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Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bible Study
Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bible Study
The Crossing’s Keith Simon and Patrick Miller
Why People Rebel Against God | Mark | Mark 12.1-12
Sometimes all the talk about God's grace and forgiveness overshadows his justice and judgement. Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastor Keith Simon) read through https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+12.1-12&version=NIV (Mark 12.1-12)  and discuss why people rebel against God to continue our series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/ (Mark). Interested in more content like this? Check out https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/ (What Keeps People from Following Jesus) from our earlier series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/ (Learning How to Follow Jesus). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. Outline 0:15 - Follow our new https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) account @tmbtpodcast 0:40 - Mercy, justice, and judgement in RC Sproul's class 2:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+12.1-12&version=NIV (Mark 12.1-12): Parable of the Tenants 4:20 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Isaiah+65.2-3&version=NIV (Isaiah 65.2-3) 4:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+12.6&version=NIV (Mark 12.6): Sending the Son 6:40 - God's patience and judgement 7:50 - Why people rebel against God 8:30 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast) Passages Mark 12.1-12: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+12.1-12&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+12.1-12&version=NIV) Isaiah 65.2-3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Isaiah+65.2-3&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Isaiah+65.2-3&version=NIV) Resources Mark: A Free Guided Bible Reading Plan: https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/guided-bible-reading-plan-mark (https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/guided-bible-reading-plan-mark) Related What Keeps People from Following Jesus: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-keeps-people-from-following-jesus-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-5-27-32/) Mark: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/) Support this podcast
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Teach Us to Pray
Teach Us to Pray
Christina Patterson
Episode 12: Prayers That Will Drastically Change Your Life
We've been on such a fruitful journey on this podcast. We've learned that prayer is the way we communicate with the Maker of the Universe, and He not only hears us, but He also responds. We've learned that through prayer, we access healing, wisdom, discernment, peace, protection, joy, and so much power we could never experience on our own. On our last podcast in this series, we share specific prayers that can drastically change your life. We also close out this series by praying together over these areas so that you can start experiencing the benefit of prayer today. Key Takeaways: • If changing our thoughts from negative to positive can turn our day from good to bad, they also have to power to direct the course of our lives. • Our Heavenly Father is ready and willing to guide and direct our steps and provide us with His wisdom and discernment to make the right decisions. • Even when we are weary and weak, the Lord is willing and ready to grant us His strength to surrender to the things we think I can't do or be. Resources Mentions in This Podcast Download Christina's Free 5 Day Prayer Guide at www.belovedwomen.org/prayer-guide to help you put into practice the powerful habit of prayer. Connect with Christina Paterson Website: https://www.belovedwomen.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BelovedWomenTV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BelovedWomen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelovedWomen Scriptures in the Podcast are from NIV, ESV or NKJV Episode Image Credit: Getty/mhatzapa
10 min
How to Study the Bible
How to Study the Bible
Nicole Unice
Love Psalms: Psalm 40 - A Prayer
What does it really mean to pray honest prayers to God? The honest prayers of David can teach us so much about how to come to God in prayer. This is the third episode in our Love Psalms series. Here is the first episode, and here is the second. What Nicole Covers in This Episode: • How to dig into large sections of Scripture at a time • In this honest prayer, what is David asking, what is he declaring? How can we take that framework and apply it to the way we pray? • What is the backstory and how does that information help us understand it? • Where else do these verses show up in Scripture? (Hebrews 10, Matthew 5:3) • Takeaway Principle 1: To praise God is to remember. We can call on the promises of God in confidence, even when we are in a place of trouble. There is a trust we are cultivating with God when we choose to praise and remember who he is. • Takeaway Principle 2: The attitude of the heart is more important than any other offering (cf. Matthew 15:8; Isaiah 29:13) • Which of these aspects of prayer do you want to commit to today? Are you looking to get more out of your time studying the Bible? Or maybe you're ready to finally start building a consistent, daily quiet time with the Lord? If that sounds like you, then Nicole would like to personally invite you to join her Help! My Bible is Alive FREE 30-Day Challenge. To sign up, head over to https://nicoleunice.com/bible Follow Nicole: Her Site | Facebook | Instagram Episode Image Credit: Getty/Overearth
20 min
Today Daily Devotional
Today Daily Devotional
ReFrame Ministries
Be Persistent!
Scripture Reading: Luke 18:1-8 Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. Luke 18:1 The widow in this parable has been called many things: troublesome, annoying, irritating, irksome, pesky. Yet Jesus applauds her for being persistent. Her relentless pursuit of justice eventually convinces the judge to help her, even though he doesn’t really care about her. Of course, Jesus isn’t suggesting that God is like the judge in this story, or that we will have to be irritating to get God’s attention. In fact, as Jesus points out, God is the opposite of the uncaring, unfair judge. Persistence in prayer, though, raises an important question about prayer itself. God reigns over the cosmos and pays attention to every detail, including even the hairs on our head (Matthew 10:30). So why would we need to pray at all? God knows all our needs, and his purposes and plans are set. Can we really, then, change God’s mind for a different outcome? There is no easy answer to this question, but we can affirm several things the Bible teaches. Yes, God reigns, and we can take great comfort in that. What’s more, God can use our prayers as a means to his ends. As James 5:16 says, “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” Our prayers bring us into fellowship with God and align us with his will, and they play a role in bringing God’s righteous and just kingdom on earth. So let’s be persistent in prayer, trusting and believing that God hears and answers. Father, help us to pray and to keep praying for your kingdom to come, trusting you in all things. Amen.
2 min
Prayers of REST
Prayers of REST
Asheritah Ciuciu
Jesus Keeps No Record of Wrongs (Luke 22)
Your mistakes, your past regrets, and your fears cannot separate you from Jesus' love. If your days are not shaped by the love of Christ, if you often feel too busy and miss the opportunities to connect with God, and find yourself living a life of little denials, know that Jesus can and will restore your relationship with Him. May today's episode be a reminder that He his ready, able, and willing to grow you and restore your peace. Today’s scripture reading is Luke 22:50-51, and we’ll be praying through the Scriptures using the REST format: Recite God’s Goodness Express Your Neediness Seek His Stillness Trust His Faithfulness If you’re trying to start a prayer habit in your own life, try listening to this episode every day this week, personalizing each part of the REST prayer with what’s on your heart that day. You can get your own copy of Uncovering the Love of Jesus at Uncoveringthelove.com if you would like to dive deeper into different aspects of Jesus' love. Details for this weeks giveaway on prizes and how to enter can be found on my instagram page @Asheritah ( https://www.instagram.com/asheritah/?hl=en ). I hope that these gifts are a blessing to you, and a reminder of Jesus' gracious love. If you enjoyed today’s prayer podcast, remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave a 5-star review so others can find this podcast too. Until we meet again, may you rest in God’s loving presence. Benediction from Jude verses 24-25. Music by Colby Taylor. Editing and Production by Alyx Vissing. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/prayersofrest/message
10 min
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