WWUTT: The Bible Is True Because the Bible Says It’s True?

How can we know that the Bible really is God's word and it what it says is true?Well, first of all, because the Bible says so. Whoa! Hold the phone! The Bible is true because the Bible says it's true? That's a circular argument! Listen, it’s perfectly reasonable.If we said the Bible was something the Bible didn't say that would be a problem, wouldn’t it? But even on its own, the reasoning isn’t circular. The Bible is self-affirming. We use history to examine history, right?Well, lik … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 168: Behold the Lamb

[display_podcast]There is a beautiful and breathtaking symmetry to the life and ministry of Jesus.Case in point, as you will hear in this PODCAST, here in John 12, the beloved disciple brings us full circle. You may not see that now. But trust me, you will by the time we conclude this discussion.Let me give you one tantalizing little hint: This beautiful symmetry to which I refer has little to do with palm branches, but everything to do with lambs.Now watch this: When John … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Mark of the Beast?

In Revelation 12 and 13, the Apostle John described an unholy trinity - an imitation of the triune God - consisting of the Dragon or Satan, the first beast who is the anti-christ; and the second beast – the false prophet. The second beast makes all the earth worship the first beast, performing great signs and deceptions, and causes those who wouldn’t worship the beast to be slain. Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 167: This Your Day

[display_podcast]You talk about a collision of conflicting emotions, welcome to Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into His beloved city of Jerusalem.As you will hear in this PODCAST, all of this emotional turmoil will come to a climax as Jesus paused during His Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, gazed longingly at breathtaking panorama, and then suddenly sang this song of lament: 41 Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it, 42 saying, “If you had known, even you, especially in this your d … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 126: Why Do We Hide Our True Selves?

[display_podcast]In the past, I was so good at covering the real me, and hiding my imperfections - and my clumsiness - in most any situation.  I had been through a time of great suffering and pain and was very good at hiding from my true self.Have you ever struggled with the fear of showing your true self to the world?Do you back off of things you are gifted in and you know it’s because of insecurity?Would you be surprised to find that most everyone struggles to reveal their true … [Read more...]

School Circle 5: Investing our Talents and Saving our Nation with Bill Coate

[display_podcast]In this week’s show, Vince lays out in layman’s terms what stewardship really means.Being a good steward over what we are given – both physical items we own, as well as spiritual gift – boils down to what we read in Matthew 25:14-30, 14 “It will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag, each according to his ability. Then he went on his jour … [Read more...]


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