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Heroes in the Bible with Dr. Tony Evans

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Pray.com’s Heroes in the Bible is an extraordinary audio series hosted by esteemed biblical scholar Dr. Tony Evans. This innovative series delves into the profound tales of despair and victory woven into the lives of the most revered figures in the Bible. ‍ Season 1 of this series brought the story of David to life —from humble beginnings as a shepherd to his ascension as King. Season 2 of Heroes in the Bible showcases the greatest story ever told -- the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This series will take us down the harrowing path from Nazareth to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. We will ascend the mountain where Jesus was tempted by Satan and sail through choppy seas where He walked on water. Then, we will behold the gruesome glory of the cross, where Jesus defeated sin and death. Sign up for our Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.HeroesInTheBible.com/ Each episode revitalizes the biblical narratives, skillfully rendering these timeless stories through the lens of an array of distinct voice actors. The soundscapes are painted with cinematic precision, accompanied by bespoke musical scores, creating a deeply immersive auditory experience. Heroes in the Bible transcends traditional storytelling, serving as a vibrant, sonic tableau that brings these historical narratives to life. Designed to captivate the adult Christian listener, this series offers an innovative method to engage with and understand the Bible, fostering a deeper connection to these stories of faith and resilience. With each episode, be prepared to embark on an auditory pilgrimage, experiencing the Bible as never before.

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Pray.com’s Heroes in the Bible is an extraordinary audio series hosted by esteemed biblical scholar Dr. Tony Evans. This innovative series delves into the profound tales of despair and victory woven into the lives of the most revered figures in the Bible. ‍ Season 1 of this series brought the story of David to life —from humble beginnings as a shepherd to his ascension as King. Season 2 of Heroes in the Bible showcases the greatest story ever told -- the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This series will take us down the harrowing path from Nazareth to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. We will ascend the mountain where Jesus was tempted by Satan and sail through choppy seas where He walked on water. Then, we will behold the gruesome glory of the cross, where Jesus defeated sin and death. Sign up for our Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.HeroesInTheBible.com/ Each episode revitalizes the biblical narratives, skillfully rendering these timeless stories through the lens of an array of distinct voice actors. The soundscapes are painted with cinematic precision, accompanied by bespoke musical scores, creating a deeply immersive auditory experience. Heroes in the Bible transcends traditional storytelling, serving as a vibrant, sonic tableau that brings these historical narratives to life. Designed to captivate the adult Christian listener, this series offers an innovative method to engage with and understand the Bible, fostering a deeper connection to these stories of faith and resilience. With each episode, be prepared to embark on an auditory pilgrimage, experiencing the Bible as never before.

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English


Episodes
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Chapter 8: The Broken Flask

4/19/2024
Chapter 8 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. The Broken Flask - Jesus’ heart for the hurting and vulnerable is showcased in contrast to the religious elite’s piety and hypocrisy. This is where the tension between Jesus and the Pharisees reaches a critical point. Jesus rebukes the religious elite, and thus sets in motion a conspiracy to put an end to him. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Job 38:41, Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:10

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Chapter 7: My Burden is Light

4/12/2024
Chapter 7 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. My Burden is Light - Jesus begins healing the sick and making enemies in the process. It is at this point Jesus differentiates himself from just a good teacher. He is displaying acts that only God can do. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Psalm 147:3, He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:54

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Chapter 6: The Twelve

4/5/2024
Chapter 6 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. The Twelve - Jesus chooses the twelve disciples, and ultimately proves the world wrong about who is worthy to be great in the Kingdom of God. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Luke 9:23, And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:33

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Chapter 5: The Outcasts

3/29/2024
Chapter 5 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. The Outcasts - Jesus’ teaching goes viral, and he begins ministering to the broken, sick, and the outcasts. This episode showcases the slow-build of Jesus’ popularity, as well as his willingness to use the broken and imperfect to spread the kingdom of God. Today's opening prayer is inspired by John 3:16, For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:59

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Chapter 4: This is My Son

3/23/2024
Chapter 4 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. This is My Son - The Beginning of Jesus’ Ministry. This story is the beginning of Christ’s ministry here on earth. This story begins with the heavens splitting open to showcase Jesus as the beloved son of God, and it ends with a battle of mind and emotions between Jesus and Satan. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Mark 1:15, And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:22

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Chapter 3: God With Us

3/15/2024
Chapter 3 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. God With Us - The Birth of Christ. This story showcases the humble yet profound beginning to Jesus. His birth fulfills many prophecies, yet flips people’s expectations upside-down. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Luke 2:11, For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:54

