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Start with Scripture (A Hesed Heart Podcast)

Start with Scripture (A Hesed Heart Podcast)

By Audrey Grove
Start each day in God’s Word with 5-10 minutes of upbeat Scripture reading & application that you can integrate into your morning routine & your busy schedule. Published every Monday-Saturday and hosted by Audrey Grove (CEO of Hesed Heart, LLC with a Certificate of General Bible Knowledge, lover of cats, yoga, & board games) LEARN MORE AT HESEDHEART.COM
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425: Don't Lose Heart
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 and talk about how true transformation occurs and why we don't need the resolution pressure that comes with a new year.
09:32
December 31, 2021
424: Freedom in Christ
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 and talk about the difference Christ makes: freedom, transformation, and closeness with God. This podcast will be changing in 2022 so if you have any input email me at Support@hesedheart.com or DM me on Facebook, Instagram or TikTok
07:48
December 30, 2021
423: How Much More
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 3:7-11 and discuss how much more glorious and wonderful the New Covenant is in Christ.
08:25
December 29, 2021
422: Christmas - Worthy of Honor
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we finish up our Christmas series look at the wise men praising God in Matthew 2:7-12.
06:27
December 28, 2021
421: Christmas - Shepherd & Action
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at the story of the wise men in Matthew 2:1-6 and talk about living lives with intention with Christ as our shepherd.
06:04
December 27, 2021
420: Christmas - Joy & Peace
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at Luke 2:6-21 and the shepherds celebration of Jesus: He is salvation, joy, and peace!
06:27
December 25, 2021
419: Christmas - Greatest Gift
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear Luke 2:1-7. We talk about Jesus birth, the gift he is, and why giving gifts points us back to him.
06:52
December 24, 2021
418: Christmas - Child Of Promise
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at a less popular part of the Christmas story: Elizabeth and the birth of John the Baptist with verses from Luke 1:39-80. We see that Christ is deliverance, redemption, strength, God's presence, and ultimately God keeping His promise.
08:50
December 23, 2021
417: Christmas - Parents & Purpose
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue the Christmas story in Luke 1:26-38 & Matthew 1:18-25. We hear about the faith of Mary and Joseph and the purpose of Christ: to save, to love, to reign, to be with us.
09:55
December 22, 2021
416: Christmas - Looking For Connections
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we are starting our time in the Christmas story with the why. Why does Christmas matter? We look at some verses from John 1 (1-5, 9-14, 16-17, 29) and Christ as our light and life. Here's the link to the video I mentioned (again, I have not corroborated the accuracy of his claims): https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZM839JGmj/
08:07
December 21, 2021
415: Our Sufficiency (2 Corinthians 3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 and talk about Christ being our sufficiency... not us or our works.
07:02
December 20, 2021
414: Letter From Christ (2 Corinthians 3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, read 2 Corinthians 3:1-3 and we look at how our identity, successes, and worth is all about Christ and His work. We are Letters of Christ, what would your say?
08:41
December 19, 2021
413: Fresh Baked Cookies (2 Corinthians 2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 2:14-17 and look at how we as believers are the aroma of Christ.
09:48
December 17, 2021
412: Choices (2 Corinthians 2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear 2 Corinthians 2:12-14 and talk about choices and God's will.
07:29
December 16, 2021
411: The Hardest Thing Part Two (2 Corinthains 2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 and the concepts of forgiveness, mercy, grace, justice, and love.
06:18
December 15, 2021
410: The Hardest Thing Part One (2 Corinthains 2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 and the concepts of forgiveness, mercy, grace, justice, and love.
06:22
December 14, 2021
409: Timeline Part Two (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at Part 2 of 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:4. Today we look at the timeline of Paul's relationship with the believers at Corinth trying to understand what he is talking about in regards to visits and metters be mentions.
05:23
December 13, 2021
408: Timeline Part One (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at Part 1 of 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:4. Today we look at the timeline of Paul's relationship with the believers at Corinth trying to understand what he is talking about in regards to visits and metters be mentions.
07:11
December 11, 2021
407: More Than Songs (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about Psalm 71:22-24 and the truth behind what praise is. To live authentically aligned head to hesedheart.com/90
06:56
December 10, 2021
406: Why Troubles? (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue in Psalm 71:19-21 and look at who God is, the nature of troubles, and how God will revive us again and again.
07:42
December 09, 2021
405: Prepare Before The Crisis (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read Psalm 71:17-18, look at the lifelong relationship we have with God, and talk about preparing before the crisis.
08:11
December 08, 2021
404: More & More (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about Psalm 71:12-16, hoping in what feel like hopeless situations (both internal and external), and praising God for His work both past and promised future.
07:07
December 07, 2021
403: Praise In Highs and Lows (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at Psalm 71:7-11 and praising God both in the pits of despair and in the midst of success.
05:16
December 06, 2021
402: From My Youth (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue Psalm 71:4-5 and look at praising God continually, my own testimony, and the faith that children can have.
06:45
December 04, 2021
401: Rock of Refuge (Psalm 71)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we take a pause from 2 Corinthians because I'm feeling under the weather to look at Psalm 71:1-3 and how God is our rock of refuge who we can continually go to.
04:45
December 03, 2021
400: God's Word (2 Corinthians 1)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue reading 2 Corinthians 1:21-22 and look at God's work of establishing, anointing, and sealing. Let your voice be heard and get a free online Christian yoga class at hesedheart.com/voice
06:36
December 02, 2021
399: Promise Keeper (2 Corinthians 1)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear 2 Corinthians 1:15-20 and talk about how God always keeps his promises. Refocus and relax this Christmas season with the free Delighted To Dwell Retreat: hesedheart.com/dwell
07:42
December 01, 2021
398: Actions & Attitude (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 1:11-14 looking at the actions and attitudes of Paul and Timothy - holiness, purity, humility, and thankfulness. Come back to God's grace with the free online Delighted to Dwell Retreat at hesedheart.com/dwell
09:00
November 30, 2021
397: Delivered Again & Again (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 1:8-10 and once more talk about the u shareable hope we have in Christ. We are not alone in the trials we go through, but rather God is working in us and for us and through us.
