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By Randy Weddle
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Five Historical Tools to Test the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Today's episode looks at five ways historians determine the veracity of an event.  We then apply those ways to the resurrection account. A great book about the resurrection is "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus" written by Gary Habermas and Michael R. Licona.  The book s available on the "resources" page of creationanew.com
22:52
February 26, 2021
What Does Probability have to Do with the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?
We discuss determining historical events like the resurrection and how probability relates to finding truth. A great book about the resurrection is "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus" written by Gary Habermas and Michael R. Licona.  The book s available on the "resources" page of creationanew.com
21:44
February 25, 2021
How Can We be Sure of the Resurrection?
We begin a talk about the resurrection of Jesus Christ with a comparison of Jesus, Islam, and Mormonism. A great book about the resurrection is "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus" written by Gary Habermas and Michael R. Licona.  The book s available on the "resources" page of creationanew.com
25:35
February 24, 2021
The Pursuit of Happiness
What makes you happy?  Today we discover the source for happiness and how to get happy.
19:29
February 23, 2021
Why Should I Study the Bible?
This episode discusses the reason why the Bible should be studied and the results of consistent Bible study.
21:39
February 22, 2021
Creation Anew Sunday: Revelation 1:9-20
We take a look at the majestic, risen Lord Jesus as John saw him.  We see the combination of splendor and greatness as well as His love for us.
26:13
February 21, 2021
Get More Out of Your Bible Study
Do you struggle with consistent Bible study?  Do you find the Bible a spot boring?  This episode gives you ways to make your personal Bible study better! This is an encore broadcast.
26:41
February 19, 2021
Evidence that Points to God
How can we know there is a God?  That's the topic for today. This episode is an encore broadcast.
40:28
February 18, 2021
Myths About Bible Study
We peer into the book "Knowing Scripture" by R.C. Sproul to see some myths about studying the Bible which may cause you problems. "Knowing Scripture" makes a great addition to your library.  You get you copy and support Creation Anew by going to https://www.creationanew.com/resources.html
21:28
February 17, 2021
The Apostle Paul: Atomic Scientist
In this episode, we look at a strange statement written by the apostle Paul which points to some relatively recent scientific discoveries.  Source material in this episode comes from "The Harmony of science and Scriptures" by Harry Rimmer.   You can get a copy of Dr. Rimmer's book from Abe Books.  If you use the following link to Abe Book for any purchase, you also support Creation Anew.  The link is affiliates.abebooks.com/Ld3No
20:34
February 16, 2021
Science and Scripture: Job's Understanding
We begin this week looking into Job chapter 38 which reveals Job's uncanny knowledge of things prior to science's knowledge of things.  Our topic is based upon information found in "The Harmony of Science and Scriptures" by Harry Rimmer. You can get a copy of Dr. Rimmer's book from Abe Books.  If you use the following link to Abe Book for any purchase, you also support Creation Anew.  The link is affiliates.abebooks.com/Ld3No
25:56
February 15, 2021
Creation Anew Sunday: Revelation 1:4-8 "John's Greeting"
This episode includes Johns greeting, the Trinity, and a detailed description of Jesus and His return.
25:07
February 14, 2021
If I am a Christian, Why Do I Still Sin?
We discuss the reason why believers still rebel against God.
25:36
February 12, 2021
Broken: We are Sick (Part 2)
We continue our journey into the heart of mankind and become painfully aware of how disturbed we are.
23:48
February 11, 2021
Broken: We are Sick (Part 1)
This episode presents the heart of mankind.  What we discover is not pretty.
24:25
February 10, 2021
Broken Believers
This episode introduces us to a truth about the Christian life.  That truth is that believers still sin.  This topic discusses some painful things about being a Christian.  But we begin with words of encouragement before we get to the pain.
19:44
February 9, 2021
Cancel Culture: Do We Please Men or God?
