Fencepost Turtles - Episode 7: Isaiah

August 17th, 2017

In the seventh episode of this series looking at Bible characters where God dramatically played a role in their lives, Brian Johnston takes a look at the life and times of Isaiah.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 6: Moses

August 6th, 2017

In the sixth episode of this series looking at Bible characters in whose lives God intervened, Brian Johnston reviews the experience of Moses.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 5: David

July 31st, 2017

In episode five of this series which looks at Bible characters that God put in place for a purpose, Brian Johnston reviews the experience of the most famous king of Israel - David.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 4: Gideon

July 20th, 2017

In this fourth episode of a series exploring Bible characters where God intervened dramatically in their lives, Brian Johnston takes a look at Gideon.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 3: Esther

July 8th, 2017

In the third episode on this series of Bible characters that God deliberately put in a certain place for a certain purpose, Brian Johnston reviews the experience of the young queen, Esther.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 2: Daniel

July 3rd, 2017

In episode 2 of this series on Bible characters that God put in a place for a purpose, Brian Johnston takes a look at the Old Testament figure of Daniel.

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Fencepost Turtles - Episode 1: Jacob

June 21st, 2017

A pastor once said: ‘When I was a schoolboy, we would occasionally see a turtle on a fence post, and when we did, we knew someone had put him there. He didn't get there by himself.' In the Bible we come across many ‘fencepost turtles’ - one person after another who knew that his or her position of power or prominence was given to them by God. The first “fencepost turtle” we are going to look at in this series is a man called Jacob ...

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Daniel Decoded: Deciphering Bible Prophecy - Part Four

March 8th, 2017

In the fourth part of this series on the book of Daniel, Brian Johnston looks at Daniel 4 which records how God humbled proud King Nebuchadnezzar in the most memorable way!

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Daniel Decoded: Deciphering Bible Prophecy - Part Two

February 17th, 2017

In this second podcast of the series, Brian Johnston looks at how God helped Daniel out of a second crisis in his time at the king's court in Babylon, with many lives on the line - including his own!

You can obtain Brian's book that accompanies this series, in paperback or eBook format here:

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The Saltiness Of The Sacrifice Of Christ - Part Two: Something Long-lasting

October 2nd, 2015

In the second part of this short series, Brian Johnston considers another of the attributes of salt that reminds us of Christ's sacrifice - this time it is that salt is "something long-lasting". 

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 6: Preparing The Perfume

September 15th, 2015

We have a fragrant close to our series on the service of the keepers of the threshold in God's Old Testament temple - Brian draws lessons for us from the fact that one of their tasks was to prepare the perfume.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 5: Auditing The Utensils

September 6th, 2015

In the penultimate broadcast of this six-part series, Brian outlines perhaps the most unusual feature of the keepers of the threshold of the temple - auditing the utensils - and brings out the lesson for us today.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 4: Opening The Doors

August 30th, 2015

In episode 4 of 6 of this series, Brian looks at another key function of those who served in God's Old Testament temple - opening the doors.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 3: The Nightwatchmen

August 18th, 2015

In part three of six, Brian Johnston reveals another important service that was performed at the threshold of the Temple in 1 Chronicles - being nightwatchmen.  What do we need to watch for today?

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 2: Stewards Of The Treasuries

August 11th, 2015

In the second of this six-parter, Brian Johnston reviews another important function in the service of God's temple that we can read about in 1 Chronicles - the stewards of the treasuries.  Find out the application for today...

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 1: Guarding The Gates

August 1st, 2015

In this first episode of a new six-part series, Brian Johnston introduces us to some "unsung heroes" of the service of the Old Testament temple - the keepers of the threshold.  In this episode, Brian explains one of their tasks - guarding the gates - and draws out some valuable lessons for Christians today

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God’s 5 Loves Part 4 - God’s Love For His Children

January 19th, 2014

We know that God loves his children very much but what does it take to be a child of God? And does God really love everybody in the world equally? Find out as Brian investigates this in the penultimate episode of God's Five Loves.

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Seven Ideas That Changed The World Part 4 - Christianity Explains The Universe Better Than Atheism

July 20th, 2013

For many years atheist have been trying to convince the world that in order to be a Christian you have to be willing to check your brain at the door because no rational person could seriously believe in the truth claims that it makes. If the claims of these atheists are true then there is no meaning in the universe. This idea runs contrary to the intuition of every single one of us. We all feel as though there must be some greater meaning in our lives. Listen in as Brian explains why our lives DO have a meaning and that meaning can only be understood in light of the Christian worldview.

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Christian Faithfulness (8 of 9)

June 15th, 2013

This is the eighth episode in our series on Christian Faithfulness. Brian has called this episode "The Bleating Of Sheep". Today we examine the danger in adding our own ideas, habits and traditions to God's commands for the Christian life both individually and corporately in a church setting. Brian explains that our adherence to the commands of God concerning our service must only come from a place of love. Listen in to find out how these themes tie in with the title "The Bleating Of Sheep".

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Christian Faithfulness (7 of 9)

June 13th, 2013

The seventh installment in our series on Christian Faithfulness is entitled "Seven Locks of Hair". Very mysterious, isn't it? What could locks of hair have to do with remaining true to the Christian faith? I'll give you a clue: Samson. Yes, the strongest man in the Bible. Join us as Brian explains just what is to be learned from the life and experiences of Samson.

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Christian Faithfulness (6 of 9)

June 1st, 2013

Part 6 of our series on Christian Faithfulness is titled "A Piece of Brass". Join Brian Johnston as he looks at events from many years ago when Moses was leading the people out of Egypt to the land that God had promised to them through their forefather, Abraham. But what can a sculpture of a snake on a pole lifted high above the dessert several thousand years ago have to do with remaining faithful as Christians today? Listen now to find out!

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Christian Faithfulness (5 of 9)

May 25th, 2013

Gideon's Ephod: Gideon was a very humble man who God powerfully used to vanquish the enemies of the Jews. He turned down the offer of being made Israel's king, but instead he requested a golden ephod. What was the big deal about Gideon getting his own ephod similar to the ones worn by the high priest at Shiloh? The answer to that question and how this Bible story applies to our own faithfulness to the Christian faith can be fund in this week's podcast.

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Christian Faithfulness (4 of 9)

May 18th, 2013

Episode 4 - A Different Kind of Fire: in a world of law and ritual, two men stand alone. They are the sons of Aaron, priests to the God of their forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. They bring sacrifices to appease their God. There are specific instructions for making their offerings, but surely what kind of fire they use makes no difference, right?

Bible teacher Brian Johnston looks at the nature of the fire these priests brought before God and what significance it has to us in our Christian walk today.

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The Kingdom of God - Part 4

January 24th, 2013

In this four-part series, Brian Johnston explores the important Bible concept of the Kingdom of God - what is it and who is in it? Part 4 of 4.

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The Kingdom of God - Part 3

January 24th, 2013

In this four-part series, Brian Johnston explores the important Bible concept of the Kingdom of God - what is it and who is in it? Part 3 of 4.

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The Kingdom of God - Part 2

January 24th, 2013

In this four-part series, Brian Johnston explores the important Bible concept of the Kingdom of God - what is it and who is in it? Part 2 of 4.

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