Bible Basics & Beyond

Jaden Gomez

๐Ÿ“–The weekly podcast Bible Basics and Beyond explores the Bible, Christianity, intriguing topics and more from a teenโ€™s perspective. ๐Ÿ˜ŽJoin Jaden Gomez, a high school student, as he interviews and engages with interesting figures in the Christian community as well as your regular Joe or Joanna, in search of TRUTH. โ€œOnce you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truthโ€ - Arthur Conan Doyle โœ‰๏ธEmail us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐ŸŽ™Available on Spotify, YouTube, or wherever you get your podcasts. read less
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Episodes

David: The Sheep Dogs of God
04-11-2023
David: The Sheep Dogs of God
๐Ÿฅฒ Welcome to the conclusion of our captivating series on David: The Man After God's Own Heart! ๐Ÿ“–โœจ ๐Ÿ” In this episode, we wrap up our exploration of David's profound faith and the timeless wisdom found in Psalm 23, verse 6. But first, let's kick things off with our Quote of the Week, from the great C.S. Lewis: "Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not." โช In our previous episode, we uncovered the depths of Psalm 23, verse 5, highlighting God's abundant care and protection even in challenging times. From a generous feast to soothing oil, God's provisions were symbolized. But today, we conclude with verse 6, a powerful declaration of God's unwavering love and eternal presence. โค๏ธ โญ "Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever." โœจ This verse reminds us that God's goodness and mercy are constant companions, pursuing us relentlessly throughout our lives. In a world filled with uncertainty, they provide unwavering support and comfort. ๐Ÿ’• ๐Ÿ™ The verse concludes with a powerful declaration: "And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever." ๐Ÿก โ˜๏ธ David's faith transcends the temporal and points toward eternity. His desire is to remain in the presence of the Lord for all time, basking in the joy of everlasting fellowship. ๐ŸŒŒ๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿ”ฅ As we conclude our series on Young King David and Psalm 23, remember that there is a Shepherd who loves you, watches over you, and cares for you. But to be part of His flock, you need to invite Him into your life by declaring, "THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD." ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ’• Thank you for joining us on this incredible journey through David's life and faith. I'm Jaden Gomez, your host, reminding you that God loves you. Have an amazing week filled with blessings and safety. Until next time! ๐Ÿค— ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
David: Blessing In The Midst Of Adversity
28-10-2023
David: Blessing In The Midst Of Adversity
Welcome back to our compelling series on David: The Man After God's Own Heart! ๐Ÿ“–โœจ ๐Ÿ” In this episode, we continue our exploration of the remarkable faith of David, with a particular focus on Psalm 23, verse 5. But first, let's start with our Quote of the Week, from Jeremiah 17:7: "Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord." โช To recap our last episode, we discussed Psalm 23:4, highlighting God's protection and provision even in the face of adversity. ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Now, today, we delve into Psalm 23, verse 5: "You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows." โœ๏ธ This phrase, "you prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies," beautifully portrays God's unwavering protection and provision, even when surrounded by adversity. ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ In the ancient Near Eastern culture, preparing a table symbolized hospitality, care, and honor. In the context of Psalm 23, it reflects God's loving care for the psalmist, akin to a shepherd generously preparing a feast for his sheep. While the sheep rest, they are protected by the shepherd, just as Jesus is our protector. Enemies must face Him before reaching us, granting us assurance and peace. Does that thought bring you comfort? ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ ๐Ÿ’งMoving on to "you anoint my head with oil," this gesture was akin to a gracious host soothing their guest with oil. For a shepherd, it meant treating a sheep's wounds. David experienced the Lord's care and blessings through this holy anointing oil, showcasing God's profound care for him. ๐ŸŒฟ โญ Lastly, the phrase "my cup overflows" emphasizes the Lord's boundless generosity. Like a gracious host providing an overflowing cup, or a shepherd quenching a sheep's thirst with a large cup, God provides for us more generously than we can fathom. ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ’ซ ๐Ÿ’• We hope you've enjoyed this series about Young King David! Join us next week as we conclude by exploring the final verse of Psalm 23, verse 6. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with fellow seekers of faith and wisdom. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒˆ โœจ I'm Jaden Gomez, your host, reminding you that God loves you. Have an amazing week filled with blessings and safety. Stay tuned for more "David"! ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
David: HE IS WITH ME!
