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For This Reason - A Podcast for Couples Who Want a Strong, Biblical Marriage

For This Reason - A Podcast for Couples Who Want a Strong, Biblical Marriage

By Mat and Dara Koenig
Through this podcast, Husband and Wife Team Mat and Dara Koenig hope to challenge you to seek out your best life as a married couple through the Ephesians 5 marriage model. Mat and Dara share their point of view as individuals, and as a couple, as they wrestle through the Word of God, the teachings of Jesus, and everything that's happening in the world. Have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss? Send us a message so we can talk about it in an upcoming episode.
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Day 11 - Proclaim

For This Reason - A Podcast for Couples Who Want a Strong, Biblical Marriage

Day 33 - The Chosen Devotional 40 Days with Jesus "Perceive"
Who is Jesus really? We're reading the Chosen Devotional Day 33 and talking about perception. Join Mat & Dara right now on The Chosen Devotional Day 33 of the He Said We Said Podcast!   #Couples #Podcast #Live #TheChosen #Devotional
May 26, 2021
The Chosen Devotional 40 Days with Jesus Day 32 - Believe
In Day 32 of the Chosen Devotional we're asking the question: Do you BELIEVE? What is a promise? What is a covenant? That's what Mat & Dara are talking about right now in The Chosen Devotional Day 32 of the He Said We Said Podcast!   #Couples #Podcast #Live #TheChosen #Devotional May 31, 2021 is the last day of the giveaway so register to win the Chosen Devotional at
May 26, 2021
Episode 31 Power
What does true power look like? That’s what we’re talking about on today’s episode of the podcast…The power of Jesus
May 19, 2021
Day 30 - Light [win a free copy of the chosen devotional in the show notes]
What does Jesus mean when he has the famous conversation with Nicodemus about hating the light and loving the darkness? How does that apply to us? In this episode we are digging in deep on day 30 of the chosen devotional 40 days with Jesus.  You can win a copy of the chosen devotional 40 days with Jesus for FREE by registering at If you live in the United States and need a Bible, or need prayer, send your info to 
May 17, 2021
Day 29 - Presence Part 2
In this episode we dig in deep about how we make time for God‘s presence in our lives. Will also talk about what it means to recognize Jesus as Lord.
May 09, 2021
Day 28 - Presence Part 1
In this episode we talk about what it’s like to be in the presence of God in the presence of Jesus. If you need a Bible remember you can send an email to support@Jesusway.XYZ if you want to win a copy of the chosen Devotional 40 days with Jesus you can enter at
May 03, 2021
Day 27 Poor
In this episode of the He Said We Said Podcast, Mat & Dara dig into the Chosen Devotional, 40 days with Jesus Book 1 on Day 27: Poor. If you want to enter to win a copy of the Chosen Devotional you can do so at If you need a bible, or want us to pray for you, please email
April 25, 2021
Blind Eye | Day 26 of The Chosen Devotional
In today's episode we talk about Day 26, Blind Eye. 
April 21, 2021
Relationships | Day 23 of the Chosen Devotional
In this episode Dara and Mat talk about relationship with God and Jesus. Next week we'll be sharing a link for you to get a FREE COPY of the Chosen Devotional...the one that we have been using for this podcast!  If you need prayer, or you need a bible, please email If you need a bible we will provide it for free so please include your name, address and phone number so we can put it on the shipping. 
March 21, 2021
All Y’all Need Jesus
Have you ever looked at someone and said “you need Jesus“? Maybe you have, maybe you have it but in today’s episode we’re going to talk about self-righteousness and how Jesus handled it.
March 07, 2021
Are you USEFUL to God? - The Chosen Devotional Day 21 - Useful - 40 Days with Jesus
In this episode we talk about the question are you "useful" to God? What does it mean to be "useful" to God anyway? This is day 21 of the Chosen Devotional 40 Days with Jesus and we hope that you'll join us.   Subscribe today by clicking the button or this link​ Get on the list for upcoming info at​ Book time with Mat Koenig at​ Make sure you like, subscribe, and turn on notifications!
