In episode 366, we tackled Matthew chapter 24, and let me tell you, things got real interesting. We delved into the signs of Jesus’ return, shared some personal stories, and even had a few off-the-wall questions thrown our way. It was a rollercoaster of insights and anecdotes that we can’t wait for you to hear. We covered everything from the urgency of being prepared for the Son of Man’s return to the importance of staying faithful and focused on our mission.
In episode 365, we continue our journey through the Gospels, focusing on Luke 21 and Jesus’ teachings about the end times. From the destruction of the temple to the signs in the heavens, we discuss the weighty implications and the hope that lies beyond. The episode takes a historical detour to Masada, linking past events to the prophecies Jesus spoke of. It’s a blend of biblical teachings and historical facts that will leave you pondering long after the episode ends.
In episode 364, we explore Mark chapter 13, focusing on the disciples’ questions and Jesus’ responses about the temple’s destruction and the signs of the end times. We reflect on the significance of Peter, James, and John’s inquisitive hearts in seeking deeper understanding from Jesus. The conversation takes a poignant turn as we discuss the theme of persecution and the courage needed to stand firm in faith, drawing inspiration from historical accounts of martyrs and modern-day believers facing adversity. We emphasize the importance of being vessels for God’s message and finding peace in being part of His greater plan.
In episode 363, we delve into the complex and often misunderstood topic of the end times. Jeff and Chris offer a practical and heartfelt discussion on what Jesus said about the signs of His return, the destruction of the temple, and the trials humanity will face before the world’s end.
In episode 362, we delve into the concept of generosity and its significance in the Christian faith. The core of our conversation focuses on the biblical story of the widow’s mite, as found in the Gospels of Mark and Luke. We explore the profound act of the poor widow who, despite her financial constraints, gives two small coins – all she had – as an offering in the temple. This act of giving is contrasted with the larger, yet less sacrificial, donations of the wealthy. We discuss how Jesus highlights the widow’s offering as being greater than the rest because she gave out of her poverty, while the rich gave out of their abundance.
In episode 361, Chris and Jeff, your favorite Bible Guys, dive deep into the heart of the gospel and explore the true essence of faith beyond religious facades. In this episode, they tackle the powerful words of Jesus as he confronts the Pharisees in Matthew 23:13-36, calling out their hypocrisy and challenging us to examine our own hearts.
In episode 360, we tackled the topic of the behavior of the Pharisees and how it relates to modern church culture. We dissected passages from Matthew, Mark, and Luke, where Jesus warns against the religious leaders of His time. He criticized them for not practicing what they preach, for crushing people with unbearable religious demands, and for doing everything for show. We discussed the importance of living a life that aligns with one’s teachings and the dangers of religious hypocrisy.
In episode 359, the main focus was a deep dive into three passages from the Gospels: Matthew 22, Mark 12, and Luke 20. We explored the interactions between Jesus and the religious leaders of His time, particularly how Jesus turned the tables on the Pharisees by asking them a question they couldn’t answer. The question was about the Messiah and His lineage, which led to a profound discussion on the deity of Christ and the Pharisees’ confusion over Jesus’ identity.
In episode 358, the core of our discussion centers on Jesus’ response to the religious leaders’ question about the most important commandment. We read from Matthew 22:34 and Mark 12:28, where Jesus summarizes the entire law with two commandments: Love God with all your heart, soul, and mind, and love your neighbor as yourself.
In episode 357, we dive deep into the scriptures to explore the concepts of marriage, resurrection, and life after death. Our hosts engage in a lively discussion, comparing passages from Matthew, Mark, and Luke, and addressing some of the most profound questions about our existence beyond this life.
In episode 356, we dive into the practical and spiritual aspects of one of the most famous teachings of Jesus: “Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and give to God what belongs to God.” In this discussion, we explore the dual citizenship we hold as believers and citizens of our country, and how to navigate our responsibilities in both realms.
In episode 355, we explore the parable of the wedding feast from Matthew 22 and its implications for understanding the kingdom of heaven. The conversation turns to the significance of being clothed in Christ’s righteousness and what it means for our salvation. We tackle the challenging topic of hell and the urgency it brings to evangelism. The hosts discuss the purpose of church services and the strategic approach to reaching people for Christ on Sunday mornings.
In episode 354, our discussion centers around a powerful passage found in the Synoptic Gospels—Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Each account tells the parable of the wicked tenant farmers who, instead of respecting the landowner’s servants and son, beat, killed, and stoned them. This parable is a direct critique of the religious leaders of the time, who Jesus accuses of being like those violent tenants.
In episode 353, we did an in-depth analysis of the Parable of Two Sons and its implications for obedience and repentance. We also covered the concept of the priesthood of all believers and the dangers of elevating church leaders above the congregation. Lastly, we gave practical insights for leaders in both religious and secular contexts to foster humility and servant leadership.