In this episode, we discuss Biblical application to the Cancel Culture of our day.  I'm heading onto thin ice so grab the popcorn and have a seat.
20:01
February 8, 2021
Creation Anew Sunday: Introduction to Revelation
In this episode, we begin a Sunday study of the book of Revelation 1:1-3.
30:05
February 7, 2021
How to Commit the Unpardonable Sin
We discuss the unpardonable sin; what it is and how not to commit it.
24:55
February 5, 2021
Science and the Bible: Change v. No Change
We continue a discussion on science and the Bible.  We learn that if we take science for what it is and the Bible for what it is, the two are not in opposition to each other.
23:05
February 4, 2021
Science and the Bible: Constant Change
This episode opens a discussion about Science and the Bible.  The changeable nature of science is introduced and questioned.
25:29
February 3, 2021
Why Theology?
Find out three reasons why you should study theology. Find resources mentioned in this episode and support Creation Anew by clicking here.
18:29
February 2, 2021
Who Likes Theology?
We discuss a great tool to enhance your understanding of the Bible and God. Find resources mentioned in this episode and support Creation Anew by clicking here.  
18:21
February 1, 2021
Embracing Evil
We continue looking at signs of a sick society with a discussion about accepting evil and receiving the result.
25:52
January 29, 2021
Absolute Insanity
We begin a discussion about signs of a sick society.  
22:12
January 28, 2021
Playing Charades Can be Dangerous
We discuss the danger of playing along with the charade of falsifying the presence of spiritual life.  Whew!  That was a mouthful!
20:55
January 27, 2021
Examining Spiritual Signs of Life
In this episode, we taka a look at a lack of spiritual signs of life. References: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/24/politics/joe-biden-sunday-church/index.html https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/fact-check-does-joe-biden-support-late-term-abortion-up-until-birth-like-donald-trump-claimed/ar-BB19KVIJ https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/biden-harris-and-abortions-late-in-pregnancy/ar-BB18CUlx https://www.npr.org/sections/president-biden-takes-office/2021/01/21/959170860/biden-administration-prepares-to-overturn-trump-abortion-rule
21:41
January 26, 2021
A Corpse by Any Other Name
The absence of life is death.  We have no problem with this concept when it comes to a dead body but what about someone who is spiritually dead?
20:59
January 25, 2021
Tyrants v. God Part 5
We finish the series on tyrants who opposed God with Herod Agrippa.  This episode gets gory so hold onto your stomachs.
30:33
January 22, 2021
Tyrants v God Part 4
In this episode, we witness a terrified tyrant.
19:38
January 21, 2021
Tyrants v. God Part 3
We discuss a very terrible tyrant in this episode who liked to pick on children.  
27:53
January 20, 2021
Tyrants v. God Part 2
Pride comes before a fall.  Our discussion today is about a ruler who fell hard and fast.
28:19
January 19, 2021
Tyrants v. God Part 1
We begin a discussion about tyrants verses God.  In this episode we define tyranny and embark on our first example of a tyrant, namely an Egyptian Pharaoh. 
34:30
January 18, 2021
What to Do If National Calamity Hits
Many nations are on the edge of calamity right now.  What can the Church do?  Let's find out together.
41:01
January 15, 2021
The Real Issue of Responding to a Corrupt World
There is something within people that compels them to call out corruption.  What is it?  We find out in this episode.
23:47
January 14, 2021
The Cure for a Goofy World
Have you ever shouted out loud, "I can't take the madness any loner"?  Me too.  in this episode, we lean how a broken world can change.
21:01
January 13, 2021
Responding to Our World
Do you find that the world seems to get a little goofier every day?  Do not despair.  We can respond to the madness if we first begin to understand our world.
24:48
January 12, 2021
Watch Out, Randy's is Mad!
Running our lives, the Church, and our government without truth is a recipe for disaster.  In this episode, Randy discusses issues plaguing our places of worship as well as our society.   This is a pastoral rant!  Listen at your own expense.
