The prior post walks you through the ABC steps for a restored relationship with God. Now here are some recommendations for online and radio biblical teaching to help your soul grow in the Lord.
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Suggest reading this first: ABC ROADMAP TO HEAVEN: THE BROKEN BRIDGE and ABC ROADMAP TO HEAVEN: THE ABCS of SALVATION.
READING TIME: 3 MINUTES.
If you’re a new believer—recently accepted Jesus as your Messiah and went through the ABC steps of salvation (admit, believe, confess)—welcome to the family of God! Heaven is partying right now, rejoicing over your repentance, humbleness before God, and your salvation.
Jesus said, “I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”(Luke 15:10)
Here are four foundational actions you can take to grow in your faith and in the knowledge of our LORD—followed by online and radio resources to hear balanced biblical teaching.
1. Start reading and studying the Bible. It’s critical nutrition for your soul—and helps you discern God’s truth vs. satan’s tricky lies. Get the basics and build from there, including end-times prophetic issues you’ll want to track.
The Book of John is an excellent starting point. Actually, all the Gospel accounts—Matthew, Mark, Luke, John—tell the Good News of our Messiah and reveal what our Heavenly Father desires of us.
2. Get plugged into a local rock-solid Bible-teaching church—one that is sold out for God, true to His Word, teaching line-by-line the totality of the Scriptures . . . and that teaches the fullness of biblical prophecy in light of today’s events so you understand the hour we are in and what it means to you and those you love and know.
3. Broaden your knowledge. Listen to well-grounded Christian radio stations and online streaming sermons for more on-demand teaching. And many Christian radio stations play uplifting, God-affirming music to get you through your day.
4. Spend time in daily prayer—God longs for your fellowship. So talk to Him. But like any good relationship, it’s a two-way street. Wait in that stillness before Him to hear His voice . . . it may be something from His Word that He’ll impress on you or words and teachings from your Bible reading and studying that minister to your soul.
RADIO/ONLINE WITH PASTOR-TEACHERS & DAILY CALL-IN BIBLE ANSWER SHOW
CSN RADIO, Christian Satellite Network (listen live online too). They have a good array of teaching ministries (and books/CD/clothing products) and have a daily Bible call-in show Monday-Friday—To Every Man An Answer—that helps you learn, ask questions, and spiritually grow. Find your radio station here.
APOLOGETICS & BIBLE TOPICS EXPLAINED
INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN APOLOGIST DON STEWART will walk you through those tough biblical questions and share sound views on end-times prophecy. He graduated cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary and the International Seminar in Theology and Law in Strasbourg, France, as well as from Biola University. Don is also a best-selling and award-winning author/co-author of over seventy books. He offers free book downloads as well as other informative products for purchase.
OLIVE TREE MINISTRIES, RADIO HOST/AUTHOR JAN MARKELL, a Jew/Christian who has long been a bastion of truth, heralding the call to prepare for end-time events. (Thank you, Jan!) Wonder what in the world is going on regarding biblical prophecies? Listen to Jan’s weekly radio show: “Understanding the Times.” She and her guests grow your knowledge of current events via a biblical backdrop and help you stand against deception as watchmen on the wall in these last days.
Visit Olive Tree Ministries online to listen to her show (or listen via Alexa or podcasts or on the radio), buy books/merchandise, and subscribe to her quarterly newsletter.
ISRAELI-JEW/CHRISTIAN TEACHER/AUTHOR AMIR TSARFATI, founder of Behold Israel. Excellent, factual, insightful biblical end times/prophecy teachings with a no-nonsense approach, based on our Judaic roots—and with Middle East and prophetic updates from Israel. Watch, listen, get plugged in online, on social media, and more.
PASTORAL BIBLICAL TEACHING
PASTOR/TEACHER JD FARAG at Calvary Chapel Kaneohe, Hawaii is a humble, authentic believer who isn’t shy about taking a stand for God’s Word and ways—and he’s a strong supporter of Israel. Born in the Middle East and of Arab heritage, JD is deeply in love with the Lord, is transparent in his sermons, and teaches passionately (love that about him!), tenderly, and honestly about our Messiah, the Scriptures, and biblical prophecies. His teachings are through-the-Bible/line-by-line Thursdays and Sundays. (See my note below.)
NOTE: JD’s weekly Prophecy Updates are his opinions on today’s news/events to critically relevant biblical prophecy. He delivers the updates unreservedly, so they’re not always for the fainthearted. JD presents his prophecy updates Sunday mornings (Hawaii time) before his by-the-book biblical teaching/sermon. Get his teaching podcasts and prophecy updates live or anytime via his site.
PASTOR/TEACHER JACK HIBBS from Calvary Chapel Chino Hills. His energetic, making-it-real, well-grounded teachings will inform, stir you into action, and help you grow in your Christian walk. He teaches through the Bible, line by line, connecting the dots for the hour we are in. Jack’s sermons are on his site and throughout social media.
PASTOR/TEACHER/AUTHOR GREG LAURIE from Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, CA. Listen online or on over 1500 radio stations nationwide. Clearly gifted in evangelism, Greg reaches where you live with solid teaching, humorous stories, and numerous resources, from books to films and Crusade events.
PASTOR/TEACHER JIMMMY MORALES at Calvary Chapel Lone Mountain in Las Vegas, NV is a solid Bible teacher, a strong supporter of Israel, and a much-appreciated fighter for God’s ways amid today’s cultural/political shifting sands. He teaches the full Bible line by line, book by book. His straightforward teaching is streamed live and can be viewed at any time.
THANKS: To Pastor JD Farag for the three ABC Steps to Salvation concept—Admit, Believe, Confess—that he shares after every Prophecy Update teaching.
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