Two interesting stories from Abraham’s life. In the first one Abraham barters with God to try and save Sodom and Gomorrah if only he can find some righteous people in the city. In the second one Abraham is tested by God to see if God is more important to him even than his son Isaac.
James challenges us about what faith means. What does it mean to be a Christian? If it only means to believe in Jesus then satan and his demons would have to be called Christians because they believe… and they tremble. James calls us to a faith backed up with actions.
The third of a seres of podcasts on the Christmas story. This part is on Luke 2 where we learn about the coming of the shepherds and the familiar story of laying the baby Jesus in a manager because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke focuses on Mary’ story and should be particularly familiar to fans of the Charlie Brown Christmas special.
The second of a seres of podcasts on the Christmas story. This part is on Matthew 2 where we learn about the coming of the wisemen and about Herod the Great who is threatened by the news that a king has been born.
This episode starts a multi-week look at the Christmas story. This first part starts in Matthew 1. Matthew’s account focuses on the role of Joseph. Imagine this from his perspective. Your fiancee us pregnant but says she has not been with another man.
This episode also features the song Amen by Chris Christensen