Take Up Your Mat-logo

Take Up Your Mat

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Each of us has a unique Spirit-given perspective of Scripture. Sharing personal revelation renews our love for the Living Word and spurs revival in our soul!

Each of us has a unique Spirit-given perspective of Scripture. Sharing personal revelation renews our love for the Living Word and spurs revival in our soul!


United States


Each of us has a unique Spirit-given perspective of Scripture. Sharing personal revelation renews our love for the Living Word and spurs revival in our soul!






God, Science and Common Sense Proverbs 3: 5-8 w/ Tricia Hunt

Trust in the Lord completely, and do not rely on your own opinions. With all your heart rely on him to guide you, and he will lead you in every decision you make. 6 Become intimate with him in whatever you do, and he will lead you wherever you go. 7 Don’t think for a moment that you know it all, for wisdom comes when you adore him with undivided devotion and avoid everything that’s wrong. 8 Then you will find the healing refreshment your body and spirit long for.Proverbs 3:5-8 The Passion...


Psalms in the Key of Life ~ Psalm 61:3

for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.Psalm 61:3 ESV For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.Psalm 61:3 NIV Lord, you are a paradise of protection to me. You lift me high above the fray. None of my foes can touch me when I’m held firmly in your wrap-around presence!Psalm 61:3 The Passion From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.Psalm 61:3 Tree of Life Translation for you are my safe...


His Shadow Psalms 91:1

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.Psalms 91:1 NIV He who is dwelling In the secret place of the Most High, In the shade of the Mighty lodgeth habitually,Psalms 91:1 Young's Literal Translation When you sit enthroned under the shadow of Shaddai, you are hidden in the strength of God Most High.Psalms 91:1 The Passion He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.Psalms 91:1 ESV He who takes refuge in...


Inside Out w/Luke Crowley 1 Samuel 16:7

7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”1 Samuel 16:7 NIV 7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Don’t judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”1 Samuel 16:7 NLT Eternal One (to...


Sometimes Life’s Sandpaper w/ Sarah Cargill Psalm 51:12

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.Psalms 51:12 NIV Let me again experience the joy of your deliverance.Sustain me by giving me the desire to obeyPsalms 51:12 NET Let my passion for life be restored, tasting joy in every breakthrough you bring to me. Hold me close to you with a willing spirit that obeys whatever you say.Psalms 51:12 The Passion Translation Restore to me the joy of Your salvation,And uphold me by Your generous Spirit.Psalms...


It’s Not “If” w/ Jonnie Goodmanson James 1:2-4

2 My fellow believers, when it seems as though you are facing nothing but difficulties see it as an invaluable opportunity to experience the greatest joy that you can! 3 For you know that when your faith is tested it stirs up power within you to endure all things. 4 And then as your endurance grows even stronger it will release perfection into every part of your being until there is nothing missing and nothing lacking.James1:2-4 THe Passion 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into...


Inner Space / Ephesians 3:18-20

18 And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. 19 May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.20 Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.Ephesians 3:18-20 NLT 18–19 Then you will be...


You ARE Salt w/ Melissa Tresko Matthew 5:13-16

13 You, beloved, are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes bland and loses its saltiness, can anything make it salty again? No. It is useless. It is tossed out, thrown away, or trampled. 14 And you, beloved, are the light of the world. A city built on a hilltop cannot be hidden. 15 Similarly it would be silly to light a lamp and then hide it under a bowl. When someone lights a lamp, she puts it on a table or a desk or a chair, and the light illumines the entire house. 16 You are like...


Here I Am: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 w/Doran Richards

1-3 The boy Samuel was serving God under Eli’s direction. This was at a time when the revelation of God was rarely heard or seen. One night Eli was sound asleep (his eyesight was very bad—he could hardly see). It was well before dawn; the sanctuary lamp was still burning. Samuel was still in bed in the Temple of God, where the Chest of God rested. 4-5 Then God called out, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Yes? I’m here.” Then he ran to Eli saying, “I heard you call. Here I am.” Eli said,...


