Episodes

Episode 1709

The Glorious Duty of Thanksgiving

Gratitude
Gratitude is a duty — we ought to thank God for the grace he has given. But genuine Christian gratitude is far more than mere duty.
Episode 1708

How Can I Serve My Disabled Friends?

Disease & Sickness
Jesus healed people with deep, lifelong disabilities. So should we pray that he would heal loved ones with disabilities like Down syndrome or cerebral palsy?
Episode 1707

Is Violent Crime Under God’s Providence?

Suffering, The Sovereignty of God
When we don’t understand God and his ways, we can still rest here: God is always totally sovereign, and God is always infinitely good.
Episode 1706

Only Jesus Knows the Full Force of Temptation

Jesus never lied, stole, coveted, grumbled, lusted, or sinned in any other way. And that means Jesus alone knows the full force of temptation.
Episode 1705

Parenting Young Children Through Life’s Pains

Suffering, The Sovereignty of God
When suffering overshadows the life of a family, how can parents help their children embrace God’s all-good, all-wise, all-governing providence?
Episode 1704

Is Complementarity Merely Functional?

Manhood & Womanhood
Are God’s callings for men and women merely functional and practical, or do they flow from something deeper in his design?
Episode 1703

One Day Tolerance Will End

The Person of Christ, End Times
We live in the day of salvation, the day of patience, the day of tolerance. But when Jesus returns, that day will end forever.
Episode 1702

On Cigarettes, Vaping, and Nicotine

Parenting, Diet & Exercise
Despite the warnings, cigarette smoking and other forms of nicotine use persist. How concerned should parents be about whether their teens smoke, chew, or vape?
Episode 1701

Does God Command Our Praise for His Sake or Ours?

Christian Hedonism
Pleasure in God is not complete unless it overflows in praise to God. And praise to God is not sincere unless it overflows from pleasure in God.
Episode 1700

How to Find More Joy in God

Christian Hedonism, Joy
Joy in God was never meant to be a solitary pursuit. Joy sends us out to serve — and serving fills us up with joy.