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Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.

Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.
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Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.

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English


Episodes

Five To Focus 54. Four Reasons For Stagnant Faith (Part 2)

12/10/2018
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The glory of the past and shame of sin are the first two reasons discussed in last week’s episode (#53) on why you might be stagnant in your faith. This week’s reasons: You are consumed by their past to the point of being blinded to your future, and you are overwhelmed by all that needs […]

Duration:00:05:29

Five To Focus 53. 4 Reasons For Stagnant Faith

12/3/2018
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The glory of the past and shame of sin are the first two reasons discussed in this episode on why you might be stagnant in your faith. Next week, Ryan will discuss another two reasons. Let this be an opportunity for personal reflection to see if you are pressing on for the what the Lord […]

Duration:00:06:38

Five To Focus 52. Press On Despite the Past

11/26/2018
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A race in 1954 is a good illustration of what Paul is talking about in Philippians 3:14. Take five minutes to focus on pressing on in your faith in Jesus without looking back and possibly missing the blessing of serving Him. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, […]

Duration:00:05:29

Five To Focus 51. A Concise Meaning of Life and Death

11/12/2018
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In one short sentence, Paul tells us what life and death are all about! Let this episode encourage you that whether life or death, it is about Jesus. Scripture: Philippians 1:21-24. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like […]

Duration:00:05:25

Five To Focus 50. The Struggle of Persevering

11/5/2018
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You might be wondering somewhat the same thing: Why should I keep on living in the faith? Or maybe even: Why do I still have to be on this earth? What we learn from Paul is this: the motivation to keep striving for Christ has no place for selfishness. Scripture: Philippians 1:21-24. Feedback If […]

Duration:00:04:55

Five To Focus 49. It Has Been Granted To You

10/29/2018
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If you have been given the chance to know the Creator of the Universe, to be forgiven of your sins, to be declared righteous by God through Christ, to receive the eternal reward of heaven instead of the eternal punishment of torment in hell upon death–If you have been given this chance, then why would […]

Duration:00:04:34

Five To Focus 48. Living Worthy of the Gospel Despite Opposition

10/22/2018
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Are you living a life worthy of the gospel? Can people look at your life and see that you are living by the truth of God’s Word? Or will they look at your life and see that you are living in sin and there really isn’t anything different in you than what they see in […]

Duration:00:04:43

Five To Focus 47. You Are A Citizen of Heaven

10/16/2018
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Here is our command: fulfill all the duties devolving upon you as a member of the body of Christ. This episode looks at Philippians 1:27 to begin focusing on the truth that you are citizen of heaven and are commanded to live like it! Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode […]

Duration:00:05:06

Five To Focus 46. It Is Well With My Soul

10/8/2018
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Horatio Spafford wrote this hymn during a time of severe grief. Listen to the story behind my favorite hymn, and a little fact about it that I didn’t know until I prepared for this episode. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If […]

Duration:00:06:24

Five To Focus 45. You Are A Partaker Of Grace

10/1/2018
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Last week, we looked at one of our identities as a believer in the local church—we are partners in the gospel. Today we continue that theme by looking at another aspect of our identity within the body of Christ as Paul tells us in Philippians 1:6-7. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for […]

Duration:00:05:40

Five To Focus 44. You Are A Partner In the Gospel

9/24/2018
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Church is not an activity on your calendar that you get points for attending. It’s part of who you are as a partner in the gospel. Learn from Paul in Philippians 1:5 to discover more of your identity within the community of believers called the church. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for […]

Duration:00:06:27

Five To Focus 43. The Joy in Being Justified

9/17/2018
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Find joy in knowing what it means to be justified by God. Scriptures quoted in this episode: Romans 8:33-34, Matthew 4:17, and 2 Corinthians 5:21. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment […]

Duration:00:05:34

Five To Focus 42. Overcoming the Fear of Speaking Out For Christ

9/11/2018
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Be encouraged! God’s Word is authoritative for our lives, and the Holy Spirit will help you know what to say in the moment. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this […]

Duration:00:05:00

Five To Focus 41. Practicing Praying Scripture- Psalm 144.1

9/3/2018
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Ryan walks through Psalm 144:1 to show how you can pray through Scripture. This based on Dr. Don Whitney’s book Praying the Bible. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this […]

Duration:00:07:03

Quick August Update

8/1/2018
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Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact with @rstro on Twitter.

Duration:00:01:16

Five To Focus 40. Wages According to Labor

7/30/2018
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The most encouraging truth you might hear today is what Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 3:8. You will be rewarded according to your labor, not according to the growth. We need to persevere in our service to God even if we get disappointed with what we think is happening as a result. Feedback If […]

Duration:00:04:46

Five To Focus 39. Remember What the Lord Has Done

7/17/2018
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Never forget. We hear those words spoken about September 11, 2001, but they can be a powerful help for you in times of trouble when you remember what the Lord has done. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would […]

Duration:00:05:40

Five To Focus 38. Fight Your Struggles With Firm Faith

7/2/2018
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1 Peter 5:6-9 is the passage referred to in this episode to help you see why standing firm in your faith is the way to combat the striggles Satan presents in your life. See the connection between your faith and Satan’s attempt to devour you. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an […]

Duration:00:06:06

Five To Focus 37. Wait on the Lord

6/25/2018
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When the Bible tells us to wait on the Lord, it is talking about a hopeful trust and dependence that the Lord will work out His good and perfect will. This episode is 4 of 4 of the natural worship service order seen in Psalm 33. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for […]

Duration:00:05:12

Five To Focus 36. Don’t Throw Marshmallows at A Brick Wall

6/18/2018
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The counsel of the Lord and His plans stand forever. In a chaotic world, v.18 tells us that we can be thankful that God has his eye on those who fear him and who hope in his steadfast love. This episode is 3 of 4 of the natural worship service order seen in Psalm 33. […]

Duration:00:04:17