Episode 1214

What 40-Year-Old David Platt Would Say to His 20-Year-Old Self

Topic: The Unwasted Life, World Missions
David Platt, like all of us, has past regrets and future hopes. Here’s what he would say to his 20-year-old self.
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Episode 1213

Isn’t the Joy-Centered Life Just an Emotional Roller Coaster?

Topic: Assurance of Salvation, Christian Hedonism
If our affections are the thermometer of our relationship with God, how can we remain stable through all our emotional ups and downs?
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Episode 1212

How Do I Find God’s Will for My Life?

Topic: Knowing God’s Will
Security, comfort, and wealth aren’t the primary guides for our job decisions. God is. But how do we discern his will?
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Episode 1211

Does Scripture Forbid Entrepreneurs from Raising Big Money?

Topic: Money, The Unwasted Life
A bank account with seven, eight, or nine zeros is not necessarily sinful. But it is dangerous for hearts that easily treasure dollar signs.
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Episode 1210

How Do I Overcome Crippling Self-Consciousness?

Topic: Indwelling Sin, Identity in Christ
An excessive self-focus leads to either discouragement or pride. So what steps can we take to conquer the curse of self-consciousness?
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Episode 1209

Where Is Satan Most Visibly Active Today?

Topic: Satan
Wherever saving truth is hated, distorted, and muted, Satan is at work. Our best weapon against him is to tell and live the truth.
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Episode 1208

A Word to Strengthen Parents of Disabled Children

Topic: Parenting, Disease & Sickness
Caring for a disabled child often goes unthanked and unrecognized in this world. But God sees every sacrifice, and he will reward you.
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Episode 1207

How Do I Overcome My Fear of Death?

Topic: Death & Dying
Everything we need in life and death was bought by the blood of Jesus. We have nothing to fear — not even death.
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Episode 1206

Should Christians Save for Retirement?

Topic: Money, Retirement
The Bible doesn’t have a category for retiring from ministry. We may retire from a paid vocation, but never from loving and serving others.
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Episode 1205

Drug Users and Christian Hedonists — Aren’t Both Just Chasing the Next High?

Topic: Christian Hedonism, Joy
Both drug users and Christians feel ups and downs. But the parallels end there. Pastor John gives five reasons why the experiences are different.
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