Abundant Life

Abundant Life

Encouraging and challenging Christians to spiritual change and growth by applying biblical principles to everyday life.


August 3, 2023 62 mins
Abundant Life Episode 51 In this episode Saso and Ben have the privilege of interviewing Heather Gapen and talk about forgiveness. Heather has a tremendous testimony. God miraculously saved Heather out of a life of addictions and brokenness. In the process of Heather growing as a Christian, she was faced with one of the most difficult commands of scripture, forgiveness, forgiving one another, and more specifically forgiving her...
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Abundant Life Episode 50 In this episode Saso and Ben talk about Satan's plan to destroy humanity. This episode was inspired by the recent Nefarious movie release (Please use discretion before watching movie, may no be suitable for young children) Websters 1828 - Vigilant - Watchful; circumspect; attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety. Key Verse 1 Peter 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; because your adve...
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June 5, 2023 73 mins
Abundant Life Episode 49 In this episode Saso and Ben interview Jeff Grachus as they discuss being fishers of men by the sharing of the gospel. Key Verse Matthew 4:19 - And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. Luke 5 Listen in as Jeff gives hi...
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April 27, 2023 53 mins
Abundant Life Episode 48 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss Jesus path from resurrection to second coming. RESURREC’TION A rising again; chiefly, the revival of the dead of the human race, or their return from the grave, particularly at the general judgment. By the resurrection of Christ we have assurance of the future resurrection of men. 1 Peter 1:3 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according t...
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April 6, 2023 62 mins
Abundant Life Episode 47 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss Saso's recent visit to Israel, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. He is risen, He is risen indeed! Deuteronomy 8:7 Luke 24:13-35  
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January 31, 2023 63 mins
Abundant Life Episode 46 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the Sovereignty of God. Websters 1828 Sovereign - Supreme in power; possessing supreme dominion; as a sovereign ruler of the universe. Key Verse Psalm 147:5 - Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite. God is Sovereign Proverbs 16:9 Proverbs 19:21 Proverbs 21:30 Ecclesiastes 7:13 Lamentations 3:37 Matthew 10:29...
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January 10, 2023 63 mins
Abundant Life Episode 45 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss how God blessed and worked in their lives in 2022. Prayer & Fasting Daniel 9:3 Marriage Conference James 1:2-4 Wedding Ephesians 5:32-33 Concert Psalm 147:5 Job Promotion Jeremiah 17:7-8 Salvation! Romans 10:8-10, Psalm 34:8 New Years Resolution Romans 12:2 Read the Word! Numbers 6:24-26  
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December 6, 2022 59 mins
Abundant Life Episode 44 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss how Christians can be content with God, because God is enough. Enough - That satisfies desire, or gives content; that may answer the purpose; that is adequate to the wants. - Websters 1828 Key Verse Philippians 4:19 This is such a powerful truth, God is more than enough, because if it is true, which it is, it means we that we should be trusting God to meet our eve...
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November 8, 2022 52 mins
Abundant Life Episode 43 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the how Christians must place their hope in God in times of discouragement and life's trials. OPENED - Unclosed; unbarred; unsealed; uncovered; revealed; disclosed; made plain; freed from obstruction. - Websters 1828 Key Verses 2 Kings 6:15-17 Elisha’s servant was troubled with the armies that had encompassed them about, but Elisha was not fearful as he was able...
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October 25, 2022 70 mins
Abundant Life Episode 42 In this episode Saso and Ben interview Mike Baldwin, ex-police, as they discuss dealing with trials in the workplace. Key verses Colossians 3:23-24 - And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Resources Dr. Tillotson's sermon on Hinderances to Answered Prayer Ba...
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October 11, 2022 53 mins
Abundant Life Episode 41 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of being renewed and how to get on fire for Jesus! Key verses Titus 2: 11-14 RENEW'ED, participle passive Made new again; repaired; re-established; repeated; revived; renovated; regenerated. - Websters 1828 Grace -  Appropriately, the free unmerited love and favor of God, the spring and source of all the benefits men receive from him. - Websters 1828 ...
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September 27, 2022 70 mins
Abundant Life Episode 40 In this episode Saso and Ben interview Lt. Col. Dave Grossman on the topic of the engaging in spiritual warfare. Are you prepared for Spiritual Warfare? Key verse Ephesians 6:10-11 Lt. Col. Dave Grossman Bio Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is a US Army Ranger, a paratrooper, and a former West Point Psychology Professor. He has a Black Belt in Hojutsu, the martial art of the firearm, and has been inducted into...
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September 13, 2022 62 mins
Abundant Life Episode 39 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of the importance of the church. The Christian life was not meant to lived out in isolation. Some people say that they can worship God on a mountain away from people. It’s true, you can worship God anywhere, Jonah prayed to God from the belly of a big fish. However, you can’t simply live like a monk because it’s not God’s design.  The last two episodes wer...
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August 22, 2022 56 mins
Abundant Life Episode 38 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of being unadopted. Websters 1828 UNADOPTED - Not adopted; not received as one's own. WRATH - The just punishment of an offense or crime. Romans 8:1. Gods wrath in Scripture, is his holy and just indignation against sin. Romans 1:18. Key Verse John 3:36 On the last episode we spoke to Bob and he talked about his adoption. We also read verses that talk...
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July 11, 2022 63 mins
Abundant Life Episode 37 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of the Spirit of Adoption. Websters 1828 Adoption: The act of adopting, or the state of being adopted; the taking and treating of a stranger as one's own child. The receiving as one's own, what is new or not natural. God's taking the sinful children of men into his favor and protection. Key Verses: Romans 8:15-17 The bible speaks favorably...
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June 6, 2022 61 mins
Abundant Life Episode 36 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of truth. Websters 1828 Truth - Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been, or shall be. The truth of history constitutes its whole value. We rely on the truth of the scriptural prophecies. Key verse He is the origin of truth John 1:17 If you follow the news on TV or maybe on Social Media, you are likely constantly wonderin...
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May 10, 2022 56 mins
Abundant Life Episode 35 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss saving faith and why this is foundational to all Christians. Freedom That Lasts definition Saving faith is believing that Jesus Christ is my only Savior. Many believe that there are many ways to get to heaven but there is no saving faith in that.  Webster’s 1828 FAITH - is a firm, cordial belief in the veracity of God, in all the declarations of his word; or a full a...
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April 19, 2022 59 mins
Abundant Life Episode 34 In this episode Saso and Ben host special guest George Binoka who talks about his journey from hating God to Missionary. Key Verses Ephesians 4:22-24 Resources Abundant Life Kenya Baptist Ministries Stay in the Fight Daily Devotional Grace and Peace Radio Show Me The Father Movie Northwest Valley Baptist Church
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March 28, 2022 52 mins
Abundant Life Episode 33 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of trials. How do you respond to trials? Trials -  A test of faith, patience, or stamina through subjection to suffering or temptation broadly : a source of vexation or annoyance. - Websters 1828 Key Verses James 1:2-4 Sometimes call these sanctification tests, but God allows these into our life for a reason and purpose. Have you ever had your water heate...
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March 7, 2022 50 mins
Abundant Life Episode 32 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of hope. What do you place your hope in? Websters 1828 Hope “A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable. hopediffers from wish and desire in this, that it implies some expectation of obtaining the good desired, or the possibility of possessing it. hopetherefore always gives pl...
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