don't have.
What if the "What If" questions are the wrong ones? Listen today to answer this question and what can you do today to further the Kingdom of God. Hear how you can lay down the pain you are going through to fulfill your destiny.
Don't lean into your own understanding. Instead, trust the Lord with all your heart because your battle is His. Listen to this continued study of 2 Chronicles 20 of King Jehoshaphat. Hear the Lord guide you toward victory today.
Instead of expecting defeat, start to expect victory in the midst of battle. Learn from this continued teaching of 2 Chronicles 20 on King Jehoshaphat. Hear how to turn your attention to the Lord, cry out, stay in His presence, deal with fear, face your enemies and expect to see the victory.
Time spent in worship leaves a legacy for future generations to come. Listen to the power of praise and how you can use it as a powerful weapon against the spiritual enemy. 2 Chronicles 20: 13-14 tells of King Jehoshaphat using the power of praise. Give your battle to God today.
Give credit where credit is due. Listen from the lessons of King Jehoshaphat to not to blame God for your circumstances or illness, blame the enemy who comes to steal, kill and destroy. You will begin to tell your enemy how big your God is.
Embrace biblical strategies for battle and not rely on your emotions. Hear and learn from King Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles 25 to take a stand and remain in the house of the Lord. Then you will arise against the enemy.
What choices do you make in the spiritual battle against the enemy? Where do you focus? Learn from the story of King Jehoshaphat from the choices he made when fear came upon him in battle. Hear this teaching on 2 Chronicles 23.
Be strategically prepared to win the battle against the enemy. Learn how fighting with emotions will not work, but replace panic with praise. Listen to the lessons from King Jehoshaphat from 2 Chronicles 17:3-5.
God is in charge of your life, not the difficult people in it. Listen through the story of Joseph to learn how God is persevering life through you. Hear now to not give up God, hope for reconciliation, and be a blessing to the ones who hurt you.
What if difficult people in your life are to cultivate the fruits of the Spirit in you? Listen how you can learn from Joseph on how he treated his brothers with the fruit of the Spirit revealing gratefulness to the Lord. Hear how the way you treat difficult people reveals your gratefulness.
What are you declaring during your mean while? Feelings or Faith? Listen on how to pray for the intervention of God into the difficult circumstances and people God has placed in your lifes. Hear how this happened to Joseph with Pharaoh.
Sometimes when things are falling apart, they are really falling into place. Listen how to look at your current challenge and see it God's way. This continued study on Joseph teaches you how to turn to God for favor instead of man.
Through the story of Joseph learn how God puts people in your life to test your purity of heart. Learn how first you have to determine to get rid of garbage in your life before you can go further in God's plans for you.
How is being in a pit help you fulfill your dreams? Listen to this study on Joseph to hear how God is at work in your life to achieve His ultimate purposes. Be encouraged to get out from bad to worse.
When the Lord gives you a dream it is a test of your faith. Will you crumble under pressure to see it through? Listen to find out in this study and devotion of Gen. 37.
What if God is trying to develop something in you through a difficult person? Listen to find out how He is doing this strategically through this teaching on God's Word.
Why did Jesus cry when he saw Lazarus? Listen to the continued story on Mary, Martha and Lazarus. Hear what if Jesus was crying because He knew He would be behind the tomb soon. Learn from Jesus and be moved by what is placed on your heart.
How you respond to Jesus when you don't get your own way reveals your belief system, especially during challenges in life. Listen how the story of Martha in John 11:22, shares the power of "and yet." Be assured God's power will surpass circumstance and doubt.
Ready to give up on answered prayers or change in your situation. Listen to not let your season of delay make you think Jesus' answer is no. Through the story of Lazarus, Mary and Martha, learn Jesus is always right on time to take care of those He loves. (John 11:5-6, 11-15)
Lay your "what ifs" and "if onlys" down at the feet of Jesus today. Listen to this story of Lazarus in John 11:1-5. Learn how Jesus reads the intent of your heart when you ask him your questions and requests. Hear God is your help, His Glory will shine through your humanity.
When you are filled with the Spirit of the Lord, you can bring righteousness to the situation you are in. Listen to this story on Miach to understand how you are filled with the power making decision of Christ, courage, and know what faith in God can do.