Spoiler: We Win / Romans 8:37-39 w/ Liz Callicott

37 Yet even in the midst of all these things, we triumph over them all, for God has made us to be more than conquerors, and his demonstrated love is our glorious victory over everything! 38 So now I live with the confidence that there is nothing in the universe with the power to separate us from God’s love. I’m convinced that his love will triumph over death, life’s troubles, fallen angels, or dark rulers in the heavens. There is nothing in our present or future circumstances that can weaken...


Do as I Am: Micah 6:8

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.Micah 6:8 NIV He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of youbut to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?Micah 6:8 NRSV But he’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women.It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be...


The Mustard Seed

14 When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus and knelt before him. 15 “Lord, have mercy on my son,” he said. “He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. 16 I brought him to your disciples, but they could not heal him.” 17 “You unbelieving and perverse generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me.” 18 Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he...


Freedom in Fences / Psalm 19:7-9 w/Rebecca Wachsler

7-9 The revelation of God is whole and pulls our lives together.The signposts of God are clear and point out the right road.The life-maps of God are right, showing the way to joy.The directions of God are plain and easy on the eyes.God’s reputation is twenty-four-carat gold, with a lifetime guarantee.The decisions of God are accurate down to the nth degree.Psalm 19:7-9 The Message The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul.The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the...


Hey, Jude: Jude 1:24 w/ Shakethia “Queen” Robertson

Now to the One who can keep you upright and plant you firmly in His presence—clean, unmarked, and joyful in the light of His glory—Jude 1:24 The Voice And now to him who can keep you on your feet, standing tall in his bright presence, fresh and celebrating—to our one God, our only Savior, through Jesus Christ, our Master, be glory, majesty, strength, and rule before all time, and now, and to the end of all time. Yes.Jude 1:24-25 The Message To him who is able to keep you from stumbling and...


Living in the Mystery: Deut. 29:29 w/ Casey Anderson

29 “The Lord our God has secrets known to no one. We are not accountable for them, but we and our children are accountable forever for all that he has revealed to us, so that we may obey all the terms of these instructions.Deuteronomy 29:29 New Living Translation 29 “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.Deuteronomy 29:29 ESV 29 “There are secrets the Lord your God has...


Living Water John 4:14

14 but if anyone drinks the living water I give them, they will never thirst again and will be forever satisfied! For when you drink the water I give you it becomes a gushing fountain of the Holy Spirit, springing up and flooding you with endless life!”John 4:14 The Passion Translation 13-14 Jesus said, “Everyone who drinks this water will get thirsty again and again. Anyone who drinks the water I give will never thirst—not ever. The water I give will be an artesian spring within, gushing...


Pure Joy: James 1:2-3

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces [endurance.James 1:2-3 NASB 2-4 Don’t run from tests and hardships, brothers and sisters. As difficult as they are, you will ultimately find joy in them; if you embrace them, your faith will blossom under pressure and teach you true patience as you endure. And true patience brought on by endurance will equip you to complete the long journey and cross the finish line—mature,...


Peace: Isaiah 26:3 w/ Brooke Thompson

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!Isaiah 26:3 NLT You will keep him in perfect peace,Whose mind is stayed on You,Because he trusts in You.Isaiah 26:3 New King James Perfect, absolute peace surrounds those whose imaginations are consumed with you; they confidently trust in you.Isaiah 26:3 The Passion Translation You will keep the peace, a perfect peace, for all who trust in You, for those who dedicate their hearts and minds to You.Isaiah...


Aligned Psalm 19:14 w/ Beverly Stieger

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heartBe acceptable in Your sight,O Lord, my [a]strength and my Redeemer.Psalm 19:14 New King James Version May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heartbe pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.Psalm 19:14 New Living Translation There’s more: God’s Word warns us of danger and directs us to hidden treasure. Otherwise how will we find our way? Or know when we play the fool? Clean the slate, God, so we can start the day...


Return Genesis 16:7-11 w/ Brooke Wilson

7 Now the angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur. 8 He said, “Hagar, Sarai’s maid, where have you come from and where are you going?” And she said, “I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai.” 9 Then the angel of the Lord said to her, “Return to your mistress, and submit yourself to her authority.” 10 Moreover, the angel of the Lord said to her, “I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be too many to...