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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 t...
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 fight...
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 Episode:
Disciple Up #206
Welcome to the New Christian Minority
By Louie Marsh, 4-7-2021
Articles Referred to or Read:
Disciple Up # 205
Christians & Cohabitation
By Louie Marsh, 3-31-2021
Article I read from:
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 ...
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...
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 tho...
Disciple Up Episode 202
Do I Have a Soul or Am I a Soul?
Louie Marsh, 3-10-2021
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 "s...
Disciple Up # 201
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:
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
(1) Usually a substantive (μαθητής, mathētés, "a learner," from manthánō, "to learn...
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 ch...
Disciple Up # 198
The Christian Faith & Freedom
By Louie Marsh, 2-10-2021
Articles Quoted in this Episode:
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 mai...
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 J...
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:
Next Week – Stay Hungry, Disciple’s Identity
Disciple Up # 195
Dealing with Failure
By Louie Marsh, 1-20-2021
Websites I found helpful for this episode:
“2For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble...
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."
Tradition, tradition... tradition
"Because of our traditions, we've kept our balance for many, many years.
Here in Anatevka we have traditions for everything...
how to ea...
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.”
Disciple Up #192
Persecution, Disillusion & the End of 2020
By Louie Marsh, 12-30-2020
North Korean Persecution:
Ravi Zacharias’ Sin:
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
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:
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 pretent...
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