Believe & Speak

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Episode 113
February 23, 2022

Before going to the cross, Jesus wanted his disciples to know that they wouldn’t be left alone. The Holy Spirit would come and would have a different but profound relationship with them. I can hear th

Episode 112
February 16, 2022

I can imagine God’s booming baritone voice singing a love song over me. Can you? The Mighty One, who is perfect in every way, not only takes notice of you and me, but he delights in what he sees. So m

Episode 111
February 09, 2022

Today’s declaration comes from one of the first Bible passages that I committed to memory. I’ve known the promise in Matthew 7:7-11 for a long time, and I’ve believed and spoken it in prayer so many t

Episode 110
February 02, 2022

I fashioned today’s declaration from a passage in the book of Isaiah that still rings true today. Isaiah’s words in today’s reading give voice to my own feelings. “Oh, that you would burst from the he

Episode 109
January 26, 2022

If you delight in spending time reading the Bible and growing closer to God through his word, then you already know the truth of today’s declaration: God’s Word keeps me rooted on the riverbank. I dre

Episode 108
January 19, 2022

If you’re familiar with the armor of God described in Ephesians 6, you may think I pulled our declaration from there, but actually, I drew it out of 1 Thessalonians 5. Breastplates and helmets are imp

Episode 107
January 12, 2022

Today’s declaration sounds like the opposite of an idiom that I’ve never really cared for. Maybe you’ve heard it: the devil is in the details. The devil wants us to trip over the details, but God will

Episode 106
January 05, 2022

Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills recently shared some Bible verses that he encouraged us to proclaim in the coming year. I know this because my girlfriend sent me one of those verses, a

Episode 105
December 29, 2021

I pulled today’s declaration from the Old Testament Bible verses that were used as lyrics in a 1960s tune called “Turn! Turn! Turn!” Can you name—not that tune, but those verses? (Answer: Ecclesiastes

Episode 104
December 22, 2021

With Christmas Eve arriving the day after tomorrow, my guess (and hope) is that you’ve finished your Christmas shopping. If you over spent your budget, be encouraged by this week’s declaration drawn f