ETL 002: Why the title “Enjoy True Living”?, Q&A–How do I find God?, and Bible Words–“Bible”

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Daviditunesbanner3In this episode of The Enjoy True Living Podcast, episode #2, we’re still, obviously, very early in the life of the podcast so we’re taking care of some preliminary things, like why this show has the name it does and also introducing a new segment called, “Bible Words”.

So, here’s what you’ll hear:

Chapter 1: Where did the title “Enjoy True Living” come from.  This is a brief explanation of the name of the podcast and website.  I use a quote from Oscar Wilde, which is: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, and that is all.”

Primarily, though, my thoughts are prompted by Scripture.  Following are the Scripture references mentioned, in case you might want to look them up for yourself (which I highly recommend–don’t just take my word for this stuff!)

  • John 20:30-31
  • 1 Timothy 6:6, 19
  • Philippians 4:4, 7
  • 2 Corinthians 4:17
  • Psalm 23; 51:7, 10
  • Isaiah 1:18
  • Revelation 2, 3
  • Romans 8:37
  • 1 Corinthians 15:57
  • 1 John 5:13
  • Ephesians 4:20
  • Matthew 11:28-30
  • Acts 4:2; 6:7; 8:4; 12:24; 19:20
  • 1 John 3:14

The qualities of this “true” life are:

  1. Joy
  2. Hope
  3. Contentment
  4. Forgiveness
  5. Victory
  6. Eternal

Chapter 2: This episode’s Bible question is “How do I find God?”  This was relayed to me by a Christian lady who was approached outside the county jail (where she conducts Bible classes with the lady inmates) by a troubled young man.

In answering this question the following Scriptures are referenced:

  • 1 Chronicles 28:9
  • Proverbs 8:17
  • Psalm 19
  • Romans 1:20
  • Exodus 33:13
  • Colossians 1:15
  • Hebrews 1:3
  • John 1:18

 

Chapter 3: Here we introduce two new segments that will appear in future episodes, one is called “Did You Know?” in which we’ll briefly mention some interesting and probably little known fact about the Bible, its contents, or its teaching.  The other segment is “Bible Words.”  For many people the Bible is unfamiliar territory.  And like anything else it has its own vocabulary.  We’ll look at one new Bible word each week that will help us grow in our familiarity with and understanding of Scripture.

 

Submit your own Bible questions to be answered in upcoming podcast episodes by sending an email to:

feedback@enjoytruleliving.com.

 

Please visit the website at enjoytrueliving.com.  To find further episodes you can go directly to enjoytrueliving.com/podcast.  You will have the option of subscribing to the podcast through iTunes or by an RSS feed.   Also, please sign up on the email list as well. This will allow you to receive the latest updates and announcements from Enjoy True Living.

Thank you for checking out this episode of the ETL Podcast. Come back again and listen again soon!

God bless!

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