21-10-2023
David: HE IS WITH ME!
Welcome back to our captivating series on "David" โ€“ The Man After God's Own Heart! ๐Ÿ“–โœจ ๐Ÿ” In this episode, we continue our exploration of the remarkable faith of David, with a particular focus on Psalm 23, verse 4. But first, let's start with our Quote of the Week, from Charles Stanley: "Wherever you go, God is with you - watching over you, protecting you, and providing the truth you need for every situation. The question is, will you open your heart to His Word, apply it to your life, and allow God to change you so that He can use you in ways far greater than you can imagine?" โช To recap our last episode, we discussed Psalm 23:2-3, highlighting how God guides and rejuvenates us. Drawing parallels from David's life as a shepherd, we discovered how God leads us to the best opportunities in life. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ซ Now, today, we delve into Psalm 23, verse 4: "Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me." โœ๏ธ David's poetic description of the "valley of the shadow of death" symbolizes our darkest and loneliest moments. These are the trials and tribulations that test our faith and make us question our lives and our relationship with God. But in these moments, David reminds us to keep our faith, knowing that God is always by our side. ๐ŸŒ‘๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ“– Deuteronomy 31:8 reinforces this faith: "The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged." ๐ŸŒŒ๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ David's declaration, "I will fear no evil," reflects unwavering confidence and trust in God's protection and presence. It emphasizes the importance of relying on God, especially in moments of vulnerability. Our fearlessness stems from our trust that God will keep us safe in difficult times. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ The phrase "for you are with me" underscores why we can be bold and fearless. It's not our own strength but the assurance of God's presence and guidance that empowers us. God is always with us and will never abandon us. ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ’• David then relates this to the shepherd's context, mentioning "your rod and your staff, they comfort me." The "rod" protected the flock from predators, while the "staff" guided and directed the sheep. God, our Shepherd, uses these tools to guide, discipline, protect, and care for us. They offer us security and assurance, affirming that God is always looking out for us, even in our darkest moments. ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿ”ฅ Psalm 23:4 reassures us that God's constant presence and solace give us strength, no matter the situation. David always believed that God was with him, protecting and guiding him. Do you believe that God is always with you? Do you find comfort in God's rod and staff of guidance, discipline, care, and protection? ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿ’• We hope you've enjoyed part 3 of our series about Young King David! Join us next week as we explore the second last verse of Psalm 23, verse 5. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with fellow seekers of faith and wisdom. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒˆ โญ I'm Jaden Gomez, your host, reminding you that God loves you. Have an amazing week filled with blessings and safety. Stay tuned for more "David"! ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
David: God Leads Us To Rest
14-10-2023
David: God Leads Us To Rest
Welcome back to our captivating series on "David" โ€“ The Man After God's Own Heart! ๐Ÿ“–โœจ ๐Ÿ” In this episode, we continue our exploration of the remarkable faith of David, with a particular focus on Psalm 23. But first, let's start with our Quote of the Week, from Matthew 11:28-30. ๐Ÿ™ "Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." To recap our last episode, David, at just 16 or 17, declared the Lord as his shepherd, confidently proclaiming, "I shall not want." He recognized that God was leading him to the very best in life. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ซ Today, we shift our focus to Psalm 23, verses 2 and 3: "He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his nameโ€™s sake." ๐Ÿ‘ David, as a shepherd, ensured his sheep grazed in the BEST pastures to nourish them with the BEST food. He understood that God was making him lie down in green pastures, leading him to the very best places for his life. ๐ŸŒฟ Verse 3 tells us, "He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake." No matter where David was in life, even when he tended just a few sheep in the desert, he believed it was the very best for him at that time. Do you share that belief in your current circumstances? ๐ŸŒŸ David also acknowledged that God led him beside still waters, offering peace and calmness in his life. Just as sheep avoid noisy, turbulent waters, God ensures your comfort and provides peace as you succeed and prosper. ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’ซ ๐Ÿ“– This aligns with Proverbs 10:22: "The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it." God blesses you with joy, peace, and grace to enjoy the fruits of your labor. David understood this truth at 16. Do you know it, believe it, and receive it? ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ˜„ We hope you're enjoying this series about Young King David! Join us next week as we delve into verse 4 of Psalm 23. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode with fellow seekers of faith and wisdom. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒˆ ๐Ÿ™ I'm Jaden Gomez, your host, reminding you that God loves you, and I wish you an amazing week filled with blessings and safety. Stay tuned for more "David"! ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
David: The Lord is My Shepherd
07-10-2023
David: The Lord is My Shepherd
Welcome to a brand-new series on "Bible Basics and Beyond"! ๐Ÿ“–โœจ ๐Ÿฅณ In this exciting series, we delve into the life of DAVID, the man after God's own heart. Join us as we explore the remarkable faith of David, starting with Psalm 23. ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ“– Psalm 23, penned by David at just 16 or 17 years old, reveals the depth of his relationship with God. Imagine a young boy expressing his thoughts about God in such beautiful words. ๐ŸŒŸ โญ David, like any young man, had responsibilitiesโ€”in his case, tending to sheep on the hillside. But he saw God in everything he did and understood the role of a shepherd. "The Lord is MY SHEPHERD, I shall not want," he declared. This young boy looked at his tasks in the context of God's care. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ซ ๐Ÿ”As we explore Psalm 23, we'll uncover the incredible faith David had in the Lord. The Bible teaches us that faith pleases God, and David's faith was unwavering. ๐Ÿ™ Join me in reflecting on Jeremiah 29:11-13 and Matthew 6:26, as we recognize God's plans to prosper us and His willingness to lead us to a place of abundance, just as David believed. ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒž โ“Do you have the same faith that David had? Can you declare, like him, that GOD IS YOUR SHEPHERD? ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ‘€ Stay tuned for the next episode in this series, where we'll explore verses 2 and 3 of Psalm 23. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this episode as we continue our journey of faith and discovery. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒฟ ๐Ÿ’• I'm Jaden Gomez, your host, reminding you that God loves you, and I wish you an amazing week filled with blessings and safety. Stay tuned for more "Bible Basics and Beyond"! ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿค— ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
How To Get Over Addictions, Sin and Bondages?
23-09-2023
How To Get Over Addictions, Sin and Bondages?
๐Ÿšซ Struggling with addictions and sin? Join host Jaden Gomez on "Bible Basics and Beyond" as we unlock the path to freedom! ๐Ÿ—๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ฌ Let's start with this inspiring quote from F.B. Meyer: "Temptation may even be a blessing to a man when it reveals to him his weakness and drives him to the almighty Savior. Do not be surprised, then, dear child of God, if you are tempted at every step of your earthly journey, and almost beyond endurance; but you will not be tempted beyond what you are able to bear, and with every temptation there will be a way of escape." ๐Ÿ™ŒMany battle addiction and sin, seeking to break free. Addiction is a chain that binds, but how can we overcome?First, admit powerlessness against sin. Romans 7:18 reminds us: "For good doesn't dwell in our sinful nature." ๐Ÿ™Recognise you can't do it alone; faith in God is key. Hebrews 11:6: "God rewards those who earnestly seek Him." ๐ŸŒŸGod is your unshakable rock (Psalm 62:1-2), and His plans are for your welfare (Jeremiah 29:11-13). ๐Ÿ”๏ธTrust in His strength, for His power shines in your weakness (2 Corinthians 12:9-10). ๐Ÿ’ชSurrender burdens to God; find rest (Matthew 11:28-30). ๐Ÿ˜ŒCommit your ways to Him; He will establish you (Psalm 37:5-6). ๐Ÿ›ค๏ธDeclare your freedom from addictions and claim your righteousness in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:21). ๐Ÿ“œNo condemnation; God's grace covers all (Micah 7:18-19). ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™‚๏ธ ๐Ÿ™โ›“๏ธ Jaden prays and blesses those who are struggling with addictions and bondages and reminds them that God does not condemn them and Loves them. May God break the chains of addiction in the name of Jesus!! ๐Ÿ”ฅโœ๏ธ ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
How To Share The Gospel?
