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Episode 1017

How Can My Difficult Marriage Glorify Christ?

Topic: Marriage
A faithful, covenant-keeping spouse can display the truth of Christ’s covenant with us — even after a failed marriage.
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Episode 1016

Do We Really Need Musical Worship?

Topic: Corporate Worship
Qualified leaders should help God’s people come together to express his infinite value by lifting their voices and hearts in song.
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Episode 1015

When Should Christians Use Satire?

Topic: Speech
While satire, irony, sarcasm, and ridicule all have their place in exposing evil and harm, Christians should patiently seek to win others in love.
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Episode 1014

Why Does the New Testament Cite Extrabiblical Sources?

Topic: Inspiration & Inerrancy of the Bible
Sometimes biblical authors drew in material from outside the Bible in order to strengthen their points for their audience.
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Episode 1013

What Is Revival and Where Do We Find It?

Topic: Revival / Awakening
Revival is a concentrated work of God where Christians in various churches earnestly desire more of Christ, boldness in witness, and commitment to missions.
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The Benedict Option and American Politics

Topic: Evangelism, Culture, Government
Christians are called to be different from the world, but engaged with the world. That’s not comfortable, but it is essentially Christian.
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Episode 1012

Why I’m Baptist

Topic: Baptism & Membership, Christian Unity
First, be a Bible-guided Christian. Second, embrace the Bible-rooted doctrines of grace. Third, come to your convictions on baptism.
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Episode 1011

My Prodigal Left Home — Should I Give Him Money?

Topic: Parenting
If you have a prodigal, immerse yourself in the Bible and pray with your spouse for wisdom, love, boldness, and joy.
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Episode 1010

Is God Ever Surprised?

Topic: The Foreknowledge of God
God is never ignorant about the future or about anything. He is never uncertain about what is coming. He is God.
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Episode 1009

What If Life Turns Out to Be Pointless?

Topic: Worldview
Christianity and nihilism are exclusive, because God himself is the meaning and purpose and value of human existence.
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