Month: January 2015

NewLSFB194: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Psalms 108 and 109

Have you ever been falsely accused? Attacked? I have. And it hurts. The human part of us wants to strike back, but then we remember what Jesus said in His sermon on the mount in Matthew 5:38 and 39, “38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth…

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NewLSFB193: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Romans 3

In this chapter the apostle Paul is, of course, speaking to the Jews again. And the purpose of this chapter is to answer questions and objections that some Jews had in regards to their position or status as Jews, and to point out further the relationship of the law to faith. Paul reassured the Jews…

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NewLSFB192: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Joshua 14 and 15

Let’s take a look at chapter 14 for a moment. Joshua has gathered Eleazar the high priest and the leaders from each tribe in order to divide up the land of Canaan by lot as God had instructed Moses. But we see at verse 6 that Caleb, accompanied by the leaders of the tribe of…

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NewLSFB191: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Psalms 107

In this Psalm there are several calls to give thanks to the Lord, for he is good and his loyal love endures. We hear this refrain four times: Let them give thanks to the Lord for his loyal love,and for the amazing things he has done for people! And the Psalm ends with the line:…

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NewLSFB190: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Romans 2

In Romans 2, the apostle Paul is focusing his attention on the Jew. Understandably, the typical Jew felt that he was better than any non-Jew, or Greek as today’s translation says, or Gentile as is commonly used. I say understandably because the Jewish people are God’s chosen people. It was them to whom God spoke….

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NewLSFB189: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Joshua 12 and 13

Today I want to zero in on Joshua 13, verse 6. Here, God is speaking to a very old Joshua, and He reminds Joshua that there is still a great deal land to be conquered before the promise He made to Abraham, et al. is fulfilled. And then God says, “I will drive out before…

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NewLSFB188: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Psalms 106

The chapter opens with a call to praise the Lord and give thanks because He is good and His loyal love endures. In fact, the first five verses are a joy to read. We’re sort of saying, “Yes! Amen!” along with the author. And then at verse seven things take a darker tone. The author…

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NewLSFB187: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Romans 1

Paul’s epistle, or letter to the Romans is probably the most eloquent and developed presentations of God’s plan of salvation in the entire Bible. It begins with an introduction here in the first chapter up to verse 15, then moves into presenting the Gospel in all of its intricacies through to the end of chapter…

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NewLSFB186: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Joshua 11

Here in Joshua 11 there are three things I wanted to focus on for just a moment. The first is that we see in the first few verses that Israel’s enemies banded together to defeat them. It didn’t matter what their differences were, they knew that Israel had defeated every enemy they faced, so if they…

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NewLSFB185: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – Psalms 103-105

In our chapters from Psalms today, I’m reminded of how forgetful we are. Nowadays, one of my favorite apps is Evernote, when I remember to use it. Here’s an example of how it’s helped me. Sometime last year one of the headlights on my car burned out, so I went to my local auto parts…

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