10:30
November 29, 2021
396: Unshakeable Hope (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear 2 Corinthians 1:5-7 and talk about the purpose behind the pain and the struggles. We talk about the unshakeable hope we have in Christ that comfort always accompanies any suffering we face. Relax and refocus before this Christmas season with the free online retreat Delighted To Dwell: hesedheart.com/dwell
07:26
November 27, 2021
395: Both Sides (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning, we read 2 Corinthians 1:5 and talk about how God and the truth that we need both parts of this verse. Get ready for the Christmas season with the free Delighted To Dwell Online Retreat: hesedheart.com/dwell
08:33
November 26, 2021
394: Comfort & Goodness (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 and talk about God's comfort and how we can then comfort others. Let me know when you have poured into someone else, send me an email with the subject line "Homework" at Support@hesedheart.com
10:11
November 25, 2021
393: God Of All Comfort (2 Corinthians)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we deep dive into one verse: 2 Corinthians 1:3, the word comfort and how it's also used in Luke 2:25.
10:07
November 24, 2021
392: NEW BOOK INTRO!
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive into our next letter that Paul wrote to the churches... this is the next letter he wrote chronologically and it is... 2 Corinthians! Are you ready to rest and re-focus before the holidays? Head to hesedheart.com/dwell to sign up for a free online retreat!
06:52
November 23, 2021
391: Dwell In His Promise (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up Psalm 69:33-36 as we look at the how we can praise God because of His promises... promises we are invited to dwell in. Join the free online Delighted To Dwell Retreat here: hesedheart.com/dwell
07:35
November 22, 2021
390: Magnify God (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue in Psalm 69:30-32 and look at how praising, thanking, and seeking God changes our perspective.
07:46
November 20, 2021
389: A God Who Gets It (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue in Psalm 69:19-29 and hear about David's humility, God's awareness, God's justice, and ultimately His faithful salvation. We can seek to have a similar attitude and view of God in our own lives.
09:03
November 19, 2021
387: Abundant Steadfast Love (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue to look at Psalm 69:13-18, my favorite part! We see David's response of trust even in the midst of difficulties and how abundantly loving and faithful our God is.
08:11
November 18, 2021
386: Fair God, Unfair World (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue to dive into Psalm 69 today looking at verses 4-12. David talks about how unfair other people are, how unfair his circumstances are... but he never stops recognizing God as a fair and loving Father. If you're ready to break through the areas you're stuck to live your God given purpose, head to hesedheart.com/90
10:15
November 17, 2021
385: There Through It All (Psalm 69)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we take a Psalm break before diving into our next book looking at Psalm 69:1-3. We are reminded that the challenges aren't new and nothing is wrong... rather God is with us through it all.
10:20
November 16, 2021
384: Wrapping Up 1 Corinthians
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up this letter with 1 Corinthians 16:19-24 as we see Paul's closing thoughts and the heart of this letter: Christ. Let your preferences be heard and get the gift of free faith-filled Yoga at hesedheart.com/voice
06:42
November 15, 2021
383: Everything In Love
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we almost wrap up this letter in 1 Corinthians 16:13-18. Paul gives some closing calls to action that we can embrace today.
07:43
November 13, 2021
382: Welcome, Help, Respect
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we read 1 Corinthians 16:10-12 and talk about how to treat fellow believers, the way Paul treated Timothy and Apollos. Let your input be heard with a short survey about this podcast: hesedheart.com/voice
06:51
November 12, 2021
381: Recognize, Respect, Glorify
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue Paul's wrap up of this letter in 1 Corinthians 16:5-9. We talk about how Paul practices what he preaches and the importance of seeing and respecting God's work and His plan and also glorifying Him for His work.
07:42
November 11, 2021
380: Plan With Purpose
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul starts to wrap up this letter in 1 Corinthians 16:1-4. We talk about giving from a place of love not burden and planning with purpose whether that's with your finances, your time, or your energy.
07:33
November 10, 2021
379: Make Each Day Count (1 Corinthians 15:54-58)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares beautiful good news: Christ has won the victory! And because of that we can show up each day trusting that in God our labor is not in vain.
08:48
November 09, 2021
378: Hope & Change (1 Corinthians 15:50-55)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about how our bodies will change at the resurrection. What beautiful hope!
08:02
November 08, 2021
377: Life Giving Spirit (1 Corinthians 15:42-49)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue talking about the resurrection of the dead and the truth that while Adam brought death... so Jesus brought life! What great news!
08:08
November 06, 2021
376: Distracted & Derailed (1 Corinthians 15:35-41)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues talking about the resurrection of the dead and we talk about how foolish it is to get so wrapped up in details or difficulties that we loose sight of the bigger picture and purpose. If you're ready to crush distraction and live your purpose head to hesedheart.com/90
09:35
November 05, 2021
375: Approaching Confusion (1 Corinthians 15:29-34)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about a confusing passage of Scripture, what the heart behind it seems to be, and how we can approach confusion in the future. Take the first step toward living your purpose at hesedheart.com/90
09:11
November 04, 2021
374: Perfect Balance (1 Corinthians 15:27-28)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues to discuss the end times and how God will be above everything. We talk about the perfect balance God shows of respect and authority. Find your balance with the 90 Day Faith-fully Flourishing Program, more info at hesedheart.com/90
08:13
November 03, 2021
373: Reality vs. Mordor (1 Corinthians 15:23-26)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue our conversation about the resurrection of the dead, the truth that God has already won the victory, and what that really means for us. Let you voice be heard and get a free Yoga class: hesedheart.com/voice
10:52
November 02, 2021
372: Banish The Lies (1 Corinthians 15:20-22)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about the power of banishing lies with truth. Paul does this by sharing the truth that Jesus did raise from the dead! If you want a guide to help you banish your own lies and embrace your purpose head to hesedheart.com/90
10:01
November 01, 2021
371: A, B, C (1 Corinthians 15: 12-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul gives a logical argument for the resurrection of the dead and points out clearly why this lie (that there is no resurrection) doesn't make sense. Share your opinions and get a free Christian Yoga class here: hesedheart.com/voice
11:03
October 30, 2021
370: Go Back To Grace (1 Corinthians 15:8-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about the importance of grace and where we fall on the pendulum.
10:23
October 29, 2021
369: Back To Grace (1 Corinthians 15:1-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul passes instruction to remind the believers of Corinth about the most important foundation: the Gospel.
08:57
October 28, 2021
368: Purpose of the Principle (1 Corinthians 14:36-40)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we finish up the conversation Paul had about having an orderly time together as a church and the why behind it. If you want to crush self doubt and minimize distraction to live your purpose in fullness head over to hesedheart.com/90 to book a free clarity call!
09:55
October 27, 2021
367: Principle Vs Practice (1 Corinthians 14:33-35)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk a controversial verse: women speaking in church. We look at the context of the chapter, the context of the whole book, and the principle (the why) underneath the practice (the what).
