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Disciple Up is a Podcast designed to help Empower Disciples to understand and live out their faith in Christ every day.

Disciple Up is a Podcast designed to help Empower Disciples to understand and live out their faith in Christ every day.


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Disciple Up is a Podcast designed to help Empower Disciples to understand and live out their faith in Christ every day.








Wrestling with Scripture

Disciple Up # 209 Wrestling with Scripture By Louie Marsh, 5-5-2021 Intro. Excerpts from the article I’m discussing today, with a link to it below. Also some links to John Stott’s books are below as well. John Stott Would Want Us to Stop, Study, and Struggle JOHN W. YATES III APRIL 26, 2021 It was a bitterly cold January afternoon and rain was pinging sideways off the windows when John Stott emerged from his study. It was teatime, and a large pot was brewing on the small...


A Disciple's Identity Pt. 7: the Peacemakers

Disciple Up # 208 A Disciple’s Identity Pt. 7: Blessed are the Peacemakers By Louie Marsh, 4-28-2021 Blessed are the Peacemakers… 9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 (ESV) When you think of a peacemaker, what comes to mind? A diplomat trying to make peace between warring parties? Or maybe it’s you trying keep the peace in your family between certain members who are always fighting. PEACEMAKER, pēsʹmāk-ẽr: Occurs only in the pl....


Are You Ready To Be The Bad Guy?

Disciple Up # 207 Are You Ready to be the Bad Guy? By Louie Marsh, 4-21-2021 Are you ready to the be the bad guy? If not then you’d better get there quickly. Because if you are a follower of Christ who seeks to live your life by the commands of God in the Bible, or as I like to say think biblically, then you are the bad guy right now in many cases and it’s only going to get worse! Articles Quoted from In This...


Welcome to the New Christian Minority

Disciple Up #206 Welcome to the New Christian Minority By Louie Marsh, 4-7-2021 Articles Referred to or...


Christians & Cohabitation

Disciple Up # 205 Christians & Cohabitation By Louie Marsh, 3-31-2021 Article I read from: https://tipsyredfox.com/news/2021/03/22/the-cohabitation-dilemma-comes-for-americas-pastors/ At least three ways to look at marriage: 24 For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. Gen. 2:22 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy,...


Greater Than - Jesus the Greatest of All Time!

Disciple Up #204 Greater Than – Jesus the Greatest of All Time! By Louie Marsh, 3-23-2021 “1Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, 2who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. 3For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house has more honor than the house itself. 4(For every house is built by...


A Disciple’s Identity, Pt. 6; A Singular Heart

Disciple Up # 203 A Disciple’s Identity, Pt. 6; A Singular Heart By Louie Marsh, 3-15-2021 Intro. A quiet week – windy day as I record – sorry! My YouTube Wargaming Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYGrYPesAp1eiXgGRjfxnQw Other episodes in this series: Part 1: #185. Part 2: #188, Part 3: #193, Part 4: #197, Part 5: #199 8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 (ESV) Blessed are those whose thoughts are pure. They will see God. - GOD’S...


Do I Have a Soul Or Am I a Soul?

Disciple Up Episode 202 Do I Have a Soul or Am I a Soul? Louie Marsh, 3-10-2021 Intro: This episode sparked by an e-mail from a listener named John, who wrote: Please check out my biggest and best book – Everyday in the Spirit - https://tinyurl.com/3fct42zn I was listening to a podcast called "The Bible Project" and the guys on there bring up a point about the word in Hebrew that is translated into English as "soul" doesn't really mean what we think. They say we are translating...


Christian Skepticism

Disciple Up # 201 Christian Skepticism By Louie Marsh, 3-3-2021 Intro. Where this came from – the forbidden episode?? This episode came from two Mike Rowe posts on his FaceBook page and a lot of things that have been rattling around in my head from nearly day one. Because let’s face it – Hello my name is Louie and I’m a skeptic, and I don’t think I’ll ever recover or want too! Define the Term: skepticism noun skep·​ti·​cism | \ ˈskep-tə-ˌsi-zəm \ Definition of...


Looking Back To Look Forward

Disciple Up #200 Looking Back To Look Forward By Louie Marsh, 2-24-2021 Intro – Open, then play opening of episode #1. The Value of History – a Christian view of history – watching God and man act, as God slowly works out his plan for the age in spite of our sin and folly. First Episode Discussion of the word Disciple DISCIPLE (1) Usually a substantive (μαθητής, mathētés, "a learner," from manthánō, "to learn"; Latin discipulus, "a scholar"): The word is found in the...


