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The Hero of the Story

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The Hero of the Story helps you focus on the gospel in every area of your life and ministry by exploring the big story of Scripture and big truths of the Christian Faith. The Hero of the Story is presented by The Gospel Project. For more information and content, visit gospelproject.com.

The Hero of the Story helps you focus on the gospel in every area of your life and ministry by exploring the big story of Scripture and big truths of the Christian Faith. The Hero of the Story is presented by The Gospel Project. For more information and content, visit gospelproject.com.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Hero of the Story helps you focus on the gospel in every area of your life and ministry by exploring the big story of Scripture and big truths of the Christian Faith. The Hero of the Story is presented by The Gospel Project. For more information and content, visit gospelproject.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

6152512654


Episodes

Look Happy, it’s the End (and New Beginning) of the World [Ep. 280]

8/25/2021
Is it the end of the world as we know it? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The good news of Revelation 19-22 and the new heaven and new earthWhat the new creation doesn’t mean (and why that matters as much as what it does)How... The post Look Happy, it’s the End (and New Beginning) of the World [Ep. 280] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:38:22

Christians in Society [Ep. 279]

8/23/2021
What is the world coming to these days? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture demonstrates the importance of social concern from a Christian perspectiveHow social concern relates to our mission of making disciplesWhy we must make a distinction between evangelistic work... The post Christians in Society [Ep. 279] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:36:38

Why the Family Matters [Ep. 278]

8/19/2021
Does the family matter? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture demonstrates the importance of family relationshipsWhy we need to uphold the ideal and language of family, even when our experience falls shortWhat we need to understand about the language of submission... The post Why the Family Matters [Ep. 278] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:43:37

The Real Message of Revelation [Ep. 277]

8/16/2021
Is the book of Revelation easier to understand than we think? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The central theme of Revelation 5 and its connection to the rest of the bookWhy it matters that only Jesus is worthy of worshipHow this vision gives us... The post The Real Message of Revelation [Ep. 277] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:23:18

The Importance of Baptism for the Believer [Ep. 276]

8/12/2021
Why does baptism matter? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture demonstrates the importance of baptismWhy we must maintain the gospel as the grounds for baptismWhy Christians who might disagree around the timing and method of baptism still agree on its importanceHow... The post The Importance of Baptism for the Believer [Ep. 276] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:32:35

The Useful Christian [Ep. 275]

8/9/2021
Is it better to be hot or cold? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: An overview of the seven letters to the seven churches addressed in RevelationThe uniqueness of Jesus’ words to the Laodicean churchCommon misunderstandings of the description of a preference for being hot... The post The Useful Christian [Ep. 275] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:28:55

The Church, God, and His People [Ep. 274]

8/5/2021
Who are these people? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: Where and why the church is referred to as the people of God in ScriptureWhy we shouldn’t see this understanding of the church as something entirely newThe importance of distinguishing between the universal... The post The Church, God, and His People [Ep. 274] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:33:10

An Apocalyptic Primer [Ep. 273]

8/2/2021
Why can’t we skip Revelation? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The importance of Revelation to the story of Scripture and how to correctly pronounce its nameThe basics of apocalyptic literatureWhat other parts of the Bible are referenced in and inform Revelation itselfHow this passage... The post An Apocalyptic Primer [Ep. 273] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:39:52

The World, the *World,* and the Gospel [Ep. 272]

7/29/2021
Does the world hate God? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: Scripture’s multifaceted use of the word “world”Where see this doctrine in the BibleWhy the world’s opposition to God should not be the cause of hopelessness among His peopleHow this doctrine relates to... The post The World, the *World,* and the Gospel [Ep. 272] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:34:01

How We Contend for the Faith [Ep. 271]

7/26/2021
How concerned should we be about false teachers? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The background of Jude’s epistleWhat we should make of Jude’s use of 1 Enoch in his epistleHow false teachers creep into the churchHow it’s possible to be correct in doctrine and... The post How We Contend for the Faith [Ep. 271] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:55:47

Guilt, Shame, and the Gospel [Ep. 270]

7/22/2021
Can guilt or shame lead to any kind of good? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture reveals the relationship between guilt and shameHow our fallen nature can lead to a distortion our understanding of what is sinful and what isn’tResponding to... The post Guilt, Shame, and the Gospel [Ep. 270] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:20:49

Love through Obedience [Ep. 269]

7/19/2021
Why should we obey God at all? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The background of 1 John 2 and John’s unique writing styleSome of the different ways “world” is understood in this passageWhy we need to understand the importance of obedience to Christ while... The post Love through Obedience [Ep. 269] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:28:01

Temptation, Sin, and Our Hope in Jesus [Ep. 268]

7/15/2021
What’s the difference between sin and temptation? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture reveals the relationship between sin and temptationWhy it’s important to see these as related but not equivalentThe difference between internal and external temptationHow this doctrine relates to the... The post Temptation, Sin, and Our Hope in Jesus [Ep. 268] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:28:25

Acceptance, Accommodation, and the Gospel [Ep. 267]

7/12/2021
Is there a difference between acceptance and accommodation? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The background of why Paul wrote PhilemonHow to understand the discussion of slavery in the context of this messageWhy we need to recognize the difference between acceptance and accommodationHow this passage... The post Acceptance, Accommodation, and the Gospel [Ep. 267] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:42:47

Enslaved to What We Love [Ep. 266]

7/8/2021
Can we choose not to sin? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture reveals our enslavement to sinWhy we have to be careful in how we understand this enslavementHow this doctrine and our moral responsibility work togetherHow this doctrine relates to the... The post Enslaved to What We Love [Ep. 266] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:35:36

Confidence in the Midst of Hopelessness [Ep. 265]

7/6/2021
Is it ever right to say, “I told you so?” That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The overall purpose of the narrative of Acts 7Why we need to be careful about reading in tone to the narrative passages of ScriptureHow God’s promises were a source... The post Confidence in the Midst of Hopelessness [Ep. 265] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:33:14

Sin, the Gospel, and Why We’re So Selfish [Ep. 264]

7/1/2021
Why are we so selfish? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture reveals the connection between selfishness and sinThe difference between being wholly and ultimately selfishHumility as a response to selfishness (and the origin of an oft-quoted saying about what humility is)How... The post Sin, the Gospel, and Why We’re So Selfish [Ep. 264] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:37:43

Preaching to Those Who Don’t Want to Hear [Ep. 263]

6/28/2021
Is there ever a time to not share the gospel? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The intent of the narrative of Acts 24-26Why it’s important to be aware of the length time that passes over the course of chapters in the BibleHow we should... The post Preaching to Those Who Don’t Want to Hear [Ep. 263] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:37:47

What it Means to Be Born Again [Ep. 262]

6/24/2021
How can anyone be born when he is old? That’s the question we’re addressing on this episode of The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: How Scripture reveals the nature of regeneration and how people already living can be born againWhy it’s okay to be confused by this doctrineWhy some debates around the... The post What it Means to Be Born Again [Ep. 262] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:38:52

The Goal of Imitation and a Model of Repentance [Ep. 261]

6/21/2021
Can imitation be a good thing? That’s the question we’re discussing on The Hero of the Story. Listen in as we discuss: The call to be imitators in Philippians 3Whether or not this passage genuinely serves as a call to use saltier languageWhy Paul would consider all his former achievements as worthlessHow this passage points... The post The Goal of Imitation and a Model of Repentance [Ep. 261] appeared first on The Gospel Project.

Duration:00:31:01