Understand the Bible

Understand the Bible

By Phill Sacre
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Helping you to understand the Bible and see its relevance to everyday life in the 21st century.

You can expect weekly updates, either on a specific Bible passage or aspects of theology which help us make sense of it all.
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Helping you to understand the Bible and see its relevance to everyday life in the 21st century.

You can expect weekly updates, either on a specific Bible passage or aspects of theology which help us make sense of it all.

More places to listen

Can we put ourselves beyond forgiveness? | Judges 16 | Samson and Delilah
Have you ever done something so bad that you think God couldn't possible forgive you? Read the passage online here.
20:05
November 19, 2019
Five reasons you should go to church EVERY SUNDAY (even when it's hard)
It's so hard to get to church these days: sports clubs, shopping, work commitments, family time - not to mention you can get almost everything online including sermons, worship music, etc. It's hard to prioritise church. And yet, the Bible teaches that church is as important as it ever was. Why? The article I refer to about the Sabbath is here.
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November 12, 2019
Who makes the first move - us or God? | Judges 15 | Samson's Revenge
Holman Hunt's famous picture "The Light of the World" portrays Jesus knocking at a door with no handle on the outside. Only you can open the door of your heart. But is that how grace works? Read / listen to the passage online here.
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November 5, 2019
When we don't understand what's happening | Samson pt 2 | Judges 14
Sometimes we just don't know why things are happening. This passage helps to encourage us that God always has a plan. Read / listen to the passage online here. If you'd prefer to see this as a video, you can subscribe to the YouTube Channel.
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October 29, 2019
If you don't ask, you DO get? Samson pt 1 | Judges 13:1-25
"If you don't ask, you don't get" - is that how it works with God? You can read / listen to the whole passage online here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=judges+13&version=NIVUK The YouTube channel is available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7FHWCupn6tq39btG6z4Oqg The Podcast is available here: https://anchor.fm/understand-the-bible (including Apple, Spotify, Google, Stitcher and more) You can sign up for the mailing list via my website: http://phillsacre.me.uk/mailing-list/
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October 22, 2019
Jephthah: When victory is worse than defeat | Judges 10:17-12:7
Politicians like to market themselves as the ones who will sort everything out. But there is an enemy which no politician will be able to sort out. Read the passage on Bible Gateway: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=judges+10%3A17-12%3A7&version=NIVUK
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October 16, 2019
How is God just and merciful? | Judges 10:1-16
People often have difficulty reconciling two aspects of God's character - his justice and his mercy. How can God be both? Can we simply live any way that we like? Read the passage online: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=judges+10%3A1-16&version=NIVUK
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October 8, 2019
When Leaders Disappoint | Judges 8:22-35
Why is it that leaders so often disappoint? And what should we do about it?
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October 1, 2019
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