245: The Beatitudes – Peacemakers

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 he further continues our journey through the Beatitudes with “Peacemakers.” We’ll look at where we can find true peace (especially in the crazy world we’re in now), some serious conviction, and how once again this verse takes us back to the Gospel. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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242: The Beatitudes – Merciful

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 “Merciful.” We’ll look at this short, yet incredibly powerful verse…and at how it ties back to a passage from the Minor Prophets! That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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241: The Beatitudes – Hungering and Thirsting

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 “Hungering and Thirsting.” We’ll look, as always, into definitions of this fascinating verse, and how the Beatitudes tie together! 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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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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213: January Review – Reading for Application

This week on the podcast, we’ll be reviewing our theme for the month of Reading God’s Word. Join us as we look back at what we’ve been learning, discuss some key points from the month, and reveal our next challenge! That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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212: The Microscope, the Telescope, & Good vs. Best

What do a telescope and a microscope have to do with reading God’s Word? Perhaps a little more than you might think!

This week on the podcast, we’ll continuing building on our challenge of building a habit of reading God’s Word daily as we look this week at some ideas of “methods” for reading God’s Word, as well as a caution to “remember the reason why.” That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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211: Reading, Studying, & Meditating: Tying it all Together (It’s Foundational, Part 4)

When we think about reading and studying God’s Word, there’s an additional component we don’t often consider: “where the rubber meets the road,” or application. How do we go from knowing, to learning, to applying?

This week on the podcast, we’ll continuing building on our challenge of building a habit of reading God’s Word daily as we look this week at what Biblical Meditation. Join Andrew as he takes a look at how we should be doing more than “just” reading, “just” studying, and instead *learning* and *applying* the truths in God’s Word. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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