Abundant Life

Abundant Life

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

Episodes

December 6, 2022 59 min

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 every nee...

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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 to se...

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October 25, 2022 70 min

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
  • Baldwin Performanc...
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    October 11, 2022 53 min

    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

    Roman...

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    September 27, 2022 70 min

    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 the U...

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    September 13, 2022 62 min

    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 were ab...

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    August 22, 2022 56 min

    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 talked about ...

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    July 11, 2022 63 min

    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 about adoption through...

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    June 6, 2022 61 min

    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 min

    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 min
    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 min
    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 min
    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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    February 16, 2022 53 min
    Abundant Life Episode 31 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of time, how short life is and how we should be spending our time. 1828 Websters A particular portion or part of duration, whether past, present or future. The time was; the time has been; the time is; the time will be. Lost time is never found again.” Key Verse Psalm 90:12 Time is the really the only thing that we have equal access to until we do not. Tim...
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    January 26, 2022 50 min
    Abundant Life Episode 30 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of failure. FA'ILURE, noun fa'ilyur. A failing; deficience; cessation of supply, or total defect; as the failure of springs or streams; failure of rain; failure of crops. Omission; non-performance; as the failure of a promise; a man's failure in the execution of a trust. Key verse Luke 16:9 January 17 is the typical day where New Year’s r...
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    January 5, 2022 54 min
    Abundant Life Episode 29 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the topic of self-control. RESTRA'INT, noun “The act or operation of holding back or hindering from motion, in any manner; hinderance of the will, or of any action, physical, moral or mental.”- Websters 1828 Freedom That Lasts definition of self-control: “Adding self-control means instantly obeying God’s Word in the power of God’s spirit.” II Peter 1:6 We sa...
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    December 22, 2021 43 min
    Abundant Life Episode 28 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss a name given to Jesus, Immanuel. Key Verse Matthew 1:23 - Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” This was the angel speaking to Mary, giving her insight to God’s plan to save His people from their sin. I can’t imagine what was going through Mary’s mind. Was she thinking, why me? Who am I to have this happen? How can t...
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    December 8, 2021 54 min
    Abundant Life Episode 27 In this episode Saso and Ben discuss what it means to abide in the Vine. ABI'DE - to be, or exist, to continue; W. bod, to be; to dwell, rest, continue, stand firm, or be stationary for anytime indefinitely. 1. To rest, or dwell. Genesis 29:19. 2. To tarry or stay for a short time. Genesis 24:55. 3. To continue permanently or in the same state; to be firm and immovable. Psalms 119:90. 4. To remain, ...
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    November 24, 2021
    In this special Thanksgiving Episode Saso and Ben give thanks to God for His many blessings. THANK'FULNESS,noun Expression of gratitude; acknowledgment of a favor.1. Gratitude; a lively sense of good received.The celebration of these holy mysteries being ended, retire with all thankfulness of heart for having been admitted to that heavenly feast. Websters 1828 Key Verse Ephesians 5:20 1 Thessalonians 5:18 We are thankful ...
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    In this episode Saso and Ben discuss the boss and employee relationship according to Ephesians 6:5-9. Support the show (https://abundantlife.fm)
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