16-09-2023
How To Share The Gospel?
๐Ÿค” Is it about the message or the method? ๐Ÿ“– Discover why fear-based tactics don't cut it and why living out your faith is crucial. ๐Ÿ’— ๐Ÿ”ฅ Join host Jaden Gomez in this eye-opening episode of "Bible Basics and Beyond" as we tackle the essential question: Is it more about the message or the method when sharing the Gospel? ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ฌWe start with a powerful Quote of the Week from Mark Dever: "We mustn't be content to just sit around pointing out the errors in others; we actually need to be sharing the gospel and praying for people to be converted." ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿค” Discover why fear-based approaches, like shouting "JESUS IS COMING, REPENT OR BURN IN HELL!" can backfire and how they misrepresent God's love. We'll explore the heart of the matter and remind ourselves of the core biblical truth that "The Lord is not willing that any should perish but that all should reach repentance" (2Pet. 3.9). โค๏ธ Jaden passionately emphasizes that the Gospel is about revealing God's grace, kindness, and love. ๐ŸŒˆ We'll discuss how embodying the Gospel in your life is essential. After all, as missionary Stanley Jones once asked Mahatma Gandhi, "Why do you appear to so adamantly reject becoming [Christ's] follower?" Gandhi's response might surprise you! ๐Ÿ™ Let's also talk about the dangers of judgmental attitudes in sharing the Gospel. Jaden reminds us that judgment belongs to God, quoting James 4:12: "There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?" ๐Ÿ“– When we share the Word of God in the light of His goodness, love, and forgiveness, lives are transformed, and the Holy Spirit works in our midst. ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ ๐Ÿซ‚ Join us for this enlightening discussion on sharing the Gospel effectively and with the right heart. Like, share, and subscribe to Bible Basics and Beyond for more insightful content on faith, spirituality, and Christian living. โœ๏ธ ๐Ÿ“ข Don't miss out on this transformative journey! Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
Joel Osteen: Compromising The Faith?!
26-08-2023
Joel Osteen: Compromising The Faith?!
โœ๏ธ Dive into the heart of Christianity's mission with "The Great Commission" from Matthew. ๐ŸŒ In today's tumultuous world, where headlines are filled with chaos and challenges, the need for hope and love has never been greater. Explore why love is the key to being a true disciple (John 13:34-35). ๐ŸŽ™๏ธIn this episode, we address common misconceptions about Joel Osteen, including critiques from Pastor John MacArthur. Is Joel Osteen a False Teacher? Is God using Joel Osteen? Is Joel Osteen preaching the Truth? Discover the global impact of Joel's message, even touching the lives of celebrities like Terry Crews during the COVID pandemic. ๐Ÿ” We also delve into the intriguing topic of the prosperity gospel, examining it from biblical perspectives. Furthermore, we clarify Joel Osteen's views on salvation and explore the transformative power of words, as highlighted in Proverbs 18:21. Remember, in a world quick to judge, let's choose to love and understand one another. Engage in this vital conversation and share your thoughts on these significant topics. ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ ๐ŸŽงJoin us on this journey of faith and understanding. Let's grow together! ๐Ÿ™Œโœจ ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez
Is The Prosperity Gospel Wrong?
25-08-2023
Is The Prosperity Gospel Wrong?