Stop selling yourself short because you have been given the Spirit of God. Hear how when the Spirit of God is breathed in you it must come out. Listen to this story on Micah to understand the nature of God and learn how you can encourage and comfort others with the Spirit of the God.
What if your life was different? Listen to this new Bible study to teach you how to address all your "What Ifs" the way Jesus wants you to see them. Challenge yourself today and look at your life in a new way by imagining with God "What If."
You are what you think. Listen to the book of Acts and the story of Paul on how to learn to think toward happiness. Come away knowing what your thoughts are today will become your reality.
Step out of your personal comfort zone in order to accomplish God's plan for you. Listen to be challenged to seek out how the Lord. Be encouraged to share your story with others no matter how people maybe mean to you, stay focused on what the Lord has done for you.
Often you miss the call of God because it looks too hard. Listen to find out how not to waver when facing difficult times as you listen to this study on Acts and Paul's life. Hear why God's way is not always easy.
Are you willing to turn someone's life upside down? Stirring up the forces of hell against you? Listen in this continued study on Paul in Acts 19:23, 28-32. Hear how riots were feared when the Gospel was taught. Change your life today to live bigger and serve your call for Christ in this moment in history.
You are not exempt from the power of the Holy Spirit. Hear how others are listening to you and what you can do to release the Holy Spirit in your life. Choose to worship today instead of complaining by listening to this study on Acts. You never know who is watching or listening.
Worship is your response on who God is. Worship is an act of wills. Find out how worship might be the key you need for breakthrough for your circumstances or for the person you are praying for.
Is your life living up to your expectations? You may feel you are not going now where but how you respond can change your circumstances. Learn from Paul and his response from a Roman prison cell on how to praise when life is at its darkest moments.
What does it take to be used in an extraordinary way? It takes worshiping in the darkest moments. Listen to this continued teaching on Acts on Peter's life. Learn from his example and rewrite today the verses of Acts 16 with your name to change your story.
When you are generous with your giving and in praying big miracles happen. Listen today from the continued story of Cornelius and how you can stay in a place of faith.
Become a generous giver and a defiant prayer warrior. Listen to the story of Cornelius in this study of Acts 10:1-4 to hear how giving and lively prayer gets God's attention.
What do you do when God asks you to do something difficult of you? Find out how this is a true test of a believer is how we respond when God asks us something to do. Listen to this continued study on Acts.
God might use you to carry Christ to a loved ones world. Hear how through this continued study of Acts.
The Lord can reach out to the one your are praying for. Hear how you can remember nothing is beyond the Holy Spirit as you pray in this continued study of Acts.
Are you ready for a God sized do over today? Hear how God desires intervenes to intervene in your life. Listen to change your life now.
What will it take for you to surrender to the voice of the Lord? Listen to hear how you can submit to the Lord, hear his voice, and follow the Lord's plan for you life now.
Even if you can't see it, God is working behind the scenes. Listen as the murder of Stephen in Acts is used to change the heart of another and how God was working in the background.
What does it mean to fulfill God's purpose for your life? Hear the story of Stephen in Acts 6 and how he overflowed with the power of the Holy Spirit even at death. His death impacted the Christian faith.
Obedience is one of the most important areas of a Christian life. Hear how you can simply embrace obedience through this continued teaching on Acts.
Will you go and tell others about all Jesus has done for you? Be brave to prayer big prayers, share the life of Jesus, and have the courage to walk in the Holy Spirit through this lesson from the books of Acts 5:17-18.
What are you dishonest about? Learn from Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5, who lied to God and how when you are selfish or give wrong impressions cause a part of you die. Hear how you can live for miracles by allowing the Holy Spirit to be a part of your life now.
What will you do if a situation tells you to stop talking about Jesus? Hear how the power of Jesus turns you into witnesses who can't stop sharing the Good News. Be empowered in this continued study of Acts.
God wants to give you the power to face your challenges. Hear how to be fearless like the disciples in this study of Acts.
Be strengthened right where you are today. Find out how Jesus meets your needs of miracles in this continued study on the Book of Acts.
God has assigned us to one another. Find how you can find out who you were assigned to help in this Bible study on the book of Acts.
Allow the Holy Spirit to infiltrate your life today. Hear how to receive this power in this study of the books of Acts.
What is the object of your devotion in life? Listen now how your devotion is a reflection of what you value in life.