11:49
October 26, 2021
366: Peace Not Confusion (1 Corinthians 14:28-30)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks more about clarity not confusion in the church, specifically about declaring God's Word.
10:23
October 25, 2021
365: Clarity (1 Corinthians 14:26-27)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we will look at how Paul focuses on clarity at church, especially with speaking in tongues.
07:53
October 23, 2021
364: Power of Declaring (1 Corinthians 14:20-26)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about how signs and God's Word have different effects.
12:18
October 22, 2021
363: Understandable (1 Corinthians 14:6-19)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue the conversation on gifts and tongues, specifically the importance of being understandable when we share.
09:59
October 21, 2021
362: Assess Your Balance (1 Corinthians 14:2-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk more.about tongues and prophesying... but more than that we talk about the balance between loving yourself and loving others.
11:18
October 20, 2021
361: Pursue Love & God's Word (1 Corinthains 14:1)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about pursuing love and the true definitions of prophesy and tongues.
09:51
October 19, 2021
360: Connected to Purpose (1 Corinthians 13:8-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shows the lasting purpose of love connected to our work.
09:28
October 18, 2021
359: Love & Work (1 Corinthians 14:4-7)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we study a passage that is well known to many of us. We look at it in a unique way - in conjunction with our calling and our work.
10:46
October 16, 2021
358: The Heart Of It All (1 Corinthians 13:1-3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shows us the heart behind all of our gifts... the heart of LOVE that ties our gifts to purpose.
08:00
October 15, 2021
357: Growing Gifts (1 Corinthians 12:27-31)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, once again Paul is talking about unique gifts in the body of Christ and how we can seek to grow our gifts in excellence.
10:18
October 14, 2021
356: Fair Can Be Different (1 Corinthians 12:22-26)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about how we treat different members of the body differently.
10:40
October 13, 2021
355: Indespensible (1 Corinthians 12:21-22)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue to hear what the apostle Paul had to teach about the body of Christ. Today talking about how we treat the different, unique part: not with judgement because every part is indispensable!
10:12
October 12, 2021
354: An Ear Shaped Box... (1 Corinthias 12:14-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about the importance of each different part of the body, walking ears, and even trying to fit into an ear shaped box when you are, in fact, an eye.
12:27
October 11, 2021
353: Unique-Ness Combined (1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul takes what he's been talking about (uniqueness and spiritual gifts) and uses on of the best word pictures ever: the body of Christ. We are many unique members in one body and with one Spirit
12:21
October 09, 2021
352: Gift Given To You Uniquely (1 Corinthians 12:7-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues to talk about unique gifts... gifts that are all empowered by the Holy Spirit!
09:32
October 08, 2021
351: One Spirit Many Varieties (1 Corinthains 12:1-6)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about unique differences and the one heart that is underneath all the varieties for believers.
09:11
October 07, 2021
350: Cats in Clothes... The Best Gift (Ephesians 2:8-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we take another break from 1 Corinthians to visit the book of Ephesians. We talk about our actions, the gift of grace, and the freedom we have to walk in our prepared purpose (not hustle!)
09:05
October 06, 2021
349: Growing Your Heart (1 Corinthians 11:27-34)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul wraps up his discussion about the Lord's supper. We see it's about the heart behind the action.
08:41
October 05, 2021
348: Perspective Check (1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul goes back to the heart of communion and we take a look at how we remember the Gospel, proclaim it, and live with an eternal perspective.
07:31
October 04, 2021
347: Temporary Discomfort For Long Term Growth (1 Corinthians 11:17-22)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive back into 1 Corinthians and Paul starts a new topic again related to the heart: communion. Paul has some harsh words because the believers in Corinth were treating it as an individual action full of Selfishness, rather than what it is at its heart: a unified act for and from God.
09:24
October 02, 2021
346: Psalm Break! Thirsting For God (Psalm 63)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we spend some time reading the encouraging truths of Psalm 63 as well as a reminder of how we can respond.
11:16
October 01, 2021
345: Psalm Break! Resting in God (Psalm 62)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear all of Psalm 62 and the promise that even in the toughest circumstances we can wait on and trust in God. We won't be shaken.
06:43
September 30, 2021
344: Authority & Priority Part 3 (1 Corinthains 11: 11-16)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul wraps up the discussion about men and women covering their heads and illustrates the mutual respect that is intended.
09:56
September 29, 2021
343: Authority & Priority Part 2 (1 Corinthians 11:2-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we get into the meat of the discussion: to cover your head during prayer or not. And the more important question: why?
10:06
September 28, 2021
342: Authority & Idolatry Part 1 (1 Corinthians 11:2-3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul starts a new topic dealing with authority and a specific issue he is seeing in the church. We see a hierarchy given by God that we can have the tendency to resist... but the truth is that Christ himself sets the example of this hierarchy.
10:20
September 27, 2021
341: Check Your Lens Part 2 (1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul applies the truth that we saw in Part 1. He shows that believers can live in both freedom and awareness, not allowing fear to get in the way of our freedom.
11:26
September 25, 2021
340: Check Your Lens Part 1 (1 Corinthians 10:15-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses some truth. And like most truths.. it can be mis-applied based on the lens you use. In part 1 we see the truth that believers cannot serve both God and demons, but tomorrow we'll see the slightly unexpected Biblical application. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:06
September 24, 2021
339: Freely Flee (1 Corinthians 10:13-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about the provision God gives us and the truth that we can flee from sin and idolatry in freedom!
