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The Dirt Path Sermon Podcast

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Journeying on this dirt path called life will leave you beaten, bruised, and defeated. Our hearts crave a reason to keep going, and our minds seek something to make sense of it all. Listen in as Pastor Jason explores the depths of the Bible to reveal Jesus as that hope and the One who holds our answers. This is the sermon podcast for Pastor Jason Barnett, the pastor at Ravenna Church of the Nazarene in Ravenna, KY.

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Journeying on this dirt path called life will leave you beaten, bruised, and defeated. Our hearts crave a reason to keep going, and our minds seek something to make sense of it all. Listen in as Pastor Jason explores the depths of the Bible to reveal Jesus as that hope and the One who holds our answers. This is the sermon podcast for Pastor Jason Barnett, the pastor at Ravenna Church of the Nazarene in Ravenna, KY.

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English

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Leftovers from "The purpose of preaching"

6/12/2024
Message Pastor Jason In this thought-provoking episode, Pastor Jason Barnett of the Ravenna Church of the Nazarene delves into the profound question: "Why were Adam and Eve naked?" Join us as we explore the biblical narrative of Genesis and uncover the deeper spiritual significance behind the state of innocence and vulnerability experienced by the first humans in the Garden of Eden. Pastor Jason guides us through the ancient scriptures, revealing how the nakedness of Adam and Eve symbolizes more than just physical bareness—it represents the purity, trust, and unashamed relationship with God that humanity was created to enjoy. Through their story, we gain insight into our spiritual journeys and the importance of returning to that state of openness before God. In the second part of the episode, Pastor Jason emphasizes the call to disciple others. Drawing from the Great Commission, he encourages listeners to embrace the mission of making disciples, teaching them to observe all that Jesus has commanded. With practical advice and heartfelt encouragement, Pastor Jason outlines how we can live out this call in our daily lives, nurturing and guiding others on their spiritual paths. Tune in for an enlightening discussion that combines deep theological exploration with practical steps for discipleship, enriching your faith and equipping you to share the love and truth of Christ with others. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:48:30

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The purpose of preaching

6/10/2024
Message Pastor Jason We delve into the true purpose of preaching through the lens of 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16. Join us as we explore a powerful sermon that addresses the question: Why do we gather to hear God’s Word when we can read it ourselves? Our speaker, inspired by personal experiences and a deep understanding of scripture, sheds light on the essential elements of preaching. From the story of a preacher's divine reprimand for laziness to the Apostle Paul’s earnest defense of his apostolic mission, we uncover the heart and soul of delivering God’s message. Listen in as we discuss: This episode is not just for those behind the pulpit but for anyone seeking to understand the profound impact of preaching on our faith and daily walk with God. Tune in and reflect on the vital question: Will you accept God's message and let it transform your life? Key Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 Topics: Salvation, Preaching, Response Join us as we uncover the divine purpose behind the act of preaching and challenge ourselves to respond to God’s call with a faithful heart. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:34:31

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Leftovers from "What if...?"

6/4/2024
Message Pastor Jason Join us for an enlightening episode of Leftovers as we explore the profound encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well, as recorded in John 4:4-30. This episode delves into the rich tapestry of themes woven into this passage, offering a Nazarene perspective on its timeless lessons. Episode Highlights: Living Water:Controlling Our Tongues:Women in Ministry:Prophecy Fulfilled:Tune in as we unpack these themes with insightful commentary and practical applications, encouraging you to reflect Christ's love and wisdom in your daily life. Whether you're new to these passages or looking for fresh perspectives, this episode offers valuable insights for believers seeking to deepen their faith. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:40:46

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What if...?

6/2/2024
Message Pastor Jason Join us as Pastor Jason dives into the "what if" scenarios of John 4:27-30 and learn how trusting Jesus can lead to remarkable outcomes in our own lives and ministries. Whether you're a seasoned believer or new to the faith, this episode offers deep insights into the intersection of divine guidance and human action in the mission of the Church. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:44:57

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Leftovers from "Full effort of the fullness of God"

5/28/2024
Message Pastor Jason Join us in this enlightening episode as we delve into core theological concepts from a Nazarene perspective. Our journey begins with a profound discussion on divine inspiration—the belief that the Scriptures are God-breathed and hold the ultimate authority in guiding our faith and practice. We then navigate the nuanced paths of exegesis vs eisegesis. Discover the importance of approaching the Bible with a desire to uncover God's intended message (exegesis) rather than imposing our own ideas onto the text (eisegesis). Learn practical methods to enhance your scriptural understanding and ensure your interpretations remain faithful to the text's true meaning. Our exploration continues with the transformative concept of being born again from above. What does it mean to experience a spiritual rebirth? We'll unpack this pivotal doctrine, emphasizing its significance in the life of every believer and the process of becoming a new creation in Christ. Next, we turn to the essence of love in action. Drawing from the teachings of Jesus and the example of the early Church, we discuss how genuine faith manifests through acts of love and service. Be inspired to live out your faith in tangible ways that reflect God's love to the world around you. Finally, we reflect on Jesus's profound "I AM" statements. These declarations reveal His divine identity and mission, providing deep insights into His nature and the salvation He offers. Each statement is a cornerstone of Christian belief, inviting us to deepen our relationship with Christ. Tune in for a rich and thoughtful exploration of these foundational elements of the Nazarene faith. Whether you're a lifelong believer or new to these concepts, this episode will enrich your spiritual journey and encourage you to live out your faith with clarity and conviction. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:44:08

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Full effort of the fullness of God

