Episodes: The Enemy

The Enemy

  • Take the Long View
    July 18, 2019 A Calm Heart in a Troubled World (Ps. 37)

    Rather than copy antics of evil people or grow discouraged, we need to look at the big picture. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 37:1-11
  • Renew Your Perspective
    September 30, 2015 Don't Lose Heart

    One word that’s taken on a new meaning in the wired age is "refresh." It’s the button you click when you’re at a website and the picture looks bad. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Corinthians 4:1-17
  • When You Feel Weak and Powerless
    September 29, 2015 Don't Lose Heart

    No matter how talented or skilled you think you are, something will come along and challenge your ability. Will you be tempted to give up? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Corinthians 4:1-17
  • You Can Persevere
    September 28, 2015 Don't Lose Heart

    Maybe you’re in a circumstance that seems overwhelming, and you can’t see a way out. Don’t forget—there is Someone even bigger. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Corinthians 4:1-16
  • A Time to Celebrate
    June 24, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    The book of Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time to weep and a time to laugh. So let us weep over the lost and over our own sin. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Esther 8-9
  • An Evil Plan Is Hatched
    June 12, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    We can all remember scandals in which a high-profile leader suddenly lost popularity and influence. Stories like this remind us that integrity is important. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Esther 5
  • Remember
    June 25, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    The word amuse literally means "to stop thinking." A lot of people equate rest and celebration with amusement. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Esther 9
  • Three Themes
    June 5, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    A young girl lived under an authoritarian regime. She was conscripted into a harem and was pulled into ethnic conflict. Sound like something Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Esther 1
  • True Leadership
    June 26, 2008 Esther: God's Woman at God's Time

    Understandably, we get upset with leaders who abuse political power. Instead of serving the public, they’re serving themselves. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Esther 9
  • You are in the Crosshairs
    March 2, 2010 Farewell (Acts 20)

    Whether you realize it or not, you are under attack from false teachers and others hostile to your faith. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Acts 20
  • The Temptation to Take Control
    December 8, 2010 Food, Beauty, and Control: Three Snares Women Face (Bob Lepine)

    Safety is a huge concern for a lot of people. Bob Lepine understands that concern but also offers a warning. Read or Listen →

  • You Can Be Known by God
    January 10, 2019 How to Have a Happy New Year (Ps. 1)

    The God who created everything wants to know you personally. Nancy shows you why this is so amazing and life-changing. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 1:1-6
  • The Lord Our Banner
    August 8, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 1): Learning to be Victorious

    We can’t do anything without God. He is our only true source of strength. But that doesn’t mean He wants us to sit around and do nothing. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 17
  • A New Beginning
    October 20, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    Isaac Newton discovered that bodies in motion tend to stay in motion and bodies at rest tend to stay at rest. Do you find that principle goes beyond physics? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 8
  • God Grants Stamina
    October 24, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    Do you ever find it easier to start a project than to finish it? As he began his military command, Joshua fought some exciting, dramatic battles. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Judges 11 - Joshua 13
  • Joshua's Battle After the Battle
    October 22, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    If deception were easy to spot, it wouldn't be very deceptive. The biblical hero Joshua was deceived when he least expected it. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 9
  • Prayer for the Battle
    October 23, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    We all need concentrated times of prayer when we get away and focus on the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua
  • The Earth is the Lord's
    October 28, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    The Bible tells us how God called Joshua to battle, winning land for the people of Israel. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 10
  • The Right Time to Rest
    October 27, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    Do you feel engaged in a battle? You should be, whether it's a battle in prayer on behalf of your family or a war against your own sin. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 10-11
  • Two Mountains
    October 21, 2014 Lessons from the Life of Joshua (Part 11): Waging and Winning Spiritual Battles

    As you prepare for the weekend and try to catch up on anything you didn’t get done this week, have you given any thought to God’s role in your life? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Joshua 8
  • God Knows Where You Live
    September 4, 2017 Letters to the Churches of Revelation, Part 4: Compromising Truth (Pergamum)

    Obedience to God is not like paying federal income taxes. There are no exemptions and no deductions. God gives you the grace to obey. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Revelation 2:12-17
  • When You Feel Inadequate
    August 17, 2011 Lies Women Tell Themselves, with Sharon Jaynes

