Life can be difficult. Wait, hold on. Life IS difficult! We’d better have the right captain in the storm. This podcast is a Bible study on John 5:30-47. We uncover a world-changing and life-changing Messiah who will see us through.
Can we have confidence that Jesus said what the Bible says he said? In this podcast I explore that question and also dive into John 5:19-29 and Jesus’ role as Judge (and why that is good, liberating news).
This podcast is a Bible study on John 5:1-18. An invalid is healed, Sabbath-police get angry, Jesus’ words invite both fury and joy. The fact that he does God’s work no matter what might be a soul-refreshing word you need to hear in this weary chapter.
Crowds can be funny… and dangerous. What is going on with waving palms, frenzied people, and a Savior on a foal? That’s that’s I explore in this Bible Study podcast on John 12:12-19 at the start of Holy Week.
When Jesus heals a boy from about 27 kms away, not only does he change his life (and his family’s life), but he teaches us something about what to expect in the future as God’s people. This episode is a Bible study on John 4:43-54.
A saviour is one who saves. Pretty obvious, right? Wrong. This episode is a Bible study on John 4:27-42 and explores Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman, and the broader implications of what a Saviour is and does.
God cares about HOW we worship. And no, this isn’t about style. It’s about worshiping him “in spirit and truth.” In fact God “seeks” people to do so. This episode is a Bible Study on John 4:1-26 and the Samaritan woman at the well and “living water.”
John the Baptist was a radical, especially when contrasted with the me-first, look-at-me mantras of today. This episode is a Bibles Study on John 3:22-36 and the cardinal virtue: humility.
It’s the most famous Bible verse in the world. But what does it actually mean? This episode unpacks John 3:16 and takes us into the heart of God, eternity, and everything that matters most.
What in the world does it mean to be ‘born again.’ We’ve heard the term, maybe even used it. We can’t see God’s kingdom without it, says Jesus. This episode is a Bible study of Jesus’ powerful words to Nicodemus in John 3:1-21.
So much for Jesus meek and mild! He’s upset, and this Bible study episode on John 2:13-25 explains why. We also discuss his “zeal” and what it might mean for us today.
Water into wine. And not just a glass, but over 700 bottles! Why did he do it, and what’s REALLY going on? (More than you think.) This episode is a Bible study on John 2:1-12 and one of Jesus’ most popular miracles.
You learn by doing. Yes, head learning is important, but hand learning makes it real. This episode is a biblical study of John 1:35-51 and what it means to follow Jesus.
Who and what is the “Lamb of God”? The piercing herald John the Baptist introduces the Lamb who gives us the Holy Spirit. This episode is a biblical study on John 1:19-34.
When God adopts you, you gain a new special status. This gives great assurance in life as you seek to grow in grace and truth. This episode takes us through John 1:6-18 to fill in the details.
God incarnate. Eternal life. Wisdom for now. Big topics are on the menu in what may be the most famous and influential document on earth. In this episode I introduce it and look closely at verses 1-5.
Although much is uncertain, God is certain. That’s why we need to “guard our hearts” in him (with vigilance). In this episode we go to Proverbs 4:20-27 for some wisdom about doing just that.
What if you’ve never truly heard the story you’ve heard a hundred times? In this episode (and post) I go in-depth with Luke 2:1-20 and explore these ancient towns, the threat of scandal, political contexts, shadowy shepherds, and the meaning of a Saviour, Messiah and Lord.
What would be your parting words to a child as they headed off to college? Hebrews 13 feels like important parting words which need to be taken to heart to ensure faithfulness. I explore them with and for you in this episode.
What if there was actually a point to your hardships? What if you were being disciplined and trained for something else? In this podcast episode I explore these ideas (and others) as we look closely at Hebrews 12:1-13.