Saturday, July 11, 2020

Pondering the Meaning of Life

Pondering the meaning of life during a swim. Lot's of juicy tidbits in this podcast thought experiment.  I might actually be on to something here!   

Show Notes:

What is the meaning of life?;
People's names that last centuries; 
Absalom's posterity and a pile of rocks; 
Making a difference in the world; 
Mass murderers and history; 
Achilles in the movie Troy impacted me; 
Even tombstones fade away; 
Paul and winning the prize Php 3:14; 
Obtaining in the race 1 Co 9:24; 
Love in 1 Cor 13 is the motivation; 
Wanting to be remembered is rooted in selfishness; 
Subtract love and we are clanging cymbals; 
Love is in BOTH the greatest commandments;
Hearing "Well done"!  by Jesus; 
Knowing Jesus is eternal life John 17:3;

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Consequences for Ignoring the Heart

Not confessing negative things with our mouth can possibly lead to ignoring important heart issues.

Show Notes:

Think on Good things Phil 4:8;
Pitfalls of not resolving heart issues;
Torment Matt 18:32-35;
Prayers not being heard Ps 66:18;
1 Pet 3:7 hindered prayer;
Unconscious mind running the show;
Max Planck Institute Study;
Heart trumps willpower;
2Ti 2:25-26 recovering ourselves out of the snare of the devil;
Johns Hopkins on forgiveness;
Unforgiveness leads to diseases;
How to forgive;
Mayo Clinic on forgiveness;
Unforgiveness and disease;
The act of forgiveness;
Follower Facebook comments;

Here is the Facebook Post mentioned in the podcast.  

What are the consequences of not dealing with resentment or unforgiveness in our hearts?

Posted by Conrad Carriker on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Purging Iniquity - there is Victory!

Struggling with iniquity even though you confess Jesus is Lord? There is victory. Bringing some scriptures your way today! 

 That check in our spirit is what we need to work on; 
 Thoughts precede actions; 
 Living the Abundant Life ; 
Get control of our thoughts before they control us; 
 We choose what to think Phil 4:8; 
 Cognitive therapy and the bible; 
 Intrapersonal dialogue like God in Genesis 1; 
1Pe 2:24 living to righteousness; 
 2Ti 2:25-26 opposing ourselves and snare of the devil; 
 2Ti 2:19-23 the believer purges themselves to be a meet vessel; 
 2Co 7 we clean ourselves ; 
 1Pe 1:22 purifying our souls; 
 Holiness and the root of bitterness Heb 12:14-15; 
 Soil and the Sower of the Word Mar 4:3-9; 
 Be Still know God Psalm 46:10; 
 We are our thoughts Prov 23:7; 
 Seeking God in our introspection; 
 Psa 77:6 searching the heart diligently; 
 Psa 4:4 communing with our heart; 
 Psa 63:5-6 meditating on God; 
 Rom 12:1-2 Transform our minds; 
Smith Wigglesworth says to clean the heart!; 
 AA Allen says to clean the heart! ;