5/26/2024
Message Pastor Jason Pastor Jason preaches from John 3:14-17, exploring how God's initiative in salvation is intimately intertwined with human response and cooperation. As we unpack these verses, we see that God's redemptive work is a holistic and all-encompassing endeavor that encompasses the fullness of His being. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:34:51

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Leftovers from "The Comforter has come"

5/21/2024
Message Pastor Jason In this episode of the Leftovers, Pastor Jason revisits the sermon "The Comforter has come". He explores the day of Pentecost, describing what it is and how it can be celebrated. Also, the role of the Holy Spirit is further explored in what it means to be under His conviction and the different ways people can respond. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:38:26

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The Comforter has come

5/19/2024
Message Pastor Jason Who is the Holy Spirit? Is He some mystical force we can command and wield? Who better to answer those questions for us than Jesus. Pastor Jason preaches from John 16:7-10. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:39:36

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Leftovers from "Our Lord's Prayer"

5/14/2024
Message Pastor Jason Join us on a thought-provoking journey through the profound teachings of John 17:6-19. Exploring the enigmatic Q document, we unravel the mysteries of Judas, God's divine separation, and the transformative power of prayer for lost souls. Discover the deep significance behind the professions of the apostles and their implications for our faith journey. Unpack the concept of holiness as not just a set of rules to follow, but a state of being that reflects our intimate relationship with God. We also navigate the complexities of divine grace, human choice, and the profound call to live out our faith in a world hungry for hope and redemption. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:39:02

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Our Lord's Prayer

5/12/2024
Message Pastor Jason Pastor Jason will be shares a message from John 17, looking at what Jesus prayed for his disciples before the crucifixion, the resurrection, and the ascension. What does it have to teach us? Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:37:04

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Leftovers from "The Altar"

5/7/2024
Message Pastor Jason Ever wondered why the church altar holds such an allure, or why context is crucial in understanding the Bible? Join me, Pastor Jason, as I take you beyond the sermon, The Altar, to explore these curiosities. Discover the altar's role as more than just an ecclesiastical centerpiece—it's a silent witness to personal transformations and a testament to Jesus's grace that has graced the milestones from salvation to sanctification. Dive into scripture with a fresh perspective as we connect the dots between Numbers 32 and Joshua 22, unearthing the rich historical tapestry that forms the backdrop of biblical events. It's not just about reading the Bible; it’s about engaging with it, letting the stories of the twelve tribes of Israel shed light on the Word and its relevance today. This insight fuels our weekly services, where scripture is not merely read, but brought to life, nurturing your spiritual growth each time you listen. And when it comes to faith, communion, and public profession, the waters run deep. We'll unpack the sacred act of communion, often misunderstood and misinterpreted, through the lens of 1 Corinthians 11:17-26. It's a call to examine our hearts and actions, ensuring we embody the grace and unity that communion represents. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:32:46

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The Altar (2024)

5/5/2024
Message Pastor Jason No matter what place you go into, there is furniture. Some things are in an eclectic collection, but other things are in a room because they carry value beyond visual appeal. The Church has furniture like that, with a communion table and the pulpit, which we understand their importance. But there is another piece that we need to be reminded. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:38:02

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I will rise up

4/28/2024
Message Pastor Jason There are times when the darkness and its forces seem to outnumber and out muscle the people of God. But no matter the odds, God’s people can be certain of victory. Pastor Jason shares from Isaiah 33. #ravnaz #thedirtpathpastor #thedirtpathsermonpodcast #nazarene Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:26:56

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God's invitation

4/21/2024
Message Pastor Jason Who is welcome in the church building? God's answer is simple, but it is up to those who are called by His name to be obedient to the answer. Pastor Jason shares a message from Isaiah 56:1-8. #ravnaz #thedirtpathpastor #thedirtpathsermonpodcast #nazarene Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:29:14

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What have you done?

4/15/2024
Message Pastor Jason Pastor Jason preaches from 1 Samuel 13:1-15 on a topic for the first time in his preaching career, and from an unusual passage on the subject. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:32:27

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I've got no one

4/7/2024
Message Pastor Jason 38 years… that is how long the man in John 5 had been sick. When there was opportunity for a chance to be made well, the man made every effort to be in position. But he had no one to help him when it mattered most. That is until one day, Jesus… Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:32:38

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Shroud to cover (2024)

3/31/2024
Message Pastor Jason The prophet Isaiah shares about God preparing a great victory celebration. What is God celebrating? And what does it have to do with us? Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:36:39

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Wonder your value (2024)

3/24/2024
Message Pastor Jason How much are we worth to God? This passage reveals the value God placed on us, the value Jesus placed on us. What does this teach us about our neighbors? Pastor Jason shares from Isaiah 50:4-9. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:40:12

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Need the middleman (2024)

3/18/2024
Message Pastor Jason The Israelites had the right leaders with a vision of national revival, only their efforts were not enough. Why did they fail? Pastor Jason shares from Jeremiah 31:31-34. Ravenna Church of the Nazarene 530 Main Street, Ravenna, KY 40472 Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:27:53

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Have to call the witch doctor (2024)

3/10/2024
Message Pastor Jason The Israelites grumble and complain against God and Moses. Their sin has dire consequences that lead them back to God. Pastor Jason preaches from Numbers 21:4-9 Enjoy this message? Consider visiting Ravenna Church of the Nazarene where Pastor Jason is the Senior Pastor. Have a prayer need? Want to share something with Pastor Jason? Help spread the gospel through this podcast by subscribing, leaving a review, and sharing this episode.

Duration:00:40:51