25:05
January 11, 2021
What are My Spiritual Gifts?
We wrap up our discussion on spiritual gifts with this episode by asking four questions to help you discover your spiritual gifts. 
21:36
January 8, 2021
"Mystical" Spiritual Gifts
We talk about more mysterious and often confusing spiritual gifts listed from I Corinthians 12L7-11.  
34:43
January 7, 2021
Spiritual Gifts of Service
Are you someone who gets joy by serving other people?  If so, you just might have these spiritual gifts.
17:20
January 6, 2021
Spiritual Gifts of Leadership
In this episode, we talk about the spiritual gifts listed in Ephesians 4:11-16.  We discuss whether the role of apostle and prophet are spiritual gifts used today.  
29:22
January 5, 2021
Spiritual Gifts
We begin a study of spiritual gifts.  We discover what spiritual gifts are and how we can begin to discover our gifts.
15:40
January 4, 2021
Fact or Feelings
In this episode, Randy discusses sensuous people or people who run on their feelings rather than by truth.
24:48
January 1, 2021
Safety or Obedience?
We continue a conversation about the current push to isolate ourselves from other people.  What are the dangers of such isolation and how should the Church respond?
32:32
December 31, 2020
The Cost of Being Alone
In this episode, Randy shares his heart about the effects of being alone and the risks of social isolation.
34:10
December 30, 2020
Principles of Biblical Giving
Believers should be generously giving people.  Her are some principles to help you be that type of giver.
24:39
December 29, 2020
Go Make Disciples
While many are saying stay, Jesus says go and tell others about Him.  Let's talk about the great commission.
24:29
December 28, 2020
Good News of Great Joy
Our first Christmas episode takes a brief look at the good news given to shepherds about the birth of Jesus Christ. creationanew.com
11:35
December 25, 2020
Behold the Lamb of God
In this, our first Christmas Eve episode, we talk about the birth of Jesus Christ as recorded by Luke's Gospel.
20:58
December 24, 2020
Why Did Jesus Die for Sinners?
What is the big deal about Jesus coming to save sinners?  We discuss this very thing in this episode.
18:50
December 23, 2020
Why Did Jesus Have to Become Human?
The Bible teaches that Jesus added to His divine nature the human nature.  Why?  Let's find out in this episode.
20:11
December 22, 2020
Does Jesus Understand My Needs?
The Bible says that Jesus became human.  Why did He need to become a man?  We talk about this question in this episode.
22:27
December 21, 2020
Church Discipline
This episode deals with confronting sin in the church.  We discuss what church discipline is and the goal of church discipline.  We also go through the steps of confrontation from Matthew 18 as well as preparing our own hears to confront sin in others.
40:35
December 18, 2020
Living a Lie
In this episode, we discuss the dangers and the cure for living a delusional life.
40:11
December 17, 2020
Acknowledging Unreasonable People
Unreasonable people are those who live under a delusion.  We talk about recognizing and dealing with unreasonable people.
52:31
December 16, 2020
Destroying Evil
If God is good, why does He not end all evil and suffering in the world?  This is our discussion for this episode.
24:53
December 15, 2020
Good and Evil
What defines good and evil?  How did we get evil?  We talk about these issues in this episode.
43:05
December 14, 2020
Rethinking How to Tell Others About Jesus Part 2
IN this episode, we discuss further the idea of reasoning with people as we tell them about Jesus.  We then give some examples from the Bible of using reason in evangelism.
50:26
December 11, 2020
Rethinking How to Tell Others About Jesus
The world needs the gospel of Jesus Christ, but is the Church doing her best to reach the world?  This episode discusses an idea of how we can sharpen our evangelistic efforts.
36:28
December 10, 2020
II Thessalonians 2:13-3:18
We finish our study of II Thessalonians.  We learn about what believers should be doing while waiting for Jesus to return.
