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5 Minute Word

5 Minute Word

By Nicole Byrum

5 Minute Word is designed not only to bring you hope and encouragement, but to challenge you (and myself!) to grow in God's truth.
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Getting to Heaven?
Getting to Heaven?
Often we think of trusting Christ solely as a means to "get to heaven." Today's episode explores how salvation is even more glorious than that!
04:53
November 03, 2022
The Gospel Message
The Gospel Message
Have you ever wondered what the Gospel is all about? Tune in to learn how we have been saved from sin by the substitutionary atonement of Christ.
06:21
October 18, 2022
Ecclesiastes Surprise
Ecclesiastes Surprise
Listen in as I talk s out one of the surprising themes from the book of Ecclesiastes!
06:43
September 27, 2022
The Good Portion
The Good Portion
It's easy to be distracted and caught up with busy schedules and to-do lists. In this episode I talk about choosing the good portion, which is Christ.
12:12
August 18, 2022
Belated Father's Day Episode!
Belated Father's Day Episode!
Check out this Father's Day episode...1 week late!
05:19
June 25, 2022
To the Uttermost
To the Uttermost
Tune in to hear about a sweet connection from Daniel 3 and Hebrews 7. Our God gives us complete victory, saving us to the uttermost!
06:35
May 31, 2022
The Riches of His Grace
The Riches of His Grace
Listen in as I talked about a sanctifying moment in my day today. Praise God for the riches of His grace in Christ Jesus!
06:06
April 07, 2022
Our Powerful God
Our Powerful God
In this episode I dive into the attribute of God's power and how this is displayed in Christ toward us.
07:53
March 08, 2022
The Root of Humility
The Root of Humility
In this episode I talk about my new workbook (H2H) and the key to thinking of yourself in the right way!
05:15
January 20, 2022
For Unto Us
For Unto Us
A Christmas episode inspired by Handel's Messiah! Join me as I look at the fulfillment of the foretold coming King!
04:39
December 21, 2021
Under Your Feet
Under Your Feet
We have complete victory through Christ! Check out this episode to see how a passage in Joshua connects to Romans 16:20 and Genesis 3:15!
05:13
November 15, 2021
Psalm 103
Psalm 103
Psalm 103 gives us such a beautiful and clear picture of who God is, and of the blessings given to those who fear Him. Tune in as I highlight 5 verbs from this psalm that demonstrate His great love for us.
05:03
November 01, 2021
Counting the Cost of Lost Self-righteousness
Counting the Cost of Lost Self-righteousness
We are told in Scripture to count the cost of following Christ. In today's episode we look at one of those costs: the loss of Self-righteousness.
05:08
October 14, 2021
Unfading Glory
Unfading Glory
Join me as I continue to connect the book of Exodus to the New Testament and discover what this truth means for us!
05:31
September 21, 2021
A Treasured People
A Treasured People
Join me as I dive into two passages of Scripture, one from Exodus and one from 1 Peter. Listen in to learn how these passages written hundred of years a part point to the same amazing truth!!!
05:19
August 24, 2021
The Gospel in Ephesians
The Gospel in Ephesians
In this episode I dive into two of my favorite passages of Scripture. These verses are so powerful and remind us of our great salvation. May we daily meditate on these truths and boldly share them with the world.
05:23
August 12, 2021
To What End?
To What End?
What is the goal of studying Scripture and theology? Today's episode explores this topic!
05:18
July 08, 2021
Spirit and Truth
Spirit and Truth
Doctrine and denominations can be confusing. Listen in as I talk about the words of Jesus in John 4:23.
04:59
June 10, 2021
Be Thou My Vision
Be Thou My Vision
Today's episode is taken from the third verse of one of my favorite hymns. May Christ be the supreme treasure of our hearts.
05:03
May 08, 2021
The Flesh and the Enemy
The Flesh and the Enemy
Feeling downtrodden or discouraged? Listen in as I discuss two factors at play...and two sources of hope and comfort.
05:30
April 14, 2021
Refining Silver
Refining Silver
Our God is a consuming fire and He will refine us. This episode is a call to surrender sin and be refined as silver.
06:17
February 09, 2021
Proclaiming the Gospel in 2021
Proclaiming the Gospel in 2021