Welcome to a thought-provoking episode of Bible Basics and Beyond hosted by Jaden Gomez! In today's installment, we delve deep into the often-debated topic of the Prosperity Gospel. Join us as we navigate through its concepts, analyze its biblical foundations, and seek the truth behind its claims. ๐Ÿ”” Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more insightful episodes that challenge your understanding of faith and spirituality! ๐Ÿ“– Episode Highlights: Quote of the Week: "God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go." - Tony Evans ๐Ÿ’ฒ What is the Prosperity Gospel? Explore the core beliefs of Prosperity Theology, where financial blessings and well-being are seen as God's will, often linked to faith, positivity, and donations. ๐Ÿ“– Biblical Basis: Discover the scriptures that highlight God's desire for our prosperity and abundance, including Psalms, Joshua, and 3 John. Abundance and God's Promises: Unpack the promise of abundant life as stated in John 10:10 and examine the example of Abraham's material blessings in Genesis. ๐Ÿ’ฌ The Power of Words: Reflect on the role of our speech in shaping reality, drawing from Proverbs 18:21. ๐Ÿ“ข God's Response to Desires: Understand the significance of asking in alignment with God's will, referencing John 14:14 and Matthew 7:7. The Father's Love and Giving: Compare our relationship with God to that of a loving father, exploring how God responds to our requests in light of our best interests. ๐Ÿ’ฐ True Motivation for Giving: Delve into the heart of giving, focusing on 2 Corinthians 9:6-7, and explore the joy of giving to those in need based on Isaiah 58:7 and Matthew 25:36. ๐Ÿ’• A Call to Spread Kindness: Realign our giving motives with the genuine desire to reflect Christ's love and kindness in the world. ๐ŸŽง Join us on this journey of exploration and understanding as we seek to uncover the truth about the Prosperity Gospel from a biblical perspective. ๐Ÿ”” Make sure to hit that notification bell and stay tuned for more enriching content. Thank you for tuning in, and as always, remember that God loves you! โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez ๐Ÿฆ Follow Jaden on Twitter @realjadengomez
Does The Gospel Of Grace Encourage Sin?
12-08-2023
Does The Gospel Of Grace Encourage Sin?
๐Ÿ™Œ Are you puzzled by the concept of the Gospel of Grace? Join us in this enlightening video as we debunk common misconceptions and dive into the true essence of God's forgiveness and unmerited favor. ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ It's not uncommon to hear concerns that the Gospel of Grace may promote sinful behavior. In this video, we address these doubts and provide clarity on how grace transforms lives rather than becoming an excuse for wrongdoing. ๐Ÿ“– Starting with a powerful quote from 1 John 1:9, we acknowledge the significance of confessing our sins to God. However, we delve into the heart of the matter: understanding the profound nature of God's grace in our lives. ๐Ÿ’ก Ephesians 2:8-9 (NKJV) succinctly captures the essence of the Gospel of Grace, highlighting that salvation is a divine gift, not earned through our works. Discover the beauty of God's grace that goes beyond our efforts, leaving no room for boasting. ๐Ÿ“œ Through relatable explanations and relatable comparisons, we unpack the truth that God's forgiveness covers our past, present, and future sins. Colossians 2:13-14 (NLT) serves as an empowering reminder that God forgives ALL our sins, confirming the completeness of His grace. ๐Ÿ™ As believers, our imperfections remind us of our continuous reliance on God's grace. We explore Hebrews 10:11-14, unveiling how Jesus' sacrifice secures our eternal perfection in God's eyes. ๐ŸŒŸ Worried about grace leading to deliberate sin? Discover how genuine love for God naturally discourages us from hurting Him through sinful actions. Explore the analogy of a loving relationship with parents to illustrate how genuine love drives us to seek forgiveness. โœจ As we navigate an imperfect world with imperfect bodies, we encourage you to embrace the assurance that God's grace is ever-present. Learn how to approach moments of failure with confidence, knowing that God's forgiveness is readily available through Jesus. ๐Ÿ™Œ Remember, the Gospel of Grace is not an excuse to sin, but a transformative message that empowers us to live victoriously through God's love and forgiveness. ๐Ÿ”” If this video resonates with you, don't forget to like, comment, and share it with others who seek to understand the depths of God's grace. ๐Ÿ”— Join our community and subscribe for more insightful content that explores the heart of Christianity and delves into the truth of God's Word. ๐Ÿ™ Have questions or topics you'd like us to explore in future videos? Drop your suggestions in the comments below! ๐Ÿ“ข Stay tuned for more enlightening discussions on faith, grace, and the transformative power of God's love in our lives. โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond
How Can A Good God Condemn People To Hell?
05-08-2023
How Can A Good God Condemn People To Hell?