What type of power do you need? Listen today to gain the power you need to live life bigger.
Jesus has not stopped ministering. Listen to this study on Acts and how your life should read like Acts through the power Jesus has given you.
Is it your heart's desire to live in a place of greatness? Hear how you can walk down this path with boldness and faith now.
We all have enemies in life . Hear how your enemies are here to bring out the Jesus in you.
What voices are you choosing to listen to in life? Hear now to find who is the one you should listen to.
Are you waiting for a great miracle? Hannah's story in the Bible is a great story in waiting. Listen how.
Who is the difficult person in your life? Hear how your enemy has no power over your life and you can receive blessings just as Hannah did in the Bible.
Your choices for greatness today will make noise for the following generations. Listen to learn how to open doors for younger generations to follow.
Giving will position you to make a difference in history. Find out how giving makes you great.
How do you become an extravagant giver? Listen to find out from the widow's mite.
Will you decide today to make Godly choices? Listen to find out how choices today determine your tomorrow.
At times of trouble learn how to say, "It is well," when you are at the worst times of your life. Listen now to find the power of God.
Are you content? Learn from the Shunammite Woman how you can be content by serving.
Understand the seriousness of God's call on your life. Listen to the story of a woman who made herself available to the work of God. Will you be willing to make yourself available for your moment in history?
How do you find greatness within you? Tune in to learn in this continued teaching on Esther and how honor plays a role in finding greatness.
Are you always trying to knock on the door of the Lord? Find how you can enter a closer intimacy with the Lord by accepting the garment of praise in this study on Esther.
Have you found the secret place of the Lord? Find out how Mordecai found the secret place in this continued study on Esther.
When God needs to change a situation He desires to find the right person to do the job. Will you answer Him? Listen to this continued study on Esther and know God can use you.
God shows up through His people. Are you one them? Listen to find out in this teaching on Esther.
Jesus's voice is the only voice you need to hear in battle. Listen to find out how through this continued study of Joshua and receive your Jericho.
Fear will paralyzes you only if you let it. Hear how to let go of fear and receive revelation on who God is today.
Hear how God used one man to change the course of history. Learn from how this person faced challenges while continuing serving God.
Issues of the flesh need healing, but are you bold enough to go to God with the issue? Hear how to be a bold believer now.
There is nothing too big or too small for our God. Find out how you can boldly go into the King with your request.
Truly great people learn from others lives. Hear and learn from other's lives on how to behave in life and respond to God's voice to become a person of greatness.
What is your impossibility today? Don't get impatient waiting on God. Hear how great people are always patient and God will meet your every need.
Hear how your response to God reveals what you believe in this devotion.
Quick obedience to God leads to greatness and great faith. Listen how Abraham moved when God said move.
The true key to greatness is what you do after you make a mistake. Find out how you can turn you mistakes into successes.
Growth is necessary to become a truly great human being. Hear how God does not allow you to go it alone and sees greatness in you.
Great men and women are made. Hear how in this new series and start living for greatness.
Courage is living in confidence and strength that is not your own. Hear how in this devotion on Acts 4:1-12.
Kindness is planted as a seed that will define your legacy. Hear how kindness plays a role in your life and legacy.
Live beyond your death. Hear how to live with gusto, purpose and resolve.
Be encouraged to be a giver today. Hear how through this story of Nelson and how he forgave a big debt of money owed to him.
Take hope today that you will not drown in the sea and storms of circumstances. Listen and learn how to keep your eyes on Jesus. Take His hand now.
The storm you may encounter is where God wants you to be. Hear why and what God has planned for His glory in this study of Mark 6:45-48.
When you look at life through circumstances causes frustration. Listen on how to pause and pray asking the Lord what He wants you to do today.
God has been planning your life since the beginning of time. Hear how you have been fashioned for such as time as this. Be encouraged in joy today.
God is calling you to a deeper level of obedience. Get rid of your junk today for an abundant life by listening to this devotion on Deuteronomy 30:11, 19.
Tap into the secret of life. Listen now to this teaching on obedience from Deuteronomy 30:8-11.
God is the restorer of all things stolen. Listen, open your heart and learn how to return to God to receive restoration in this study of Deuteronomy 30:1-3.
You have been given the freedom of choice. Listen and learn today how you can choose well in life and love.
