The Greater Heritage

The Greater Heritage

The official podcast of The Greater Heritage, a Bible teaching and Christian publishing ministry that equips Christians for an abundant life of service, personal spiritual growth and character development through the study of God’s Word. Tune in for Bible studies, sermons, Christian book reviews and more.

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August 21, 2022 22 min

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Psalm 148:11-14 (KJV) - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:  Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven. He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the Lord.

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For this podcast episode we sat down with Christian radio programming and advertising executive Chris Arnzen.

Chris is the talk host of Iron Sharpens Iron Radio - a Christian radio broadcast that addresses a multitude of topics from a distinctly Reformed Christian worldview.

Over the years, his career in Christian media, especially radio, has taken him all around the country interviewing various pastors, authors and other Christian p...

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 For this podcast episode we sat down with Dr. Mark Talbot, associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College and had an insightful and illuminating conversation about suffering and the Christian life. We also talked about the art of writing well, the intersection of Christianity and philosophy and more.

Dr. Talbot hosts the When the Stars Disappear podcast, and is the author of the Suffering and the Christian Life series, includ...

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How do you design a well-run, effective and biblical Children’s ministry? Why is child evangelism so critical for the church? What kind of work is being done at the front lines and in our schools to lead children to Christ?

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk about all of this and more with Mark Robb, Local Director for Child Evangelism Fellowship’s East Central Florida Chapter.

The importance of child evangelism ...

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Ever look in the mirror and realize that you've aged? Maybe your youth's supple features have given way to time's wrinkles? Or perhaps you're not quite as fast, quick witted or energetic as you used to be?

At one time or another we've all had to come to grips with the realization that our bodies are finite. Sure, we're born strong and we tend to feel invincible when we're young, but even the young are not...

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There is a trend today in academic circles and among the general public that advocates for imposing moral judgements on the actions of those from the past.

Those who espouse such an approach are easily offended by history, and they contort it to prove their own agendas.

Such approaches to historical inquiry fail to study the past for the sake of the past, nor do they acknowledge that other time periods are very unlike our own. 

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And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear. (1 Peter 1:17, KJV)

The Cambridge Dictionary defines a code of conduct as: A set of rules that members of an organization or people with a particular job or position must follow.

Many companies and governments have codes of conduct, but did you know that Christians also have a code of ...

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And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. (Matthew 18:5-6, KJV)

God places tremendous value on children. They truly are precious in his sight. However, there are many alarming trends today that are leading Children into ...

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An Interview with Miriam Huffman Rockness of The Lilias Trotter Legacy

In this special episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk with author Miriam Huffman Rockness (Keep These Things (Doubleday), Home: God’s Design (Zondervan), and A Passion for the Impossible: The Life Of Lilias Trotter (Discovery House). Miriam also serves as a member of The Lilias Trotter Advisory Board, the governing body of The Lilias Trotter Legacy.

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World by Brett McCracken and published by Crossway.

Brett McCracken is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition and the author of Uncomfortable; Hipster Christianity; and Gray Matters. He is an elder at Southlands Church Santa Ana where he lives with his wife Kira and two sons.

Book Review

The Wisdom Pyramid com...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter J. Williams and published by Crossway.

Peter J. Williams (PhD, University of Cambridge) is the principal of Tyndale House and chair of the International Greek New Testament Project.

In Can We Trust the Gospels? Peter Williams presents a concise but highly grounded and well-rounded study on the historical reliability of the Gospels (Matthew, M...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Lead: 12 Gospel Principles for Leadership in the Church by Paul David Tripp and published by Crossway.

Dr. Paul David Tripp is a pastor, event speaker, and a best-selling and award-winning author. With more than 30 books and video series on Christian living, Paul’s driving passion is to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life.

Lead is a wonderful book o...

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In this special episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk with singer-songwriter Joanne Hogg.

“Jo” is a Northern Irish singer and songwriter, best known for her work as the lead singer and songwriter with the Celtic Christian progressive rock and pop band Iona. She has also worked on numerous solo projects, including most recently The Map Project Parts 1 & 2, and she is involved in various ministries as well.

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review What's the Difference?: Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible by John Piper and published by Crossway.

John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He has authored numerous books.

What does the Bible say about men and women? How are they to relate to one another? These are the subjects of this excel...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we present a Kevin DeYoung book review of Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem. The book is published by Crossway.

Kevin DeYoung, PhD, is the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina, and associate professor of systematic theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte. He and his wife, Trisha, have nine children.

Are you ove...

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Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. (Matthew 5:6, KJV)

Do you hunger and thirst after righteousness? Do you know what it means to do so?

What are the similarities and differences between earthly and spiritual hunger? What are the blessings that come from having a hunger for God?

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we unpack what it means to hunger and thirst after God.

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God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things; 
-Acts 17:24-25 (KJV)

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we study reasons why Christians enjoy God’s presence and feel at peace when surrounded by his creatio...

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6) And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me. (Matthew 11:6, KJV)

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we learn why Jesus is a stumbling block to some and a cornerstone to others. 

We also consider reasons why some stumble at the words, doctrines and person of Jesus, while others do not.

Lastly, we learn about how there is no such thing as a "half-way faith" - you either believe Jesus fully for your s...

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My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. -John 2:1-2 (KJV)

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we learn why Jesus is called the propitiation for our sins, and what that means for believers.

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Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things. (Genesis 9:3, KJV)

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we reflect on the abundance of gifts that God has given us.

He has given us a universe to explore, bodies to live in, people to connect and share the Gospel with, intelligence, emotions and most of all his son Jesus Christ who died for us and became the ultimate g...

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