Episodes

Episode 1803

Who Is the Man of Lawlessness?

End Times
Paul teaches that Jesus will not return until “the man of lawlessness is revealed.” Who is this man of lawlessness?
Special Episode

Roe v. Wade Has Ended — Our Pro-Life Work Has Not

Abortion
The Christian pro-life cause goes far deeper than legislation. We aim not only to change laws and behavior, but to change hearts and eternities.
Episode 1802

Sustain Your Prayer Life with Sleep

Prayer
Satan will try to put us to sleep in prayer. And he does so, most commonly, by tricking us into staying up too late the night before.
Episode 1801

Is God Present or Absent in Hell?

Heaven & Hell
Is God present in hell, as John seems to say in Revelation 14:10 — or is he absent, as Paul seems to say in 2 Thessalonians 1:9?
Episode 1800

What’s the Center of Our Holiness?

Sanctification & Growth
Scripture describes the process of sanctification in many different ways. How can we weave the various strands together into one coherent picture?
Episode 1799

God’s Love and My Sickness

The Love of God
Because Jesus loved Lazarus, the Gospel of John tells us, he did not come to him right away, but lingered and let him die. How is that love?
Episode 1798

Crucial Texts for Our Hardest Battles

Killing Sin
When temptation strikes, we need more than a vague sense of God’s goodness — we need specific promises. Pastor John shares his favorite passages for fighting sin.
Episode 1797

Is God More Honored or Dishonored in the World?

The Glory of God
If God aims to be glorified in this world, why is human history and the daily news filled with so much that dishonors him?
Episode 1796

The Pervasive Problem of Loving Money

Money
The love of money often lives where others least suspect, like in the hearts of Pharisees, miracle workers, and those who seem most moral.
Episode 1795

How Do I ‘Wrestle’ in Prayer?

Prayer
Paul speaks of wrestling in prayer, and many of us use his phrase. But what might our prayer lives actually feel like if we wrestled like the apostle?