07:04
September 23, 2021
338: We Know It Well... The Cycle (1 Corinthians 10:6-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues to talk about Israel and the cycle they fell into: Love God, Sin, Repent, Repeat. This is an example to us and a warning to us as well. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:30
September 22, 2021
337: Into the Heart, Not Taking Gid Forgranted (1 Corinthians 10:1-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shows how the Israelites didn't maintain their spiritual discipline and didn't allow God's actions, their actions, or even their thoughts to permeate into their heart. They allowed challenges to circumvent their salvation and joy and trust in God. In Christ there is both grace for that and growth in that area. As you show up, God does too and we shouldn't take that forgranted. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:28
September 21, 2021
336: Next Step... Even If You Hate Running (1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about self discipline in all areas, working toward a goal, and the grace and growth available to you in the Holy Spirit. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:48
September 20, 2021
335: Athletes & You (1 Corinthians 9:24-25)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about running the race, comparing our Christian walk to the focus, determination, commitment, and self control of an athlete. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:59
September 18, 2021
334: For Christ (1 Corinthians 9:19-23)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares more of his convictions and more importantly why he does what he does: for Christ and out of love. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
11:28
September 17, 2021
333: Choice And Calling (1 Corinthians 9:15-18)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses his choice to share the gospel freely. He addresses the validity of both choices and callings and why he makes this choice (its a heart reason, not a law reason!) Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:52
September 16, 2021
332: Don't Compare It... Embrace It! (1 Corinthians 9:7-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see again how some things ar enot a law issue but a heart issue. Today Paul addresses the truth that its OK and Biblical for workers (even ministers!) to get paid, even though he himself chooses not to. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:33
September 15, 2021
331: A Heart Thing, Not A Law Thing (1 Corinthians 9:1-7)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul now addresses his why: why he chooses not to eat meat or do anything that may cause a brother to stumble. We see why this avoidance isn't a prescription for every believer (that's just awareness and kindness!) But is his choice between him and God. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:59
September 14, 2021
330: Don't Add To The Harm! (1 Corinthians 8:9-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul dontijues his conversation about food sacrificed go idols. Today he addresses the truth that those who are fine with eating should be mindful of their conduct so that they don't further harm those who find it harmful to eat. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:02
September 13, 2021
329: Past Experience Impacts the Heart (1 Corinthians 8:7-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues addressing food sacrificed to idols. Today he addresses the truth that while eating may be fine for some, it can be harmful to others because of their past experience and their heart. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:13
September 11, 2021
328: Find The Truth (1 Corinthians 8:4-6)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we continue the discussipm about food sacrificed to idols. Today Paul lays the foundation of their the discussion: the truth that there is only 1 God. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
07:06
September 10, 2021
327: Love Builds Up (1 Corinthians 8:1-3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about the difference between knowledge (which leads to arrogance, comparison, judgement, and division) and love. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:40
September 09, 2021
326: Re-Weeding (1 Corinthians 7:36-40)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul finished up his talk about marriage and comparison. We also dive into the topic of fidelity and having to maintain the garden of our hearts. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:44
September 08, 2021
325: Shift Your Gaze (1 Corinthians 7:26-35)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul takes it one step farther to address anxiety which is linked to placing earthly things (Including marriage!) above heavenly things. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:05
September 07, 2021
324: Comparison Sneaks In (1 Corinthians 7:17-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about comparison and how spiritual truth is always more important than earthy circumstance. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
11:23
September 06, 2021
323: Small Actions, Big Impact (1 Corinthians 7:10-16)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about marriage again: its intended permanence and how living a life for Christ can have a big impact on the lives (and hearts!) of others. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:49
September 04, 2021
322: Marriage As A Helpful Example (1 Corinthians 7:1-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, the apostle Paul talks about marriage and when it is or isn't helpful. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:44
September 03, 2021
321: One Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:12-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk even more about why things are harmful rather than helpful and why we want to love in a way that glorifies God. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:16
September 02, 2021
320: Helpful or Harmful? (1 Corinthians 6:12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses the truth that in Christ we aren't under the law... but the reality still exists that not all things are helpful or good for us. And in some areas, what's helpful for one person may be harmful for another. For me, one such area I have seen is Christian yoga. If you want to talk about how yoga can be Biblical, send me an email Support@hesedheart.com Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:46
September 01, 2021
319: Guilt --> Gospel (1 Corinthians 6:9-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul goes back to the basic Gospel truth- we are sinners in need of a Savior and Jesus is that Savior. This is the purpose and the heart behind all he has said about judgement. So let's move away from guilt tripping and judgement toward grace and the Gospel truth. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
11:44
August 31, 2021
318: Judgement Part 2, Priority Check (1 Corinthians 6:1-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we talk about the believers role in judgement and how we should check our priorities and intentions when challenges or arguments arise. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:35
August 30, 2021
317: Judgement Part 1 (1 Corinthains 5:12-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul dives into the distinction of who we as believers can judge and the unique Greek words that are used. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:18
August 28, 2021
316: In The World (1 Corinthians 5:9-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses how to treat people living in sin inside the church as opposed to outside the church. His harsh stance may surprise you. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:52
August 27, 2021
315: Poop Brownies... Yes Really (1 Corinthians 5:6-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses why sin can be so dangerous, the truth of our identity, and how we are called to action. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
10:43
August 26, 2021
314: Natural Consequences (1 Corinthuans 5:1-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses some boundaries to set within a church, specifically boundaries around Christians who live in blatant sin. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:14
August 25, 2021
313: Truth From The Spirit (1 Corinthians 4:14-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses his role as loving and protective father to the church in Corinth, why he sent Timothy, his intention to return, and that truth is seen in power not superficial speech. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
11:15
August 24, 2021
312: Behind the Scenes & Below The Surface (1 Corinthians 4:8-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares an honest look at his life and the lives of the other apostles. It's not always glamorous or easy... it's hard. We can be mindful of the reality of challenges and reminded of the reality going on I other people's lives before we compare. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:23
August 23, 2021
311: What You Recieve (1 Corinthians 4:6-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses the topic of comparison again from the perspective or receiving. Everything we have (and our neighbors have!) is given from the Lord... so it's not about us. An attitude of thankfulness can combat an attitude of lack or entitlement. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
07:45
August 21, 2021
310: Only One Judge (1 Corinthians 4:1-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul tackles the difficult topic of our identity and who we are allowing to be our judge. We will falsely place judgement in our own hands or the hands of others instead if leaving it for the only true judge, God. If you want to tackle the negative self-talk and get your identity grounded in Christ, I can help. Email me: Support@hesedheart.com Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
08:56
August 20, 2021
309: Action + Grace (1 Corinthians 4:1-2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we tall about the action we are both expected to and invited to take to care for what we've been given: our bodies, our kids or pets, our gifts, our calling, and even the Gospel. How well are you acting for God? Remember, there is also grace for you. Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:32
August 19, 2021
308: Who You Truly Are (1 Corinthians 3:16-23)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul discusses who we are (God's temple and belonging to Christ) and who we are not (wise on our own). We can cling to the truth of our identity in Christ wveb when our own minds and the world tell us otherwise. If you want to dive deeper into identity and into spiritual-physical-emotional health email me at Support@hesedheart.com Scripture quotations are from The ESV Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version), copyright 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
09:01
August 18, 2021
307: All About Jesus (1 Corinthians 3:10-15)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see another beautiful way that life is all.about Jesus. While we have unique roles and unique abilities to build and grow things (and ourselves) it all comes back to our foundation: Jesus and being in alignment with him.