Mercy, Tolerance & a Loss of Focus

Disciple Up # 199 Mercy, Tolerance & the Loss of Focus By Louie Marsh, 2-17-2021 7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Matthew 5:7 (ESV) Synonyms for merciful according to Thesarus.com: Charitable, compassionate, forgiving, gracious, humane, lenient, beneficent, bleeding heart, indulgent, liberal, softhearted, tenderhearted, tolerant. To Stay focused I must think MATURELY. “20Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your...


The Christian Faith & Freedom

Disciple Up # 198 The Christian Faith & Freedom By Louie Marsh, 2-10-2021 Articles Quoted in this Episode: https://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2016/09/17405/ https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/chuck-colson/weve-been-lied-christians-not-enlightenment-invented-modern-science What About Myanmar (Burma)? What Does the Bible Say About This? Not much. What the New Testament has to say about Government isn’t a lot. The main passage on this topic, fittingly enough, is in the book...


Disciple's Identity Pt. 4: Staying Hungry

Disciple Up # 197 A Disciple’s Identity Pt. 4: Staying Hungry! (Plus the Coup In Burma) By Louie Marsh, 2-3-2021 1) I seek God’s righteousness NOT MY OWN since I have forsaken self. 6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Matthew 5:6 (ESV) This is the key stone in the arch of the Beatitudes. A Christian mourns his own righteousness and seeks that which only comes from Jesus. If I have His righteousness then no one else’s...


50 Most Dangerous Countries to Follow Jesus In 2021

Tales From the Scrypt # 196 50 Most Dangerous Countries to Follow Jesus In 2021 By Louie Marsh, 1-27-2021 Links to articles read from in show: https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2021/january/christian-persecution-2021-countries-open-doors-watch-list.html https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/13/christian-persecution-rises-as-people-refused-aid-in-covid-crisis-report Next Week – Stay Hungry, Disciple’s Identity “18“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me...


Dealing with Failure

Disciple Up # 195 Dealing with Failure By Louie Marsh, 1-20-2021 Websites I found helpful for this episode: http://www.bridgetothebible.com/What%20does%20Bible%20say/11%20Coping%20with%20Failure.htm https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/widows-guide-healing/201606/5-ways-cope-failure https://www.biblesprout.com/articles/christian-life/overcome-failure/ “2For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to...


Tradition & Change

Disciple Up #194 Tradition & Change By Louie Marsh, 1-13-2021 Intro. Tradition and me Let’s begin with this… We stay because Anatevka is our home... And how do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word... Tradition." (Chorus) Tradition, tradition... tradition (Tevye) "Because of our traditions, we've kept our balance for many, many years. Here in Anatevka we have traditions for everything... how to eat, how to sleep, even, how to wear clothes. For instance, we...


The Disciple's Identity - The Mighty Meek

Disciple Up #193 The Disciple’s Identity Part 3: The Mighty Meek By Louie Marsh, 1-6-2021 INTRO: What’s happening, where from here? Etc. 200th episode coming up! I am on Parlor - @discipleup. Previous Disciple’s Identity – Episodes 185, 188. “5“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” (Matthew 5:5, ESV) Meek Not Weak The meek (οἱ πραεις [hoi praeis]). Wycliff has it “Blessed be mild men.” The ancients used the word for outward conduct and towards men. They...


Persecution Disillusion & the End of 2020

Disciple Up #192 Persecution, Disillusion & the End of 2020 By Louie Marsh, 12-30-2020 North Korean Persecution: https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2020/december/north-korea-persecution-christians-human-rights-report-kfi.html Ravi Zacharias’...


Slaughter of the Innocent

Disciple Up # 191 Slaughter of the Innocent By Louie Marsh, 12-23-2020 Old Episodes About Christmas: Episode 35: Should Disciples Celebrate Christmas? Episode 36: Tales From the Scrypt – the Christmas Story Episode 87: The Non-Pagan Roots of Christmas Episode 88: Christ IS In X-Mas Episode 139: The Real Meaning of Christmas and Other Christmas Stuff Websites...


False gods & the Church at Odds

Disciple Up # 190 False gods & the Church at Odds By Louie Marsh, 12-16-2020 Intro. What’s coming up for the next two weeks. Link to the Article Read: https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/december/idols-worshiping-false-god.html QUOTE: Our hearts still fall into that same satanic groove, quickly moving from confessing “I believe in God” to talking about “the God I believe in,” to making the most dire and pretentious utterance of all: “I could never believe in a God...