Be encouraged in hope by the story of John and Betty Stam, who gave their life fulfilling God's call. Although heartbreaking, God turned tragedy into good.
Run to Jesus and He can turn your situations around. Listen how in this devotional on from James 1:5.
Do you believe there is nothing that will separate you from the love God has for you, even in pain? Hear in this study of James 1:2-5 how you can defuse pain.
The joy of the Lord is your strength. Desire this joy and strength when you listen to this study of Nehemiah 8:10. Stop grieving and receive the Lord's strength.
Restore the joy of your salvation. Learn how your joy can be restored and how the great news of Jesus is joy. Listen and then share your testimony of joy.
Strength should not be overlooked. Hear how you can have the strength of the Lord, but first you must wait. Listen and receive today.
Looking for comfort in the midst of pain? God is here to comfort you. Hear how comfort is one of the gifts God gives freely to overcome pain. Be comforted by God's Word today.
Jesus will for your life is to always live abundantly, even when you are in pain physically or emotionally. Stand up to pain today and say "I Win" today.
God has given us wisdom through the Bible to know how to walk in his gifts. Hear how you can be in perfect peace when you trust the Lord. Receive extravagant peace now.
Would you dare to answer the call to go anywhere in the world no matter what? Hear the story of Darlene Rose who answered God's call. Be encouraged to answer God's call today.
Make a committed decision today to not let anything come between you and your faith. Be encouraged by the Bible stories of Sarah, Jacob, Joseph and others who did not give up.
Find out what pleases God through the example of Enoch. Go on a walk today through Hebrews 11:5 and Genesis 5:21-24.
You are called to live a different life than others. Hear how life begins when you catch the call from God. Begin to have faith today.
Every word holds truth in the words written in the Bible. Hear how God's word has power and can start changing you today from the inside out.
Allow people to bring out the Jesus in you instead of the worst in you. Increase love today by learning how to love whole heartily as Jesus did.
God has given you victory over even the worst of circumstances. Start thriving today by persevering in spite of your living conditions. Live strong by listening now.
What does your character reveal to others? Be committed to building your faith today with this study on moral excellence and character choices.
Life is not like a reality show, it is about you deciding to change. Hear in today's study how you can live with joy by learning how to live reality with God's Word.
Tap into the extraordinary life God has planned for you by applying all diligence. Hear this study on 2 Peter 1: 5-7 to know and understand what diligence means in living an abundant life.
Barbara Johnson lived an extraordinary life and her story will encourage you to have diligence to seek joy for your weary soul.
Where is the power to live an abundant life? Find out now in this study of 2 Peter 1:3.
What does it mean to live abundantly? Listen to today's study of 2 Peter 1:2 to find out who you have to get to know. You will arrive at a place of grace and peace.
Be inspired and changed by the story of Joseph Aaron, who learned how to live an abundant life despite circumstances and how God's loved chased him.
The romance you have with God terrifies the enemy and his cohorts. Find out today how to know God, build your relationship and scare off Satan.
God wants you to be dependent on Him instead of you dependent on your circumstances. Learn what you have to leave to develop a relationship with God to depend on Him in today's study on Gen. 12:1.
God is in pursuit of you. Will you say yes to friendship with God today? Listen to today's study how God is revealing His heart to you and you are the main character in the greatest love story.
Abundant life does not mean money and riches. Listen to find out what abundant life is and how it comes from the same place as hope.
Jesus died so you can eternal life, but did you know He also died so you can have an abundant life now. Hear in this continued study of John 10:10, how God wants you to experience a transformed life saturated with joy.
Don't let the Devil steal your abundant life God has planned for you. Hear how through Jesus dying on the cross for you. Listen now.
What does your abundant life look like? Dig into God Word today to find out what it means to live an extraordinary life.
People are listening to you and how you respond to your circumstances. What example are you setting? Are you glorifying God? Find out how your response can impact the people around you.
Keep on rejoicing no matter your sufferings. Be encouraged after hearing the story of a brave young woman who found joy even when imprisoned.
Have you been crying in your secret place or continue to receivedisappointment? Start shouting with joy today and listen on how youcan experience heroic change.
Have you lost your security and feel worthless? Come out of your deep dark places and know you do still exist and are worth God's love in this study of Acts 16:22-25.