11:07
August 17, 2021
306: God Working In You & Through You (1 Corinthians 3:5-9)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about the both/and of our work and God's work. Also of God's work through us and in us.
09:05
August 16, 2021
305: Tying it Together (1 Corinthians 2:14-2:4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul ties together what he was talking about and why. He points out that the Corinthuans were immature in the faith, pointing to their actions as windows to the heart.
10:21
August 14, 2021
304: Holy Spirit's Ongoing Action (1 Corinthians 2:10-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see some of what the Holy Spirit does: knowing, understanding, and interpreting that for believers. We talk about the true gift of having the Holy Spirit in us.
10:15
August 13, 2021
303: Bridge of Understanding (1 Corinthians 2:6-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about how we see God's eisdom: the Spirit. We look at the fleeting nature of man on Psalm 48 and the only source of true revelatiom: the Holy Spirit
08:46
August 12, 2021
302: Fear to Freedom (1 Corinthians 2:1-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how Paul acted in spite of fear and moved in the freedom of Christ. We look back back Acts 17 when Paul was in Afhens and compare their focus (the wisdom of men) with Paul's focus (Jesus, the cross and the gospel).
11:15
August 11, 2021
301: God Uses Broken Things & Broken People (1 Corinthians 1:26-31)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up the conversation about how God's wisdom is higher than ours because he chooses to use the weak, the Broken... YOU to show His power, wisdom, and beauty.
08:40
August 10, 2021
300: Part 2 God's Ways Are Higher (1 Corinthuans 1:18-25)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see what Paul was addressing and why he used this Scripture from Isaiah. It was a reminder that head knowledge and hand action may be what the world prizes, but with God it's all about the heart and the cross.
11:32
August 09, 2021
299: Context God's Ways Are Higher (1 Corinthians 1:18-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look back on the context of the verse that is quoted in this passage. We dive into Isaiah 29:13-14 and Matthew chapter 15 to understand the connection and connotations tied to this verse.
09:06
August 07, 2021
298: All About Jesus (1 Corinthians 1:10-17)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses the issue he is writing about: division. Elevating people to the place of Christ. And he reminds us that it's all about Jesus, His gospel, His grace, and His gifts.
09:04
August 06, 2021
297: Gifts & Grace (1 Corinthians 1:4-9)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about promises are true in Christ... true for the Corinthians and true for believers today. We talk about the beauty of grace, the assurance of gifts, and God's faithfulness.
09:46
August 05, 2021
296: Unexpected People & Places (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive into the first couple verses and see how Paul invites the believers into community as equals. God uses unexpected people to reach unexpected places!
08:56
August 04, 2021
295: Intro to 1 Corinthians
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we walk through part of Paul's second missionary journey in Acts 18 when the church in Corinth was planted.
10:33
August 03, 2021
294: Even When It Doesn't Feel Like It (Psalm 44)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive into all of Psalm 44 noticing how we can give God our hard feelings and questions while also trusting Him in challenging circumstances. Do not grow weary of doing good.
09:49
August 02, 2021
293: God's Strength (Psalm 44:1-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we examine the concept of relying on God's strength and not our own.
05:29
July 31, 2021
292: Thessalonians Wrap Up
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up the letters to the Thessalonians with some key verses form each chapter.
08:47
July 30, 2021
291: Don't Grow Weary (2 Thessalonians 3:13-18)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up the book of 2 Thessalonians l and see how Paul ends this letter. We see the both-and nature of both God's peace and doing good even amidst difficult circumstances.
10:03
July 29, 2021
290: Busy With What? (2 Thessalonians 3:6-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses another issue in the Thessalonian church: idleness. He talks about the importance of work and we address the both/and nature of work and rest.
08:57
July 28, 2021
289: God's Work to Establish, Protect, & Direct (2 Thessalonians 3:1-5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul asks for prayer and points to the distinction between God's work (establishing, protecting, and directing) and our work (acting each day and clinging to Scripture).
09:57
July 27, 2021
288: Stand Firm (2 Thessalonians 2:13-17)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up chapter 2 looking at who are are in Christ and how God loves us. Knowing who we are, our purpose and our focus we can stand firm and hold to Scripture even in the midst of discouragement.
09:24
July 26, 2021
287: Refusal & Trust (2 Thessalonians 2:9-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul finished up his deep dive into the end times talking about the man of lawlessness and those who are perishing. When the details don't make perfect sense... we can focus on the perfect one!
09:25
July 24, 2021
286: All About Jesus (2 Thess 2:5-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive even deeper into the end times... but we also see the most important truth: Jesus wins!
07:58
July 23, 2021
285: Gospel > Details (2 Thessalonians 2:1-4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul keeps diving into the end times including the man of lawlessness. But we are reminded not to get distracted by details, but to remember the focus - the Gospel truth!
07:53
July 22, 2021
284: Living Signpost (2 Thessalonians 1:9-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see again some thought provoking truth about the coming judgement which is both encouraging and motivating as we seek to live as signposts of Christ!
07:42
July 21, 2021
284: God is Loving AND Just(2 Thessalonians 1:5-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive into a deep and sometimes troubling topic: the judgement to come. Sometimes we don't understand why... and the good knows is that we don't need to know details when we know our God.
10:29
July 20, 2021
283: Affliction As Evidence (2 Thess 1:5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we look at the first part of a long sentence because Paul jumps into neat right away! We reference 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2 and Philippians 1:27-30 for context as we see that steadfastness in affliction is evidence of God and His future judgement.
08:49
July 19, 2021
282: Intro to 2 Thessalonians (2 Thessalonians 1:1-4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we dive into 2 Thessalonians, when it was written, why it was written and we see a tie in to 1 Thessalonians as well.
09:09
July 17, 2021
281: He is Faithful (1 Thessalonians 5:23-28)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up the book of 1 Thessalonians with the a beautiful prayer and a powerful promise that sums up all of the encouragement we have seen in this letter.
08:39
July 16, 2021
280: How To Show Up In Any Circumstance (1 Thessalonians 5:15-22)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares how believers are called to show up regardless the circumstance: with goodness, joy, and thankfulness.
07:35
July 15, 2021
279: Our Work (1 Thessaloniams 5:12-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about the work of believers: respect and love those in ministry and regardless of your job be at leach, share truth, encourage, and help.
07:27
July 14, 2021
278: Build Up (1 Thessalonians 5:9-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see God's heart to save and the depth of His love. We also see how we can live that out... by encouraging and building up!
07:08
July 13, 2021
277: Armor in Heart & Mind (1 Thessalonians 5:5-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul reminds the believers to be prepared with the armor of God: faith, hope and love.
