SC 180: It’s Foundational (Part 1)

Is there anything more we need to do with God’s Word if we’re memorizing it? After all, we’re not just reading, we’re committing it to memory! Actually, there is…something that’s so important, memorizing Scripture is worthless without it!

This week on the podcast, we’re going to look at one of the most foundational and crucial truths in all of God’s Word–one that is critical to following God. It has to do with truth, beliefs, and changing the foundations of our very lives. Plus, we’ve got another hint about our upcoming surprise for next month (!), and more. This is an episode you absolutely won’t want to miss! That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 179: Don’t Leave Your Weapons Behind!

Have you ever wondered why we should even memorize God’s Word in the first place? After all, couldn’t we just read it…and do so on our phones anywhere we go?

This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a look at the “why” and “how” of Bible memorization as we launch into out theme for this month! Join Andrew as he discusses “making memories” of God’s Word, and why we shouldn’t “leave our weapons behind” in the spiritual battles we face. We’ve also got a big announcement that some of you have been asking for! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 178: May CMOW – The Relationship of Prayer

This week on the podcast, we’re wrapping up the month of May with our 5th CMOW episode of the year…and we’ve got a special guest along for the ride! Join Andrew and Darien as we review this month and our theme of prayer and discuss the things we’ve been learning along the way. We’ll also be revealing our next challenge for June…and having some fun in the process! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 177: How To Pray–Right and Wrong

Is there a “right” or a “wrong” way to pray? According to God’s Word, there actually is…but probably not how you’re thinking!

This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a look at the instructions Jesus gave us for praying in the “Sermon on the Mount,” including perhaps the most famous prayer ever recorded. We’ll see the ways we’re *not* supposed to pray…and the encouragement of how we should. We’ve also got a special ministry opportunity to share, and much more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 176: Prayer Instructions

Have you ever wished there was some kind of “instructions” for prayer? Come to find out, there’s an entire book filled with them!

This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a look at some of the types of prayers we have recorded in God’s Word, and the examples the Lord has given us. We’ll also look at the most important thing in prayer–and it may not be what you’re thinking! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 175: Praying Without Ceasing – Action, or Attitude?

In relationships with someone, what are the two key things required to keep the relationship healthy and growing? The answer may be more simple than you think!

This week on the podcast, we’re talking about “praying without ceasing,” and what that actually looks like. And in case you’re wondering, it doesn’t mean walking around with your eyes closed at all times! 🙂 We’ll look at what it truly means to be constantly communicating with God, and living a life defined by “praying without ceasing.” Plus, we’re celebrating something special this week…so be sure to listen and find out what! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 174: Prayer, Humility, Surrender, and the Blast Furnace

When we’re praying about something and God answers “no” or “wait,” what should or response be? Should we be disappointed? Bitter (no!)? What about peaceful?

This week on the podcast, we’re going to be looking at the ways God answers prayer, and some of the reasons why He might not always say “yes.” And you’ll find out what it has to do with silver, gold, a blast furnace, and the incredible story God is writing in each of our lives if we’ve surrendered to Him. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 173: April CMOW – The Road to Emmaeuas

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we finish our journey through “the Holy week” as we walk with the two disciples on their journey to Emmaeuas, look at the Great Commission, and wrap up this awesome story. We’ll also be looking at some lessons learned throughout this month on the podcast, and reveal our next theme and challenge as we look onward into May. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 172: 72 Hours

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we continue the journey this week, taking a closer look at the 72 hour stretch from the Last Supper to the Resurrection, when so much prophecy was fulfilled, our debt was paid, and Jesus was victorious over death! We’ll look deeper at some of the things that went on, and perhaps the perspectives of some of those who witnessed the events that took place. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 171: Palm Sunday

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we take a closer look at the first Palm Sunday and Jesus’ “Triumphal Entry” into Jerusalem. We’ll look at some of the things going on, and perhaps the perspective of some of those in the crowd during that exciting day. We’ll be continuing on with the journey, as we come ever closer to Easter. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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