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Chapter 2: You Are Chosen

3/8/2024
Chapter 2 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. You Are Chosen - Mary and Joseph are chosen to be the parents who raise the Messiah. Much will be required of Mary and Joseph to enact God’s will, thus leading us by example. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Luke 1:30-31, And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:40

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Chapter 1: He is Coming

3/1/2024
Chapter 1 of Heroes in the Bible: Jesus with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by the Gospels. He is Coming - The foretelling and the birth of John the Baptist. John is the last living prophet that paves the way for the coming Messiah - he is the prelude to Jesus’ epic coming. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Luke 1:37, For with God nothing shall be impossible. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:56

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Chapter 30: Death of a Hero

2/23/2024
Chapter 30 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 23 - 1 Kings 2. The Death of a Hero - David enters into the rest of his Lord, and the crown is passed to an unlikely heir. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Romans 12:2, GDon’t be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:39

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Chapter 29: The Heart of a King

2/16/2024
Chapter 29 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 21-24. The Heart of a King - David marches into battle once more as a weary and old king. His hands tremble when he holds his sword, but the God of all creation goes before him to secure his legacy. Today's opening prayer is inspired by 2 Corinthians 5:17, Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:32

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Chapter 28: The Rebellion of Sheba

2/9/2024
Chapter 28 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 20. The Rebellion of Sheba - An ambitious and evil man rises through the ranks and threatens to tear apart everything God has built through David. Will he be able to strike when the king is at his most vulnerable? Today's opening prayer is inspired by Hebrews 11:6, Without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:26

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Chapter 27: Hanging on a Tree

2/2/2024
Chapter 27 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 17-19. Hanging on a Tree - Absalom rages against his father. However, he underestimates the faithfulness of his father’s men, and the strength of their loyalty. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Psalm 71:21, Increase my honor and comfort me again. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:26

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Chapter 26: The Exiled Father

1/26/2024
Chapter 26 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 15-16. The Exiled Father - The exiled son returns. His embittered rage threatens David’s life, and the king is forced to flee from his own son. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Proverbs 3:5-6, Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:10

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Chapter 25: The Exiled Son

1/19/2024
Chapter 25 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 13-14. The Exiled Son - Due to his neglect, David’s family begins to tear at the seems, and he finds himself exiling his own son. Today's opening prayer is inspired by John 16:33, These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:36

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Chapter 24: Lust & Murder

1/12/2024
Chapter 24 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 11-12. Lust & Murder - Even the mightiest of Kings are susceptible to falling. David’s greatest failure throws the great king onto his knees. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Matthew 6:10, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:10:39

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Chapter 23: Strength and Love

1/5/2024
Chapter 23 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 8-10. Strength & Love - David rises to a new level of power, influence, and favor. He truly is living like a man after God’s own heart… But sin is always lurking in the shadows, awaiting a moment to strike. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Romans 15:13, Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:12

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Chapter 22: The Worshipful Warrior

12/29/2023
Chapter 22 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 8-10. The Worshipful Warrior - David is not like other kings. His warfare is not for his own glory, and his heart’s calling is not bloodshed. His desire is to worship his God. ~18 pages Today's opening prayer is inspired by Jeremiah 29:11, For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:18

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Chapter 21: United and Prepared

12/22/2023
Chapter 21 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 4-5:16. United and Prepared - The nation unites under David and prepares itself to reclaim what was once lost. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Genesis 1:26, Now let Us conceive a new creation—humanity—made in Our image, fashioned according to Our likeness. And let Us grant them authority over all the earth—the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, the domesticated animals and the small creeping creatures on the earth. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:52

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Chapter 20: The Blood of Abner

12/15/2023
Chapter 20 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 3. The Blood of Abner - A strong enemy becomes a close friend. A close friend proves to be a hidden enemy. Today's opening prayer is inspired by Philippians 4:13, Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:10

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Chapter 19: A Civil War Begins

12/8/2023
Chapter 19 of Heroes in the Bible: David with Dr. Tony Evans is inspired by 2 Samuel 2:8-37. A Civil War Begins - David is forced to go to war with Ish-bosheth, the remaining son of King Saul. A brutal battle for the heart of God’s people begins, and there is no clear light at the end of this dark tunnel. Today's opening prayer is inspired by 2 Timothy 3:16-17, Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that each person who belongs to God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. Listen to some of the greatest Bible stories ever told and make prayer a priority in your life by downloading the Pray.com app. Sign up for Heroes in the Bible devotionals at https://www.heroesinthebible.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tony Evans at https://tonyevans.org/ Heroes in the Bible is sponsored by ACCU. Earn $500 when you switch your bank to ACCU, learn more at AmericasChristianCU.com/Pray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:44