06:29
July 12, 2021
276: Awake & Ready! ( 1 Thessalonians 5:1-4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul deepens his discussion on death and how we are prepared, sober, awake children of the day.
07:15
July 10, 2021
275: Encouragement in Grief (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul gives encouragement regarding death and grief and living hope.
07:03
July 09, 2021
274: More & More (1 Thessalonians 4:9-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul encourages the believers in Thessolonica to love others more and more by minding their own business and working hard. Why? To be a good example, to be loving, and to point to the Lord.
08:50
July 08, 2021
273: Set Apart-ness (1 Thessalonians 4:1-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul encourages the believers in Thessolonica that they ARE living out God's love, but also urges them to do so more and more. Talking sanctification, freedom, and why we do the things we do.
10:01
July 07, 2021
272: Abounding In Love (1 Thessalonians 3:8-13)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's example of love for the believers in Thessolonica and his prayer of love that we can pray over every believer and even over ourselves.
08:21
July 06, 2021
271: Reality - Faith & An Enemy (1 Thessalonians 3:4-7)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares why he sent Timothy back to Thessolonica and Timothy's encouraging report when he returned.
09:26
July 05, 2021
270: Grow & God, Caring for Baby Believers (1 Thessalonians 3:1-4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see that Paul sent Timothy to this church of baby believers to help them mature and to give them guidance. Timothy grew and left his comfort zone, while Paul trusted and sent him out.
10:53
July 03, 2021
269: What Is Success? (1 Thessalonians 2:17-19)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about being torn away from the church in Thessolonica and his desire to return. You can hear the care in his voice! And yet, even though negative circumstances came up, the believers in Thessolonica and the impact God worked through him, was Paul's joy.
08:47
July 02, 2021
268: God IS At Work (1 Thessalonians 2:13-16)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul continues to encourage by pointing out how they identified and received God's Word, which is at work along with the Lord. God is at work in ALL circumstances, even the hard ones.
09:40
July 01, 2021
267: Like A Dad (1 Thessalonians 2:8-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about how they showed up like dad's, both encouraging to take action and lifting up. Each of us needs to find a balance (informed and energized by the Lord) between work, rest, and pouring into others.
10:26
June 30, 2021
266: Like A Mom (1 Thessalonians 2:5-8)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul illustrates what a servant of God does AND does not do in their ministry.
08:20
June 29, 2021
265: When & Why We Share (1 Thessalonians 2:1-4)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul illustrates what we share (truth from God not from men), when we share (even if it's hard) and why we share (for God!).
09:48
June 28, 2021
264: Duck!! (1 Thessalonians 1:8-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how the believers in Thessolonica were an example to their area with a positive reputation. But that reputation wasn't to lift themselves up... once they had attention they got out of the way so all eyes would be on Jesus!
08:51
June 26, 2021
263: Imitators Together (1 Thessalonians 1:2-7)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul further praises the believers in Thessolonica for showing up, imitating the Lord, and for being a great example! He also reminds them of their identity: they are loved and chosen (and so are you!)
10:08
June 25, 2021
262: Work Activated By Faith (1 Thessalonians 1:2-3)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul talking about prayer as well as the importance of faith, love and hope (all of which he sees in this church in Thessolonica).
09:54
June 24, 2021
261: Intro to Thessalonians (1 Thessalonians 1:1 and Acts 17)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the context in which the letter 1 Thessalonians was written, both how the church was formed and where Paul was likely writing from.
09:25
June 23, 2021
260: Abiding In Love Leads To Fruit (John 15:5-17)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, I wanted to share a passage that I heard in church on Sunday. God laid this on my heart to share because it ties in so many topics we addressed in Galatians: abiding in the vine, bearing fruit, loving others, and no longer being slaves.
09:56
June 22, 2021
259: Multitude of Gifts - Wrapping Up Galatians
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we go over some key verses in Galatians and some major themes. Yes, Paul called out the Galatians for fighting and turning to works... but his biggest focus was on the many gifts we are promised in Christ!
12:52
June 21, 2021
258: Only The Cross (Galatians 6:11-18)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how Paul closes out the letter to the Galatian churches. He reminds them that it is all about the cross, about grace not works, and what believers have promised to them in Christ (peace, mercy, and grace!)
10:14
June 19, 2021
257: Sowing & Reaping (Galatians 6:6-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addresses the pride and infighting in the Galatian churches through the concept of reaping and sowing (which complements the extreme ownership we have already seen).
10:10
June 18, 2021
256: Responding to Pride (Psalm 31)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we take a brief break from Galatians to look at Psalm 31 and how David responds to pride and attacks in his life - by running to God as his refuge!
11:37
June 17, 2021
255: Taking Ownership (Galatians 5:25-6:5)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the complex topic of humility and total responsibility (both for good and bad!). Join my 6-month Faith-fully Well Yoga Membership: hesedheart.com/membership
11:56
June 16, 2021
254: Self-Control - Fruit Part 7 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Sasha and I dive into self control, how it relates to all the other fruits, and how it comes from the Holy Spirit and God's love. You can find the children's book from the Daily Grace Co here: https://thedailygraceco.com/products/fruit-of-the-spirit-board-book and the Fruit of the Spirit memorization cards here: https://thedailygraceco.com/products/the-fruit-of-the-spirit-verse-card-set Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or learn about her business & how you can work with her: https://www.intentionalabundance.life.
