John 15:1-16:4 is the heart of Jesus’ last conversation with His disciples. First we have Jesus’ promise: “Abide in Me and you will bear much fruit” (John 15:1-11). Then Jesus’ command: “Love one another as I have loved you” (John 15:12-17). Finally, Jesus’ warning: “in the world you will face persecution” (15:18-16:4). Jesus shows us how to live in Him (15:1-11), in the church (15:12-17), and in the world (15:18-16:4). Check out recorded explanation of this passage below.
Why did Jesus insist on washing Peter’s feet and only his feet? Check out this explanation of John 13:1-17, 34-35.
The “Love Chapter,” 1 Corinthians 13. So well known, yet so profound. Listen to this concise exposition and discover what kind of love truly makes the “world go round.”
Last week we heard Jesus’ command to love our enemies. The picture above of the Mennonite Dirk Willems, who in 1569 saved his persuer at the cost of his own execution, embodies that love. Today we listen to Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan and his teaching on loving our “neighbor” as ourselves. For a concise explanation of this parable, click below:
In this Sunday’s lesson we have the heart of Jesus’ teaching about Christian conduct: “Love your enemies.” “Pray for those who abuse you.” “Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” What does it all mean? To enjoy a concise exposition of this passage, click the recording below:
We’ve been talking about this subject for eight podcasts. Here is a concise, crisp, five-minute and fifteen-second summary: “What Does the Bible Say about Same-Sex Practice, Anyway?” Get it all in a nutshell by clicking here.
You’ve heard people say that same-sex practice is a minor or side issue in the New Testament? Well, in today’s ten-minute podcast, we have a look at that question. You can listen to “Apart from Romans 1:24-27, the New Testament Doesn’t Say Anything about Same-Sex Practice, Does it?” by clicking here and then by clicking on podcast 8.
Today’s lesson brings this series about Joseph and his brothers to a conclusion. Today we see how tough love and godly sorrow produce the fruit of true repentance and genuine forgiveness. True repentance and genuine forgiveness, in turn, are the foundation of reconciliation and wholeness of life. For a concise exposition of today’s lesson, click below:
What about Jesus? Did He approve of same-sex activity? For answer to this question, check out Podcast 7, the most recent in the series “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice,” by clicking here.