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Come Read with Me, Rev Chris

English, Religion, 4 seasons, 71 episodes, 2 days, 5 hours, 8 minutes
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Come and join London based vicar Rev Chris as he reads and discusses the Bible with guest hosts. Season 1 covers the book of Mark over 10 episodes with David Ingall, founder and director of Burning Heart. Full of in-depth teaching and personal stories. To support the podcast and other ministry, please head to https://www.patreon.com/revchris7.
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Law and Punishment – Exodus, Numbers & Deuteronomy

Why were the Israelites in the wilderness?Why is there a talking donkey in the Bible? Why wasn't Moses buried?Chris and David cover a variety of stories this week, reading through the account of the golden calf, the building of the tabernacle, the story of Balaam's talking donkey and the death of Moses. Passages read this week are Exodus 32:1-13, Exodus 39:32-43, Numbers 22, Deuteronomy 34, Hebrews 3:1-6, and Jude 1:8-9. Grab your Bibles, and come read with us.We need your support! Support from listeners like you keeps Come Read with Me going, so please consider donating at www.burningheart.org/comereadwithme.If you're not already, make sure to follow Chris on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.Come Read with Me, with Rev Chris and David Ingall is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
6/4/202455 minutes, 51 seconds
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Chosen in Abraham – Genesis 12, 15, 22

Why did God choose Abram? Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice Isaac? How is the story of Abraham relevant to Christians today?This week, join Chris and David as they read select chapters from Genesis following the story of Abraham, from his blessing, to his failures and his faith in God's promises. So grab your Bible's, bookmark chapters 12, 15 and 22, and come read with us.We need your support! Support from listeners like you keeps Come Read with Me going, so please consider donating at www.burningheart.org/comereadwithme.If you're not already, make sure to follow Chris on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.Come Read with Me, with Rev Chris and David Ingall is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
4/30/202448 minutes, 57 seconds
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Season 4 Announcement

Starting next week, we'll be starting Season 4: The Old Testament. Unlike previous seasons, we won't be staying in one book. Instead, join Chris and David as they read through key events in the Old Testament, discussing why they are relevant to us today.We'll kick off the season next week at the very beginning in Genesis.  Additionally, we now have giving page! To help support future episodes of Come Read with Me, head to www.burningheart.org/comereadwithme. If you're not already, make sure to follow Chris on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.Come Read with Me, with Rev Chris and David Ingall is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
4/10/20241 minute, 37 seconds
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A New Dawn – Sermon by Rev Chris

'I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.' - C. S. LewisWhat is Easter about? How should we respond to the ressurection? What do Christians mean when they say 'death is defeated?'Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, we have a talk Chris gave on Palm Sunday.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
4/3/202415 minutes, 21 seconds
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Palm Sunday – Sermon by Rev Chris

What was Jerusalem like during Jesus’ time?Why did Jesus clear the crowd?Why did Jesus get crucified?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, we have a talk Chris gave on Palm Sunday.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
3/27/202420 minutes, 19 seconds
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Service – Talk by Rev Chris

Why is service so important to the Christian faith?How can I become more like Jesus?What does serving look like in the Bible?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, we have a talk Chris gave during the lent series in his church about service and it’s importance to us as Christians.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
3/20/202428 minutes, 10 seconds
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Snakes – Sermon by Rev Chris

Why did God send snakes on the Israelites?How did the bronze snake heal the Israelites?How does believing in Jesus save me?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, please enjoy Chris's sermon from this past Sunday.Note from the producers: While the black mamba is one of the mosts venomous snakes in the world and the most venomous in Tanzania, the most venomous snake in the world is the inland taipan native to Australia.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
3/13/202418 minutes, 36 seconds
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Sweeter than Honey – Guest Sermon by Simon Jenkins

How is God’s glory shown in nature?Why does Psalm 19 talk about nature and the law?Why does God give laws to his people?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, please enjoy a guest sermon on Psalm 19 by the warden of Chris’ church, Simon Jenkins.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
3/6/202417 minutes, 26 seconds
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Facing Troubles – Sermon by Rev Chris

How do I keep moving forward when things are hard? What does it mean to lay down your life for Jesus?Why did Jesus say "I have overcome the world?"Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, please enjoy Chris's sermon from this past Sunday. The  liturgical passages read before this sermon were Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16, Mark 8:31-38 and Romans 4:13-25.Note from the producers: In this sermon Chris conflates Hamlet's iconic "To be or not to be" speech with his later speech where he holds the skull ("Alas poor Yoric..."). If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
2/28/202419 minutes, 45 seconds
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Lent: God’s Judgement – Sermon by Rev Chris