12:43
June 15, 2021
253: Gentleness - Fruit Part 6 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Sasha and I dive into gentleness, meekness, and what it means to have a quiet spirit. Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or learn about her business & how you can work with her: https://www.intentionalabundance.life
10:22
June 14, 2021
252: Faithfulness - Fruit Part 5 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Sasha and I are diving into the fruit Faithfulness. This is faith (a gift!) that is acted out in devoted, consistent action and integrity. Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or join her free challenge here: https://intentionalabundance.life/serenityforyoursoul
10:45
June 12, 2021
251: Goodness - Fruit Part 4 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible-based mindful morning devotion, Sasha and I dive into the fruit of the Spirit, goodness - we can taste and see that God is good. He is good EVEN IN THE MIDST of the pain and the struggle. **Trigger warning - there is a small discussion about suicide.  Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or join her free challenge here: https://intentionalabundance.life/serenityforyoursoul
10:26
June 11, 2021
250: Patience & Kindness - Fruit Part 3 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Sasha and I dive into the fruits of patience (and the term never pray for patience) and kindness (how God's loving kindness shows up in Scripture). Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or join her free challenge here: https://intentionalabundance.life/serenityforyoursoul
09:14
June 10, 2021
249: Joy & Peace - Fruit Part 2 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion we talk about the fruit of the Spirit specifically joy and peace. Find the Peace video from the Bible Project here: https://youtu.be/oLYORLZOaZE Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or join her free challenge here: https://intentionalabundance.life/serenityforyoursoul
11:05
June 09, 2021
248: Fruit of the Spirit Part 1 with Sasha Star Robertson (Galatians 5:22-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we start a new series with a dear friend of mine: Sasha Star Robertson. Sasha is a Christian coach who helps mom's unlock their God given purpose and gifts and she joins me to talk about the fruit of the Spirit - specifically today her connection with this verse, what the fruit is, and the first fruit love. Connect with Sasha on her Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sasha.robertson4), Instagram (instagram.com/sashastarrobertson), or her website (https://msha.ke/sashastar4/)
10:38
June 08, 2021
547: Desires of the Flesh (Galatians 5:16-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about the desires of the flesh and the things that are contrary to the Spirit. If you want to join my free Yoga Meets Faith Workshop, you're invited!! Facebook.com/groups/hesedheartworkshop
10:43
June 07, 2021
246: Overflowing Love (Galatians 5:7-15)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul speak to freedom and living out of love. We see some underlying motivations and truths and how dangerous division can be. Join my free Yoga Meets Faith Workshop here: facebook.com/groups/hesedheartworkshop
10:35
June 05, 2021
245: How Are You Justified? (Galatians 5:1-6)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul goes into freedom, salvation, and faith working through love. We tackle the difference between justification and sanctification and the importance of faith (a heart relationship) with Jesus.
10:21
June 04, 2021
244: Freedom in Promise (Galatians 4:28-5:1)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares about freedom that we have by God's promise and His grace.
10:42
June 03, 2021
243: Danger of Doubt (Galatians 4:21-27)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul illustrates salvation by works v. faith through an Old Testament story: Abraham, Hagar, and Sarah from Genesis 16. We see the dangers of doubt and thinking we can do it better than God.
09:05
June 02, 2021
242: Showing Up in the Difficulty (Galatians 4:12-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul takes things to a more personal level, sharing about his personal relationship with the churches is Galatia. We see that Paul doesn't leave them when they have a hard time... and neither does God (He places opportunities in the pain). If you want to dive into the question "Can Christians do yoga?" You're invited to my free Yoga Meets Faith workshop: facebook.com/groups/hesedheartworkshop
10:35
June 01, 2021
241: Importance of Intimate Faith (Galatians 4:8-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul address the weak and worthless things we used to trust in (and still do sometimes...) compared to the intimate, loyal relationship we can have with the living God!! Let me know your thoughts or the weak/worthless mindsets you struggle with: Send me a message on Facebook or Instagram (find me under Audrey Grove or @hesed.heart) or email me at Support@hesedheart.com
10:19
May 31, 2021
240: Unchanging Identity in Christ (Galatians4:1-7)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul deepens his discussion on believers being FREE, no longer slaves but adopted as sons in the family of faith. That is YOUR identity in faith and it doesn't change.
07:42
May 29, 2021
239: Heirs By Promise & Faith (Galatians 3:21-29)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul shares the truth about the law (it was a guardian) before our adoption as heirs by promise and faith. Believers are one, united in Christ and in the faith-family.
10:29
May 28, 2021
238: Loyal Promise Keeper (Galatians 3:15-20)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul gives the human example of honoring a contract to show how God honors His promises. He is a promise keeper and the law didn't change that.
09:39
May 27, 2021
237: Redeemed from the Law (Galatians 3:10-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul reminds the Galatians that they are not saved through the law, but through faith. In fact they were saved FROM the Law and Redeemed by Christ.
08:42
May 26, 2021
236: Family of Faith (Galatians 3:1-9)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul addressed the Galatians and reminds them that God works by faith... not according to our actions. He did the same in Abraham's life and pre-told the promise of a faith-family.
09:34
May 25, 2021
235: Crucified With Christ (Galatians 2:15-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, Paul talks about a meaty Gospel truth: we are crucified with Christ. It's His work that saves us and even when we mess up, we don't nullify that grace. Look for my upcoming workshop in the Yoga Meets Faith Workshop group on facebook: facebook.com/groups/hesedheartworkshop
10:29
May 24, 2021
234: Are You Living For God or For People? (Galatians 2:11-16)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul call Peter out for hypocritical behavior. He reminds the church in Galatia that we are saved not by works (not by how people view us!) but only by faith in Christ which changes how God views us through justification.
09:42
May 22, 2021
233: Paul's Experience of Push Back & Welcome, Using Your Unique Voice (Galatians 2:1-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's Experience with legalism ND sharing the Gospel. His message was polarizing, so he experienced pushback but the early leaders (Peter, James, and John) welcomed him and his unique role into the early church's ministry. Paul is an example to us of not allowing ourselves to be conformed, but boldy following our unique God-given call with our unique God-given voice.
11:31
May 21, 2021
232: God's Work (Galatians 1:10-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how Paul received the Gospel and how it was all God's work!
10:40
May 20, 2021
231: Gospel Basics (Galatians 1:1-9)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul spelling out the importance of the basic Gospel truth - this and only this is our foundation.
10:12
May 19, 2021
230: Intro to Galatians (Galatians 1:1-2)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we start a brand new book, one of Paul's letters: Galatians! We see historical context and a sneak peak at the heart behind the book.
09:39
May 18, 2021
229: Acts Wrap Up
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we hear about the end of Paul's life and look at highlights from every chapter of Acts. Share you biggest takeaways with me: Support@hesedheart.com
11:49
May 17, 2021
228: The Heart of Acts (Acts 28:25-37)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we wrap up the book of Acts and see an ending that illustrates the heart of the entire book.
08:26
May 15, 2021
227: Determined to Share(Acts 28:11-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's arrival at Rome and how he faithfully shares with the Jews there. We talk about motivation versus determination as we live out our purpose.
10:03
May 14, 2021
226: Perfect Provision (Acts 28:1-10)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see God's provision in Paul's life, both meeting his physical needs and providing opportunities to live out his purpose.