๐Ÿ”ฅ How can a benevolent God allow people to end up in Hell? Join host Jaden Gomez in this thought-provoking episode of Bible Basics and Beyond as we delve into the complexities of this topic. ๐Ÿ”‘ In this episode, we address the common concerns surrounding God's role in the existence of Hell. ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Hosted by Jaden Gomez, this episode uncovers the theological considerations surrounding God's justice, love, and the concept of Hell. We'll discuss the origins of Hell, its purpose, and the reasons behind its existence. ๐Ÿ“œ The episode begins by acknowledging the innate goodness of God and the confusion that arises when we contemplate the possibility of Him sending people to Hell. We address the misconception that Hell was originally designed for humans, revealing its actual purpose for the devil and his angels. ๐ŸŒŸ Divine justice and perfect love are both integral aspects of God's nature. The episode delves into the harmony between these qualities and the necessity of justice for love to thrive. Discover the principle of reaping what you sow and its role in God's plan. ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ The episode explores the intriguing dilemma faced by God: upholding justice and holiness while also demonstrating love and mercy. The solution lies in the person of Jesus Christ, where love and wrath converge at the cross. ๐Ÿ’” Clearing up a common misunderstanding, we emphasise that God doesn't send people to Hell. Instead, individuals make the choice themselves through their actions and rejection of Christ. The gift of free will is paramount in our relationship with God. ๐Ÿค” The episode resonates with C.S. Lewis' poignant observation: "There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, โ€˜Thy will be done,โ€™ and those to whom God says, in the end, โ€˜Thy will be done.โ€™ All that are in Hell, choose it." ๐Ÿ”“ The discussion concludes by underscoring that Hell is the outcome of personal choices, the culmination of sin and rejection of God's ways. God's desire is for people to choose life through the person of Jesus Christ. ๐Ÿ”” Don't miss out on future thought-provoking episodes! Like, comment, and subscribe to Bible Basics and Beyond for more insightful content. Hit the notification bell to stay updated. ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Share your thoughts in the comments section! Let us know which topics you'd like us to explore in upcoming episodes. ๐Ÿ”ฅ Want to know more about HELL? Check out this episode: https://youtu.be/4IFUp0fRe34 โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at @biblebasicsandbeyond ๐Ÿ“ฑConnect with Jaden on Insta @realjadengomez Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond #BibleBasicsAndBeyond #understanding #apologetics #god #christian #learning #podcast #truth
In Conversation With Pastor Jemima Varughese
14-02-2023
In Conversation With Pastor Jemima Varughese
Ps Jemima Varughese is the Senior Associate at Kingdomcity Church. She married Ps Mark Varughese, Senior Pastor of Kingdomcity, in 2007, joining him 18 months into this God-journey. Together, they share a passion and burden to bring the reality of God to our world across multiple cultures. In her ministry, she leads Kingdomcity Communications Ltd, a media production house designed to bring media to Christian ministries. She has also written, produced, and directed in-depth curriculum for youth and for kids that are being taught worldwide.  She is a creative communicator, an anointed leader and wholeheartedly champions the young generations.  Join Jaden Gomez and he interviews Pastor Jemima Varughese and she shares her life story, trials as well as keys and truths that will allow you to UNLOCK A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD AND HEAR HIM IN YOUR LIFE! LISTEN NOW and BE BLESSED ๐ŸŽง ๐Ÿค”  Follow Pastor Jemima ๐Ÿ‘‡   ๐Ÿ“ฑ Follow Her On Instagram  @jemimav   ๐Ÿฆ Follow her on Twitter  @jemv   ๐Ÿ‘‡ AND CHECK OUT KINDGDOMCITY  https://kingdomcity.com/  โœ‰๏ธIf you have any topics or questions, email us at  biblebasicsandbeyond@gmail.com   ๐Ÿ“ฑFollow us on Instagram at  @biblebasicsandbeyond   Check out OUR WEBSITE! ๐Ÿ‘‡  https://linktr.ee/BibleBasicAndBeyond       Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!):  https://uppbeat.io/t/noise-cake/in-my-memory License code: WACMXZSBB0GCREXU   Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!):  https://uppbeat.io/t/zayner/falling License code: 2Q14TDHUBFTR0CWD