22:54
December 9, 2020
II Thessalonians 2:1-12
We continue our study of Ii Thessalonians with a look at the coming of the Lord, the Day of the Lord, and the Antichrist.
23:25
December 8, 2020
II Thessalonians Chapter 1
We begin a study of II Thessalonians chapter one.  We learn about God's judgment and the suffering of His people.
23:37
December 7, 2020
I Thessalonians
In this episode, we go through the entire epistle of I Thessalonians.  If you need encouragement, this is an episode for you.
46:18
December 1, 2020
Eternal Security: Fact or Fiction?
In this episode, we discuss whether a believer in Jesus can lose his or her salvation.  We also unpack some scary pieces of Scripture talking about sin and rebellion concerning eternal security.  If you have ever been concerned about losing your salvation, you need to listen to this episode.
58:21
November 14, 2020
Church Leadership Part 2
We finish a look at Biblical leadership by going through the Biblical qualifications of church leaders.
45:25
November 9, 2020
Church Leadership Part 1
This episode begins a look into leaders of the church.  We discuss who leaders are and what they do.
52:24
November 6, 2020
What About Confession?
In this episode, we discuss Biblical confession.  We define it and learn how to use it to be free in Christ! The Creation Anew podcast is a listener supported ministry.  You can support us by going to https://anchor.fm/creation-anew and clicking the "Support" button.  Thank you! You can contact me: randy@creationanew.com
29:39
October 23, 2020
"What is truth?"
In this episode, we discuss truth, why it is so important and the dangers of denying  it. The Creation Anew podcast is a listener supported ministry.  You can support us by going to https://anchor.fm/creation-anew and clicking the "Support" button.  Thank you! You can contact me: randy@creationanew.com
38:11
October 22, 2020
Colossians 3:18-4:18
In this episode, we discuss how Christ can change relationships and we finish the book of Colossians.
32:41
October 19, 2020
Colossians 3:12-17
Being raised to new life in Christ changes everything.  See how your life can be a perpetual worship service to the Lord in this episode.
22:58
October 16, 2020
Colossians 3:1-11 "Seeking the Things Above"
We learn about the believer's new life in this episode, and cite some things that no longer belong in the new life.
31:50
October 15, 2020
Colossians 2:6-23 "Be Free from Falsehood"
There is freedom in Christ.  In this episode, we talk about how we can be free from falsehood.
49:59
October 14, 2020
Colossians 1:24-29 "The Apostle Paul's Ministry"
In this episode, we learn of Paul's ministry and how we can also have our own ministry.
31:35
October 13, 2020
Colossians 1:15-23 The Big Deal About Jesus Christ
The person, Jesus Christ impacts the world as much today as he did years ago.  Come learn what makes this man special.
41:56
October 12, 2020
Colossians Survey and Chapter 1:1-14
In this episode, we begin a study of Paul's epistle to the Colossians.  
24:24
October 8, 2020
What is Good Government Part 3
Are elected authorities better than the people they lead?  We talk about good leadership in this episode. "Lex, Rex" would make a great addition to your library.  Get yours today and support Creation Anew.  https://affiliates.abebooks.com/Ld3No
19:10
October 7, 2020
What is Good Government? Part 2
We continue talking about the book "Lex, Rex" by Samuel Rutherford.  In this episode, we discuss a covenant between government and the people and when people should take back their sovereignty. "Lex, Rex would make a great addition to your library.  Get yours today and support Creation Anew.  https://affiliates.abebooks.com/Ld3No
22:55
September 29, 2020
What is Good Government? Part 1
This episode begins a series where we look at the book :"Lex, Rex" by Samuel Rutherford.  We establish a foundation for government in light of God's design. "Lex, Rex" makes a great addition to your library.  You can get your copy at  https://affiliates.abebooks.com/Ld3No
24:31
September 22, 2020
Dealing with Choices
In this episode, we discuss when God gives us choices and how to handle those choices.  It is a freeing episode so relax!
