238: The Beatitudes – Mourn

The Sermon on the Mount, and more specifically the Beatitudes, are among some of the most beloved passages in all of God’s Word. They’re Jesus’ teachings on living everyday life…and something we need to be reminded of again and again…

This week on the podcast, join Andrew as he continues our journey through the Beatitudes with “Mourn.” We’ll look again into definitions of this very interesting verse, as well as what it has to do with…joy? That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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237: The Beatitudes: Poor in Spirit

The Sermon on the Mount, and more specifically the Beatitudes, are among some of the most beloved passages in all of God’s Word. They’re Jesus’ teachings on living everyday life…and something we need to be reminded of again and again…
This week on the podcast, join Andrew as he begins our journey into the Beatitudes with “The Poor in Spirit.” We’ll look at what the “core of the matter,” and what this passage has to do with…vitamin deficiencies? That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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236: The Beatitudes: Intro – The Cure

The Sermon on the Mount, and more specifically the Beatitudes, are among some of the most beloved passages in all of God’s Word. They’re Jesus’ teachings on living everyday life…and something we need to be reminded of again and again…

This week on the podcast, join Andrew as he looks at an introduction to the Beatitudes, getting a “running start” as we begin our series over the coming weeks. We’ll look at some backdrop of the beginning of Jesus ministry, the calling of some of the disciples—and more importantly, how Jesus calling everyday people impacts our lives now. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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235: June Review – The Covenant of Day and Night

This week we’ve got our review episode for the month of June! Join Andrew this week as he looks back at the month, rounding off the first half of 2020 with a look at the conclusion of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, “Guided by Love”, the “Covenant of the Day and Night,” and our next theme coming for July, as well as a special series coming up. That’s all in this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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234: Guided by Love

n a world that seems to be coming apart at the seams, with divisions and rifts on issues from pandemics to politics to protests…where do we turn on this “windswept sea” were navigating?

Join Andrew this week as he shares something from God’s Word that provides us with a beacon of hope in this dark world—something that’s easy to forget, yet crucial to remember: love. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character podcast!

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233: Facing Impossible Odds – Esther

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the final installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll examine the familiar (and amazing!) story of Esther, and how a young woman in the right place “for such a time as this” saved an entire nation of people. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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232: Facing Impossible Odds – Nehemiah

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before? Join Andrew this

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231: Facing Impossible Odds – Daniel

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the next installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll turn to another one of the “most famous stories of the Bible”, of “Dreams, Kings and Schemes”—Looking at Daniel, his captivity, and thriving amongst some truly impossible odds. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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230: May Review – A Foundation in the Past, a Hope in the Future

In a season where it seems like all hope is gone, where can we turn? The past can provide us a glimmer of it…but what about the future?

Join Andrew this week for our review episode for May, looking back at the month, some lessons learned, and our next theme for June. We’ll look again at the stories of Moses, Gideon, and David, as well as what God as the Creator has to do with having hope (confidence) in the future and His promises. That’s all on this week’s episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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229: Facing Impossible Odds – David

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the next installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll turn to perhaps one of the most famous stories of the whole Bible, of “The Shepherd, The Slingshot, and Selfless Love”—Looking at David’s facing Goliath, and a situation that threatened to tear a friendship apart. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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