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The FOCUSed15 Podcast - Bible Study Tools and Tips in 15 Minutes

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We know your life is busy, but you don’t have to give up on Bible study. Listen in to the FOCUSed15 podcast for quick tips and tools to help you study the Bible on your own.

We know your life is busy, but you don’t have to give up on Bible study. Listen in to the FOCUSed15 podcast for quick tips and tools to help you study the Bible on your own.

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We know your life is busy, but you don’t have to give up on Bible study. Listen in to the FOCUSed15 podcast for quick tips and tools to help you study the Bible on your own.

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Episodes

Secret #6 – The Happy Soul is SURRENDERED to Her King

3/30/2020
In many ways, this is where it all comes together. All the Happy Soul secrets. All the Happy Soul actions. They begin and end here, with taking refuge in God. It starts with trusting in the charity of Christ for the salvation of our souls. It continues with trusting in the grace of God—in this […]

Duration:00:31:11

Secret #5 – The Happy Soul is CONFIDENT in who she is

3/29/2020
I’ve been slowly working on our backyard. Though it is nice and green and beautifully paved, I’m not in love with the arrangement of plants. Whenever I get a few moments of free time in the early evening, once the Florida heat begins to lessen, you can find me digging up and replanting plants. Some […]

Duration:00:30:31

Secret #4 – The Happy Soul is DEPENDENT on God’s Provision

3/28/2020
We often think of the book of Psalms as a happy book filled with praise and worship. Yet over a third of the Psalms are filled with lament. They question. They complain. They cry out. However, alongside the wails, there is worship—a declaration of God’s good and steadfast character. They exhibit a deep trust in […]

Duration:00:29:01

Secret #3 – The Happy Soul is ATTACHED to God’s Word

3/27/2020
A few years ago I was invited to speak at a women’s conference in my hometown in Southern California. Since my family relocated to Alabama a few weeks after I graduated from high school, it had been decades since I’d been in that town. I arrived a bit early to visit with family, catch coffee […]

Duration:00:28:48

Secret #2 – The Happy Soul is RESOLVED to follow God’s Way

3/26/2020
I am sure of this, that he who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. — Philippians 1:6 In college I took a ton of chemistry classes, all of which were accompanied by regular laboratory time. We put into practice the theory we were […]

Duration:00:26:45

Three Actions To Take Against Loneliness

3/11/2020
Loneliness is a paralyzing existence. We might be surrounded by people yet feel completely isolated, emotionally speaking. Our heart feels as if it is flying solo; our mind filled with a flurry of negative thoughts like: I am alone. I am unimportant. No one really cares about me. No one needs me in their life. Everyone else […]

Duration:00:32:06

How to start reading the Bible

11/27/2018
Ready to start reading your Bible? Not quite sure how or where to start? You’re in the right place! I’ve been in your shoes and I’ve since turned the corner and now help thousands of others learn how to begin reading and studying the Bible … and how to keep going. How to Start Reading […]

Duration:00:15:58

Which type of Bible commentary should I use?

7/2/2018
FOCUSed15 Christian Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 11 Though certainly not absolutely necessary for Bible study, having access to commentaries when you are studying a passage of Scripture can be super-helpful. However, if you’ve been down the commentary aisle at a bookstore, or searched Amazon for one … it can be pretty overwhelming to […]

Duration:00:18:55

What do I need to know about Song of Solomon?

6/25/2018
FOCUSed15 Christian Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 10 Today Chris and I chat about Song of Solomon! This can be a confusing book … and you might just be wondering why Song of Solomon is even in the Bible. Listen in to this 15 minute episode to get a quick overview of what you […]

Duration:00:20:00

What are the little numbers in my Bible?

6/15/2018
FOCUSed15 Christian Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 9 Studying the Bible can be complicated. And especially if you are new to the Word of God, there are features in your Bible you may be missing out on. In this 15 minutes episode we chat through what the itty bitty super-scripted numbers and/or letters that […]

Duration:00:26:37

Is the Bible really error free?

12/11/2017
FOCUSed15 Christian Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 8 For some of you, your answer to this question may be a no-brainer. Or, maybe you are currently wading through theological waters to find the answer to this question. Either way it is important not only for you to know your answer to this question but […]

Duration:00:19:14

What do I need to know about Ecclesiastes?

12/4/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #7 We’ve been working through the Wisdom Literature this season. We’ve hit on the book of Psalms as well as Proverbs and now it’s Ecclesiastes’ turn! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT: The AUTHOR, AUDIENCE, and AIM of Ecclesiastes. The similarities between VH-1’s Behind the Music and the book […]

Duration:00:16:05

How do I incorporate prayer into my study time?

9/25/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #6 Today we tackle how to incorporate praying while we study the Bible. There are many potential ways to do this. In this 15 minute episode, Chris and I share what works for us! Three ways to incorporate prayer into your Bible study time: Before you study: “Open […]

Duration:00:15:00

Do I need to know Greek or Hebrew to understand the Bible?

9/4/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #5 Though you don’t need to know Greek or Hebrew to understand the Bible, having a general understanding of how to access the original language can be a helpful Bible study tool. No need to head to seminary or give in to defeat because you can’t. In this […]

Duration:00:16:20

What do I need to know about the book of Proverbs?

8/28/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #4 From the ideals promoted in the “Proverbs 31 Woman,” to the promise of Proverbs 22:6 (Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.) there is much we can glean from the book of Proverbs. […]

Duration:00:18:25

What if I don’t like studying the Bible?

8/14/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #3 Ever been in a place where you don’t have a desire to study the Bible? If this is you, you are NOT alone. This is a common struggle every Christian has dealt with. In this quick 15 minute episode, Chris and I share a few reasons WHY […]

Duration:00:15:33

When should I be taking the Bible literally?

8/7/2017
FOCUSed15 Christian Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #2 Have you read a verse and not been sure how to take it? Every wonder of something you are studying should be taken figuratively or literally? Some passages are pretty clear. Others are not. Listen in to this 15 minute episode for a few tips to […]

Duration:00:16:19

What do I need to know about the book of Psalms?

7/31/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #1 (Season 3) We’re so excited to kick off Season 3 of the FOCUSed15 Podcast! We started off with diving into the book of Psalms, with another What do I need to know about … episode. Here’s what we packed into this 15 minute episode. Obviously, we couldn’t hit on the depth […]

Duration:00:16:54

What do I need to know about Acts?

4/3/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #15 (Season 2) I love the book of Acts. It is filled with rich and important history and truth applicable to our everyday experience of Christ. Where the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) were the story of Christ’s ministry on earth, Acts is the sequel to the continuing work of […]

Duration:00:15:59

How can I keep from taking a Bible verse out of context?

3/27/2017
FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #14 (Season 2) Not one of us tries to do take a verse out of context, yet we all inevitably do. We might read into a verse something that it wasn’t intended to speak into. Other times we miss important key truths the original author meant to be understood from his […]

Duration:00:15:53