March 04, 2021
Day 20 - Trust - What it means to trust God
Many people struggle with wondering what it means to trust God.  In this episode of the He Said We Said Podcast we talk about trusting God with our friends Shaun and Jodi as we wrestle dive into Day 20 of the Chosen Devotional - Trust   Subscribe today by clicking the button or this link  Get on the list for upcoming info at  Book time with Mat Koenig at  Make sure you like, subscribe, and turn on notifications!  
February 25, 2021
Day 19 - Worry - How do you deal with worry in your life?
In today's podcast we cover the chosen devotional day 19 worry. Many people are struggling with fear and anxiety in their lives. With job loss and worry about where income will be, it's normal to wrestle with anxiety and it's also pretty common to worry about how you'll be provided for.  The chosen devotional does a great job in day 19 of breaking down the best way to battle our worries by going to Jesus. We hope this episode inspires you and draws you closer to Jesus.  Please be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think about this episode, or what topics you'd like to hear us wrestle with.  If you like this episode, please share it, like it and subscribe. You can subscribe to our audio on your favorite podcast networks or you can just go to If you want to watch us on YouTube you can just visit to subscribe.  Please be sure to leave a comment!
February 14, 2021
Day 18 - The Wedding at Cana - Emmanuel
This episode is about The Chosen Devotional Book Day 18 Emmanuel  In this episode Mat and Dara Koenig discuss Day 18 Emmanuel from the Chosen Devotional 40 days with Jesus book. Many people have heard that Emmanuel means God with Us but what does this have to do with your life?  In today's episode we discuss how Jesus turns water into wine at a wedding in Cana and how the Chosen Devotional Book's Day 18 Emmanuel conversation shows us that putting our faith in what is possible through Jesus can lead us to the best moments in our life!
February 08, 2021
Day 17 - Come and see
In this episode of the podcast we talk about what it means to “come and see“ who Jesus. Many of us have had a different experience with “church“ and not all experiences were considered pleasant. The unpleasant experiences are much different than the actual experience of meeting and knowing who Jesus really is. Today we talk about the “come and see“ moment that someone in the Bible has with Jesus and how that beautiful moment can apply to all of us. We hope you enjoy. If we can pray for you, or if you’ve got a tarp do you like to hear about Russell with, please send us an email to
January 31, 2021
Day 16 - Repent
In today’s video Mat and Dara talk about the Chosen Devotional Day 16 of 40 days with Jesus - What does it mean to Repent?  What does it really mean to repent? What are areas of our lives where we’ve turned away from God and need to repent and turn back? Those are just some of the questions we discussed in today’s episode.  We hope you enjoy today’s episode. Please subscribe comment and share!  Get on the list for upcoming info at Book time with Mat Koenig at Make sure you subscribe and turn on notifications!  ** Affiliate disclaimer: Some of the links listed go to my websites and some are affiliate links which may generate me a sales commission if you make a purchase
January 25, 2021
Day 15 - Rock
This episode is about The Chosen Devotional Day 15 titled The Rock. Who is the Rock that Jesus built the church on and what does it have to do with you? That's what we'll discuss on tonight's episode.
January 18, 2021
Day 14 - Boldness
In this episode of the He Said We said podcast we discuss the Chosen Devotional, 40 days with Jesus, Day 14 Boldness. What does it mean to be bold? Is love the boldest thing anyone can do? Those are some of the things that we wrestle with in this episode.
January 11, 2021
Day 13 - Authority
What does it mean to have authority? Do you view Jesus as someone with authority in your life? What does it mean to even have authority? We talk about that in this episode of the podcast. In this episode we are using the Chosen Devotional - 40 days with Jesus - and discussing day 13 which is titled "Authority".  If you like the conversation topic we would recommend that you watch The Chosen on YouTube or download their app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.  We are not affiliated with the chosen series in any way, we just love what they're doing and want to support them.  