Worry and fear often steals your joy. Listen now to find out how you can overcome these two nuisances in life to start living abundantly.
Make the choice today to refuse to allow these joy robbers in your life. Listen to find out what they are.
Your feelings may be hurt, but how you react to the offense can steal your Joy. Hear how and what you can do when some has offended you..
There are significant choices you can make to stay in Joy. Hear how you gentle your spirit down and quiet your spirit so joy can come rushing in. Calm the storms within you now.
You can only find true joy in the presence of the Lord. Hear how joy should never come and go through this teaching on Psalm 139:7-1 and the continued teaching on 1 Peter focusing on accepting a gentle and quiet spirit.
You have to work hard to be Joyful. Hear today the 8 Steps to Spreadable Joy from 2 Peter 1. Begin to spread joy to others today.
Get your spiritual workout by hearing how to persevere in your life. List to this teaching on 2 Peter 1: 6. You will not want to give up emotionally or spiritually.
Have you ever thrown a temper-tantrum? When you do, you throw away a special gift from God. Listen to this teaching on diligence from 2 Peter 1:5. Apply diligence in your life now.
What happens when we get to know Jesus in our lives? Hear now how Grace and Peace play a roll in finding joy in your life.
Your spirit needs to take control of your life. Hear how you can rejoice and give thanks to the Lord by learning how to not let your soul be in charge of your life. Listen to this teaching on Psalm 103-1-5.
David knew what it was like to fight an emotional battle. Discover today truth through studying the Psalms on fighting you emotional battles to live a life of Joy.
The Sword of the Spirit - the Word of God - has been given to you to win every battle. Hear how spending time reading God's Word brings transformation.
Fight furiously for your joy and go places you were unable to go before. Learn in Ephesians 6:15-16 on how to have sure footing in a desert world with the Gospel of Peace and the Shield of Faith.
People are not your enemy. Hear how you are in God's army now and you have to be dressed to kill in fighting the fiery darts of the real enemy. Fight to have Joy.
God has strength for you. Listen to find out how you can find it through joy.
Worship is what you need to get you out of negative base living. Make the choice today and listen to how worship brings joy and changes your heart.
Your heart can lie to you. Hear this special teaching on Psalm 37:4 to know what happens when you delight your self in the Lord. Plus, what does your memory have to do with your soul and spirit?
Listen on the conversation when Jesus asked his disciples the question, "Who do you think I am?" Find out how the enemy only has access to your soul and does not have access to your spirit.
Your soul was made to be lower and your spirit was made to be in charge. Find out which one you are feeding in today's study on Joy.
Your emotions are powerful. Find out how people define you by your reactions and emotions and how you can use the Spirit to overcome their control to succeed in life.
Will you learn how to fight your battles today? Find out how God is leading you into victory today over your battles. Don't focus on the enemy anymore.
You must exemplify a heart of worship. Hear how and what God does from Heaven when you worship Him. Become overflowed with joy now instead of fear.
Meet the enemy's forces head on today. Hear how to win your battle today is to stay in the house of the Lord.
You will go through battles and be attacked. How you respond is important. Find out what to do when an enemy invades your life by seeking the Lord and rejoicing.
You have to do more than wish on a star to have joy through your circumstances. Hear the principles found in the word of God to find joy and change your life.
Win the battle over your emotions and gain joy. Find out how in this study of Joy.
Joy is refreshing to the drudgery of life. Find out how your joy revolutionizes your story to share with others and will heal you.
Don't go looking for Joy in other places. Listen on how you can only find joy in God's presence and be encouraged through the personal story host Carol shares in how she found joy.
What is your emotional response to your circumstances? You can think yourself happy, even at the worst moments in your life or circumstances. Hear how now.
How do you define your source of joy? Find out what you spend time in is where your source of joy comes from.
God has a joy for you that will overpower your life and circumstances. Receive the joy God has for you now, even at your worst moments, in this new Bible study Defiant Joy.
Loving someone means always calling for truth in someone's life. Listen to this final teaching in the Love study series to learn how to confront someone in love and truth.
What is the prayer you should pray on everyone you know? Listen to this study of 3rd John to find out what it is and why you should pray it.