As Christians, our response to a broken world should be to proclaim the Truth in love. The blood of Jesus is the only answer.
06:16
January 07, 2021
Hark! A Christmas episode
Hark! A Christmas episode
I love the third verse of Hark the Herald Angels Sing. Check out this Christmas podcast for a great reminder of the best gift of all.
05:02
December 17, 2020
Happily a Fool
Happily a Fool
1 Corinthians chapter 1 has a lot to say about foolishness. Listen in as I unpack what God's word says about this topic!
07:01
November 05, 2020
Purposed Ripples
Purposed Ripples
A strange title, right? In today's episode I talk about the amazing ripple effect of the Providence of God.
08:21
October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
00:31
October 21, 2020
Into the Word
Into the Word
Listen in as I talk about why we need God's Word in our every day life!
05:41
October 08, 2020
Hope in the Glory of God
Hope in the Glory of God
This episode examens the source of our true hope- and it's not just about Jesus loving us!!!
05:38
September 16, 2020
Win-Win
Win-Win
Be encouraged! God uses us in both our strengths and weaknesses! Tune in to find out more.
04:55
September 04, 2020
Pursuing Peace Part II
Pursuing Peace Part II
Listen in as I review 5 ways to pursue peace in Relationships.
05:29
August 27, 2020
Pursuing Peace Part 1
Pursuing Peace Part 1
Peace is what we all crave in these crazy and uncertain times. Today I talk about how to seek peace and pursue peace through the Holy Spirit.
05:30
August 02, 2020
Anniversary Reflection
Anniversary Reflection
What am I still working on after 16 years of marriage??! Listen in to find out...and be challenged to serve your spouse in love.
05:52
June 25, 2020
Peace in Perfect Justice
Peace in Perfect Justice
Our nation is a mess of anger and anxiety right now. Listen in and be reminded of Who is the source of peace and perfect justice.
05:49
June 05, 2020
I AM
I AM
Exodus 3:14 reveals God as I AM. Join me for a few moments as I reflect on this beautiful name..
05:13
May 27, 2020
An Elijah Moment
An Elijah Moment
Have you ever had moments of doubt or uncertainty even after God has shown up in big ways? Listen in to discover how we should respond to these moments...and how God responds to us.
06:58
May 12, 2020
A Good Work
A Good Work
God always finishes what He starts! Be encouraged by today's Word that God brings glory to His name by bringing to completion the works He has for us.
05:42
April 29, 2020
Happy Good Friday
Happy Good Friday
Join me in reflecting on the source of our hope- the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
05:01
April 10, 2020
Whose Glory?
Whose Glory?
John 12:43 is painfully convicting. In today's episode I reflect on this verse and challenge myself and others to ask the question, "Whose Glory am I seeking?"
05:06
March 24, 2020
All Good
All Good
The world seems increasingly scary and uncertain. Praise God that He is sovereign over all!
04:36
March 13, 2020
Raise a Hallelujah
Raise a Hallelujah
Giving thanks in all circumstances is insanely hard. But this is what God tells us to do. In this episode I share how a recent trial lead to praises to God.
09:22
March 05, 2020
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
As Christans we are called the salt and light of the world. Listen in to hear how Matthew 5:13-16 drives our purpose.
05:15
February 17, 2020
Open Wide Your Hearts Also
Open Wide Your Hearts Also
Putting yourself out there can feel scary...whether that's within relationships or with something we've created. Find out how the Apostle Paul addressed this with the Corinthians- and how it applies to us.
05:07
February 10, 2020
Our Deepest Well
Our Deepest Well
Far too often we look to shallow Wells to satisfy our souls. In this episode I discuss the source of the living water we all need.
05:13
January 30, 2020
Book!
Book!
In 2019 I did something I never thought I would do...I wrote a book for women in recovery from substance abuse and/or unhealthy relationships. In this episode I share how and why this project came into existence.
05:00
January 23, 2020
Glory in Weakness
Glory in Weakness
Have you ever struggled with feelings of doubt and insecurity? Or, ever wondered if God could really use you for His purpose? I have definitely been there, so today I'm sharing a word from Exodus that gives me hope and encouragement. As you'll hear, God can use even our weakest attribute for His glory.
04:48
January 22, 2020