Resources on Spiritual Growth

Resources on Spiritual Growth

The Park City Podcast – S1:E22

Freedom From Bondage to Sin How does grace lead to less sin in the life of a believer? In this episode, David and Phil discuss how sin no longer has authority over us as a result of our justification. Got a Question? Have a question about something we discussed? We’d love to hear from you! Click the button below to submit a question, and we will do our best to answer it.

The Park City Podcast – S1:E8

Heavenly-mindedness and The heart of God How does the heart of God soothe our worries? Can we really be excited about what God is doing in our lives presently to sanctify us though we are not yet perfect? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:19-34 and talk about how Christ calls us to trade in our worldly-mindedness for a heavenly-mindedness.  Then, in the devotional discussion, they talk about how the image of God within us has been distorted…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E7

Praying and REflecting The Image of God Why can prayer be so difficult? Why is upholding the inherent dignity of others a gospel issue? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:5-15 and talk about the challenges of prayer in their own lives.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss how we are made in the image of God and the importance of upholding and honoring the inherent dignity present in all people.   Got a Question? Have a question…

Christian Prayer

Matthew 6:5-15 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. 7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans,…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E6

Religious Activities and Your Body and Soul Why are we prone to make our habits of giving, praying, and fasting about ourselves rather than our Heavenly Father? How can we experience God today with both our bodies and our souls? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18 and the Christian practices of giving, praying, and fasting.  They learn from Jesus’ teaching on how we are prone to make those activities about ourselves rather than about our Heavenly…

Christian Religion | Giving, Praying, and Fasting

Matthew 6:1-8,16-18 1 “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 3 But when you give to the needy, do not let…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E4

Kingdom Values and THe Sufficiency of Scripture Why do the values of honesty and integrity matter to the Christian? Does the Bible really contain all that we need to find salvation? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 5:31-37 and the Kingdom values of honesty and integrity.  Then, they wrap up the discussion on the topic of the Bible by talking about how Scripture is sufficient for all we need to have a personal relationship with God.   Got…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E3

Renewed Hearts and Minds What is the significance of a renewed heart and mind? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 5:21-30 and the need for heart renewal to live up to Jesus’ call to superior righteousness.  Then, they discuss the necessity of Scripture and the relationship between spiritual growth and a renewed mind.   Got a Question? Have a question about something we discussed? We’d love to hear from you! Click the button below to submit a question,…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E2

The Old Testament and The Clarity of Scripture How should Christians view the Old Testament? Why is it relevant today? How does the clarity of the Bible motivate believers to spend time in God’s Word? In this episode, David and Phil discuss how Christians ought to view the Old Testament in light of Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:17-20, as well as why it is motivating for the Christian to know that the Bible is clear. Got a Question? Have a…

The Christian and the Old Testament

Matthew 5:17-20 17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18 For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. 19 Therefore anyone who sets aside one of the least of these commands and teaches others accordingly will be called least in the kingdom…

The Meaning of Christmas Pt.2

1 John 3:1-10 In 1 John chapter three, we find two additional reasons for the coming of Christ. First, he came to do away with sin. Second, he came to destroy the work of the Devil. John presses Christians to live in view of those purposes. We are to grow in ever-increasing degrees of obedience while we wait for Christ’s second coming. One evidence of our growth in Christlikeness will be our love for one another. To view the discussion…