What is God’s judgment?What is Lent about? What is the difference between guilt and conviction?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we are posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, please enjoy Chris's sermon from this past Sunday.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
2/21/202415 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Word Made Flesh – Sermon by Rev Chris

Why did God come to Earth as Jesus?What does the gospel of John mean by “the word”?Who really was Jesus?Chris and David are currently recording Season 4. During the interim, we will be posting bonus content including sermons, teachings and an upcoming Q&A. This week, please emjoy one of Chris's sermons from the archive. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
2/14/202416 minutes, 58 seconds
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Paul Travels to Rome | Acts 27 - 28

Were the Roman’s fair rulers?Why didn’t Paul die from the snake bite?Why doesn’t Acts tell us how Paul died?Here we are with the last episode of season 3! Thank you all for reading with us this season and taking some time to dive into scripture. Let us know on instagram what you thought of this season, and if you have any suggestions for season 4. But for now, grab your Bibles for the final chapters in Acts, and come read with us. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
2/7/20241 hour, 18 seconds
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Paul's Trials | Acts 24 - 26

Why was Paul thrown in prison?When did Paul write the letters?How do we find peace in life?This week we are on our second-to-last episode in the book of Acts Join us as we follow Paul through his trial before Felix, then Festus, then before King Agrippa. Grab your Bibles and come read with us. Here is a link to the video with Brene Brown on joy and gratitude: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IjSHUc7TXMIf you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
1/31/202459 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bored to Death – Acts Chapter 19b - 20

How do relics work? Should I give money as a Christian?Why did Paul leave Ephesus?Join David and I on week 10 of our journey through the book of Acts. This week, we read through and discuss the Acts 19:11 through Acts 20 covering themes of money, fame, charity, monasticism and the ministry of parenthood. So grab your Bibles and come read with us.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
1/17/202458 minutes, 33 seconds
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Sharing the Gospel – Acts Chapter 17a - 19a

Why did Paul receive so much opposition?Should I tell someone who isn’t a Christian that they’re wrong?Should babies be baptised?Join David and I on week 9 of our journey through the book of Acts. This week we read Acts 17 through the first half of chapter 19. Grab your Bibles and come read with us. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
1/10/202459 minutes, 48 seconds
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From Saul to Paul – Acts Chapters 13b - 15

Why does Paul have two names?What is predestination?Why don’t Christians follow Jewish Law?Join David and I as we continue in our reading the book of Acts. This week we cover topics including Paul's Jewish vs. Roman name, whether God has already decided who is saved and why Christians don't necessarily follow the law of the Old Testament.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
12/13/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 6 seconds
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God Frees Peter – Acts Chapters 11b - 13a

Why do bad things happen?Are bad things a sign of God not being with us?Does God lead us to judge sinfulness?Join David and I on week 6 of our journey through the book of Acts. This week, join us as we read through and discuss the death of James, Peter's imprisonment and the death of King Herod.Note from producers: Early historian Josephus also records Herod's death after an inexplicable illness ( Josephus (c. 1760) Antiquities of the Jews. Translated by Whiston, William.).If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
12/6/20231 hour, 35 seconds
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The Peace of God - Guest Sermon from Simon Jenkins

How can I have peace in today's world? What is God's peace? How can I spread peace?Chris and David are currently still recording Season 3, the book of Acts. Until then, please enjoy a selection of sermons from Chris's church, Saint Saviours Wendell Park. Today's sermon comes from guest speaker Simon Jenkins and disusses the peace of God. Primary readings discussed in this sermon include Philippians 4:7 and the blessing in Isaiah 6.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
10/17/202316 minutes, 18 seconds
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Dream, Signs, the Holy Spirit and Peace – Sermon Archive #14

How does God use dreams? Why does God speak through dreams and signs?How can I know if God is speaking to me? We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sermons while David and Chris complete recording Season 3. Today's sermon looks at how God may use dreams and signs to guide his people, and how to trust in God's love and peace.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
10/10/202317 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Parable of the Workers – Sermon Archive #13

Why does the Bible often talk about vineyards? What does God's grace mean? Is being good enough?We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sermons while David and Chris complete recording Season 3. Today's sermon looks at how The parable of the workers is found in Matthew's gospel, chapter 20. "For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." - Paul in the letter to the Ephesians (chapter 2).If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
10/3/202318 minutes, 10 seconds
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Recognising the Spirit – Sermon Archive #12

How do I know what God wants? How can I hear God? How can I let the Spirit lead me? We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sermons while David and Chris compelte recording Season 3.  Today's sermon looks at how we can "read the wind" and see how God moves in our lives. Readings studied in this sermon are taken from the exchange between Jesus and Nicodeums in John 3.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
9/26/202318 minutes, 42 seconds
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Working with God – Sermon Archive #11