You have been given the valuable gifts of Grace, Mercy, Peace, Truth and Love. Be impacted with this study of these special gifts and how your soul aches for them. Study 2nd John today.
At your very core, you are a person of truth. Begin to study 2 John 1 focusing on the importance of love and truth. You find where truth is and how you will never be able to escape the call of truth.
You don't have to preach to reach others. Take away from today's study on 1 John 5:16-20 to pray for the people in your life who are struggling, running from God, or not living for God.
Do you have questions on heaven and how to get there? In today's study hear how God has given you eternal life through His son Jesus. Find out how this is the way to abundant life.
God's commandments are not burdensome for you, it gives you the power to live in an extraordinary way. Hear how on today's study of 1 John 5:3.
There are so many different kinds of love and many we do love. Join this study of 1 John to understand what love is and the different kinds of love. You definition may change after hearing this teaching.
God is exhibited in our ordinary lives. Hear how in this study of 1 John and you will grow to become a reflection of God to others. Abide in God's love today.
Worship is more than singing in the choir. The greatest way to worship is to love people in our lives. Hear how to show your Agape love today.
You will take a test today and pass with flying colors. Don't believe everything you hear and examine if you are believing false ideology or philosophy. Listen and find out in this study of 1 John 4:4.
The hardest thing to do is love and forgive yourself. Find out how you can with power packed verses to encourage you on your self-loving journey with the Father. Let the Holy Spirit stir within you today to have confidence before God.
You have people in your life that make you want to scream. Discover today power and truth on how to love the people in our lives.
Jesus came to destroy the works of the Devil. Rejoice today and hear how you are no longer under Satan's control. Will you be set free?
God loves for you to call him Dad. His love is unmeasurable and is ours. Hear how you are loved no matter what the deceiver says. Spend time with your Dad now and be embraced by his great love.
Are you living out of your belief system or out of the culture that you live in? As a Christian, it is impossible to live for Christ and to wink at the world in agreement. Today is your day to determine how you will live for the rest of your life.
Do you have a difficult person in your life? Are you dealing with someone who is just plain hard to love ... impossible to be kind to ... and obnoxiously challenging? Today's program just might change the way that you treat this person and might revolutionize your heart.
Christianity begins and ends with love. We must also show our love for the Father by loving those who are made in His image. What a challenging undertaking that is. Listen now to find out how you can love others.
Do You Have a Hard Time Obeying God? Obeying God and keeping His word is showing love. Hear how you can abide by God today and overcome your struggles of obedience.
Everybody loves receiving a gift and today we are going to be talking about two of the greatest gifts that you will ever receive. What are these 2 gifts? You will have to listen to today's podcast to find out.
Today, we will be studying some of the most riveting and life-changing verses in the entire New Testament. These verses, that are filled with power and with purpose, are found in I John 1:5.
The beloved apostle John wrote the books of I, II and II John to get the early church back on track. Hear how the Word of God came to life through this study of John.
Today we are going to look at the life of John the Apostle and discover exactly why He was chosen by the Holy Spirit to write these life-changing books that still have power for the 21st century.
Today we begin a brand new series based on the epistles of I, II and III John toward the end of the New Testament. This series is, "All You Need is Love!" Open your heart and ears to hear the message and the meaning of these three extraordinary books of the Bible. Because the truth is all you need is love.
Today is our last day of this incredible Bible Study on the Book of Philippians and Colossians that has been entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide."
We are studying a portion of Scripture that is delightfully practical and can be applied to all of our family relationships. Wives ... husbands ... children ... employees ... the Bible has you covered. Hear how Christ has a better idea on submission.
When a collision happens in life, there is generally an enormous amount of damage done. However, when our lives collide with the power found in the Word of God, healing happens. God's Word is able to heal all of the broken places in your life. Let the healing begin!
If you can choose to embrace this one character trait, you will be welcoming in the gift of joy to your life. Heartfelt gratitude can never be overestimated because it is the key to living an abundant life.
What kind of clothes are you going to put on today? The Holy Spirit has some suggestions for you in Colossians Chapter 3. Perhaps it is time for a change of spiritual wardrobe as you embrace the character and the personality of Jesus Christ.
The verses that we are going to study together today may very well be the most vital passage as you determine to walk in your destiny in Christ. God does indeed have a will for your life and we are going to discover it. These 6 verses in Colossians 3 have the potential to change the very legacy that you leave.
