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Episode 1253

Should I Attend the Wedding of a Couple Already Living Together?

Topic: Homosexuality, Marriage
Whether we attend the wedding of a couple living together or decide to stay home, we are saying something. So what exactly should we say?
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Episode 1252

How Do I Teach ‘Christian Hedonism’ to My Kids?

Topic: Children, Parenting
Children don’t need to use the label “Christian Hedonism,” but parents can help them grasp what it means to be happy in God.
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Episode 1251

Should I Ever Take an Action I Don’t ‘Have Peace’ About?

Topic: Wisdom, Fear & Anxiety
Peace and calm are not the only factors in determining what we should do. Pastor John explains what else should govern our decisions.
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Episode 1250

Five Ways Jesus Changes Our Relationship to the Old Testament

Topic: Old Testament Biblical Figures, Bible Reading
How do Christians know which Old Testament laws apply to them? Pastor John explains five ways Jesus shapes our approach to the Old Testament.
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Episode 1249

What Is the Place of Faith in My Unanswered Prayers?

Topic: Prayer, The Sovereignty of God, Death & Dying
When God consistently answers prayers with “no,” many of us wonder if our faith is the problem. So what role does faith play in unanswered prayers?
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Episode 1248

What Hope Does God Offer in My Depression?

Topic: Depression
God promises hope to the downcast, fullness of life to the broken, and joy to the depressed. Here are five passages to turn to when darkness falls.
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Episode 1247

Ministering Without R.C. Sproul

Topic: Church & Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Death & Dying
R.C. Sproul went home to be with the Lord on December 14, 2017. Burk Parsons shares what it’s like to live and minister without him.
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Episode 1246

Real Sermons Are Not Lectures or Moral Stories

Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Church Practices
Pastors are not merely teachers or lecturers. They are shepherds to needy sheep. Burk Parsons describes the kind of sermons a shepherd should give.
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Episode 1245

How Do I Feed My Joy in Jesus Every Morning?

Topic: Bible Reading, Christian Hedonism
If Christ is not our supreme treasure, something else will gladly take his place. So how do we preserve our joy in God through the day?
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Episode 1244

How Do I Choose Good Books and Grow My Library?

Topic: Worldview & Culture, Study & Scholarship
Millions of books compete for our attention, but only a fraction of them are worth reading. So where do we start when trying to grow our library?
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