Podcast: PRAYER

The Wellspring of Wisdom

The book of Proverbs is one of the best places in the Bible to look at the topic of wisdom. Wisdom is a lot more than just having high moral values. It is knowing what the right thing to do is in the majority of life situations where the moral rules don’…

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Training in Wisdom

Wisdom can be defined as: competence with regard to the complex realities of life. It has to do with understanding a particular situation and then knowing the right thing to do. For example, you might decide you really want to help a poor family to get o…

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True Wisdom

We live in a pluralistic society, which results in people continually fighting about morality. They’re fighting about different views on what is good and what is bad, what is right and what is wrong. In many ways this was different in ancient societies b…

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The Law and the Promise

Today’s passage is not an easy one. When you look through it, there’s a lot of obscurity. Nothing leaps up and grabs you, but if we do some mining, we’ll find all sorts of gems in here. This passage helps unlock one of the keys for understanding all of t…

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Relying on the Law

All of our personal problems and practical problems are really theological ones. Most theological problems are really practical problems, because theology affects the way you live. Today we’re going to look at one huge problem. There’s a theological way …

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The Gospel and the Word

This is a great passage. There are so many details in it. I think, however, the important thing would probably be to get the gist of it, the point, which I think is actually in verse 8. Then we can come back and look at the parts and the details later wi…

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The Principle of Spiritual Power

In our culture, many people go to church looking for spiritual power. They’re looking for spirituality, or prayer, or changes in consciousness. People don’t want to be told how to live decently, because that whole idea that there’s a certain way to live …

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The Sacredness of Communion | Francis Chan

For many Christians, the sacredness, holiness, and presence of God is thought to be more intense in the Old Testament compared to how one might assume God is in the New Testament. In this weeks episode, Pastor Francis Chan confronts this misconception as…

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Changing Your Relationships Through the Power of Kindness

Best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn challenges listeners to practice acts of kindness to see the positive difference it will make in their relationships. Get Shaunti’s book “The Kindness Challenge” for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2021-08-03?refcd=1122205 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/broadcast/changing-your-relationships-through-the-power-of-kindness/#featured-resource-cta If you’ve listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/

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Bible: End or Means?

If you read through the gospel stories, one of the things that strikes you almost immediately is how often Jesus Christ debated with those around him — not only how often he came into debates but how often he started them too. Today’s message comes from …

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