In episode 352, we take a closer look at the accounts of Jesus’ authority questioned by the leading priests and elders in the temple, as described in Matthew 21, Mark 11, and Luke 20. Our discussion explores the nuances of each account and the importance of not adding to the words of Scripture.
In episode 351, we delve into the complex topics of free will in heaven and the true power of faith. We tackle the perplexing story of Jesus cursing the fig tree and the implications of faith that can move mountains. Is it really about the amount of faith we have, or is there more to the story? We discuss the nuances of prayer, God’s will, and the experiences of believers who have prayed for miracles.
In episode 350, Chris and Jeff delve into scripture, examining the human tendency to seek approval from others over God, and the courage it takes to live out a public faith. They reflect on the powerful message of Jesus as the light of the world and the transformative impact of walking in His light. Whether you’re wrestling with personal struggles or seeking to deepen your faith, this episode offers a blend of relatable anecdotes and spiritual wisdom that will inspire you to live openly and authentically as a follower of Christ.
In episode 349, our main focus is an intriguing passage from John chapter 12, where some Greeks approach Philip, wanting to meet Jesus during the Passover celebration. This event leads to a significant teaching moment from Jesus about His impending death and the nature of His kingdom. Furthermore, we delve into the nature of Satan, his limitations, and his influence on the world. The discussion includes practical insights on how Satan operates and how we can avoid falling into his traps by staying true to God’s Word.
In episode 348, Chris and Jeff delve into the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus. This episode covers the social media minute, listener shoutouts, and a deep dive into the significance of Jesus’ actions in the temple during Passover. The core of our discussion centered on the biblical accounts of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, his weeping over the city, and his cleansing of the temple. We reflected on the significance of Jesus’ actions, his righteous indignation, and the fulfillment of prophecy.
In episode 347, we discussed the fulfillment of prophecy from Zechariah 9:9 and the symbolism of Jesus choosing a donkey, a humble yet kingly mode of transport. Join us in this enlightening episode of The Bible Guys Podcast as we delve into the significance of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on a donkey, an event celebrated as Palm Sunday. We explore the fulfillment of ancient prophecies and discuss the reactions of the people who witnessed this momentous occasion. From the symbolism of the donkey to the crowd’s shifting loyalties, we unpack the layers of this biblical story that is echoed in all four Gospels.
In episode 346, Jeff and Chris did an in-depth analysis of a biblical event where a woman anoints Jesus with expensive perfume. We explored the different accounts of this story in Matthew 26, Mark 14, and John 12, discussing the nuances and details unique to each gospel. We pondered the heart condition of Judas Iscariot, who criticized the woman’s act of generosity despite his own shortcomings. We concluded by discussing the importance of every believer’s contribution to the ministry, whether through direct involvement or support through resources.
Dive deep into the Gospel of Luke with us as we explore the parable of the king’s ten servants. It’s a story of responsibility, investment, and the expectations of a king for his subjects. What does it mean to be faithful with what we’re given? How does Jesus’ message resonate with our own lives and the way we handle our “talents”?
On this enlightening episode of The Bible Guys Podcast, Jeff and Chris unpack the story of Zacchaeus from the Gospel of Luke. Discover the profound impact of Jesus’ acceptance on this notorious tax collector and how it led to a dramatic transformation. This episode is a reminder that no one is beyond the reach of God’s grace and how we, as Christians, can approach others with love and understanding.
Today, Jeff and Chris dive deep into the harmonious details of the Gospels through the story of Blind Bartimaeus. In this episode, we explore the authenticity of Scripture and how the varying accounts of the same event in the Gospels actually strengthen the credibility of the Bible. We also discuss the importance of seizing opportunities, the power of faith, and the immediate accessibility of Jesus’s healing and grace.
In this episode of The Bible Guys, join a couple of friends as they dive into the topic of serving others and share some hilarious and unexpected adventure stories. From encounters with tarantulas in Haiti to eating sheep brains in Morocco, the hosts discuss the importance of humility and selflessness in serving others. They also explore a passage from Matthew 20 where Jesus teaches about servant leadership and the purpose of his own sacrifice. Tune in for a fun and practical conversation about the Bible and how it applies to our daily lives.
Let this episode encourage you to trust in God’s plan, even when circumstances seem daunting, and reminds us to seek deeper understanding of the scriptures. Join us as we delve deep into Matthew chapter 20, verses 17 through 19, and explore the profound predictions Jesus made about his own death and resurrection. Our hosts engage in a thought-provoking discussion, comparing the accounts from Mark and Luke, and unpack the disciples’ reactions to Jesus’ foretelling of his fate.