Praying The Scriptures

Praying The Scriptures
This podcast is designed to walk you through ten minutes of personal worship time alone with God. It will help you establish a pattern of prayer and Bible reading that you can implement in every book of the Bible. Support this podcast:

Conclusion Of James To You Series
Sep 10 • 2 min
Now that our Season 1 James To You series is complete, here are some steps you can take to implement the principles we have learned into your personal worship time moving forward. Stay tuned for season 2! —- Support this podcast:…
5:19-20 (If Anyone Wanders)
Sep 9 • 5 min
19 My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, 20 let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins. - James 5:19-20 —- Support this…
5:13-18 (The Prayer Of Faith)
Sep 8 • 11 min
13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer…
5:9-12 (Do Not Complain Or Swear)
Sep 7 • 9 min
9 Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door. 10 As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. 11 Behold, we consider…
5:7-8 (Be Patient)
Sep 6 • 9 min
7 Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. 8 You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the…
5:1-6 (Dangers Of Riches)
Sep 5 • 9 min
1 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like…
4:13-17 (Do Not Boast About Tomorrow)
Sep 4 • 10 min
13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time…
4:11-12 (Do Not Speak Evil)
Sep 3 • 8 min
11 Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. 12 There is only one…
4:6-10 (Humble Yourself Before God)
Sep 2 • 9 min
6 But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” 7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands,…
4:1-5 (A Friend Of God Or The World)
Sep 1 • 11 min
1 What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? 2 You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.…
3:13-18 (Wisdom From Above)
Aug 31 • 11 min
13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. 15 This is not the wisdom…
3:6-12 (Two Ways The Tongue Can Be Used)
Aug 30 • 9 min
6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell. 7 For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can…
3:3-5 (The Tongue Is Like A Rudder)
Aug 29 • 10 min
3 If we put bits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their whole bodies as well. 4 Look at the ships also: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot…
3:1-2 (We All Struggle With The Tongue)
Aug 28 • 10 min
1 Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2 For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his…
2:19-26 (Combine Works With Your Faith)
Aug 27 • 10 min
19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder! 20 Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up his son Isaac on…
2:14-18 (Talk Less And Do More)
Aug 26 • 11 min
14 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,”…
2:8-13 (Love Others Like They Were You)
Aug 25 • 10 min
8 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. 9 But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors. 10 For whoever keeps the…
2:5-7 (Remember Who God Uses)
Aug 24 • 9 min
5 Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? 6 But you have dishonored the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress you,…
2:1-4 (Show No Partiality)
Aug 23 • 9 min
1 My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. 2 For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in, 3 and if you pay attention…
1:26-27 (The Definition Of Pure Religion)
Aug 22 • 10 min
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to…
1:22-25 (Be A Doer)
Aug 21 • 12 min
22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. 24 For he looks at himself and goes away and at once…
1:19-21 (Listen More, Talk Less)
Aug 20 • 10 min
19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. 21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness…
1:16-18 (Everything Good Comes From Above)
Aug 19 • 9 min
16 Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. 18 Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of…
1:12-15 (Remaining Steadfast Under Examination)
Aug 18 • 11 min
12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be…
1:9-11 (A Contrast Between The Rich And Poor)
Aug 17 • 11 min
9 Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, 10 and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So…
1:5-8 (What You Can Do If You Lack Wisdom)
Aug 16 • 9 min
5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. 6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. 7…
1:4 (Let Endurance Have Its Perfect Work)
Aug 15 • 11 min
And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. - James 1:4 —- Support this podcast:
1:2-3 (Count Trials As Joy)
Aug 14 • 10 min
2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. - James…
1:1 (Freedom Found In Slavery)
Aug 13 • 11 min
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. - James 1:1 —- Support this podcast:
Introduction To James
Aug 12 • 4 min
This introductory episode sets the scene for the next 29 days through the book of James. —- Support this podcast:
The Brown Couch
Aug 4 • 6 min
Why is having a personal worship time alone with God important? In this episode Ezra shares his own journey and lays the foundation for having a personal conversation with God as we read and meditate on his word. —- Support this podcast:…