08:52
May 13, 2021
225: Assurance in the Storm (Acts 27:27-44)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's wisdom and certainty even in the midst of a shipwreck. Stay in touch: email me at Support@hesedheart.com or follow me on Instagram instagram.com/hesed.heart
09:26
May 12, 2021
224: Comfort In the Storm (Acts 27:13-26)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul sailing to Rome and getting caught in a storm. He boldly comforts the men on the ship using the comfort he received from God. I would love to connect on instagram: instagram.com/hesed.heart
08:39
May 11, 2021
223: Discernment & Boldness (Acts 27:1-12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's journey to Rome as he sails as a prisoner. With many stops and many names in today's Sceopture, what truly stands out is Paul's continued discernment and boldness even in a challenging situation.
06:30
May 10, 2021
222: Boldness In The Face of Scrutiny (Acts 26:24-32)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the response of the governor and the king to Paul's Testimony, defense, and beliefs. Paul doesn't stop sharing boldly just because he faces push back and neither should we. Reach out at Support@hesedheart.com or find me on Facebook and Instagram (@hesed.heart)
08:17
May 08, 2021
221: Call & Response (Acts 26:12-23)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the second part of Paul's defense before the king as he shares his testimony of faith, his call, and his active response. I would LOVE to hear your testimony! You can email me at Support@hesedheart.com or find me Facebook or Instagram (@hesed.heart)
09:13
May 07, 2021
220: Boldy Sharing New Beliefs (Acts 26:1-11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the first part of Paul's defense before the king. He shares a sandwich of past with present.
09:06
May 06, 2021
219: Pressure From The People (Acts 25:13-27)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the Roman governor Festus ask for another opinion regarding the case of Paul.
09:03
May 05, 2021
218: God's Purposes Prevail (Acts 24:22-25:12)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how Felix rules on Paul's trial and how God uses the Roman governor for His purposes.
09:29
May 04, 2021
217: Before God & Men with Maura Leinonen (Acts 24:9-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, I'm joined by my friend Maura as we discuss Paul's defense and confession of faith before Felix the governor.
11:13
May 03, 2021
216: A New Trial (Acts 23:25-24:9)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the beginning of Paul's trial before Felix the Roman governor. Tune in Monday for Paul's defense!
07:43
May 01, 2021
215: Plot v. Purpose (Acts 23:11-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see a plot to.kill Paul and how God uses His people to accomplish His purposes.
09:39
April 30, 2021
214: God Stands By Paul (Acts 22:30-23:11)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul before the Jewish council speaking truth boldly and using wisdom. We also see God stand by Paul, encourage him, and remind him of his purpose.
09:05
April 29, 2021
213: God's Purpose Isn't Popular (Acts 22:17-29)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the second part of Paul's speech at the Temple and how God's call isn't always popular.
09:33
April 28, 2021
212: Paul's Testimony of Faith (Acts 22:1-16)
In today's Bible-based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul boldly share his defense and his story of coming to faith in Christ.
10:05
April 27, 2021
211: Love & Purpose (Acts 21:27-40)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see a riot in Jerusalem in response to Paul. In spite of being beaten, Paul boldly and lovingly asks to speak to the crowd.
10:43
April 26, 2021
210: Spirit Guidance (Acts 21:17-27)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the beginning of Paul’s time in Jerusalem and the steps he takes to appease the Jews. May we always seek Holy Spirit guidance as we choose to set boundaries and go out of our comfort zone.
09:22
April 24, 2021
209: Secure In Christ (Acts 21:1-16)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul continue his journey to Jerusalem and how secure his faith is in Christ.
09:55
April 23, 2021
208: Be Aware (Acts 20:25-38)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul say goodbye to the Ephwsian elders with a word of caution: be aware.
10:57
April 22, 2021
207: Don't Shrink (Acts 20:13-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul cintinue his journey and how he continues to show up when there are challenges or pushback. May we place God's call above the opinion of others.
09:48
April 21, 2021
206: What Paul Invested In (Acts 19:1-12)
*** NOTE: due to microphone issues during recording, part of verse 4 is not read aloud "...and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy; and the Asians, Tychicus and Trophimus. " In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see a humorous story turned tragedy, turned redemption. And we see two things that Paul prioritizes. If you want more info about my Faith-fully Well Membership, visit this link: hesedheart.com/membership
08:42
April 20, 2021
205: Riotous Response (Acts 19:21-41)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see the response to the polarizing message of the Gospel and some principles we can utilize today.
10:17
April 19, 2021
204: Fruit & Root (Acts 19:8-20)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how the fruit of someone’s actions shows the root of their beliefs.
09:58
April 17, 2021
203: Watering Seeds (Acts 18:24-19:7)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see seeds that were planted grow and harvest when they were watered! Join the Faith-fully Well Christian Yoga Membership here: hesedheart.com/membership
08:56
April 16, 2021
202: Following God’s Will (Acts 18:12-23
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul following God’s call.
08:14
April 15, 2021
201: God Shows Up With You (Acts 18:1-11)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul leaving Athens and entering Corinth in weakness, fear, and trembling. But even when Paul felt the weakest, God used him and showed up with him. Learn more or join my Faith-fully Well Christian Yoga Membership here: hesedheart.com/membership
09:34
April 14, 2021
200: Even If (Acts 18:26-34)
In today’s Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see part 2 of Paul’s speech in Athens. He shares even though only a few believed. Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop
10:45
April 13, 2021
199: Building Connections (Acts 17:14-25
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul share the Gospel in a way that is unique to his audience in Athens. Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
09:04
April 12, 2021
198: Willingness & Examination (Acts 17:1-14)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we again the divided response to the message of the Gospel (divided between Jews and Gentiles). Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
10:58
April 10, 2021
197: Used For Good (Acts 16:25-40)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how God shows up even when things are painful, challenging, or bleak.  Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
09:57
April 09, 2021
196: Beaten For Speaking Truth (Acts 16:16-24)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul's boldness to speak the truth even with painful consequences.  Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
07:18
April 08, 2021
195: Following The Spirit (Acts 16:1-15)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see Paul and his companion's call to serve in Macedonia. Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
10:16
April 07, 2021
194: Follow & Encourage (Acts 15:30-41)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see how following God's lead removes a burden and is encouraging.  Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
09:25
April 06, 2021
193: Beware Roadblocks (Acts 15:12-21)
In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see James share God's heart for the Gentiles, but also an agreement to warn these new believers about the potential roadblocks that exist in their culture.  Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
09:19
April 05, 2021
192: Freedom of Grace (Acts 15:1-12)
**My apologies for a little bit of an audio issue in one area, but thank you for your patience! In today's Bible based mindful morning devotion, we see a debate about the ceremonial work of circumcision and Peter standing up for grace. Join my free Exploring Christian Yoga Workshop here: hesedheart.com/workshop 
08:46
April 03, 2021