Hear the Word of God

Hear the Word of God

Go on up to a high mountain, O Zion, herald of good news; lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem, herald of good news; lift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah, “Behold your God!” —Isaiah 40:9

Episodes

September 28, 2023 35 mins

Isaiah 13-23

Whom do you trust? That choice touches the whole of life and affects every area of our personal lives, as well as our nation's. Tune in to Hear the Word of God as Reverend Alexander shines light on the wisdom of trusting in Jehovah, and the folly of trusting in anyone or anything else. 

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Isaiah 11-12

In Chapters 11 and 12, the prophet Isaiah's focus shifts to the day of the return of the Lord Jesus when he will establish a new heaven and a new earth, and reconcile creation and his chosen people to himself. So sure of God's faithfulness, Isaiah writes a song of praise and thanksgiving to be sung on that occasion. Listen as Reverend Alexander teaches of that glorious day on Hear the Word of God.

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September 14, 2023 39 mins

Isaiah 10

What will you do on the day of reckoning when disaster comes from afar? It is this sobering question that Isaiah poses to the nation of Judah in Chapter 10, and it is one that each of us must consider. Tune in to Hear the Word of God as Rev. Eric Alexander reminds us that Jesus is the key to it all, and we need to live in the light of that truth all the time. 

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September 7, 2023 43 mins

Isaiah 9

The people in Isaiah's day were walking in such dreadful darkness, feeling the effects of all the tragedy that sin had wrought. Their situation seemed hopeless, but through the prophet Isaiah, God promised that He would provide the ultimate answer to sin in the world through his only Son -- the Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Listen as Rev. Eric Alexander shares of this good news which...

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August 31, 2023 31 mins

Isaiah 8

Where have you set your heart? This is the question that the prophet Isaiah poses to the people of Judah in Chapter 8, and it is something we all should seriously consider. Is my confidence really in God and His glory, power and grace, or have I set my heart on something else? Listen to Hear the Word of God as Reverend Alexander exhorts believers to put their trust in God, because the last word always belongs to Him.

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August 24, 2023 39 mins

Isaiah 7

Faced by overwhelming circumstances, Isaiah encouraged the people of his day to place their confidence in God. When troubles are raging around us and we are gripped by fear, we must do the same. Listen to Rev. Eric Alexander's assurance that God will never leave those who stand firm in their faith on Hear the Word of God.

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August 17, 2023 31 mins

Isaiah 6

Chapter 6 of Isaiah brings us to Isaiah's vision of God sitting on His throne in heaven, causing the prophet to grasp the true nature of sin, grace, worship, and Godliness. Listen to Hear the Word of God as Rev. Eric Alexander exhorts believers to consider these same qualities, that we might be a holy nation, set apart and shining with the glory of God in a dark world.

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August 10, 2023 47 mins

Isaiah 5

God had high expectations of the people of Judah, planting and tending them like the owner of a vineyard, and yet the contrast between his high expectations and the heartache he actually experienced are highlighted in Chapter 5. Woe unto you, Judah! Rev. Eric Alexander explains this song of lament and God's warning of judgment on Hear the Word of God.

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August 3, 2023 44 mins

Isaiah 2-4

Old Testament prophets at times seemed to be looking through a microscope to their present situation, and at other times through a telescope at the distant future. In Chapters 2 to 4, Isaiah does both, providing a contrasting picture of what Israel is called to be by God and what she has turned out to be in terms of her history, as well as what the future holds. Rev. Eric Alexander shines light on these passages on today...

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July 27, 2023 42 mins

Isaiah 1

The Book of Isaiah opens with the theme of judgment, and concludes with a message of the salvation that God purposes to bring to His people. Speaking to the people of Judah in Chapter 1, the prophet Isaiah accuses them of forsaking the Lord, despising the Holy One of Israel, and turning their backs on Him, the same language that is used of the Messiah later in the book. Listen as Rev. Eric Alexander highlights the disconne...

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July 20, 2023 47 mins

Hebrews 13:7-25

In these final verses of Chapter 13, the author of Hebrews continues to provide practical counsel for believers by exhorting them to remember. What does remembering mean in a biblical sense, and what should we remember? Tune in as Rev. Eric Alexander outlines principles to stabilize and strengthen our faith on Hear the Word of God.

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July 13, 2023 47 mins

Hebrews 13:1-6

When running a marathon, the course is clearly marked to show the participants the exact limits within which the race is to be run. Likewise in Chapter 13 of Hebrews, the author lays down clear guidelines for running the Christian race. Tune in as Rev. Alexander outlines the practical counsel given for the everyday situations faced by all believers on Hear the Word of God. 

 

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July 6, 2023 47 mins

Persecutors pursue their prey with intense concentration and zeal. Believers are to exhibit the same qualities as we strive to be at peace with all men, and to live lives of personal, practical holiness. Listen as Reverend Alexander exhorts us from Hebrews on Hear the Word of God. 

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June 29, 2023 48 mins

Hebrews 12:3-13

An essential part of the Christian's life includes periods of affliction, darkness, trial and trouble, for it is these times that build our character, strengthen our faith, and prepare us to help others. Listen as Eric Alexander shares from Hebrews 12 about how we are to view our sufferings on Hear the Word of God.

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June 22, 2023 47 mins

Hebrews 11:39-12:2

Building upon the illustrations of faith in Chapter 11 in which God's people were called to continue in faith despite tremendous obstacles, the writer of Hebrews now encourages the followers of Christ to run with perseverance the race set before them. Listen to Hear the Word of God as Rev. Alexander encourages believers to keep on, fixing their eyes on Jesus who will take them to the end.

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June 15, 2023 48 mins

Hebrews 11:26-39

So often faith runs counter to worldly wisdom. But faith takes its stand on what God has said and rests on His provision and His plan. Eric Alexander points to the Old Testament examples of Moses, Noah, Joshua and Rahab, each of whom found that the life of faith was really a fight of faith, one that needed to be fought with God's weapons, today on Hear the Word of God. 

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June 8, 2023 49 mins

Hebrews 11:1-25

Chapter 11 is perhaps the most well-known in the book of Hebrews, often referred to as The Hall of Faith. But it is much more than God's picture gallery of men of faith; rather, it is a series of Biblical illustrations of faith working under fire. Listen as Eric Alexander encourages believers to follow Abraham's example of limitless trust in God and His promises on Hear the Word of God.

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June 1, 2023 47 mins

Hebrews 10:26-39

There is a sanctifying power in encouragement, and there is a sanctifying power in the fear of the living God. After the threefold appeal and exhortation in the earlier verses of chapter 10, the apostle returns to a note of warning, the fourth of the five warning passages in the Epistle to the Hebrews. This particular warning which we come to in chapter 10, verse 26, is about the willful, persistent, deliberate, an...

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May 25, 2023 47 mins

Hebrews 10:19-27

Our Great High Priest has given us access to the presence of God. Not with a fearful, uncertain, wavering entry into the presence of God, but a holy boldness to enter by His blood. That is a glorious privilege for the children of God, and our Christian duty begins with drawing near to God. While that is our primary duty, Eric Alexander points out we also have a duty to confess our hope before the world and to stir ...

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May 18, 2023 46 mins

Hebrews 10

The Epistle to the Hebrews helps us to understand the relationship between the Old Testament and the New. It's a relationship not only of promise to fulfillment but it's also a relationship of shadow to reality. In this episode of Hear the Word of God, Eric Alexander guides us from the shadows to the reality—the person and work of the incarnate Son of God.

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