44:21
September 11, 2020
Making Hard Decisions Biblically
Sometimes, life puts upon us difficult decisions; ones in which we cannot win.  In this episode, we talk about how to deal with these situations.
23:40
September 10, 2020
Making Biblical Decisions
How do you make decisions?  If you are a believer in Jesus, the Bible should be your guide.  In this episode, we discuss essential decisions and how the Bible guides us to make the right decisions.
23:59
September 8, 2020
Philemon 1:22-25 "Philemon Conclusion"
We finish our study of Philemon in this episode and discuss the big issues within this little book. You can download a free study of Philemon here.
21:50
September 3, 2020
Philemon 1:8-21 "An Appeal to Forgive"
The study of Paul's epistle to Philemon continues and the topic is forgiveness. Download a free study of Philemon here.
23:24
September 1, 2020
Philemon 1:4-7 "A Good Character"
How can we develop good character?  We continue our study of Paul's Epistle to Philemon to discover the answer. A complete study of Philemon written by Randy Weddle is available for free.  Click here.
24:19
August 25, 2020
Adjusting Our Attitude Toward Other People
Paul's Epistle to Philemon contains great instruction about relating to people Biblically.  We begin a study of this epistle by discussing  attitude changes needed to love others. A complete study of Philemon written by Randy Weddle is available for free on creationanew.com.
20:08
August 15, 2020
Slavery and Hebrew Culture Part 2
We finish our discussion about slavery.  We also discuss the most cruel slave master today.
22:26
July 14, 2020
Slavery in Hebrew Culture Part 1
In this episode, we discuss the way that God and the Hebrew culture viewed slavery.
22:24
July 7, 2020
God and Government
In this episode, we discuss the Church's mandate regarding government and why the Church has it easy here in the U.S.
22:28
June 30, 2020
What is Saving Faith?
In this episode, we discuss saving faith and what it means to believe in Jesus.
22:20
June 23, 2020
"Biblical Principles for a Great Marriage" Part 3
In this, the last of a series on marriage, Randy discusses the physical portion of marriage.  Don't worry.  This episode is family friendly.  The content comes from the booklet "Principles for a Great Marriage: A Guide to Start and Keep a Strong Marriage" by Randy Weddle.
24:34
June 16, 2020
“Biblical Principles for a Great Marriage” Part 2
What roles do men and women play in marriage?  Randy discusses the part that a husband and a wife play in their relationship in this episode.  The importance of each role is explained.  The subject matter in this episode comes from Randy's booklet "Biblical Principles for a Great Marriage", a free resource from Creation Anew.
25:32
June 9, 2020
“Biblical Principles for a Great Marriage” Part 1
In this episode, Randy discusses your contribution to a successful marriage.  The information in this episode comes from Randy's booklet, "Biblical Principles for a Great Marriage" which you can download for free on our "Resources" page.
25:07
June 2, 2020
“5 Ways to Make Your Bible Study Better”
Do you struggle with consistent Bible study?  Do you find the Bible a spot boring?  This episode gives you ways to make your personal Bible study better!  
26:41
May 29, 2020
How Do We Know There is a God? Part 2
We finish the last two pieces of evidence that point to the existence of God.  Observation of our natural world offers evidence to make us think.
18:50
May 22, 2020
How Do We Know There is a God? Part 1
Randy discusses two of four pieces of evidence that point to the existence of God.  We talk about  observations that do point to a cause for the natural world.
21:39
May 15, 2020
Why Creation Anew?
In this episode I explain the reason for Creation Anew.  I touch upon the meaning of the podcast name and my goals for doing the podcast. 
25:56
May 8, 2020
Welcome to Creation Anew
In this first episode, I talk about me, Randy Weddle, the voice behind Creation Anew.  I go over such topics as my history, my work as the pastor of two churches, my passions, and my beliefs.  
30:01
May 1, 2020