Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bib...

Top 5 devotional podcasts worldwide according to Chartable.com: Connect with God in the time it takes you to drive to work or empty the dishwasher. Every episode focuses on one passage, explains it and applies it to your life. Co-hosted by Keith Simon, Jensen Holt McNair, Tanya Willmeth, and Patrick Miller.

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Surprise! What Happens When You Encounter the G...
"At that moment, Peter got a glimpse of who Jesus is. Whenever we see Jesus in all of his glory and beauty, whenever we get an accurate understanding of who he is, well, it causes us to see our own sin."Sometimes you think you know a person, and then...
13 min
777
How to Beat Digital Distraction and Live Purpos...
"Phillip Morris just wanted your lungs. The app store wants your soul." -Bill MaherTechnology helps us go faster and get more done. But could speed and convenience cost us a meaningful life? Does going faster matter when we don't know what we're...
33 min
778
Why the Gospel was Treason | Learning to Follow...
"Now you might begin to see why the message of the good news of the Kingdom [of God] could be dangerous, even subversive. It could even be treasonous."Do you ever wonder what the Gospel's all about? Is it a religious text telling us what to believe? ...
9 min
779
Why is God Saving the Wrong People? | Learning ...
"If Osama becomes a Christian, that's no greater miracle than if you or I become a Christian."Jesus said to love our enemies, but what about genocidal dictators like Adolph Hitler or radical terrorists like Osama bin Laden? They don't just fight agai...
14 min
780
How to Be Free | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luk...
"In the modern era, we tend to think about freedom as freedom to do what I want or to be what I want. Freedom means a complete lack of strictures and regulations. But the Jewish conception of freedom was very different."Freedom is one of the fundamen...
10 min
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How to Fight Temptation | Learning to Follow Je...
"Now when we are led into seasons of temptation, I can't tell you exactly what God's up to... But it gives me great comfort to know that God is in this, that God is with me, even when I'm being tempted."It's tempting to think that God's abandoned us ...
11 min
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UPDATED Kobe Bryant: 5 Lessons After the Traged...
Our apologies - we posted an older recording on this topic. This is the updated recording."Real relationships, real community, is always costly. Now it's worth it, but it costs. It costs me to die to myself and to put another person's needs in front ...
26 min
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Jesus’s Secret Identity | Learning to Follow Je...
"The god-man-emperor, Augustus, demonstrated his divinity by acts of power and violence. Luke didn't want his audience to think Jesus was that kind of king."How do you introduce yourself? First impressions are pretty important, and fancy titles like ...
9 min
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What Repentance Really Is | Learning to Follow ...
"We have a tendency to minimize our sins. We have a tendency to be more sorry that we got caught than grieved over our sins."Ever heard the phrase "easier said than done"? Nowhere is that more true than with apologies.Sometimes simply saying "sorry...
10 min
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What's More Important Than Family? | Learning t...
"They had to put family second in order to put Jesus first. And here we see that even Jesus had to do this. He had to put His parents second so that He could put His Heavenly Father First."Stating that family comes first—that nothing comes before fam...
11 min
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How to Find Your Place in God’s Story | Learnin...
"The last act is about to begin: God is about to console Israel. God is about to rescue them from exile. God is about to draw the Gentiles into His own family and to announce forgiveness for all people—Jew and Gentile alike."https://www.biblegateway....
9 min
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Why Winning Looks Like Losing | Learning to Fol...
"Oftentimes, it looks as if the kingdom of God is being defeated by the kingdom of Caesar, by the kingdom of this world, by the kingdom of whatever power is ruling."Sometimes it feels like Christianity is at war with the world and losing. But, despit...
11 min
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Why God Chooses the Humble | Learning to Follow...
"Our culture is fixated on being great, but Mary says, 'God fixes the world through the lowly.' Our culture calls the thoughts of the proud and the powerful 'visions'—they're visionaries—but God calls the humble to build His vision of heaven on earth."...
9 min
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How to Give Your Life to God When It Feels Impo...
"Three times [Jesus] goes and prays and asks God to take this cup of judgment away from Him. And yet, every time he prays, 'not my will but Your will be done in my life.' You can hear Mary, can't you?"When Mary submits to God and becomes the mother o...
13 min
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What God DOESN'T Care About | Learning to Follo...
"I think what Luke is trying to help us see is that God doesn't care about your background; He doesn't care about your religiousness."In the last episode, https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) talked about Zachariah's response ...
9 min
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What to Do When Religion Fails You | Learning t...
"The story of Zachariah is a warning to religious people."Sometimes Christians are clueless about what it means to be a Christian. When you've grown up in a Christian household and have been one for as long as you can remember, when it's all you've e...
13 min
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How to Become a Christian | Learning to Follow ...
"There's kind of a disconnect between the way we talk about how somebody begins a relationship with Jesus and how Jesus actually talked to people. We make it about this moment of asking people to be our Savior, but that's not the way Jesus talks."If ...
16 min
793
How to Give Anxiety to God with Guest Host Rach...
"Casting our anxiety on God is a way to humble ourselves before Him. Or, another way to put it, worry is actually a form of pride."Join us in welcoming our first guest speaker! In addition to being an active church member and busy mom, https://thrivi...
8 min
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Bureaucratic Terrorism | David in 22 | 2 Samuel 24
"One scholar calls this https://www.jstor.org/stable/43717700?seq=1 (bureaucratic terrorism). [...] They're not just ideas. No, these future possibilities represent human lives. As the king goes, so the people go. "Some people call this the Age of Te...
15 min
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What's the Story and Who's the Hero? | David in...
"I identify with David: I, too, am a mixed bag. But it reminds me that I can't read this story with the idea that I'm supposed to be like David."Leaders set examples. They become examples: ideals to respect and emulate. The Bible is full of leaders—l...
12 min
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How to Protest and Why You Should | David in 22...
"It's an uncomfortable fact for a lot of Christians that the Bible is so comfortable taking God to court."Protesting demonstrates what you stand for and what you stand against. We live in a fallen world, surrounded by wrongs and injustices, so it's e...
10 min
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How to Live With the Consequences of Sin | Davi...
God's forgiveness reconciles us with God, but it does not erase or eliminate the consequences for the sins that we committedThere's always a consequence for your actions. Sometimes it's a good consequence, like a little smile turning someone's entire...
10 min
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What Causes a Dysfunctional Family Legacy | Dav...
You know the sad thing? Dysfunction seems to be the norm in most families. I mean, most of us, when we were kids, we made vows: "Oh, I'm not going be like my parents. Oh, I'll do things differently"Dysfunctional families are everywhere. Everyone has ...
9 min
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How to Make It Right With God | David in 22 | 2...
"I think the trap we fall into is we try to pay God back, like 'I screwed up God, but I can make it right.'"How do you make it right with God? What can do you do to set things straight? When we mess up, it's instinctive to want to fix things. We ma...
11 min
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The Consequence of Confronting God | David in 2...
"Do you see the terrible problem that God, Himself, has to face? For Him to be good, for Him to be just, He has to destroy David."Now we get to the infamous story of David and Bathsheba. When David knowingly sins, he does the same thing Adam and Eve ...
10 min