The Christian Faith
Radio Hour Podcast

Episode #57:
Our Heart,
Leaving Egypt,
& Lot’s Choice

16 August 2023

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Parable of the Sower is perhaps the clearest depiction in the entire Bible of how we need to deal with our heart so that it can become the good ground for the Lord to grow within us.

In particular, those of us who have been in the Lord for a number of years need to be careful of the “thorns” that may grow up within us to choke the word and so prevent us from bringing forth any fruit to maturity.

In the Old Testament, Lot, when he left Abraham, seems to be an example of one who did not deal with his heart in an adequate way. Thus, his story is a serious warning to us today.

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RESOURCES REFERRED TO IN THIS EPISODE

Podcast 54. “Out of Egypt”: (1) The Struggle to Forsake the World

Podcast 55. “Out of Egypt”: (2) Bargaining With Pharaoh

Podcast 12. The Parable of the Sower (1)

Podcast 13. The Parable of the Sower (2)

Podcast 14. The Parable of the Sower (3)

Bible Hub: J.N. Darby on Genesis 13-14

 

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BIBLE VERSES

John 12:31: The Ruler of this World.

1 John 2:16: What is in the world.

Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15: The Parable of the Sower.

Matthew 13:22, Mark 4:19, Luke 8:14: The thorny ground.

Genesis 13:1-13, especially v. 10: Lot’s Choice.

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RECORDING

This edition of the program was recorded on Wednesday, 16 August 2023 in Chicago, Illinois

 

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