One String

One String

By Brian Onken
One String is an outgrowth of The River, a ministry committed to helping people learn to read and understand the Bible for themselves.
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Did You Hear the One About . . . . the Samaritan?
Sometimes our familiarity with Jesus' teaching makes it challenging to really listen to what He is saying. Let's dip into a well-known parable and practice listening well. 
18:24
May 15, 2020
More Than Thank You. (Luke 11:3)
Sometimes, because of what we think we know, we might misread a passage . . . even misread Jesus' instructions on prayer. 
15:00
May 11, 2020
Maybe We Don't Know Better (Genesis 12)
When we read the "story" of someone's life in the pages of Scripture, sometimes we think we know better how they should have lived, what they should have done. But maybe that's not the best way to read a narrative. 
16:49
April 22, 2020
What Are You Asking? (Luke 11:2)
Although we have learned to ask "Your Kingdom Come," could we be confusing our thoughts about the coming of the kingdom with what Jesus was teaching in this prayer? 
20:15
April 9, 2020
Don't Just Say (Luke 11:1-2)
You've probably heard "The Lord's Prayer" before; maybe even repeated the words when you have prayed. But there might be more to what Jesus said than we realize! 
20:43
April 4, 2020
Reading Something Familiar (Genesis 12)
We explore the challenge of reading a familiar text–the call of Abraham–with attentiveness. 
20:09
April 3, 2020