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December 7, 2022

Is ”Immanuel” Jesus or Maher-shalal-hash-baz? | The Beyond Sunday Podcast

What are the keys to peace and "peaceableness"? Who does Isaiah the Prophet say is Immanuel? What are Pastor Jeff's favorite Christmas songs? Explore these questions and more in this second week of Advent.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "God Is with Us | Philippians 4:4–7" in “Christ Has Come,” our 2022 Advent sermon series.

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December 5, 2022

God Is with Us | Philippians 4:4–7

How does God's peace pass all understanding? What does that look like?

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"Christ Has Come" is our 2022 Advent sermon series.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48993378

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

November 30, 2022

Advent and the Virgin Birth | The Beyond Sunday Podcast

On this first week of Advent, Pastor Jeff and Jordan explore the rich traditions of the season and delve into the importance of the incarnation of Jesus Christ.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "God Has Come to Us | Hebrews 10:19–25" in “Christ Has Come,” our 2022 Advent sermon series.

Join the conversation! Submit your question about Bible stories, Christian discipleship, or sermon point applications here: bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

November 28, 2022

God Has Come to Us | Hebrews 10:19–25

What kind of hope do we have in Christ? Why did the Word become flesh and dwell among us?

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"Christ Has Come" is our 2022 Advent sermon series.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48990332

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November 23, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Pray in Faith

Is a Christian's greatest goal salvation or maturity in Christ? What happens if you stumble in your faith? Should Christians be re-baptized? Pastor Jeff and Jordan delve into these important questions to round out our series in James.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Pray in Faith | James 5:13–20" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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November 21, 2022

We Pray in Faith | James 5:13–20

How do I pray well for others? How does prayer change in times of suffering and times of joy?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48986505

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

November 16, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Endure Patiently

Why is God concealed in this world? Why is James so concerned with rash oaths? Why is the Bible critical of leavened bread? Pastor Jeff and Jordan rise to the challenge and tackle these questions in today's episode.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Endure Patiently | James 5:7–12" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

Join the conversation! Submit your question about Bible stories, Christian discipleship, or sermon point applications here: bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

November 14, 2022

We Endure Patiently | James 5:7–12

How can we remain steadfast for the return of Jesus?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48982914

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

November 9, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Store Treasure in Heaven

What is Heaven like? Are these the last days? What about the final judgment? Pastor Jeff and Jordan search the Bible to find answers to these important questions.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Store Treasure in Heaven | James 5:1–6" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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November 7, 2022

We Store Treasure in Heaven | James 5:1–6

What's the difference between treasure on Earth and in Heaven?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48979233

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November 2, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Do the Right Thing

This week Pastor Jeff and Jordan discuss the tension between avoiding hypocrisy and rebuking sin in humility.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Do the Right Thing | James 4:11–17" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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October 31, 2022

We Do the Right Thing | James 4:11–17

Can Christians judge each other?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48975650

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October 26, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Submit to God

What should we do when we open the Bible and don't understand what we read? Pastor Jeff and Jordan dig into this week's passage from James and discuss Bible study methods to help Christians gain deeper understanding of God's Word.

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This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Submit to God | James 4:1–10" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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October 24, 2022

We Submit to God | James 4:1–10

How do Christians walk in repentance rather than in their passions?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48972220

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October 19, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Sow Righteousness

This week, Pastor Jeff and Jordan talk about the fall of Satan, the difference between good and bad ambition, and the importance of toothpaste.

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Sow Righteousness | James 3:13–18" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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October 17, 2022

We Sow Righteousness | James 3:13–18

What's the trick to overcoming selfish ambition and then acting in wisdom?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48968623

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

October 12, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Watch Our Mouths

Pastor Jeff and Jordan talk about teaching, blessing, cursing, and gossiping on today's discussion on taming the tongue.

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Watch Our Mouths | James 3:1–12" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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October 10, 2022

We Watch Our Mouths | James 3:1-12

Is it really that important to control what we say? Does taming the tongue really tame everything else?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48964925

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

October 5, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Display Our Faith

Do James and Paul teach different theologies of faith and works? Pastor Jeff and Jordan set out to explore why both authors write about Abraham's righteousness and to understand how their interpretations of Genesis 15:6 fit together.

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Display Our Faith | James 2:18–26" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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October 3, 2022

We Display Our Faith | James 2:18-26

It's important that we both trust and follow Jesus. How do we cultivate a living faith that is obedient to God?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

YouVersion live event: http://bible.com/events/48961396

Submit a question: https://bit.ly/BeyondSundayQuestions

September 28, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Work

This week as we delve into Dietrich Bonhoeffer's concepts of cheap grace and costly grace, Pastor Jeff breaks down licentiousness and legalism and Jordan coins the term "Etch A Sketch Theology."

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Work | James 2:14–17" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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September 26, 2022

We Work | James 2:14–17

How do we show our faith by our works?

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"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

September 21, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Love Everyone

What does it mean to be made in God's image? Today, Pastor Jeff and Jordan dig into why loving God and loving your neighbor are inseparable commands from Jesus.

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Love Everyone | James 2:1–13" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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September 19, 2022

We Love Everyone | James 2:1–13

How do we love our neighbors without partiality? How do we show mercy so we will receive mercy?

YouVersion Live Event Link:
http://bible.com/events/48954077

"Faith Works" is a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

September 14, 2022

Beyond Sunday: We Live Out the Faith

Are you a believer, an unbeliever, or a make-believer? How can you tell? Today, Pastor Jeff and Jordan discuss the division between wheat and weeds, the relationship of law and grace, and the messages of James and Paul.

This episode of The Beyond Sunday Podcast expands upon the sermon "We Live Out the Faith | James 1:22–27" in “Faith Works,” a sermon series with a verse-by-verse focus on the Epistle of James.

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