Have you ever dressed for an event and when you arrived at that event, you realized that you were dressed all wrong? Hear how your spiritual wardrobe matters in this study of Colossians.
Your ordinary life is a gift and treasure to God. Hear today through this study of how to continue to set your mind on the things above. It will begin to replay the things which you are thankful for.
When you die to yourself it is immeasurable. Hear today how to keep seeking the things of God and not on Earth. Begin victorious Christian Living.
Your life will be changed by the practical principles found in Colossians Chapter 3! This day may just be the very best day of your life! Prepare to be changed in Jesus' Name!
I don't know what battle you are facing today, but you are victorious because Jesus is victorious! He won the greatest victory in all of eternity and He shares His victory power with you! Today's program is filled with the power that you have been looking for!
We are tackling a sticky subject today that just might make you blush. The topic is circumcision! Now, circumcision is not just an Old Testament command but the Holy Spirit talks about it in the New Testament as well. Did you know that God desires to circumcise your heart? He wants to cut away the sin and the disease so that you can live a healthy life of joy and power!
God wants your roots as a Christian to go deeply into the soil of God's love, truth and wisdom. You can be assured that you are loved as a child of God but you must choose how deeply you will go into the things of Christ. Today, we are going to go deeply into the riches that are found in the Book of Colossians!
Are you in a really dark place and there seems to be no hope of escaping? The words of Paul ricochet through the centuries and give us hope of making a difference regardless of our circumstances. It's time for you to ignore the walls of your prison cell and focus on the calling and joy of your Savior!
From the Garden of Eden to the Garden of Gethsemane God has been working on a plan... a majestic plan... that had your name written all over it. Let's hear about that plan now!
Today's Bible Study might be challenging. You are going to be studying some very deep Scriptures in the Book of Colossians. Listen and dig deeper today.
Who is this Man Jesus and why is it so important to study Him? Today's study in the Book of Colossians introduces you to exactly who Jesus is. Listen now to find out 4 things about Jesus to help you grow in your relationship.
The man Jesus was God in the flesh! He came to reveal the Father's heart, the Father's love and the Father's wisdom. Jesus came to show us that God wasn't mad at us...He was mad about us! Hear how now.
The book of Colossians holds one of the greatest New Testament challenges that you will ever encounter during your journey on earth. It's a glorious collision when our humanity collides with the power and wisdom of God! And now, let's get started with our riveting Bible Study entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide!"
Bring joy, patience and kindness to the world you live in. Hear how you can bear fruit in every good work, when life is hard or when life is good. Continue with this study of Colossians today.
Today, we are going to be studying some of the most powerful verses in the entire New Testament! These verses are a prayer, they are great theology, they are the lovely lyrics to hymn of faith and they are practical!
How are you treating the people in your life? Are you thankful for them? Or are you frustrated, angry and impatient? Today, in our study of the Book of Colossians, we will be challenged to approach all of our relationships from a heart of love. It is not too hard ... I know that you can do it!
Today we begin our study in the Book of Colossians. It is practical, theological and comforting. And, it is all about Jesus!
Waiting is hard. However, when we choose to wait well, there is a strengthening that will happen in your life that just may be the greatest gift you have ever received!
All of our lives have a theme, you know, and it is either birthed from our circumstances or from our faith. The theme of Paul's life was joy and I pray that it will become the theme of your life as well as you listen to today's show.
Peace is one of the greatest gifts that God wants to give to His children. God wants your heart and mind to be at peace. What a grand possibility! On today's podcast we are going to talk about this extraordinary gift of peace and the power that it has in a believer's life.
Do any of you have a problem with worry? Let's listen in to what Paul says to the church at Philippi and learn what the Holy Spirit is speaking to him and through him.
Paul was the most joyful voice in the entire New Testament! And if anyone had the right to complain and whine ... it was Paul. yet his resounding legacy is one of joy and rejoicing! Let's turn our hearts and minds toward the words of Paul today in Philippians chapter 4.
No matter what else you do have or don't have in life, you have the Bible! The Word of God is the most powerful commodity known in the history of mankind. It is more potent than the atomic bomb or the cure for cancer! Let's dig into the Word of God and unleash that power in our lives today!