January 04, 2021
Day 12 - Rejected
Have you ever experienced rejection? Have you ever felt like God would reject you? What about rejecting specific ways of thinking? In this episode of the He Said We Said Podcast we dig in on Day 12 of the Chosen Devotional and discuss rejection. If you have prayer needs or would like us to discuss a topic please email  If you dig the show, please share it with others and consider clicking the 'support this podcast' button. 
December 28, 2020
Day 11 - Proclaim
We all want to proclaim bigger and better things for our lives in the new year don't we? There are challenges that we face though, that make proclaiming good into a challenge sometime. The good news is; we aren't alone in feeling that way.  Did you know that when Jesus proclaimed that he is Messiah...the people that knew him during his entire life had trouble believing that? Jesus said in Luke chapter 4: "God’s Spirit is on me; he’s chosen me to preach the Message of good news to the poor, Sent me to announce pardon to prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, To set the burdened and battered free, to announce, “This is God’s year to act!” In this episode, we'll dig into this passage and the things WE need to know about Jesus' character.
December 21, 2020
Day 10 - Tested
Have you ever had a moment in your life where you felt like God was testing you? Did you pass with flying colors or were you wishing for a retake? There are many moments in our lives where we are tested but how might we view that testing experience differently if we change the perspective of the purpose of the tester? We dig deep for about 30 minutes on today's episode of the He Said We Said Podcast. Thanks for tuning in. If you love it, please consider sharing this episode and consider supporting the Chosen by visiting their website below. The Chosen Series is available at We are in no way affiliated with the creators or staff of the series but we absolutely love it and love their devotional so we want to support them.  Also if you love the show would you please consider supporting us? You can do so at If you need prayer, please drop us an email at
December 14, 2020
Day 9 - Reset
How many times have you wished that you could just hit the reset button on your life? What if you could push reset on something right now? What would it be? In this episode, we will be talking about how to reset your life. 
December 07, 2020
Day 8 - Hope
Last week we saw John the Baptizer's dad at a loss for words because of his doubt, but THIS week we're talking about his mother's hope...and why you should have hope too. If you need prayer or have a great show ideat please let us know at  
November 29, 2020
Day 7 - Doubt
What would you do if an angel popped up and say "Hey, that thing you've prayed about for like, 30 years...God is giving it to ya!" Would you say "awesome!!!" or would you think..." yeah right?!?" In this episode, we talk about the POWER of doubt...and the power of FAITH! 
November 22, 2020
Day 6 - Redemption
What does it mean to be redeemed? Why would God even redeem a bunch of people who have rebelled against him anyway? What do the bible stories about redemption have to do with our lives in modern times? We talk about that today with our special guests and great friends Brad and Kara on the He Said We Said Podcasts.  Remember if you need prayer you can email The He Said We Said Podcast is hosted by Mat and Dara Koenig. 
November 14, 2020
Day 5 - Renegade
Billy the Kid, Bonnie, and Clyde, or that band X Ambassadors...all of those are Renegades, right? Well did you know the biggest renegade of all was Jesus and He's calling you to be a renegade too! Please join us for tonight's episode where we tackle day 5 of the chosen devotional titled...RENEGADE. 
November 09, 2020
Day 4 - Words
Sticks & stones may break my bones but....wait...words do hurt though don't they? In this week's episode we're talking about the power of words and we hope you enjoy the conversation. 
November 02, 2020
Day 3 - Represent
What does it really mean to 'represent' the way of Jesus and to live as one of God's 'chosen'? That's what we're talking about on this episode.
October 23, 2020
Day 2 - Delivered
In this episode, we discuss Day 2 of the Chosen devotional and we discuss some of the things Jesus has delivered us from. We hope you'll join us. 
October 19, 2020
Day 1 - Before
In this episode, we discuss The Chosen Devotional, day 1.  Thanks for joining us.  If you need prayer please email
October 12, 2020