    “I’m a failure. I’m not good enough.” Sharon Jaynes says these kinds of lies fill the minds of women. Counter these lies with the truth. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Romans 12:1-2
  • Prepared for the Battle
    January 25, 2011 The Battle After the Battle

    Have you ever been surprised by your own inconsistency? One day you’re walking in close fellowship with the Lord, and the next you’re impatient and tense. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Genesis 14
  • You're Never Alone
    January 24, 2011 The Battle After the Battle

    Some of your battles are visible. Everyone knows that you’ve geared up for a big trial or a big event. They’re watching as you trust God in the battle. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Genesis 14
  • The Temptation of Christ
    March 2, 2015 The Incomparable Christ

    You’re alone in a barren wilderness surrounded by wild animals. You haven’t eaten in forty days. Do you think you’d be vulnerable to temptation? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 4:1-13
  • Start Your Day with God
    June 13, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    How do you spend the first part of your day? Do you turn on the weather channel for that updated forecast or glance through the newspaper? Read or Listen →

  • Attack and Counter-Attack
    December 28, 2006 The King Still Has One More Move

    If you grew up in church, you learned many Bible stories. Did you know that each of those accounts is a small piece of a grand story? Read or Listen →

  • The End of the Story
    December 29, 2006 The King Still Has One More Move

    There’s a great battle being waged between God and Satan, and whether you realize it or not, you’ve chosen sides! Read or Listen →

  • Two Kingdoms
    December 27, 2006 The King Still Has One More Move

    The birth of Christ represents the turning point in a great cosmic battle. Today Nancy Leigh DeMoss makes you aware of the battle for worship. Read or Listen →

  • The Lord's Prayer, Day 12
    August 16, 2016 The Lord's Prayer

    How do you fight evil? Do you band together with other believers or perhaps organize petition drives? Nancy presents a much different approach. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • The Lord's Prayer, Day 32
    September 15, 2016 The Lord's Prayer

    You have an enemy. This enemy is more dangerous than any terrorist or criminal. You don’t have to be afraid, but you do need to pray. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • The Lord's Prayer, Day 33
    September 16, 2016 The Lord's Prayer

    When you repeat the Lord's Prayer, you say the words "deliver us from the evil one." Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Submitting to God's Reign
    October 10, 2012 The Lord's Prayer, Part 2

    How do you fight evil? Do you band together with other believers or perhaps organize petition drives? Nancy presents a much different approach. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Pray or Fall Prey
    November 19, 2012 The Lord's Prayer, Part 3

    You have an enemy. This enemy is more dangerous than any terrorist or criminal. You don’t have to be afraid, but you do need to pray. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Too Cozy with the Evil One
    November 20, 2012 The Lord's Prayer, Part 3

    When you repeat the Lord's Prayer, you say the words "deliver us from the evil one." Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Matthew 6:5-15
  • Catch the Creeps
    August 2, 2019 The Right Kind of Strong with Mary Kassian

    How does someone who seems to love the Lord end up making terrible choices? Those devastating life choices don’t usually come by leaps; they come by creeps. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Timothy 3:1-9
  • The Steadfast Love of the Lord, Day 2
    July 28, 2017 The Steadfast Love of the Lord by Lauren Chandler

    Lauren Chandler heard the news no wife wants to hear: Her husband had a brain tumor. Learn how she learned to trust God in the middle of fear. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 107:1-43
  • The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe, Part 2
    October 23, 2001 The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss takes us back to the Garden of Eden to help us understand why and how we are deceived. Read or Listen →

  • The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe, Part 3
    October 24, 2001 The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss teaches us about the origins of deceit. Read or Listen →

  • Jennifer Rothschild, Day 1
    April 6, 2016 Your Thought Closet Makeover (Jennifer Rothschild)

    We are to take every thought captive to obey Christ. Jennifer Rothschild shows you how to capture thoughts, reject lies, and dwell on truth. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Kings 5:1-14
  • Jennifer Rothschild, Day 2
    April 7, 2016 Your Thought Closet Makeover (Jennifer Rothschild)

    Jennifer Rothschild says when you’re tempted to believe a lie, you need to reject it. But you also need to replace that lie and tell yourself the truth. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Kings 5:1-14