Do you have a hero or heroine in life? Do you have a role model and perhaps you often ask yourself, "What would he or she do?" Paul reminds all of us that as we travel through life to follow someone who is following Jesus Christ!
Let's dig into the Word of God together today as we continue our study of the New Testament Books of Philippians and Colossians in this Bible Study, "Fill-UP and Collide!"
Our lives are being changed as we study the Books of Philippians and Colossians in this Bible study entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide!" Be assured God is not done with you yet! He has more purposes and plans for you than you can begin to imagine! If you don't believe me... let's listen to the words of the great Apostle Paul today!
Although we serve the God who never changes, He loves to cause change! And what do we do at those challenging times of transition? Let's listen to the voice and wisdom of Paul today as he helps all of us deal with change.
How do you get to know someone? By spending time with that person and listening. Getting to know Jesus is not so very different. Let's get to know Him today!
What does your resume look like? Have you been to college or are you a high school dropout? Have you been married 57 years or are you on your 4th marriage? Paul says that it doesn't matter! What matters is how you live your life today! And now... It's time to dig into the Book of Philippians in our current Bible Study, "Fill-Up and Collide!"
Paul was perhaps the most joyful man in the entire Bible. He couldn't stop talking about the power of joy and rejoicing. I wonder how people would describe your life or my life? Would "joy" be the word that they used to describe our response to life? In this Bible Study that I have entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide," we are going to be challenged to choose joy when the rest of the world would choose anger or despair.
Did you know that although God loves you just the way you are and that He wants to change you. He wants you to become a powerful, overcoming, world-changing and dynamic Christian. Just like Saul the murderer became Paul the apostle... when you give your life to Christ the change will be enormous!
You have been created to make a difference at your moment in history. Your life matters... it matters to the plan of God today! Today's podcast is going to be life-changing for you! So let's dig into the truth found in the Book of Philippians.
What's going on in your life? Are you allowing God to do a work in you? Or are you resisting Him and His gentle nudging? Today, on A Jolt of Joy, we are going to be talking about the inner work that God longs to do in all of us. It might be painful but it will be so worth it!
The title "Fill-Up and Collide" is a play on words of course! We must fill-up on God's Word, the Bible, every day of our lives otherwise we will be running on empty! And when we are filled with the truth of the Bible, don't you know that we will indeed collide with our culture?! Thank you for joining me as we dig into the treasures found in the Word of God!
Today we are going to be talking about the "S" word ... selfishness! This is one of those teachings that might cause you to sweat and your blood pressure to rise. Selfishness is never pretty and is never God's plan for our lives. I am praying for you as we all determine to be less selfish ... and more like Jesus!
The Book of Philippians packs a powerful punch into the lives of believers today. This short Book, nestled in the heart of the New Testament, has vital information and advice for everyone of us who loves Christ and desires to live for His Kingdom.
What is the most important thing to you in life? Is it your finances? Your children or your marriage? Perhaps it is your health or taking great vacations? Today we are going to take a long look at our life's priorities and be challenged to live exuberantly and decidedly for Christ and His Kingdom.
This day learn about secret weapons and the power that they have to fight on your behalf. Paul had several secret weapons and he talks about them in the very first chapter of Philippians. The life of Paul is sure to encourage your hope and increase your joy!
How many of you are in circumstances today that you don't like and wouldn't choose to experience? This episode is going to challenge you and give you a powerful life strategy for overcoming difficult circumstances. Continue your studies in Phillipians and Colossians, although written nearly 2,000 years ago have the power to change your life today!
Today, hear how God is working behind the scenes in your life. Never doubt it for one minute. You will learn God will indeed finish the good work that He started in your life.
Today, find peace in the right places as we continue our study in the New Testament letters of Philippians and Colossians.
You know... we have all heard the terms, "Grace and Peace" in our entire lives. Rather than file those 2 words under religious jargon, today, we are going to make them come alive. You won't want to live another day without embracing the gifts of grace and peace. Now, let's dig into the Books of Philippians and Colossians in this life-changing Bible Study entitled, "Fill-Up and Collide!
In our first Bible Study we will take a lingering look at the truths found in the Books of Philippians and Colossians. Fill up with the Word of God... and then allow it to collide with our culture! So welcome... to A Jolt of Joy as we study Philippians and Colossians..