Why doesn't Jesus just always perform miracles? Why does God use humans to work alongside him?Why do Christians give money?We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sb ermons while David and Chris complete recording Season 3.  Today's sermon looks at how God wants to work with us and through us.Readings referenced in this episode are taken from John 4.   If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
9/19/202321 minutes, 56 seconds
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Belief and Practice as a Christian – Sermon Archive #10

Why does Jesus say "Get behind me Satan" to Peter? What does it mean to deny yourself and pick up your cross? What does it look like to live as a Christian?We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sermons while David and Chris compelte recording Season 3.  Today's sermon follows on from last week's episode, looking at Jesus and Peter. Readings referenced in this episode are taken from Exodus 3:1-15, Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 16:21-28. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
9/5/202322 minutes, 5 seconds
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Seeing Jesus as He Is – Sermon Archive #9

Did Jesus say he was God? What does Son of Man mean? Why does Peter call Jesus "Messiah"?We are continuing to post a selection of Chris's sermons while David and Chris compelte recording Season 3.  Today's sermon was recorded Sunday, 27 August 2023 and explores who Jesus is and the value of seeing God as God. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
8/29/202321 minutes, 24 seconds
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Commitment to Jesus – Sermon Archive #8

Is following Christ easy? What does it look like to follow Jesus?How do I follow Christ daily?Chris and David are currently still preparing episodes for Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives.Today's sermon discusses the cost of discipleship, pulling texts from 2 Kings 2 and Matthew 8.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
8/22/202321 minutes, 45 seconds
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We are Found in Christ – Sermon Archive #7

What does it mean to be found in Christ?Is Jesus really God? Do I really have to be Christian to be saved?Chris and David are currently still preparing episodes for Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives.Today's sermon discusses how we are found in Christ, with passages taken from Iasiah 26, John chapters 10 and 14, and 2 Peter chapter 2.  If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
8/15/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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Sin and Righteousness – Sermon Archive #6

What is sin?Why does sin matter?What does righteousness mean?Chris and David are currently still preparing episodes for Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives. Today's sermon is taken from the first Sunday of Lent 2023. "For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." - from the letter to the RomansIf you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
8/8/202316 minutes, 51 seconds
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To Know and Feel That We are Loved – Sermon Archive #5

Why don't I feel loved?Does God really love me?Why can't I hear God's voice?Chris and David are currently still recording Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives. Today's sermon is taken from Easter 2023, and looks at how God calls each of us by name and tells us we are loved. The reading discussed in this episode are taken from John 20.If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
8/1/202317 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jesus is with You – Sermon Archive #4

Does God really love me? Is Jesus sitting or standing at the right hand of God?What does it mean to be full of the Holy Spirit?Chris and David are currently still recording Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives. Today's sermon is about how Jesus is with you as your biggest advocate and closest friend, with readings discussed taken from John 14 and Acts 7. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
7/25/202315 minutes, 21 seconds
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Not an Orphan – Sermon Archive #3

 How do I stop feeling so alone? Why does Jesus say he will not leave us as orphans? What is the purpose of the Holy Spirit? Chris and David are currently still recording Season 3, the book of Acts. During the interim, please enjoy listening to Chris's sermons from the archives. Today's sermon looks at the role of the Holy Spirit, how God brings us into his presence and can save us from adopting an "orphan spirit."If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
7/18/202315 minutes, 21 seconds
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God Turns Darkness Into Light – Sermon Archive #2

Does God make bad thing happen?If there is a God, why do bad things happen?Can God help me when things are going wrong in my life?Chris and David are currently off recording Season 3, the book of Acts. In the meantime, we'll be uploading a  few of Chris's sermons.Today's sermon discusses how God can transform evil into good. If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
7/11/202321 minutes, 18 seconds
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Abraham and Isaac - Sermon Archive #1

Is God testing me?Why does God tell Abraham to kill Isaac? Chris and David are currently off recording Season 3, the book of Acts. In the meantime, we'll be uploading a  few of Chris's sermons. Today's sermon explores the story of Abraham and Isaac (Genisis 22), Abraham's faith in God and the foreshadowing of Jesus at Calvary.  "By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had embraced the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son,  even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.” Abraham reasoned that God could even raise the dead, and so in a manner of speaking he did receive Isaac back from death." - Hebrews 11:17-19 (NIV)If you want to support further podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon!If you're not already, make sure to follow me on instagram for 60 sermons on @revchris7, and make sure to give David a follow on @burningheartorg.God bless!Come Read with Me, Rev Chris is produced by the Listenarium. Original music by Jack Gionis.
7/4/202319 minutes, 9 seconds